Strides in Development of Medical Education
Volume 21 (2024)
Volume 20 (2023)
Volume 19 (2022)
Volume 18 (2021)
Volume 17 (2020)
Volume 16 (2019)
Volume 15 (2018)
Volume 14 (2017)
Volume 13 (2016)
Volume 12 (2015)
Volume 11 (2014)
Volume 10 (2013)
Volume 9 (2012)
Volume 8 (2011)
Volume 7 (2010)
Volume 6 (2009)
Volume 5 (2008)
Volume 4 (2007)
Volume 3 (2006)
Volume 2 (2005)
Volume 1 (2004)
Psychometric Properties of the Persian Version of the Online Learning Readiness Scale

Habibeh Ahmadipour; Fatemeh Musavi

Volume 21, Issue 1 , February 2024, , Pages 1-7

  Background: The rapid growth of information technology has created opportunities for online learning.Objectives: The aim of this study was to investigate the psychometric properties of the Persian version of the Online Learning Readiness Scale (OLRS) and assess the readiness of health care providers ...  Read More

Impact of Integration of Medical Education in the Health System of Islamic Republic of Iran

Fereidoon Azizi; Abbass Entezari; Nader Momtazmanesh; Masoud Pezeshkian; Narges Tabrizchi

Volume 21, Supplement , January 2024, , Pages 1-10

  Background: Following the Iranian Islamic revolution in 1979, two major reforms were implemented in the nationwide health system: Establishment of the Ministry of Health and Medical Education and the development of Primary Health Care Networks. The aim of this article is to review the impact of integration ...  Read More

A Comparative Study of Geriatric Nursing Curriculum in Iran and Rory Meyers College of Nursing, United States of America

Maryam Houshmand; Leslie-Faith Morritt Taub; Fon Sim Ong; Ameneh Yaghoobzadeh

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 88-95

  Background: Continuous quality improvement in nursing education is crucial to ensure that the curriculum is benchmarked against international standards and best practices, while remaining relevant to the local community. Comparing current programs using a comparative approach is one of the evaluation ...  Read More

Requirements, Criteria, Challenges, and Solutions for the Internationalization of Medical Education in Iran: A Qualitative Study

Salman Bashzar; Vahid Yazdi Feyzabadi; Atefeh Ahmadi; Fatemeh Karami Robat; Masoomeh Shahsavari; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Bagher Amirheidari

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 118-125

  Background: Despite some obstacles, internationalization of medical education can promote the educational, research and clinical level of universities.Objectives: The purpose of this study was to explore the opportunities, challenges, and solutions of the internationalization of higher medical education ...  Read More

Acceptance of Online Education by Undergraduate Students During the Covid-19 Pandemic: A Case Study from Kerman, Iran

Milad Ahmadi Gohari; Abedin Iranpour; Salahodin Rakhshani Rad; Moghaddameh Mirzaee; Ali Akbar Haghdoost

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 145-154

  Background: Online education has become more vastly recognized as a powerful educational tool after the Covid-19 pandemic. It provides educational opportunities that were not previously possible because of time or place restrictions.Objectives: This study investigated the factors influencing students' ...  Read More

Medical Specialty Choice and Effective Factors: A Cross-Sectional Survey of Last-Year Medical Students

Ghazal Mansouri; Zeinab Sadat Rooholamini; Fatemeh Karami Robati

Volume 20, Issue 1 , February 2023, , Pages 173-178

  Background: Choosing a medical specialty is an important choice for medical students and the healthcare system.Objectives: This study aimed to investigate the interest of last-year medical students in choosing a future medical specialty and determine effective factors in it.Methods: A descriptive cross-sectional ...  Read More

Factors Affecting Academic Failure from Students’ Perspectives

Mahdieh Torkashvand; Matineh Pourrahimi; Hadi Jalilvand; Mojtaba Abdi; Ebrahim Nasiri; Fatemeh Haghi

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, , Pages 22-30

  Background: Students’ academic failure is one of the educational problems causing the loss of allocated resources.Objectives: This study aimed to assess the factors affecting the academic failure of students and their viewpoints regarding the factors affecting educational achievement at Guilan ...  Read More

