Investigation of Views and Experiences of Medical Interns on the Facilitating and Inhibiting Factors Affecting the Quality of Education in the Clinical Education System

  • Ghaedamini H Clinical Assistant of Genral Surgery, School of Medicine, Department of Surgery Diseases, Golestan Hospital, Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Ahvaz, Iran
  • Farahbakhsh S MSc of Occupational Health Engineering, School of Medical Sciences, Department of Occupational Health, Sirjan Faculty of Medical Sciences, Serjan, Iran
  • Amirbeigi AR Assistant Professor of Surgery, School of Medicine, Department of General Surgery, Afzalipour Hospital, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
  • Ghaedamini AR Clinical Assistant of Neurosurgery, School of Medicine, Department of Surgery Diseases, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran
  • Saghafi Z MSc of Midwifery, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Department of Community Health Nursing, Care Research Center, Rafsanjan University of Medical Sciences, Rafsanjan, Iran
  • Ghaedamini AM Medical Student, School of Medicine, Research Committee of Medical School, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
  • Daneshi S Assistant Professor, School of Health, Department of Public Health, Jiroft University of Medical Sciences, Jiroft, Iran
Keywords: Clinical education, medical students, experience, viewpoints


Introduction: Clinical education is the most important part of medical education that provides a golden opportunity for medical students to combine their theoretical mix with the clinical environment, and this is important in the countries of the style of the arena of medicine Special attention is paid. Therefore, this study was conducted to examine the views and experiences of medical students as facilitators and inhibitors of clinical education quality.

Methods: This is qualitative research and a phenomenological approach was used. The study population consisted of medical students of Kerman University of Medical Sciences. Target-based sampling was performed on 40 medical students. The method for collecting information was a deep interview with the participants. The data were analyzed by the Colaizzi method.

Results: Two initial codes were extracted in the form of two main themes (facilitating and inhibiting factors) and 10 sub-themes including providing motivational patterns and creating interest in interns, the high scientific and educational level of attending professors, use of technology, authorizing more responsibility, inappropriate treatment, inappropriate educational planning, inappropriate evaluation method, low-quality mornings, lack of facilities, and overwhelming of some wards were classified.

Conclusion: Considering these factors, it is possible to raise the quality of clinical education to the highest possible level and educate responsible and responsible physicians for generations.