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Tahrekhani M, Dinmohammadi M. Bullying among medical sciences students in clinical placements. JMED 2024; 17 (53) :54-62
URL: http://edujournal.zums.ac.ir/article-1-1934-en.html
Department of Nursing, University of Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Abstract:   (1241 Views)
Background & Objective: Bullying is a growing concern in the workplace. Medical sciences students, in particular, are vulnerable to bullying behaviors during their clinical placements. This study aimed to explore the phenomenon of bullying among medical sciences students in clinical placements.
Materials & Methods: The study utilized a conventional qualitative content analysis method, conducting sixteen semi-structured individual interviews and six focus group discussions (FGDs) with medical sciences students from four fields of medicine. Data were collected for 3 months from November 2020 to February 2021.
Results: The findings revealed that medical sciences students faced various challenges during their clinical education, including failure to meet clinical educational expectations, experiencing violence in clinical placement, and unsafe clinical environments. These challenges negatively impacted the students' learning experiences and overall well-being.
Conclusion: This study provides valuable insights into the phenomenon of workplace bullying among medical sciences students, emphasizing the importance of promoting a positive and supportive learning environment in clinical placements.
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Article Type : Orginal Research | Subject: Medical Sciences
Received: 2023/05/3 | Accepted: 2023/09/5 | Published: 2024/04/16

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