Volume 6, Number 1 (Winter 2012)                   jmed 2012, 6(1): 39-46 | Back to browse issues page


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Karimi M, Mirzaei M, Rahim Z. Educational needs of family physicians in Yazd province. jmed. 2012; 6 (1) :39-46
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-26-en.html

Associate Professor Yazd Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences , mehrankarimi1@hotmail.com
Abstract:   (12615 Views)
Introduction: Family Physicians project aims to promote healthy families and reduce treatment costs began in rural area and operating in most of rural area of country. The goal of this plan is to organize health insurance for well defined population in rural area. Method: In this descriptive-analytical study 80 family physicians working in rural health centers in Yazd province were questioned about training needs. Result: The most important educational needs of family physicians are environmental hazards in the workplace and identify and manage patients with mental and physical disabilities. Also 54.3% of physicians reported that the gap between theory training in student period and expectation from them in family physicians project is high or very high. Conclusion: The gap between theory and practical training in the GP training is high with the expectation from family physicians and this needs to revised the curriculum of GP training which approved by the ministry of health.
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Received: 2012/02/12

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