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Curriculum designing of Military Emergency Medicine course in a military university

(2012) Curriculum designing of Military Emergency Medicine course in a military university. Journal of Military Medicine. pp. 7-14. ISSN 17351537 (ISSN)

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Aims: Military Medicine plays its role by providing the military forces' health needs. Considering the growing trend of wars, terrorism and natural disasters, military medicine is evolving nowadays. The aim of this study was to design the Military Emergency Medicine curriculum in Iran. Methods: This study is a mixed method (qualitative and quantitative) research that its qualitative part was performed by review of global experiences on military medicine curriculum and tits quantitative part was carried out by collecting the view pints of national experts on the subject through the Delphi method. Data was collected by taking notes from several references and two researcher-made questionnaires. All "absolutely agree" or "relatively agree" viewpoints were selected as the curriculum elements and the confirmed curriculum was designed by experts and finally evaluated, reviewed and confirmed in an expert committee. Results: 92 of experts believed that establishing the Military Medicine course in Iran is essential and the major priority was identified as Military Emergency Medicine. The curriculum was designed in the form of a four-year period consisting of theoretical part (35 courses), clinical part (36 months of rotation) and the thesis research (6 courses). Conclusion: The four-year Military Emergency Medicine curriculum including 35 theoretical courses, a 36-month rotational clinical part and 6 courses of thesis research can play a dominant role in military medicine for training capable physicians in order to serve the injured people and critical patients in war conditions and accidents.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Curriculum Military Emergency Medicine Military medicine Military physicians' educational needs
Page Range: pp. 7-14
Journal or Publication Title: Journal of Military Medicine
Journal Index: Scopus
Volume: 14
Number: 1
ISSN: 17351537 (ISSN)
Depositing User: مهندس مهدی شریفی

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