Acta Scientific Medical Sciences (ASMS)(ISSN: 2582-0931)

Review Article Volume 8 Issue 5

The Medical Residency Examination in the Era of the Overhaul of Medical Study Programs, a Call for Reform. Reflections for New Docimological Orientations

Mohamed Ridha Guedjati1*, Jalaleddinne Omar Bouhidel1, Hanane Benaldjia1, Chaouki Derdous1

1Faculty of Medicine, Batna, Algeria
2University of Batna 2, Batna, Algeria

*Corresponding Author: Mohamed Ridha Guedjati, Faculty of Medicine, Batna, Algeria.

Received: March 11, 2024; Published: April 19, 2024

Abstract

The overhaul of medical school graduation programs is part of an innovative approach to quality. Medical educators continually seek to bridge the gap between the needs of medical practice and the growing expectations of their country's communities. The introduction of new programs in 2018, as part of this overhaul, incorporates conceptual curricular aspects such as the organization of studies into three cycles, the competency-based teaching approach, the objectives of training programs, simulation-based learning and objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs). At the end of the 1st and 2nd cycles, discussions are underway to design the 3rd cycle. In these discussions, access to the various specialties is conditional on passing the residency examination. In this paper, we propose a number of ideas on the possible docimological orientations to be envisaged in the continuity of the innovative framework of the reorganization of medical studies in Algeria. Therefore, this article was conducted to improve the efficiency, equity, and integrity of the resident selection process. We aim to provide some reflections for educational leaders with a clear framework and consistent language to facilitate national discussions. 

 Keywords: Residency Examination; MCQ; KFP; Validity; Fidelity

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Citation

Citation: Mohamed Ridha Guedjati., et al. “The Medical Residency Examination in the Era of the Overhaul of Medical Study Programs, a Call for Reform. Reflections for New Docimological Orientations”.Acta Scientific Medical Sciences 8.5 (2024): 63-68.

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Copyright: © 2024 Mohamed Ridha Guedjati., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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