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Korinteli, I., Korinteli, I., & Darsadze, A. (2023). COVID 19 – THE MODERN CHALLENGE OF HIGHER MEDICAL EDUCATION. Georgian Scientists, 5(2), 212–215.


Background: The COVID 19 pandemic created problems for the population not only in terms of health,  also in terms of education, especially in the field of medical education.  In order to prevent the spread of the virus in our country, regulations were adopted, including the so-called online teaching mode. The method of online learning is not new in the World, although this method of teaching in the field of medicine is associated with certain difficulties.

Objectives: The  aim of our  study  was     In the conditions of the COVID 19 pandemic, in the field of medical education, the so-called Scientific evaluation of the role of online teaching.

Methods: The research was prospective, based on the principle of the so-called snow team. through a questionnaire. In order to determine the peculiarities of distance learning of medical subjects, only a survey of students was conducted. In order to compare the results of the research, the following aspects were distinguished: To what extent is it possible to study the clinical skills of the so-called online format and In the clinical discipline, with the so-called on-line survey format, how much is it possible for the student to demonstrate the acquired knowledge as much as possible. The questionnaire intended for students included 25 closed questions. The content of the questions was behavioral, measuring mood and assessing knowledge. 102 respondents, 6th year students of Tbilisi State Medical University, were included in the research. All of them were involved in the distance learning process and they were interviewed in a telephone format.

Conclusions: As a result of summarizing the results of our research, it was found that it is difficult to provide complete medical education in an online format under the conditions of a pandemic. According to the results of our survey, 44.1% of students consider online learning format justified in clinical disciplines. Also, the majority of students /65.6%/ believe that It is possible to reveal the maximum of knowledge in online mode. In the conditions of the epidemic, Online teaching is an alternative method and ensures the continuity of the teaching process. In addition, distance learning has many positive aspects (for example, financial and time savings during transportation), which can be used even after the end of the epidemic.


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