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  1. Effect of a longitudinal course on Student performance in clerkships.

    Article, Communication - En anglais

    Annual Meeting of the Council of Medical Student Education in Pediatrics (COMSEP). Miami, FL, USA, 1998/03/07.


    To determine the effect that a 3-year primary-care course experience with family medicine, internal medicine, or pediatric preceptors would have on clerkship performance in pediatrics and internal medicine.


    In 1 academic year, third-year students were divided retrospectively into 3 groups based on preceptor type in the primary care course.

    An analysis of variance was conducted.

    When the analysis of variance showed statistical significance, a multiple-comparison t test was performed.


    University medical school with a longitudinal preceptor experience.


    One hundred nine third-year medical students who participated in the primary care course and completed the pediatric and internal medicine clerkships.

    Fifty-six students took part in the self-assessment portion of the study.

    Main Outcome Measures 

    Student performance scores in the pediatric clerkship and internal medicine clerkship were analyzed for significant differences based on preceptor type.

    Student self-assessment on pediatric objectives was analyzed for significant differences based on preceptor experience.


    Students with pediatric preceptors received higher clinical scores in the pediatric clerkship (P=04) and perceived themselves as more advanced on 18 of the 39 pediatric curriculum pretest self-assessment items. (...)

    Mots-clés Pascal : Programme enseignement, Etudiant, Médecin, Pédiatrie, Enseignant, Evaluation performance, Etude longitudinale

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Educational program, Student, Physician, Pediatrics, Teacher, Performance evaluation, Follow up study

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 99-0435076

    Code Inist : 002B30A09. Création : 22/03/2000.