Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2582-0931)

Research Article Volume 4 Issue 6

Assessing Self-Directed Learning Readiness among Medical Staff in King Fahad Medical City

Mansour Alfadhel1*, Majed K Al-Zahrani2, Wa'el Al-Anzi3 and Raheel Al-Surayye'a4*

1Director of Continuous Professional Development Administration, Academic and Training Affairs, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2Medical Students, Al Taif University, Saudi Arabia
3Medical Student, Alfarabi Colleges, Saudi Arabia
4College of Pharmacy, Al Qassim University, Saudi Arabia

*Corresponding Author: Mansour Alfadhel, Director of Continuous Professional Development Administration, Academic and Training Affairs, King Fahad Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Received: March 16, 2020; Published: May 14, 2020



 Self-directed learning is an essential form of adult learning. It has been recommended as a promising methodology for lifelong learning in healthcare practice. The Self-directed learning tools allow the participants to identify their strengths and weaknesses in areas of self-directed learning. This study was performed to determine KFMC medical staff readiness for self-directed learning and how this is associated with the demographic factors affecting the readiness.

Keywords: Self-Directed Learning; Lifelong Learning; Adult Learning



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Citation: Mansour Alfadhel., et al. “Assessing Self-Directed Learning Readiness among Medical Staff in King Fahad Medical City". Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 4.6 (2020): 89-94.


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