A Study on the Impact of Foundation Course on 1st Year MBBS Students (2019 Batch) at RD Gardi Medical College, Ujjain
Keywords:Foundation course, orientation, professional ethics, community orientation, language and computer skills.
Introduction: A 1 month foundation course has been envisaged by the Board of Governors to orient the first
year medical student to the new professional environment and help him/her to acquire some basic skills.
Objectives: To assess student’s feedback on various modules of foundation course. To improve the
Methodology: A feedback questionnaire was provided to first year medical students before and after the
one month foundation course for self assessment of their knowledge skills and confidence before and after
Result: 98.6% students participated in the study. There was significant improvement (p<0.05) in student’s
perception of all the modules before and after the course.
Conclusion: Encouraging feedback was obtained. Most of the students enjoyed group work, gained
knowledge and improved their skills and confidence.
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