Evaluation of Professors' Satisfaction with Short-Term Course of Medical Education in Birjand University of Medical Sciences During Covid-19 Pandemic


Background: The aim of this study was to investigate the satisfaction of professors with the short-term course (fellowship) of medical education in Birjand University of Medical Sciences in the Covid 19 pandemic. The results of this study can be used to plan training courses in person and virtually in post-Corona era.

Methods: Initially, needs assessment was conducted for the content of the course, after determining the content, the course was held online through Adobe Connect system and offline through Navid system. Following completing the course, evaluation was done and finally satisfaction with the course assessed based on the questionnaire of 34 items confirmed validity and reliability. The data were analyzed by SPSS software version 18 , using t-test and correlation coefficient.

Results: The mean age of participants was 36.34 with a standard deviation of 5.64 years, 56.8% (25 people) were female and 43.2% (19 people) were male. In terms of academic rank, 75% were assistant professors. The average score of satisfaction is equal to 140.48, which indicates a high score of satisfaction with the course. Also, in general, the score of satisfaction is higher than average, in all fields. The average score of satisfaction in men is significantly lower than women. There was no significant relationship between degree, academic rank, age and work experience with satisfaction.

Conclusion: Totally, professors' satisfaction with the online and offline medical education fellowship course in the relevant systems is at a high level, so it is suggested that in the post-corona era, combined empowerment courses in person and online should be held.

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Evaluation Short Course Fellowship Birjand Satisfaction Covid 19

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Salehiniya H, Akbari N, Abedi F, Shahabinia Z, Mohammady Y, Zarei A, Ramazanzade K, Sadr E. Evaluation of Professors’ Satisfaction with Short-Term Course of Medical Education in Birjand University of Medical Sciences During Covid-19 Pandemic. Health Tech Ass Act. 2021;5(2).