2016 Competency Modeling for Doctor of Korean Medicine & Application Plans

2016 한의사 역량모델 정립 및 활용 방안

  • Lim, Cheolil (Department of Education, College of Education, Seoul National University) ;
  • Han, HyeongJong (Department of Education, College of Education, Seoul National University) ;
  • Hong, Jiseong (Department of Medical History, College of Korean Medicine, Wonkwang University) ;
  • Kang, Yeonseok (Department of Medical History, College of Korean Medicine, Wonkwang University)
  • 임철일 (서울대학교 사범대학 교육학과) ;
  • 한형종 (서울대학교 사범대학 교육학과) ;
  • 홍지성 (원광대학교 한의과대학 의사학교실) ;
  • 강연석 (원광대학교 한의과대학 의사학교실)
  • Received : 2016.02.22
  • Accepted : 2016.03.30
  • Published : 2016.03.31


Objectives: The purpose of this study was to develop a competency model for the Korean medicine doctors and find application plans for the future education in Korean medicine. Methods: Based on literature review, we drafted a competency model framework for modeling and defined competencies using generic model overlay method. Also we conducted a FGI with 20 extension specialists in Korean medicine to validate competency model. Results: Findings are 5 domains and 15 competencies. 5 domains have optimal patient care, reasonable communication skill, professionalism enhancement, performing social accountability, and efficient clinical management. 3 competencies are included in 5 domains each. With this model, 4 ways of application plans are shown to apply for the future competency-based education in Korean medicine. Conclusion: Developed 2016 competency model for the Korean medicine doctors can be a first huge step to innovate education in Korean medicine toward competency-based educational system.


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