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J Ardabil Univ Med Sci 2005, 5(3): 271-277 Back to browse issues page
Continuous Medical Education from View of Nursing Personnel Working in Ardabil Hospitals
Mohammad Ali Mohammadi , Behroz Dadkhah
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 Background & Objectives: With due attention to the modern technology developments in medical sciences, human resource training and optimization looks necessary. Although its importance and necessity has been regarded by many investigatores and scientists and they have emphasized its accurate and comprehensive execution, unfortunately, the training of nurses has encountered some problems, the solution of which demands great attempts. This study has been done to determine the state of Continuous medical Education (CME) from the view of the nursing personnel working in the hospitals under Ardabil university of medical sciences in 2002.

 Methods: This descriptive study was conducted on 386 nursing personnel working in hospital under Ardabil university of medical sciences. A questionnaire was used to collect the data. The collected data were analyzed by SPSS software.

 Results: 79% of the sample was female and 81.9% were nurses. 35.6% of them had not participated in CME courses. 28.6% of them had information about CME law. 25% found the lectures less practical and 56.5% of them appraised moderate the subjects presented. 60% of them believed in the positive influence of conferences in hospitals on their better functioning. 59.8 % said that their educational needs is not evaluated before the conference is held. 75.4% stated that new books in nursing are not available in the hospitals. 49.7% have appraised educational programs in the hospitals as moderate. 43.8% stated that the operation of modern medical equipment is not trained completely and only 4.6% said that specialists have scientific discussion with nurses. Overal, 55.2% of the nurses evaluated education by specialists as moderate.

 Conclusion: 50.8% of nurses assigned a moderate value to CME. It seems necessary to reconsider the subjects and the execution procedures and perform needs analysis prior to this education.

Keywords: Continuous Medical Education, Nurses, Education Process
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Received: 2004/04/17 | Accepted: 2005/09/25 | Published: 2006/03/12
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Mohammadi M A, Dadkhah B. Continuous Medical Education from View of Nursing Personnel Working in Ardabil Hospitals. J Ardabil Univ Med Sci. 2005; 5 (3) :271-277
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