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The necessity of implantation of horizontal integration plan of basic sciences and university academic staff and students, satisfaction. yafte. 2015; 17 (3) :5-14
URL: http://yafte.lums.ac.ir/article-1-2064-en.html

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Background: Integration as a chang in medical education is propounded in the world,s universities and transition from traditional system and a new definition of medical education is under consideration in this period. The aim of this study was to evaluate the opinions and perspectives of academic staff and medical students who involved in the integration of medical basic sciences project for better evaluation and planning.

Materials and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted at Lorestan university of medical sciences in 2014. The perception of faculty member’s methodologies and active learning were obtained from130 students and 10 faculty members using a valid and reliable questionnaire.

Results: About 40% of the university professors believed that the necessity of integration plan to facilitate learning and its necessity for better understanding of educational material and connection among theoretical and practical courses is high, while 70% of the professors considered the necessity of integration plan to adjust these lessons and clinical issues is high.  Based on Pearson correlation test there is a significant relationship between total mean and the degree of satisfaction of basic sciences lesson integration plan. Those students who had gained higher mean expressed higher satisfaction of integration plan in comparison to other students.

Conclusion: Integration of basic sciences lessons to adjust medical courses in basic sciences level to clinical issues is important but the plan is faced with problems such as the satisfaction of professors and students in method and nature of integration plan which needs further study.

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Type of Study: Research |
Received: 2015/12/20 | Accepted: 2015/12/20 | Published: 2015/12/20

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