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Hajimohammadi B, khalatbari limaki S, Gerayllo S. Evaluation of the view points of undergraduate students about food hygiene course in School of Public Health of Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences. jmed. 2015; 10 (1) :57-69
URL: http://jmed.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-478-en.html

Department of Food Hygiene and Safety, School of Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd-Iran , skhalatbary@yahoo.com
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Introduction: Food hygiene Is one of the main courses offered by schools of public health. The purpose of this study was to investigate under graduate students’ view point about food hygiene course thought in the School of Public Health of Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, One hundred thirty students who enrolled in the food hygiene course, participated. The questionnaire consisted of five parts including: demographics, educational planning, educational facilities, food hygiene course topics and effectiveness in improving student’s knowledge Data were analyzed by SPSS software V. 18. Results: of the participants expressed their high priority for practical units of this course (3.79 ± 1.06) and their wants for visiting centers of food production and distribution have to improve their learning (4.51 ± 0.83). Also use of instructional videos found very effective (4.36 ± 0.79). Students agreed to change some parts of the curriculum with new topics and stated that this course will be highly effective in their future professional competency (4.03 ± 0.95). Conclusion: According to the results, general revision of this course and adding practical units to it, will address their needs and improve their professional competency.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Health Education
Received: 2014/10/30 | Accepted: 2015/05/23 | Published: 2015/06/15

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