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Improving Clinical Teaching of Fourth Year Anaesthesia Students: The Case of Wolaita Sodo University
International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Science
Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020, Pages: 55-59
Received: Aug. 18, 2020; Accepted: Sep. 21, 2020; Published: Sep. 25, 2020
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Mohammed Suleiman Obsa, School of Anesthesia, Wolaita Soddo University, Wolaita Soddo, Ethiopia
Getahun Molla Shanka, School of Medicine, Wolaita Soddo University, Wolaita Soddo, Ethiopia
Getahun Dendir Wolde, School of Anesthesia, Wolaita Soddo University, Wolaita Soddo, Ethiopia
Wolde Facha Faltamo, School of Public Health, Wolaita Soddo University, Wolaita Soddo, Ethiopia
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Background: Anesthesia programs prepare students through course work that develops knowledge and skills in anesthesia practice as well as in organizational and leadership skills, and courses are strongly related to theoretical and clinical teaching. In health science professions, clinical or practical experience is necessary to develop knowledge and skills acquired theoretically. For this reason, both theoretical and clinical components of education are included in health science educational programmes. The purpose of the theoretical component is to provide students the opportunity to learn principles and concepts relevant for professional performance. Objective: To improve the practical teaching of fourth-year anesthesia students, CHSM, WSU from March 10-April 10, 2019. Methods and Materials: A cross-sectional study design was employed. Training was given for data collectors and supervisors. Regular supervision and follow-up were performed. Questionnaires was used as data collection tools. Conclusion: Anesthesia students’ clinical experiences are an important element of the profession as well as clinical teaching, which is the cornerstone of education.
Anesthesia, Clinical Teaching, Improving
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Mohammed Suleiman Obsa, Getahun Molla Shanka, Getahun Dendir Wolde, Wolde Facha Faltamo, Improving Clinical Teaching of Fourth Year Anaesthesia Students: The Case of Wolaita Sodo University, International Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Clinical Science. Vol. 6, No. 3, 2020, pp. 55-59. doi: 10.11648/j.ijbecs.20200603.11
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