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Asadpour M, Sheikh Fathollahi M, Rezaeian M, Jafari Naveh H, Mahboobi Rad M, Amir Afzali I. A Survey on Factors Affecting the Results of Comprehensive Examination of Medical Basic Sciences in 2005 to 2009 Groups of Medical Students from the Students’ Viewpoints in Rafsanjan University Medical Sciences. JRUMS. 2016; 14 (12) :1073-1084
URL: http://journal.rums.ac.ir/article-1-2409-en.html

prof, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran
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Background and Objective: One of the essential elements of improving the quality of education system is continuous assessment of educational process. The basic science courses are necessary for academic achievement, solving problems and clinical decision making in subsequent periods. Therefore, the purpose of this study was to investigate the factors influencing the results of the comprehensive examination of basic sciences from the perspective of medical students of Rafsanjan University of Medical sciences (RUMS).

Materials and Methods: This is a discriptive cross-sectional study in which all of the medical student in years 2005-2009 were recruited by census method (185 students). The data was collected via a questionnaire and a checklist, and then descriptive statistics and analysis of covariance were (ANCOVA) utilized for data analysis.

Results: Response rate in this study was 64.9%. The results indicated a negative association between the age and the score of the comprehensive examination of basic sciences (p<0.013). There was a statistically significant association between the score of the comprehensive examination of basic sciences and the importance of teaching of embryology and immunology courses from the students’ viewpoints, the significance of nutrition, and embryology courses, the extent to which students were interested in embryology, the size of syllabus of the histology course, and the quality of teaching in mycology, entomology, and health courses (p<0.05).

Conclusion: Due to the important role of basic science courses, in the development of competence of future doctors, and in order to develop and change medical education, establishing corrective steps are required in medical education.

Key words: Perspective of medical students, Effective factors, Results of the comprehensive examination of basic sciences, Rafsanjan

Funding: This research was funded by Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences.

Conflict of interest: None declared.

Ethical approval: The Ethics Committee of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences approved the study.

How to cite this article: Asadpour M, Sheikh Fathollahi M, Rezaeian M, Jafari Naveh H, Mahboobi Rad M, Amir Afzali I. A Survey on Factors Affecting the Results of Comprehensive Examination of Medical Basic Sciences in 2005 to 2009 Groups of Medical Students from the Students’ Viewpoints in Rafsanjan University Medical Sciences. J Rafsanjan Univ Med Sci 2016; 14(12): 1073-84. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: آموزش پزشكي
Received: 2014/12/8 | Accepted: 2016/03/6 | Published: 2016/03/6

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