UA-22728437-71


NJBMS - Volume 3, Issue 3, January - March 2013

Pages: 231-234

AN EDUCATIONAL INTERVENTION STUDY AMONG DOCTORS ATTENDING A RESEARCH METHODOLOGY WORKSHOP IN A PRIVATE MEDICAL COLLEGE, SALEM, TAMIL NADU.

Author: S.SANGEETHA BALAMURUGAN, S RAJA RAM, C KANNAN

Category: Clinical Sciences

[Download PDF]

Abstract:

.

BACKGROUND:Knowledge regarding research methodology should be an integral part of continuing medical education for medical faculties in any medical colleges. In order to help researchers communicate their results and help accumulate knowledge through conference papers, reports, on-line journals and print journals, medical colleges conduct research methodology workshops for their faculty every year.

Objectives:To assess the existing knowledge in the basics of research methodology among doctors before educational intervention by a pre-test.To measure the change in knowledge after educational intervention by a post-test.

Materials & Methods:The study was conducted in VMKV Medical College, Salem, among doctors who participated in research methodology workshop during July 2012. A Pre- structured proforma was used to assess the existing knowledge on basics of study designs in research methodology at the beginning of the session.Education intervention was done with the help of Power point presentations, illustrations with examples and printed materials. At the end of the session, after the education intervention, post- test was conducted to know the change in the knowledge.

Results : There was overall significant increase in knowledge (P< 0.001) in the basics of research methodology among doctors after educational intervention.

Conclusion : A systematic study of research methodology is an urgent necessity. Before undertaking research projects, researchers should be well equipped with all the methodological aspects. After education intervention, there was a significant change in the knowledge.

Keywords: Educational Intervention, Doctors, Research Methodology Workshop, Medical College.

No. of online users: 12

Search Articles



Visitor Counter

World wide visitors

News

Editor in Chief of NJBMS Dr.Deepti Shastri, Professor and Head, Department of Anatomy, Academic Co-ordinator for Pre and Paraclinical Sciences, VMKV Medical College & Hospital, Salem.


Indexed in

Index Copernicus (MCI recognized indexing body) ICV - 75.97, Scientific Indexing Services, Research Bib, Indian Science Publication, Eurasian Scientific Journal Index, Science Library Index, International Innovative Journal Impact Factor, Cite Factor, International Impact Factor Service,

Publication Statistics

Articles Statistics

Advertisements

Society for Basic Medical Sciences
NJBMS Journal - Indexed in Index Copernicus

Manuscript Statistics

Subscribe for TOC Alerts

Get the table of contents of current issues.

E-mail Alerts