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“Does Modular Teaching Improve the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice related to Immunization among Medical Students?”

Authors:

S.S. Kar ,

Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, IN
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A. Ramalingam,

Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, IN
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A. Majumdar

Department of Preventive and Social Medicine, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (JIPMER), Puducherry, IN
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Abstract

Introduction: The study evaluates the effect of modular teaching on the knowledge, attitude and practice of medical students related to immunization.

Methods: Departments of Microbiology, Preventive and Social Medicine and Paediatrics of a tertiary care teaching institution jointly designed and structured the module for the students. The students were evaluated using a retro pre questionnaire.

Results: 37 students returned the completed questionnaires. There was a significant increase in the knowledge, attitude practice and scores in the post test to the extent of 31.2%, 6% and 16% respectively.

Conclusion: Hence modular teaching methodology was found to be effective in learning immunization by MBBS students.

How to Cite: Kar, S.S., Ramalingam, A. and Majumdar, A., 2016. “Does Modular Teaching Improve the Knowledge, Attitude and Practice related to Immunization among Medical Students?”. South-East Asian Journal of Medical Education, 10(2), pp.69–72. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/seajme.v10i2.31
Published on 01 Dec 2016.
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