Paper Information

Journal:   PAYESH   OCTOBER 2003 , Volume 2 , Number 4; Page(s) 283 To 290.
 
Paper: 

THE COMPARISON OF INTERNS' ATTITUDES TOWARDS SOCIAL MEDICINE BEFORE AND AFTER A TRAINING COURSE

 
 
Author(s):  JALILI Z.*, ROUHANI A.A., MOHAMMAD ALIZADEH S.
 
* Department of Social Medicine, Medical Faculty, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
 
Abstract: 

Objective(s): To compare the attitudes of interns before and after a training course in Faculty of Medicine, Kerman University of Medical Sciences.
Material & Methods: This was a quasi-experimental study. Data were collected using an especially designed questionnaire. A sample of 100 interns filled in pretest (before the course) and posttest (after the course) questionnaires. Data were analyzed using parametric and non parametric tests.
Results: There was significant difference between attitude scores pre and post testing in the expected direction (P<0.05). In order to compare the ranking of each attitude statements during the two stages the sing test was performed. All 27 statements, showed significant difference (P<0.05). No significant differences were observed between male and female interns in pre and post training courses.
Conclusion: The study indicated that social medicine training courses had considerable effect on interns' attitudes.

 
Keyword(s): ATTITUDE, SOCIAL MEDICINE, INTERN
 
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