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Korean Journal of Medical Education

HyeRin Roh, Lauren Nirta
PURPOSE: The aim was to present our experiences implementing a cultural diversity (CD) education program. METHODS: The authors held a 4-hour CD class for third-year medical students. The aim of the class was to facilitate students to realize and reflect on the importance of CD on healthcare delivery in Korea. The class was comprised of an orientation about CD in Korea, physicians and multicultural guests sharing their experiences with students, small group discussion, and Q&A panel with multicultural guests...
June 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Kyung Hye Park, Seung Guk Park
PURPOSE: Nonverbal communication (NVC) is important in the patient-physician relationship, but the effect of NVC education is not well kown. In this study, we try to identify if students' NVC abilities are improved through communication training. METHODS: First-year medical students conducted medical interviews, which were performed with standardized patients (SPs) before and after communication skill education, and recorded in video. Fifty-one students were enrolled for this study...
June 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Sanghee Yeo
PURPOSE: This study aims to develop a system of course monitoring by students and evaluate the course quality management system (CQMS) implemented as an educational assessment tool. METHODS: This research was conducted in accordance with the ADDIE model which is a well-known instructional design model. The ADDIE process includes needs analysis, design of the course monitoring and course evaluation, development of evaluation forms, implementation of course monitoring, and evaluation of the program...
June 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Mohammad Rasool Khazaei, Afshin Zarin, Mansuor Rezaei, Mozafar Khazaei
PURPOSE: This study was aimed to evaluate the factors affecting the results of comprehensive pre-internship exam (CPIE) among medicals students of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. METHODS: In this descriptive-analytical study, all students (n=240) participating in CPIE over a 3-year period (2012-2014) were selected. Data were gathered by a questionnaire, including the CPIE results and educational and demographic data. Spearman correlation coefficient, Mann-Whitney U-test, and analysis of variance were used to analyze the association of students' success with study variables...
June 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Yera Hur, A Ra Cho, Sun Kim
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to explore the possibility of mentoring as an alternative to the current student support system based on our experiences of developing, operating, and evaluating a mentoring program. METHODS: In 2014 and 2015, a total of 29 mentoring pairs were selected to be trained as mentors and mentees. The mentoring program was evaluated by the following methods. First, at the end of the one-on-one mentoring program, the mentee made a presentation summarizing their experiences and submitted a portfolio...
June 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Soumendra Sahoo, Ciraj Ali Mohammed
PURPOSE: This intervention was aimed to analyse the effect of academic writing and journal critiquing as educational approaches in improving critical thinking and collaborative learning among undergraduate medical students. METHODS: A research proposal writing format was created for the 4th year medical students of Melaka Manipal Medical College, Malaysia during their ophthalmology clinical postings. The students worked in small groups and developed research protocols through an evidence based approach...
June 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Han Jung, Jungsuk An, Kwi Hwa Park
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to examine the satisfaction of medical students in flipped learning and analyzed academic achievement in comparison with lecture class. METHODS: The subjects were 40 students who participated in flipped learning during neurology course in the second year. After performing flipped learning, formative assessment was conducted and the degree of satisfaction was examined. Questionnaires of satisfaction were developed to identify the perceptions of students on flipped learning...
June 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Kyung Hye Park, Kwi Hwa Park, Su Jin Chae
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to explore the experience of medical teachers in the process of adapting flipped learning method through a phenomenological approach. METHODS: Semi-structured interviews with five medical teachers from two medical colleges and one medical school were conducted in December, 2017. Data analysis was done according to Colaizzi's descriptive phenomenological methodology. RESULTS: A total of 160 unique significant statements were extracted...
June 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Min Jeong Kim, Young-Mee Lee, Jae Jin Han, Seok Jin Choi, Tae-Yoon Hwang, Min Jeong Kwon, Hyouk-Soo Kwon, Man-Sup Lim, Won Min Hwang, Min Cheol Joo, Jong-Tae Lee, Eunbae B Yang
The Korean Association of Medical Colleges (KAMC) developed graduate outcomes based on "The role of Korean doctor, 2014" to serve as guidelines regarding outcome-based education in Korea. The working group in this study analyzed 65 competencies proposed in "The role of Korean doctor, 2014" according to the developmental principle that certain outcomes should be demonstrated at the point of entry into the graduate medical education. We established 34 competencies as "preliminary graduate outcomes" (PGOs)...
June 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Jihyun Si
PURPOSE: This study aimed to explore students' learning experience in problem-based learning (PBL) particularly in terms of what they learned and how they learned in one Korean medical school by analyzing their reflective essays with qualitative research methods. METHODS: This study included 44 first-year medical students. They took three consecutive PBL courses and wrote reflective essays 3 times anonymously on the last day of each course. Their reflective essays were analyzed using an inductive content analysis method...
