ResearchBib Share Your Research, Maximize Your Social Impacts
Sign for Notice Everyday Sign up >> Login


Journal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 10)

Publication Date:

Authors : ; ;

Page : 1223-1226

Keywords : AETCOM Perception First MBBS Students Foundation Course;

Source : Downloadexternal Find it from : Google Scholarexternal


Introduction And Objective: Knowledge of proper Attitude, Ethics and Communication Skills with the patients plays a vital role in success of medical professionals. So, AETCOM module has been formulated to train the medical students from first MBBS itself as a part of their foundation course. We wanted to assess the perception of Attitude, Ethics and Communication Skills (AETCOM) Module by first MBBS students as a learning tool in their foundation course. Methods: 1. This is a cross sectional observational study conducted over a period of one month involving first year MBBS students who joined in the year 2019-20 in Private medical college at Chhattisgarh. 2. 105 students were included in this study. 3. The teaching schedule of AETCOM Module had four sessions three hours each. 4. At the end of the AETCOM module feedback on their perception was collected. Results: A majority of the students (77.14%) agreed that the AETCOM Module will definitely improve their communication skills with the patients. They also felt that this type of teaching should be included in their regular curriculum and this should be an ongoing process throughout their semester. Students views on AETCOM were- asset for gaining confidence of the patients (87.62%), useful for themselves and for future practice, excellent method for improvement of diagnosis (81.90%). Conclusion: The AETCOM Module will definitely help students on long-term basis. It will help them gain confidence and develop good communication skills for a better doctor patient relationship.

Last modified: 2021-12-03 19:09:56