Suitability of a gradient scale to promote for continuous improvement in clinical sites used in Mexican Medical Specialties Gradientes de idoneidad para impulsar la mejora continua de campos clínicos utilizados en programas de Especialidades Médicas en México uri icon


  • © 2018 Elsevier España, S.L.U.Objective: To develop a method for the evaluation of clinical sites through the perspective of medical residents. Material and method: A set of 20 variables were selected and grouped into the following categories: (i) teaching staff; (ii) hospital organisation; (iii) educational program, and (iv) overall opinion. Results: A gradient scale of the suitability of the clinical site was designed, and validated, with 55% of the clinical sites being at an acceptable level and 45% being unacceptable below. Conclusion: This tool permitted the quality of the clinical sites used by the medical residents to be measured using a gradient scale.

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  • March 1, 2019