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Teaching medical ethics: Phramongkutklao College of Medicine's model.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16858948     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Third-year (first preclinical year) Royal Thai Army (RTA) medical cadets were exposed to a rural community in a community medicine field activity. The poor, kind rural people gave good conditions for student's professional development and empathy. OBJECTIVES: To report a community medicine field work activity for professional development of the RTA medical school. MATERIAL AND METHOD: Descriptive analysis on two occasions to evaluate the third-year RTA medical cadets' impressions immediately after the community medicine field activity in a rural area in central Thailand and one year later using baseline scores of cadets' impressions against our institute's objectives. RESULTS: At the end of the field work, 90.9% of the cadets reported they achieved several institute objectives. The four most frequent mentioned were ethical development (70.6%), professionalism (84.3%), human relationship & communication skills (92.2%), and capability to work in the cmmunity (64.7%). Furthermore, RTA medical cadets rated the staff as good role models (51%). CONCLUSION: The community field work course provided a good environment for the third year medical cadets in building morality and professional development to be good doctors.
Authors:
Surapon Surangsrirat; Suthee Panichkul; Pote Aimpun; Ram Rangsin; Mathirut Mungthin; Paanjit Taamasri; Panpen Napradit; Panadda Hatthachote; Kijja Suwan; Wirote Areekul
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Evaluation Studies; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet     Volume:  88 Suppl 3     ISSN:  0125-2208     ISO Abbreviation:  J Med Assoc Thai     Publication Date:  2005 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-07-24     Completed Date:  2006-09-28     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7507216     Medline TA:  J Med Assoc Thai     Country:  Thailand    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S105-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Medicine, Phramongkutklao College of Medicine. ssurang@pmk.ac.th
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Clinical Competence
Education, Medical, Undergraduate*
Ethics, Medical / education*
Humans
Models, Educational*
Program Evaluation
Rural Health Services
Thailand

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