EXCITING STUDENT CURIOSITY FOR A FUTURE CAREER: COVID-19 PANDEMIC ELECTIVE COURSE PROGRAM

https://doi.org/10.22146/jpki.65692

Triwahju Astuti(1), Garinda Alma Duta(2*)

(1) Universitas Brawijaya
(2) Universitas Brawijaya
(*) Corresponding Author

Abstract


Background: Medical education disruptions as the impact of COVID-19 pandemic transform the way of Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Brawijaya conducted an elective clerkship program session.

Aims: We consider evaluating the purpose and passion of 194 medical students that join the 2 weeks virtual Elective Course Program.

Curriculum Discussion: Fifty-two tutors and 56 topics are involved. This integrates e-learning program divided into three Google Classrooms elective program. The survey at the end of program expressed the satisfaction of most of the students (59.7%). The online course programs also describe the future plan for the students. Seventy-one per cent students wish to continue specialization programs soon within a year after graduating and this interest is consistent and tends to grow after fifteen years from now.

Conclusion: The enthusiasm to pursue a career seems has not been limited due to the COVID 19 Pandemic.


Keywords


COVID-19 pandemic; elective course program

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