March 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Keunyoung Hur, Do-Eon Park, Heung-Kwon Oh, Hyun Hui Yang, Dayoung Ko, Min-Hyun Kim, Myung Jo Kim, Sung Il Kang, Duck-Woo Kim, Sung-Bum Kang
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to categorize surgery-related medical terminologies used in South and North Korea and to compare and analyze discrepancies observed in the terms. METHODS: This study collected medical terminology used in the North Korean medical book "Surgery" and compared it to medical terminology found in the medical glossary of South Korea. The order of the subtitle was described according to the Instruction to Authors. RESULTS: In total, there were 2,168 individual medical terms, of which only 1,004 words (46...
March 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Yera Hur, A Ra Cho, Mihye Kwon
PURPOSE: This study aimed to develop a systematic career-coaching program (SCCP) that can be used by medical teaching schools to address a growing need for career-coaching. The program objectives were to help students (1) develop a comprehensive self-understanding of their aptitudes, interests, and personality traits; (2) explore possible career choices and decide on a career path; and (3) develop the competencies needed to prepare for their future careers. METHODS: The SCCP was based on the ADDIE (analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation) model and decision-making questioning model...
March 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Hyun-Hee Kong, Sunju Im, Ji-Hyun Seo, Do-Kyong Kim, HyeRin Roh
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to inquire about the clinical performance and determine the performance pattern of medical students in standardized patient (SP) based examinations of domestic violence (DV). METHODS: The clinical performance sores in DV station with SP of third-year (n=111, in 2014) and 4th-year (n=143, in 2016) medical students of five universities in the Busan-Gyeongnam Clinical Skills Examination Consortium were subjected in this study. The scenarios and checklists of DV cases were developed by the case development committee of the consortium...
March 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Hyun Bae Yoon, Wan Beom Park, Sun-Jung Myung, Sang Hui Moon, Jun-Bean Park
PURPOSE: Team-based learning (TBL) is increasingly employed in medical education because of its potential to promote active group learning. In TBL, learners are usually asked to assess the contributions of peers within their group to ensure accountability. The purpose of this study is to assess the validity and reliability of a peer evaluation instrument that was used in TBL classes in a single medical school. METHODS: A total of 141 students were divided into 18 groups in 11 TBL classes...
March 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Shuh Shing Lee, Chaoyan Dong, Su Ping Yeo, Matthew Ce Gwee, Dujeepa D Samarasekera
PURPOSE: Faculty development (FD) is essential to prepare faculty members to become effective teachers to meet the challenges in medical education. Despite the growth of FD programmes, most evaluations were often conducted using short questionnaires to assess participants' satisfaction immediately after they attended a programme. Consequently, there were calls for more rigorous evaluations based on observed changes in participants' behaviours. Hence, this study aims to explore how the FD workshops run by the Centre for Medical Education, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore have impacted behavioural changes in the educators...
March 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Olle Ten Cate
Entrustable professional activities (EPAs) have become a popular topic within competency-based medical education programs in many countries and hundreds of publications within only a few years. This paper was written to introduce the ins and outs of EPAs. After a brief historical overview, the rational of EPAs, as a bridge between a competency framework and daily clinical practice, is explained. Next, entrustment decision-making as a form of assessment is elaborated and framework of levels of supervision is presented...
March 2018: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Allen Eugene Hong
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December 2017: Korean Journal of Medical Education
ChanJong Yoo
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December 2017: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Sanghee Yeo, Bong Hyun Chang
PURPOSE: This study aims to identify how problem-based learning (PBL) has been implemented in Korean medical education, and how it is evaluated by each medical school. METHODS: For this study, a total of 40 medical schools in Korea were surveyed via e-mail. The survey tool was a questionnaire consisting of 22 questions which was developed independently by the researchers. RESULTS: Of the 40 medical schools, 35 schools were implementing PBL programs in their medical curriculum, while five were found not currently to be running the program...
December 2017: Korean Journal of Medical Education
Kwang Ho Mun, Kyo Cheol Mun
PURPOSE: We tested the effect of team-based learning (TBL) on medical education through the second-year premedical students' TBL scores in biochemistry classes over 5 years. METHODS: We analyzed the results based on test scores before and after the students' debate. The groups of students for statistical analysis were divided as follows: group 1 comprised the top-ranked students, group 3 comprised the low-ranked students, and group 2 comprised the medium-ranked students...
December 2017: Korean Journal of Medical Education
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