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:: Volume 1, Issue 2 (winter 2018) ::
3 2018, 1(2): 22-25 Back to browse issues page
Competencies Needed for General Practitioners to Develop Military Medicine Courses
Mojgan MohammadimehrMehr , Ali Dana
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Introduction: Training the doctors with key capabilities to prevent accidents and diseases related to military forces and increasing the military power during war and crisis are highly important. The present study was performed to determine the competencies required for military doctors from the perspective of experts to develop the educational programs of military medicine. 
Materials and Methods In this applied qualitative research, the statistical society consisted of all the teachers and authorities of military and crisis medicine working at AJA University of Medical Sciences, Baqiyatallah University of Medical Sciences and Red Crescent Organization. The samples were selected through purposive sampling using snowball sampling method. Data were analyzed via qualitative content analysis.
Results: The results showed the competencies needed for military medicine were classified into 9 major themes and 52 subthemes. The main themes included personal-military skills, communication skills, managerial skills, military psychology, military health, basic science skills, pre-hospital skills, clinical skills and professional ethics.
Conclusion: Educational planners and authorities are suggested to consider the competencies required for training military doctors in order for the graduates to favorably provide health services during war, unexpected events and natural disasters. 

Keywords: Military medicine, educational program, doctor, army.
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Type of Study: Original Research | Subject: Curriculum
Received: 2016/04/3 | Accepted: 2016/04/3 | Published: 2016/04/3
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MohammadimehrMehr M, Dana A. Competencies Needed for General Practitioners to Develop Military Medicine Courses. 3 2018; 1 (2) :22-25
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