Comparison of three clinical environments for pre-clinical clinical skills training

D. Widyandana*, Gerard D. Majoor, A. J. J. A. Scherpbier

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Objectives: Primary health care (PHC), secondary health care (SHC), and tertiary health care (THC) were compared in search of the most suitable setting for clinical skills training of pre-clinical students. Methods: The Dundee Ready Educational Environment Measure questionnaire was presented to 300 clerkship students of the Faculty of Medicine at Gadjah Mada University, Indonesia who were attached to PHC, SHC, and THC settings. Students were asked to assess their current attachment for suitability for training of pre-clinical students. Semi-structured interviews were held with 46 clinical supervisors based on the three types of settings. Results: Clerkship students preferred PHC centers over SHC and THC hospitals for clinical skills training of pre-clinical students (p
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)928-932
JournalMedical Teacher
Issue number11
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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