Name of the activity: Experience a Specialty

Country/NMO: Iraq – Kurdistan (IFMSA-Kurdistan)

Program: Teaching Medical Skills

 

Type of the activity: Education

 

General description:

A week of comprehensive activity in which each participant will choose his/her favorite specialty he want to get in future, he attends the department with a doctor, he will attend all sessions starting from post call, then consultation to surgeries during this week. This will help the participant to be more familiar with his/her preferable branches regarding all its aspects.

Focus area:

Surgical Skills, History Taking, Diagnostic measures, Clinical Examination, Doctor-Patient communication skills

Problem statement:

Lack of practical skills among medical students regarding how to deal with a patient in future.

Target groups and beneficiaries:

Medical students from clinical stage.

Objectives and indicators of success:

Encourage students to gain essential medical skills along with being oriented regarding their future responsibilities as a doctor. Active participation of the students through each session of the doctors along with the doctors being passionate to share their experience with the students.

Methodology:

Make doctors an active part of the project, for further collaboration and choosing the hospitals which fits the students the most.

Plans for evaluation:

Evaluation will be from a feedback form which will be send to each participant. Also doctors opinion and overall evaluation by the project management team.