MEDICAL STUDENT’S FEEDBACK ON FOUNDATION MODULE OF INTEGRATED CURRICULUM AT PUBLIC SECTOR MEDICAL COLLEGE: A PILOT STUDY

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Naheed Mahsood
Naveed Afzal Khan
Afshan Ahsan
Sabina Aziz
Iftikhar Ali

Abstract

Objective: To explore student’s feedback on foundation module in first year MBBS curriculum.
Material and Methods: A foundation module of six weeks (from 30th October to 11th December 2017) was piloted in
Khyber Girls Medical College, Peshawar-Pakistan. Feedback from the students on the pilot was collected through a
questionnaire. The questions were selected from Student Course Evaluation Questionnaire by NWFP–UET with few
modification approved from Central Curriculum Committee after consensus with medical education experts. The responses
were measured by noting student’s agreement using a 5-item Likert scale.
Results: The percentage of overall positive feedback from students on piloting foundation module was 70%.Seventy
two percent students were satisfied regarding their own contribution to the foundation module. The 58% student’s
shows positive feedback regarding learning environment and teaching method, while 80% students were satisfied
with the learning resources. Student’s satisfaction regarding quality of delivery and assessment were 50% and 71 %
respectively. Forty three percent students were satisfied with the module content and organization.
Conclusion: Students appreciated modular system and perceived it very good with regards to an understanding and
application of basic science knowledge. Student’s feedback will help in improving the overall quality of the curriculum

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