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중동호흡기증후군 관련 교육과 의과대학생의 개인 위생 실천도

Other Titles
 Education on Middle East Respiratory Syndrome and Personal Hygiene Practices of Medical Students 
Authors
 김민정  ;  이상엽 
Citation
 18(2): 99 - 105 
Journal Title
 Korean Medical Education Review 
Issue Date
2016
Keywords
Coronavirus infections ; Medical students ; Hygiene
Abstract
The purpose of this study was to inquire into the knowledge of medical students on the Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS) and evaluate whether infection prevention education impacts students’ level of knowledge and individual hygiene practices. This study also investigated the route by which medical students obtain disease-related information. The study involved a survey conducted in August of 2015 at two medical schools in Busan. In the first year to fourth year, a total of 345 students are enrolled (111 students in A school and 234 students in B school). Before the study was carried out, university A performed infection prevention education related to MERS, but B did not. We used self-developed questionnaires to survey the demographic characteristics, routes of acquisition of MERS information, degree of knowledge of MERS, educational satisfaction, and personal hygiene practices before and after education. Knowledge level differences according to gender and year in school were not statistically significant. Students obtained their information about MERS from various news media sources and the Internet, and through social network sites. Students practiced sanitary control behaviors in an average of 2.2 manners (standard deviation=0.95). The level of knowledge of MERS revealed a positive correlation with the frequency and total numbers of personal hygiene practices. This finding suggests that the infection prevention education program played a role in knowledge acquisition and personal hygiene practices for the medical students. In order to provide accurate and reliable knowledge of disease and preventive health behavior to medical students, continuous and well-planned education programs are necessary.
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DOI
10.17496/kmer.2016.18.2.99
Appears in Collections:
1. College of Medicine (의과대학) > Korean Medical Education Review (의학교육논단) > 1. Publications
URI
https://ir.ymlib.yonsei.ac.kr/handle/22282913/159131
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