Efficacy of CAI as additional media for medical procedure training, a trial in blood collection procedure training

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Viroj Wiwanitkit

Abstract

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

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Wiwanitkit V. Efficacy of CAI as additional media for medical procedure training, a trial in blood collection procedure training. SRIMEDJ [Internet]. 2013 Nov. 22 [cited 2023 Feb. 7];17(1):4-6. Available from: https://li01.tci-thaijo.org/index.php/SRIMEDJ/article/view/14381
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