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Sistani S, Motahari Nejad H. Internal Evaluation of Anesthesiology Department of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery and Paramedical in Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences in 2013: A Short Report. JRUMS. 2015; 14 (7) :621-628
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Mc Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences
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Background and Objective: Internal evaluation is an important aspect in the improvement of the quality of education. This study aimed to internally evaluate the strength and weakness points of the anesthesiology department in order to improve the quality of the educational programs.

Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted in the anesthesiology department of the paramedical faculty of Rafsanjan University of Medical sciences in 2013. Questionnaires were prepared on the basis of seven factors  includeing Goals and objectives, Management and organization, Education and Curriculum, Faculty members, Students, The learning and teaching procedures and Equipment .The statistical populations included faculties (6 persons), students, (128 persons), operating room supervisors (3 persons) and administrator group that were selected through census method. Data were analyzed with descriptive statistical methods and categorized using Gourman scale.

Results :Out of the seven studied factors, the goals and missions with average score of 3.68 were considered to be desirable and the students factor with score of 2.5 was undesirable. The other factors received relatively desirable scores. On the whole the quality of the anesthesiology department with the overall score of 2.53 is considered desirable. Satisfying ratewas based on the rating of Gourman scale.

Conclusion: Based on the results of this evaluation the quality of the anesthesiology department from the perspective of students and the faculty members were satisfactory. Considering the undesirable score of the students factor, it is recommended that curriculum developers and program designers should pay more attention to encouraging students participation, holding educational workshops and familiarizing the students with new evaluation methods.

Key words: Internal evaluation, Quality of education, Department of Anesthesiology

 

Funding: This research was funded by the Research Department of Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences

Conflict of interest: None declared

Ethical approval: The Research Deputy of  Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences approved the study.

 

How to cite this article: Sistani S, Motahari Nejad H. Internal Evaluation of Anesthesiology Department of the Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery and Paramedical in Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences in 2013: A Short Report. J RafsanjanUniv Med Sci 2015 14(7): 621-8. [Farsi]

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: مديريت و اطلاع رساني پزشكي
Received: 2015/03/10 | Accepted: 2015/10/25 | Published: 2015/10/25

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