Evaluation of the Feasibility and Usefulness of the LMS Acceptance Questionnaire: Technology Confirmation During the Covid-19 Pandemic in Medical Students Users in Iran

Leili Mosalanejad; Sara Maghsodzadeh

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, , Pages 75-83

  Background: Technology acceptance comprises cognitive and psychological elements about using technology.Objectives: This descriptive study evaluated the feasibility and applicability of the LMS acceptance questionnaire in medical sciences students using native LMS during the COVID-19 pandemic.Methods: ...  Read More

Social Presence in Distance Education among Medical Students during COVID-19 Pandemic

Habibeh Ahmadipour; Diana Hajipour

Volume 19, Issue 1 , December 2022, , Pages 145-149

  Background: Online social presence is one of the main contributors which has a significant impact on student's academic performance.Objectives: The present study aimed to assess the online social presence among medical students using the Persian Version of the Online Social Presence Questionnaire (OSPQ) ...  Read More

A Comparative Study of Doctoral Nursing Education Programs in Iran and Japan

Seyedeh Azam Sajadi; Jamileh Mokhtari Nouri; Nahid Rajai

Volume 18, Issue 1 , December 2021, , Pages 1-6

  Background: The quality assurance of doctoral nursing education programs is one of the priorities of educational systems, with significant effects on the development and improvement of educational programs. Therefore, identifying the strengths and weaknesses of these programs through comparison ...  Read More

A Comparison of the Psychiatric Nursing Master`s Curriculum in Iran and Canada

Fatemeh Alaee Karahroudy; Effat Sheikhbahaeddinzadeh

Volume 17, Issue 1 , December 2020, , Pages 1-6

  Background: One of the most important tasks of a university is to assess weaknesses and build upon strengths. As the education and skill level of psychiatric nursing graduates in Iran is often unpredictable, we hope to improve the current curriculum by comparing it to a successful educational program.Objective: ...  Read More

Strategies for Clinical Medical Education in Iran: A Systematic Review

Amin Beigzadeh; Nikoo Yamani; Peyman Adibi; Kambiz Bahaadinbeigy

Volume 17, Issue 1 , December 2020, , Pages 1-9

  Background: In order to improve clinical education, after evaluating the current situation and identifying the shortcomings and problems, it is essential to find strategies to change and improve the situation. This results in planning an efficient clinical education program and achieving the educational ...  Read More

Leading Higher Education in Iran during COVID - 19 Pandemic: Reporting the Policies and Progresses

Ali Khaki Sedigh; Mohamad Reza Ahanchian

Volume 17, Supplement , September 2020, , Pages 1-4

  Background: After the COVID-19 pandemic and the consequent restrictions assigned by the National Committee on Combating Coronavirus (NCCC), the Ministry of Science, Research, and Technology (MSRT) set up committees to trace and analyze the outcomes of the pandemic.Objectives: This paper aimed to explain ...  Read More

Barriers and Facilitating Factors of Communication in Iranian Educational Health Care Centers: A Systematic Review

Fatemeh Zeynab Kiani; Ali Ahmadi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , December 2019

  Context Communication, as an essential human skill, is one of the most influential factors in the performance of healthcare workers. In fact, the establishment of effective communication with the recipients of healthcare services and patients can increase their satisfaction and quality of life. Due to ...  Read More

Challenges and Problems of Clinical Medical Education in Iran: A Systematic Review of the Literature

Amin Beigzadeh; Nikoo Yamani; Kambiz Bahaadinbeigy; Peyman Adibi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , December 2019

  Context In order to improve the quality of clinical education, it is necessary to investigate the current situation in clinical settings and identify its problems. This step is the most important part of modifying a clinical education program and meeting learning goals. The purpose of this study was ...  Read More

Standardization of the Persian Version of the Academic Commitment Scale

Parvin Rezaei-Gazki; Ali Delavar; Abdolwahab Samavi

Volume 16, Issue 1 , December 2019

  Background Academic commitment as a new specialized issue has attracted the attention of educational researchers. Despite of the conducting relevant studies, it was more considered by Human-Vogel and Rabe. Their designed research tool has not yet been used in Iran. Objectives The purpose of this study ...  Read More

