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Medical education system in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: what has been changed from the past era?


The magnitude of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic leads to the significane difference in daily living. Less direct interaction between people is emphasized to prevent the spread of the virus. Consequently, the medical education had been affected considerably. The concept of medical education compromised of pre-clinical curriculum and clinical curriculum (clinical clerkship). Indeed, the implementation of self-distance makes the essence of clinical clerkship disappeared. In order to overcome this issue, several methods have been employed. The use of virtual or online learning method had been developed with the use of online platform. Regardless of the various approach, pros and contras still existed. The common challenge in the use of online learning method including technical issue and less interaction between patient and student. The hybrid combination of online learning with traditional method could be beneficial for the current medical education in this era.


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Manuaba, I. B. A. P., Supadmanaba, I. G. P., Darmayani, I. G. A. S., Sindhughosa, D. A., & Yani, M. V. W. (2022). Medical education system in Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic: what has been changed from the past era?. Bali Medical Journal, 11(1), 7–10.




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