An Investigation of Current Curriculum of General Medical Course Oriented to Life Long learning in Army University

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Mojgan Mohammadimehr 1 , * , Alireza Khoshdel 2

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2 Epidemiology, Tehran, Iran

How to Cite: Mohammadimehr M, Khoshdel A . An Investigation of Current Curriculum of General Medical Course Oriented to Life Long learning in Army University, Ann Mil Health Sci Res. 2013 ; 11(4):e64572.

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Annals of Military and Health Sciences Research: 11 (4); e64572
Published Online: November 06, 2013
Article Type: Original Article
Received: July 31, 2013
Accepted: October 06, 2013

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Abstract

Background: Besides necessary knowledge and skills, the Major aim of Medical school is to train students to achieve lifelong learning competencies. Curriculum is the most powerful tool in developing such skills. This study was designed to determine if the current curriculum of general medical course oriented to lifelong learning in Army University?

Material and Methods: This was a Descriptive- analytic study. The data were collected with using a researcher constructed questionnaire. Data was determined current curriculum of general medical course with lifelong learning approach in Army University. The data Analyzed with SPSS 16 by t- test and Pearson tests.

 Results: The results showed orientation of current general medical curriculum with lifelong learning almost non favorite. Objective, teaching and evaluation were almost acceptable. Content, educational atmosphere were almost non-acceptable.

Conclusion: By emphasizing on necessity of Lifelong learning Competencies, It is recommended to pay attention to effectiveness of Curriculum Planning.

Keywords

Learning Curriculum Education Medical

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