Strides in Development of Medical Education

Document Type : Brief report


1 Student of Public Health, Student Research Committee, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran

2 PhD in Public Health, Assistant Professor, Department of Health Promotion, School of Public Health, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran


  Background & Objective: Positive attitude towards the field of study and future career in students can be an important factor in success and harmony with the surrounding environment changes The aim of this study was to determine the health student attitude towards their field of study and future career   Methods: In this crosssectional and analytical study that was carried out on 220 students from the School of Health Data were collected with a questionnaire including demographic characteristics attitude towards their field of study motivation academic and familyperson of problems and attitude towards their future career   Results: The mean scores of attitude toward students in their future career was 2007 ± 474 which 754% of the students had a positive attitude towards their future career The mean score of attitude toward student in field of study was 1792 ± 466 which 874% of the students had positive attitude toward their field of study In this study a significant association was observed between attitudes toward future career and attitude toward students field of study (P < 005)   Conclusion: Based on the results of this study the students had a positive attitude towards their field of study and future career Strengthening of training programs providing advice and support for students in career can justify a useful role attitudes are reinforced


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