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  1. Development and evaluation of a community based, multiagency course for medical students : descriptive survey.

    Article - En anglais


    To develop and evaluate an effective, community based, multiagency course (involving doctors, nurses, non-health statutory workers, and voluntary organisations) for all Leicester medical students, in response to the General Medical Council's recommendation of preparing the doctors of tomorrow to handle society's medical problems.


    Survey evaluating a task oriented, problem solving course, designed by medical students in partnership with the University of Leicester and the local community.

    The students, staff, and participating agencies and patients all helped in the evaluation of the first course.

    The students'performance on the course was also individually assessed.


    Inner city housing estate with Jarman index 64.1 in Leicester.


    All third year medical students at Leicester University.

    Main outcome measures 

    Results of the student assignments and students'responses to a questionnaire.

    Results of feedback questionnaires distributed to the patients and agency representatives.


    In a two month period, 168 students completed the first course. 163 student passed the criterion referenced assignment, 50 of whom achieved an « excellent » grade. 166 completed the questionnaire1 with 159 wishing to see the course continue in the present format and 149 saying that the course linked theoretical teaching with the practical experiences gained in the community. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Etudiant, Médecine, Multidisciplinaire, Formation professionnelle, Université, Evaluation, Homme

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Student, Medicine, Multidisciplinary, Occupational training, University, Evaluation, Human

    Logo du centre Notice produite par :
    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 98-0154526

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 21/07/1998.