Employment Status and pursuit of Higher Education among Graduated Students of Operation Room From 1997 to 2006 at Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences

AUTHORS

Behzad Tymori 1 , * , Faranak Norooz iSardari 2 , Bahman Mehraban 3

1 Lecturer, operation room group, Para-medicine faculty, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Iran

2 nurse of operation room, Taleghani Hospital, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Iran

3 Lecturer of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Iran

How to Cite: Tymori B , Norooz iSardari F , Mehraban B . Employment Status and pursuit of Higher Education among Graduated Students of Operation Room From 1997 to 2006 at Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Educ Res Med Sci. 2012 ; 1(1):e77181.

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Educational Research in Medical Sciences: 1 (1); e77181
Published Online: May 06, 2012
Article Type: Research Article
Received: October 17, 2011
Accepted: April 20, 2012
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Abstract

Introduction: One major undertaking of universities is educating professionals required by the community. Since academic institutes are willing to know about the fate of their graduated students and how they are using their expertise, the present study was performed to have a look at the employment status and the pursuit of higher education among the graduate students of operation room of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, in 1997-2006.

Methods: This study was a descriptive, cross- section. Data were gathered using a researcher- made questionnaire containing some demographic information, employment status, and pursuit of higher education among graduated of operation room. Data analysis was performed using SPSS.V.15, yielding findings in the form of frequency tables to study the relationship between some demographic characteristics and the pursuit of higher education and employment, was used.

Results: Findings indicated that the total number of graduated students in this field was 366 from1997 to 2006. The researcher were able to access 275 (75.1%) of them, comprising of 62.9% females , and 81.5% employed cases. 48.4% of them had pursued higher education in B.Sc ,M.Sc , and Ph.D levels , about 86.5% in nursing .

Conclusion: Regarding unemployment levels of graduated students in this field of study, it is recommended that university admission be based on the requirements of the community.

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