The Modification of the Education System in a Medical Faculty in Iran During the COVID-19 Outbreak
International Journal of Medical Toxicology and Forensic Medicine,
Vol. 11 No. 1 (2021),
23 January 2021
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has had an important effect on medical education. Universities around the world responded to the crisis by announcing the immediate closure and substituted the in-person sessions with online ones. Iran University of Medical Sciences has designed a platform for medical students. To maintain the social distance, only one-third of students living in the dormitory are present at the dormitory in this condition. Some training courses have been divided into two parts and each group is supposed to participate in given courses in-person for 15 days. The crash courses are trained on all days of the week. Then, the first group left the dormitories and was replaced with the second group, and they use dormitories for 15 days after being disinfected. Besides, for the best use of time, students who cannot present in these 15-day training courses will take part in virtual training programs. Using this platform, the number of trainees, as well as the gathering of students at dormitories, will be reduced. It will depopulate the educational sessions at hospitals and classes in educational sectors. Besides, using the virtual classroom software given by the university, students can take part in virtual training programs.
- Education system; Covid-19; Medical Students
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