Besoins et préférences en matière de formation médicale continue en pédiatrie des médecins exerçant en Jordanie de l’Office de secours et de travaux des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés de Palestine dans le Proche-Orient

Translated title of the contribution: Paediatric continuing medical education needs and preferences of UNRWA physicians in Jordan

A. Nasir, A. Khader, Laeth Nasir, I. Abuzayed, A. Seita

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abstract

Most physicians who work in the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) infant and child health programme in Jordan are general practitioners with no postgraduate training in paediatrics. Furthermore, in resource-poor or remote settings, the ability to deliver live continuing medical education (CME) is often limited. A questionnaire exploring the resources available for accessing CME, preferences for types of CME, current sources of CME and topics of interest in the field of paediatric care was sent to all 92 physicians practising in UNRWA clinics in Jordan. Of the 89 respondents 80% had attended live medical lectures for CME and 70% CME meetings. Despite most physicians having access to the Internet only 52.8% were interested in Internet-based courses for accessing CME. There was a statistically significant relationship between year of graduation from medical school and preference for Internet-based CME. Implications for CME participation and paediatric CME topics are discussed.

Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)48-52
Number of pages5
JournalEastern Mediterranean Health Journal
Volume22
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2016

Fingerprint

Relief Work
Jordan
Continuing Medical Education
United Nations
Pediatrics
Physicians
Internet
Medical Schools
General Practitioners

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Medicine(all)

Cite this

@article{f0b937c2eb154826873febd2d4dee4e1,
title = "Besoins et pr{\'e}f{\'e}rences en mati{\`e}re de formation m{\'e}dicale continue en p{\'e}diatrie des m{\'e}decins exer{\cc}ant en Jordanie de l’Office de secours et de travaux des Nations Unies pour les r{\'e}fugi{\'e}s de Palestine dans le Proche-Orient",
abstract = "Most physicians who work in the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) infant and child health programme in Jordan are general practitioners with no postgraduate training in paediatrics. Furthermore, in resource-poor or remote settings, the ability to deliver live continuing medical education (CME) is often limited. A questionnaire exploring the resources available for accessing CME, preferences for types of CME, current sources of CME and topics of interest in the field of paediatric care was sent to all 92 physicians practising in UNRWA clinics in Jordan. Of the 89 respondents 80{\%} had attended live medical lectures for CME and 70{\%} CME meetings. Despite most physicians having access to the Internet only 52.8{\%} were interested in Internet-based courses for accessing CME. There was a statistically significant relationship between year of graduation from medical school and preference for Internet-based CME. Implications for CME participation and paediatric CME topics are discussed.",
author = "A. Nasir and A. Khader and Laeth Nasir and I. Abuzayed and A. Seita",
year = "2016",
language = "French",
volume = "22",
pages = "48--52",
journal = "Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal",
issn = "1020-3397",
publisher = "World Health Organization",
number = "1",

}

TY - JOUR

T1 - Besoins et préférences en matière de formation médicale continue en pédiatrie des médecins exerçant en Jordanie de l’Office de secours et de travaux des Nations Unies pour les réfugiés de Palestine dans le Proche-Orient

AU - Nasir, A.

AU - Khader, A.

AU - Nasir, Laeth

AU - Abuzayed, I.

AU - Seita, A.

PY - 2016

Y1 - 2016

N2 - Most physicians who work in the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) infant and child health programme in Jordan are general practitioners with no postgraduate training in paediatrics. Furthermore, in resource-poor or remote settings, the ability to deliver live continuing medical education (CME) is often limited. A questionnaire exploring the resources available for accessing CME, preferences for types of CME, current sources of CME and topics of interest in the field of paediatric care was sent to all 92 physicians practising in UNRWA clinics in Jordan. Of the 89 respondents 80% had attended live medical lectures for CME and 70% CME meetings. Despite most physicians having access to the Internet only 52.8% were interested in Internet-based courses for accessing CME. There was a statistically significant relationship between year of graduation from medical school and preference for Internet-based CME. Implications for CME participation and paediatric CME topics are discussed.

AB - Most physicians who work in the United Nations Relief and Works Agency (UNRWA) infant and child health programme in Jordan are general practitioners with no postgraduate training in paediatrics. Furthermore, in resource-poor or remote settings, the ability to deliver live continuing medical education (CME) is often limited. A questionnaire exploring the resources available for accessing CME, preferences for types of CME, current sources of CME and topics of interest in the field of paediatric care was sent to all 92 physicians practising in UNRWA clinics in Jordan. Of the 89 respondents 80% had attended live medical lectures for CME and 70% CME meetings. Despite most physicians having access to the Internet only 52.8% were interested in Internet-based courses for accessing CME. There was a statistically significant relationship between year of graduation from medical school and preference for Internet-based CME. Implications for CME participation and paediatric CME topics are discussed.

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/record.url?scp=84975157038&partnerID=8YFLogxK

UR - http://www.scopus.com/inward/citedby.url?scp=84975157038&partnerID=8YFLogxK

M3 - Article

VL - 22

SP - 48

EP - 52

JO - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal

JF - Eastern Mediterranean Health Journal

SN - 1020-3397

IS - 1

ER -