The Viewpoint of Residents Studying in Hospitals Affiliated to Babol University of Medical Sciences and Health Services on Clinical Training Environment

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Maryam Ghaemi Amiri 1 , * , Fathieh Mortazavi 2 , Shima Sum 3 , Ramin Homayooni Zand 2

1 Education Development Center, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran

2 Department of Medical Education, Education Development Center, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran

3 Department of Social Medicine, Medical School, Babol University of Medical Sciences, Babol, Iran

How to Cite: Ghaemi Amiri M, Mortazavi F, Sum S, Homayooni Zand R. The Viewpoint of Residents Studying in Hospitals Affiliated to Babol University of Medical Sciences and Health Services on Clinical Training Environment, J Med Edu. 2015 ; 14(4):e105471. doi: 10.22037/jme.v14i4.10399.

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Journal of Medical Education: 14 (4); e105471
Published Online: January 02, 2016
Article Type: Research Article
Received: October 29, 2019
Accepted: November 21, 2015
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Abstract

Background and purpose: Medical education programs' success depends on the efficiency and adequacy of clinical experiences, one of the most important factors recognized in this field is learning atmosphere and environment. Professor’s features, students' learning experiences and characteristics of the program implementation environment are of those cases that vary in different universities. One of the most important resources for the evaluation of universities’ educational atmosphere is students who interact directly with the process. The aim of this study was to investigating the viewpoint of residents of Babol University of Medical Sciences to educational atmosphere of education environment. Methods: This was a cross-sectional study that was conducted on 100 residents studying in hospitals affiliated to Babol University of Medical Sciences. The tools used included 8 demographic questions and 30 questions related to the areas of a student perception of social conditions, clinical teachers and learning by DREEM standard questionnaire. Results: Totally, residents have had desirable views toward perception of learning and clinical teachers (73%) and social conditions (63%). There was a significant relationship between all three areas (P=0.001). There was a significant relationship between clinical departments and residents' viewpoint of their learning (P=0.001). Pediatrics and internal medicine residents feel more positive towards their own learning environment. Residents with executive experience have had a more negative feeling to the university education status (P=0.05). Among all residents, those in the second year have had a more positive viewpoint towards the three areas in question (P=0.002). Conclusions: According to the findings, residents have had a desirable viewpoint towards the university education environment. However, regarding problems in the clinical learning environments there is a need to adopt more comprehensive strategies.

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