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Valizadeh S, Rezaei Dehnamak S I, Khodayar H R, Shamshiri A R, Moradi Z. Evaluation of students' satisfaction with new educational program of restorative dentistry department of Tehran university of medical sciences in 2019-2020. jdm. 2021; 34 :1-10
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1- Associate Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
2- Assistant Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran
3- Dentist, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
4- Epidemiologist, Department of Oral Health and Social Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
5- Professor, Department of Oral Health and Social Dentistry, School of Dentistry, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Abstract:   (308 Views)
Background and Aims: Due to the review of general dental courses, it was necessary to assess the students' satisfaction with this curriculum. The aim of this study was the assessment level of students’satisfaction with the new educational curriculum of the Ministry of Health at the department of restorative dentistry of Tehran university of medical sciences in 2019-2020.
Materials and Methods: In this descriptive cross-sectional trial,72 sixth year dental students of Tehran University who passed the restorative dentistry courses based on the new curriculum were studied. A questionnaire was developed and for validity content assessment, it was presented to 5 professors and then revised. For reliability approval of the questionnaire, test-retest approach was used. The questionnaire was given to the 30 students of the main pilot group in one session and two-week later and agreement percentage and Kappa index were calculated.  After conducting the "test" process and re-testing, the "questions" were statistically analyzed using STATA software.
Results: The most level of satisfaction regarding to practicality of subjects was found for fundamental of restorative dentistry including principles of amalgam class I cavity preparations and restorations on the dentic (81.94% and 76.39% acceptable respectively) and the principles of amalgam classII cavity restorations on the dentic (72.22%). The least satisfaction levels were obsereved in the first and second theoretical restorative courses including tooth-colored restorations (47.22%), onlays and inlays (47.22%) and tooth-colored classII cavity preparations and restorations (48.61%). The amount (P-value or error of the first type) was reported in all questions>0.001.
Conclusion: Despite the limitation of this study, final-year dental students’ satisfaction of theoretical restorative dentistry courses was medium, while it was high for the fundamental and practical restorative courses of 2017 educational curriculum.
Article number: 25
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: dental public health
Received: 2021/05/18 | Accepted: 2022/03/5 | Published: 2021/05/31

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