Midwifery Students’ Self Assessment of their Ability in Practical Skills

Delaram, Masoumeh. and Safdari Dehcheshmeh, Faranak. and Banaeian-Borujeni, Shayesteh and Kazemian, Afsaneh. and Sereshti, Manijeh. and Raeisi Dehkordi, Ziba. and Asefi, Fariba. (2013) Midwifery Students’ Self Assessment of their Ability in Practical Skills. Education Strategies in Medical Sciences, 6 (3).

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Abstract

Aims: Use of senior students’ viewpoints about the learned skills during education , can help to reinforcment the strenght and eliminating the weakness points of education. The current study was carried out with the purpose of evaluating the self-assessment of senior midwifery students of Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences from their abilities in practical skills . Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out in undergraduate midwifery students who were ready for the final exam in second semester of 2009-10 and second semester of 2010-11 academic years in Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences and all of 47 students were studied. Data were collected by practical skills assessment form in areas of gynecology, obstetrics, maternal and child health, infants and fundamentals of nursing and midwifery. SPSS 16 software and descriptive statistics were used to analyse the data. Results: 78.3% of students were satisfied from midwifery group, 76.1% from Shahrekord University of Medical Sciences and 82.6% from midwifery field. The assessment of 61% of students was high of their abilities in obstetrics area , 60% in gynecologic area , 54% in fundamentals of nursing and midwifery area, 41% in maternal and child health area and 33% in infants area. The midwifery students considered themselves essentially unskilled in doing of breech delivery, multiple delivery and inserting the intra uterine device (IUD). Conclusion: The midwifery students assessed their skills as moderate in areas of obstetrics, gynecology and fundamentals of nursing and midwifery and Less than moderate in areas of maternal and child health and infants.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Keywords: Self-Assessment, Students, Midwifery, Practical Skill
Subjects: W General medicine- Health professions > W.20.55 H9 special topics A-Z (Human expenmentation)
WY Nursing
Divisions: Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 11 Oct 2017 07:47
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2018 07:55
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/5829

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