OBJECTIVE: To assess the quality and management of the modularsystem in the first two years of Islamic international medical collegeRawalpindi.
METHODOLOGY: Based on convenience sampling, 180 students of firstand second year MBBS of Islamic International medical college Rawalpindiwere given proforma at the end of each module and evaluated bythe evaluation committee.
RESULTS: First year students, showed agreement for objectives ofthe module, integration of theory & practical’s, and for grasping of themodule. They were dissatisfied with the time management of the topiccompletion. Second year students were dissatisfied with integration oftheory & practical’s. Students of first year strongly disagreed (11.2%)that assessment reflects the objectives in contrast to 2nd year (8.8 %).Captivation of interest of module content agreement was 44% for 1styear student’s vs 29.7% for 2nd year. Strong agreement for the reflectionof objectives was 20.5% of 1st year students vs 1.1% for 2nd year students.Second year was satisfied with the PBL content (20.6%). Strongagreement was shown by 12.2% of 1st year students as compared to 5.5% of 2nd year that it encouraged the thinking process.
CONCLUSION: Overall students are satisfied with the modular system.First year students are not satisfied with the time management of thetopic completion, content of the module and assessment reflecting theobjectives. Second years students were more satisfied than 1st yearstudents except for integration of theory & practicals. Efforts are neededto address the students concerns regarding modular system.
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