Basic & Clinical Medicine ›› 2020, Vol. 40 ›› Issue (11): 1588-1591.

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Investigating the teaching demands and the effect of teaching improvement on training of critical care medicine by undergraduates of eight-year curriculum at Peking Union Medical College

ZHOU Yuan-kai, HE Huai-wu, DING Xin, ZHOU Xiang, LONG Yun*   

  1. Department of Critical Care Medicine, Peking Union Medical College Hospital, CAMS & PUMC, Beijing 100730, China
  • Received:2020-04-02 Revised:2020-07-31 Online:2020-11-05 Published:2020-10-30
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Abstract: Objective To investigate the learning needs and learning outcome of rotation in critical care medicine by eight-year curriculum undergraduates at Peking Union Medical College(PUMC),and to evaluate the effect of the revised clinical training program. Methods From December 2015 to July 2018,the questionnaire survey through mobile phone was issued the students during the internship in critical care department and collected the survey paper after the internship was finished. The training program was modified based on the survey results.From September 2018 to August 2019, the same survey and examination were issued to the students and compare the learning outcomes before and after the change of training program. Results A total of 142 valid questionnaires and examination scores were collected. The medical students had a high enthusiasm for learning critical care medicine. Shock resuscitation and respiratory failure were more difficult to learn. The modified program did rise the degree of mastery and the scores of the examination(P<0.01). Conclusions Some weaknesses and learning barriers during the training of intensive care medicine were found. Modification of training program based on the results from the survey has significantly improved learning outcomes of undergraduates during the training of intensive care medicine.

Key words: critical care medicine, education improvement, teaching effectiveness, survey

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