Sufficiency and Efficiency of Field Training for Radiology Students During Internship Experience in Najran University, Saudi Arabia
Keywords:Internship Period, Efficiency, Sufficiency, Adequacy, Field Experience
Purpose: The study was design to evaluate the effectiveness and adequacy of the internship period employing quantitative study descriptive survey approach.
Theoretical framework: Internship is requirement of every student of radiology program of Radiological Sciences patch for the award of bachelor's degree at Najran University, Saudi Arabia. The competency level would demonstrate influence the sufficiency and efficiency of clinical training during internship period which represent six months after completing nine levels of radiology program.
Design\Methodology\Approach: The survey was distributed to the tow levels of the last year of radiological sciences which composed of 81 male and female students which gathered seventy-seven (77) participants. Data collected through a questionnaire and summarized as percentages, frequencies, means and standard deviations using SPSS version 20.0.
Findings: The study revealed un adequacy of the internship period and showed low efficiency due to its short duration.
Research, Practical, Social Implication:The research construct and variables are identified the effectiveness and adequacy of the internship period.this study will be the modele of internship with a new qualitative change related to a period of time acceptable to students, similar to other universities.
Originality/Value: The originality and value in this study are the framework conceptance and questionnaire that prepared and proved for evaluating the effectiveness and adequacy of the internship period for student of radiology program.
Conclusion: In general internship period must be efficient and adequate to enhance sufficiency and efficiency experience by intern trainees.
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