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Qom Univ Med Sci J 2019, 13(9): 69-79 Back to browse issues page
Educational Needs Assessment of Faculty Members of Qom University of Medical Sciences, (Iran)
Fatemeh Sadat Izadkhah1 , Mohtasham Ghaffari2 , Siamak Mohebi1 , Zabihollah Gharlipour * 3, Zohre Ahmadi1
1- Department of Health Education & Health Promotion, Faculty of Health, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Department of Health Education and Promotion, School of Health, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran.
2- Environmental & Occupational Hazards Control Research Center, Faculty of Health & Safety, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Environmental & Occupational Hazards Control Research Center, School of Health and Safety, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
3- Medical Education Development Center, Qom University of Medical Sciences , gharlipourz@yahoo.com
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Background and Objectives: Since one of the methods of educational needs assessment is self-assessment, thus, it can be useful to determine the training required by professors based on their job descriptions. The purpose of this study was educational needs assessment of the faculty members of Qom university of medical sciences.
 
Methods: This analytical descriptive cross-sectional study was carried on all faculty members of Qom university of medical sciences. Sampling method was census and 142 participants were included in the study. Data collection tools included demographic questionnaire and faculty members' educational needs assessment questionnaire with 6 domains that was completed by the faculty members. Data were analyzed using Pearson correlation coefficient, Independent t-test, and one way ANOVA.
 
Results: In this study, the most needs in the field of education (how to develop creativity in the students, in the field of research (design and implementation of secondary research), in the field of individual development (how to work with SPSS software), in the field of executive and management activities (motivation management), in the field of therapeutic services and health promotion; (professional rules and regulations), and in the field of specialized activities outside the university (methods of providing individual counseling services to the community), were reported as the top priorities of the professors.
 
Conclusion: According to the results of this study, it is recommended that the Education Development Center of the university should take action according to the identified educational needs based on the priorities in order to organize workshops and training courses tailored to the needs of faculty members.
Keywords: Needs Assessment, Education, Faculty
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Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: آموزش بهداشت
Received: 2019/05/18 | Accepted: 2019/09/18
* Corresponding Author Address: Department of Health Education and Promotion, School of Health, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran.
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Izadkhah F S, Ghaffari M, Mohebi S, Gharlipour Z, Ahmadi Z. Educational Needs Assessment of Faculty Members of Qom University of Medical Sciences, (Iran). Qom Univ Med Sci J. 2019; 13 (9) :69-79
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