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영남의대학술지 Vol.24_No.2 Suppl. P.S340-351, Dec. 2007

Original Article

영남대학교 의과대학의 임상실습교육 현황

Clinical Clerkship in the Yeungnam University Medical School -Through the Questionnaires-

영남대학교 의과대학 의학교육학교실
책임저자:이영환, 대구광역시 남구 대명5동 317-1, 영남대학교 의과대학 의학교육학교실
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E-mail: yhlee@med.yu.ac.kr

December 30, 2007


Purpose:To evaluate the status and activities of the clinical clerkship in the Yeungnam University Medical School through the surveying of the clerkship directors and 4th grade medical students in 2003.
Materials and Methods:A total 22 clerkship directors and 60 medical students who finished their clerkships were enrolled. For the faculties, the questionnaire was composed of appointment status of clinical instructors, clerkships' logbooks, main activities, type and scope of assessment, feedback mode and opinion to improve the clerkships with a 10 scaled score. For the students, self­assessment for learning the basic clinical skill, effectiveness of ambulatory care and ward round, attendance of the surgical procedures, experience of making the preliminary chart were included.
Results:The clerkship directors have provided logbooks, activities in various fields and feedback. However, the satisfaction scores (10 scaled sore) of the students was followed; confidence of the basic clinical skills 4.7, acquaintance with the clerkship objectives 5.3, relevance the logbook contents 5.2, relevance the lecture contexts 5.6, respectively. In the ambulatory cares, ward round and the attendance of the operative procedures did not contribute to learning the etiology of disease, process of treatment and prognosis.
Conclusion:The clerkship program of the Yeungnam University Medical School have some discrepancy in the satisfaction scores between the clerkship directors and students. To reinforce the educational effects of the clinical clerkships, each course will be composed of the main learning objectives based on the clinical situation. The teaching skill training programs should be operated for clerkship directors or instructors, including the residents. Appropriate educational environment will be established, also.

Key Words: Clinical Clerkship, Evaluation, Feedback


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