Internal evaluation of the operating room department of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences

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Fereshteh Jalalvandi 1 , Mahmoud Fakhri 1 , Samira Fatahi 1 , * , Sepideh Soroshgol 1 , Afshin Almasi 2 , Lida MemarEftekhar 3

1 Faculty member of operating room department وParamedical School, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. Kermanshah, Iran

2 Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health , Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran

3 Medical Educational Development Centerو Kermanshah, Iran

How to Cite: Jalalvandi F , Fakhri M , Fatahi S , Soroshgol S , Almasi A , et al. Internal evaluation of the operating room department of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, J Clin Res Paramed Sci. 2017 ; 6(2):e81337.

ARTICLE INFORMATION

Journal of Clinical Research in Paramedical Sciences: 6 (2); e81337
Published Online: May 06, 2017
Article Type: Research Article
Received: August 17, 2016
Accepted: February 06, 2017

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Abstract

Introduction: Evaluation is a way for investigating the pitfalls and problems of any system. So, based on evaluation results managers can improve the procedural affairs and efficiency of their organizations. This study aimed to evaluate Operating Room Department which is in line with the steps towards the implementation of the accreditation.

Methods: This descriptive study was conducted using the accreditation pattern (internal evaluation). The study population included internal assessment committee, faculty members, head of the department, students, and graduates. Sampling method was convenience. Data were collected using a standard questionnaire and interview and were then analyzed using SPSS v.21 software.

Results: Evaluation of eight factors revealed that student factor had the best status with 4.33 points and graduates factor had the lowest status with 3.07 points. Overall, the results showed that the total score of operation room department was 3.85 which falls in the "good" category based on the Gorman scale.

Conclusion: The internal evaluation of operating room department proved its acceptable status; however, it is essential to make the required changes and implement remedial measures based on the findings in order to improving the quality, particularly for the graduates.

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Internal evaluation operating room department Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences

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