Evaluation of the Task Compliance of Medical Education Development Centers from the Viewpoint of the Managers of the Centers

Ali Reza Kalantari; Noora Rafiee; Saeed Hosseni; Somaye Noori Hekmat; Ali Akbar Haghdoost; Reza Dehnavieh

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2018

  Background Medical education development (MED) centers are established in order to improve the quality of medical education. It seems that after more than two decades since the establishment, the centers still have difficulties to perform some tasks. Objectives According to the important role of MED ...  Read More

Comparison of the Curricula of Master of Science in Nursing (MScN) Programs in Iran and Japan: A Descriptive Comparative Study

Seyedeh Azam Sajadi; Nahid Rajai; Jamileh Mokhtari Nouri

Volume 14, Issue 2 , May 2017

  Background Lack of suitable educational programs in nursing causes irreparable damage to the community’s health and reduces the academic credibility of universities. In Iran, the master of science in nursing (MScN) program is not tailored to the needs of the community, and graduates lack the required ...  Read More

The Sources of Academic Stress among Students of the School of Medical Management and Information

Fatemeh Khademian; Mohtaram Nematollahi; Fariba Farahmand

Volume 13, Issue 6 , March 2017, , Pages 617-625

  Background & Objective: Studying at a university is one of the important stressful situations Previous studies have shown the adverse effects of stress on students physical and mental health The aim of the current study was to determine the sources of academic stress and its relation to demographic ...  Read More

A Systematic Review of the Effect of ProblemBased Learning on Learning Satisfaction and Efficacy of the Iranian Medical Education

Hakimeh Hazrati; Vahedeh Zaregavgani; Mortaza Ghojazadeh; Leila Vahedi

Volume 13, Issue 3 , September 2016, , Pages 246-254

  Background & Objective: The main prospect of medical education is improving the quality of health care provided by clinicians The quality and timing of services is related to medical education that can train researchers to solve the problems of the changing requirements of society Problembased learning ...  Read More

An Investigation of Factors Effective on Foreign Students Educational Problems in Isfahan University of Medical Sciences Iran

Khadijeh Jamshidi-Moghaddam; Ahmad Reza Nasr; Seyed Ebrahim Mirshah-Jafari

Volume 13, Issue 1 , April 2016, , Pages 20-33

  Background & Objective: Foreign students encounter educational problems which make studying in the host country difficult Given the importance of the educational problems of foreign students and identifying the factors which alleviate these problems this study examined the educational problems of ...  Read More

Assessment of the Educational Requirements of Rural Family Physicians in Kerman University of Medical Sciences Iran

Nasrin Tabasinejad; Narges Khanjani; Fatemeh Balali-Meybodi; Fatemeh Nazari; Mohabbat Mohseni

Volume 12, Issue 4 , January 2016, , Pages 618-625

  Background & Objective: Determination of priorities and suitable educational methods enable the optimal use of the limited resources available Due to the effective role of family physicians in health promotion and the necessity of educational planning according to needs assessment this study aimed ...  Read More

Assessment of the Opinion of Kerman Dentistry Students Iran about Training Method and Equipment in the Dental Radiology Department

Jahangir Haghani; Molouk Torabi; Armin Rafiee-Pour

Volume 12, Issue 4 , January 2016, , Pages 671-678

  Background & Objective: Clinical training is of great importance in dentistry and has a direct impact on health of the society and treatment of patients The present study was conducted with the aim to obtain students point of views about facilities physical environment and training methods in the ...  Read More

Educational Environment Assessment at Outpatient Clinics in Teaching Hospitals of Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Iran, from Resident's Perspective Based on the ACLEEM Questionnaire

Mahla Salajegheh; Bahareh Bahmanbijari; Mostafa Shokouhi; Askar Safipour Afshar; Amin Beigzadeh

Volume 12, Supplement , July 2015, , Pages 119-130

  Background and Objective: Outpatient educational environments are used for the teaching of a broad range of medical disciplines. Therefore, it is of utmost importance to assess these environments with valid and reliable tools. The Ambulatory Care Learning Education Environment Measure (ACLEEM) can be ...  Read More