Strides in Development of Medical Education

Document Type : Original Article


1 Assistant Professor of Community Medicine Dept, Kerman University of Medical Sciences

2 Lecturer, Nursing and Midwifery School, Kerman University of Medical Sciences

3 General Practitioner


Background­: Exact and objective evaluation of professional competency is one of the most important aspects in medical students clinical educationObjective structural clinical exam (OSCE) evaluates a large spectrum of technical and basic skills in an experimental setting Objective: To determine the satisfaction of medical stagers and interns in Kerman University of Medical Sciences on evaluation based on OSCE Methods: All the medical students experienced the OSCE were selected as the population of this cross – sectional research To gather the data a researcher – made questionnaire with a proper validity and reliability was used Results: The findings indicated the respondents having experienced OSCE totally got 764%of the total scor of satisfsction so they were satisfied with this evaluation method The students agreed or completely agreed on 731% of the statements and 139% selected disagreed or completely disagreed Most of the students (938%) agreed on doing this method in other wards A significant relationship (P