Turkish Thoracic Journal
Original Article

Asthma-Themed Chest Diseases Elective Internship Program Experience at Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine

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Department of Medical Education, Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

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Department of Chest Diseases, Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine, İzmir, Turkey

Turk Thorac J 2020; 21: 293-295
DOI: 10.5152/TurkThoracJ.2019.180206
Read: 90 Downloads: 61 Published: 30 September 2020

OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this article is to introduce asthma-themed chest diseases elective program applied within the scope of the Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine. undergraduate medical program.

MATERIALS AND METHODS: Asthma-themed chest diseases elective internship program in Year 4 was developed to increase student gains from the elective internship program. During the two-week program, lectures and bedside and outpatient clinics practices were implemented.

RESULTS: Students’ pre-education and post-education knowledge scores and OSCE scores were investigated. A minimal increase was observed in post-education score, and no significant difference was determined in the statistical analysis. The students’ post-education clinical performance scores were significantly higher than that of pre-education.

CONCLUSION: Asthma-themed chest diseases elective internship program seems to be effective in increasing the clinical performance of the students.

Cite this article as: Ural HA, Musal B, Kılınç O. Asthma-themed chest diseases elective internship program experience at Dokuz Eylül University School of Medicine. Turk Thorac J 2020; 21(5): 293-5.

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