Perception of 1st MBBS students and Medical teachers regarding Foundation Course introduced under Competency Based Undergraduate Medical Education in India
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 11, Pages 5508-5515
AbstractBackground: Gadag Institute ofMedical Sciences, Gadag, with due respect to Medical Council of India’s (MCI) new Curriculum Implementation Support Programme (CISP) and Foundation course for Competency Based Undergraduate Medical Education (CBUME), hosted one month orientation program in August 2019 which presented the students with various learning experiences aimed at developing knowledge, skills and attitude required for an Indian Medical Graduate (IMG).
Aim: To study theperception of students and teachers regarding one month Foundation Course.
Material and Methods Feedback on various modules and the broad objectives as given in the CBUME guidelines were considered and analyzed by percentage analysis of perception.
Results: The well structured foundation course alleviated students’ worries and helped them cope with forthcoming professional demands.
Conclusion: We support the MCI’s decision on mandatory foundation course for first-year MBBS students.
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