Assessment of Teaching Process Modification in Orthopedic Surgery (BMOR 501) and Clinical Experience in Orthopedic Surgery I (BMOR 512) Courses During the Corona Virus (COVID-19) Outbreak Among the Fifth-Year Medical Students in 2020, Department of Orthopedic, Faculty of Medicine Vajira Hospital, Navamindrahiraj University

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Sutee Thaveepunsan
Natthapong Hongku


Objective: To evaluate the satisfaction’s the fifth-year medical student on the online teaching by Zoom conference program during COVID-19 pandemic situation in Thailand.

Methods: Descriptive study design, because of COVID-19 situation, orthopedic department change the teaching program from classroom to online session. We obtained data from fifth year orthopedic medical student by post-course evaluation questionnaires. The questionnaire includes 5 modules (1) course content (2) teaching method (3) instructor’s contribution (4) student’s participation (5) internet and technology.

Results: During May 18, 2020 until June 5, 2020, twenty-two orthopedic medical students (7 male and 15 female) were enrolled in this study. The overall course satisfaction was good or score 114.4 ± 14.1 marks (from total 150 marks). The satisfaction of teaching method was very good (3.7 from 5.0 score). There was one complaint from a medical student about internet speed.

Conclusion: Alternative medical teaching method by online Zoom conference program is appropriate for fifth year orthopedic medical student during COVID-19 pandemic situation in Thailand.


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