Current status of clinical practice and associated factors with satisfaction among students in the department of Emergency Medical Service

일부 응급구조(학)과 학생의 병원임상실습 실태 및 만족도 관련요인

  • Choi, Sung Soo (Dept. of Health Science, Graduate School of Chosun University) ;
  • Park, Jong (Dept. of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Chosun University) ;
  • Ryu, So Yeon (Dept. of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Chosun University) ;
  • Han, Mi Ah (Dept. of Preventive Medicine, College of Medicine, Chosun University)
  • 최성수 (조선대학교 대학원 보건학) ;
  • 박종 (조선대학교 의학전문대학원 예방의학교실) ;
  • 류소연 (조선대학교 의학전문대학원 예방의학교실) ;
  • 한미아 (조선대학교 의학전문대학원 예방의학교실)
  • Received : 2012.02.17
  • Accepted : 2012.08.16
  • Published : 2012.08.31


Purpose : The purpose of this study was to investigate the current status of clinical practice and associated factors with satisfaction among students in the department of emergency medical service. Methods : The study subjects were 498 students who finished clinical practice course in 9 universities. General characteristics, current status of clinical practice, frequency of some medical procedure and practice satisfaction were collected using self-administered questionnaire. The association between clinical practice and satisfaction was tested by t-test, ANOVA and multiple regression analysis. Results : Of 498 students, 257 (51.6%) subjects were male and the mean age was $22.1{\pm}2.01$. The overall satisfaction score of clinical practice was $96.76{\pm}18.04$. Male students had higher satisfaction scores than that of female. The students who were satisfied with the emergency room practice wanted to work in hospital or fire station and they had a tendency to take paramedic as their lifelong career. The students preferred to practicing in the emergency department that hire the paramedic. Conclusion : Gender, grades, future jobs, occupational views, practical places, agency orientation, departments, and educators were associated with educational satisfaction. The practice program considering the results of this study will help to increase the educational satisfaction in students of emergency medical service.


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