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Khazaei T, Tolyat M, Khazaei T, Hajiabadi M R. Compared critical thinking in first year students and senior operating room and anesthesia Birjand University of Medical Sciences in 1390. DSME 2014; 1 (2) :37-43
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Introduction: Raising powers of reasoning, inference and judgment, is the main destination. Critical thinking skills education should be the main priority in the education program planning. Teaching critical thinking can lead to increased learning, problem-solving skills, decision making and be creative. students who have critical and creative thinking have less wrong theoretical judgments and conclusions, but rather try to focus on clinical issues that can be reduce the gap between theoretical and clinical training. This study compared the ability of critical thinking in first year students and senior undergraduate courses anesthesia and operating room.

Methods: This study is a cross sectional. The population included operating room and anesthesiology students at paramedical and ferdous faculties using convenient sampling. The data gathering tool was a questionnaire form B standard California has 34 multiple choice questions with one correct answer in the next five cognitive skills, critical thinking and analysis, inference, evaluation, inductive reasoning, reasoning inductive.

Results: Amony 120 participants students, 38.3% were anesthesiology students and 60.8% were operating room students. 60.8% studied at Birjand paramedic school and 39.2% were in ferdows college. 25% students, had not nonrelated subjects. There and no signiticant differences mean about not nonrelated subjects. Tere are no signiticunt differences mean about critical thinking in junior and senior anesthesia and operating room students. However, in deductive and inductive reasoning, domain mean scores were significant. Also, the mean scores critical thinking in between groups that they had not nonrelated study were significant. (P<0.05)

Conclusion: Given the low scores of final year students critical thinking skills, critical thinking, scheduled to be especially in conditions appropriate to the institutional clinical trials.

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Type of Study: Orginal | Subject: General
Received: 2015/02/7 | Accepted: 2015/04/22 | Published: 2016/08/14

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