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Objective: Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) is a modern education technique in the present day. In medical education, it is accepted as an effective tool to improve the students' knowledge. In this study, evaluation of efficacy of CAI as additional media for medical procedure training was performed.
Method: A trial was set in a session of blood collection procedure training in Department of Laboratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Chulalongkorn University. 30 medical students were recruited into this study. They were simple randomized into equal groups, group A for conventional training program and group B for CAI training program.
Result: Evaluation of effectiveness score after study, revealed that the second group presented significant higher score than the first group (P < 0.05).
Conclusion: This indicated that CAI can also help medical students improve their cognitive in procedure practice. The author recommended usage of CAI as additional media in teaching other medical procedures.
Key Words: CAI, training, procedure
Short running title: CAI for blood collection training