A Study on the Impact of Foundation Course on 1st Year MBBS Students (2019 Batch) at RD Gardi Medical College, Ujjain

Authors

  • Namit Garg1 , Hirok Chakraborty1 , Nitu Kumari2 , Anita Choudhary3

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijop.v8i4.1706

Keywords:

Foundation course, orientation, professional ethics, community orientation, language and computer skills.

Abstract

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
subsequent course.
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
the course.
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.

Author Biography

Namit Garg1 , Hirok Chakraborty1 , Nitu Kumari2 , Anita Choudhary3

1
Assistant Professor, Department of Physiology. R.D. Gardi Medical College, Ujjain (M.P.), 2PhD Scholar,
Department of Physiology, S.M.S. Medical College, Jaipur (Rajasthan), 3
Prof. & HOD, Department of Physiology,
R.D. Gardi Medical College, Ujjain (M.P.)

Published

2020-10-10

How to Cite

Namit Garg1 , Hirok Chakraborty1 , Nitu Kumari2 , Anita Choudhary3. (2020). A Study on the Impact of Foundation Course on 1st Year MBBS Students (2019 Batch) at RD Gardi Medical College, Ujjain. International Journal of Physiology, 8(4), 31-37. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijop.v8i4.1706