Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Research Article Volume 5 Issue 5

Psychological Effects of Lockdown and Online Teaching on Medical Students in Covid Pandemic

Sumit Sharma1*, Rajnish Sharma2, Aditi Priyadarshini2, Suvarna Sharma3 and Ruchika Singh4

1Professor and Head, Department of ENT, Barabanki, India 2Intern, Mayo Institute of Medical Sciences, Barabanki, India
3MBBS 5th Year Students, Intern, KMC Manipal, India
4Associate Professor, Radiology, Mayo Institute of Medical Sciences, Barabanki, India

*Corresponding Author: Sumit Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of ENT, Mayo Institute of Medical Sciences, Barabanki, India.

Received: January 05, 2023; Published: April 11, 2023

Abstract

The Covid Pandemic started without any warnings and Teaching Institutes closed down suddenly without any preparations. No one from our present generation had an experience of what a Lockdown means and all the students had to go home. The Institute was concerned as to how long this Lockdown will continue hence they wanted to start continue Medical education in some form or the other, Online classes looked the best alternative for the institutes and they quickly started them overcoming limitations as they were encountered.

The present study was conducted in order to assess Psychological impact of Lockdown and Online teaching in Medical Undergraduates in Mayo Institute of Medical Sciences, Barabanki; it was designed as a cross- sectional questionnaire based study. Only the Undergraduate students in Mayo Institute of Medical Sciences, Barabanki were taken up in the study. About 331 students participated in the study and the study was carried out in the span from 06th May 2021 to 20th May 2021. It was conducted through an online semi-structured questionnaire through Google form.

The study revealed some important, psychological, social, mental impacts of lockdown and Online teaching including how online teaching has affected their medical education and future prospects has been elaborated in the study.

Keywords: Psychological Effects; Online Teaching; Medical Students; Covid Pandemic

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Citation

Citation: Sumit Sharma., et al. “Psychological Effects of Lockdown and Online Teaching on Medical Students in Covid Pandemic".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 5.5 (2023): 10-17.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2023 Sumit Sharma., 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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