Naghma Naeem

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  • Naghma Naeem
  • Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons…
  • 2013
Direct observation of procedural skills (DOPS) is a new workplace assessment tool. The aim of this narrative review of literature is to summarize the available evidence about the validity, reliability, feasibility, acceptability and educational impact of DOPS. A PubMed database and Google search of the literature on DOPS published from January 2000 to(More)
It has been shown that medical students have a higher rate of depressive symptoms than the general population and age- and sex-matched peers. This study aimed to estimate the prevalence of depressive symptoms among the medical students of a large school following a traditional curriculum and its relation to personal background variables. A(More)
The quality of items written for in-house examinations in medical schools remains a cause of concern. Several faculty development programs are aimed at improving faculty's item writing skills. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a faculty development program in item development. An objective method was developed and used to assess(More)
BACKGROUND Any curriculum change is essentially an environmental change; therefore there is a need to assess the impact of any change in the curriculum on the students' perception of the Educational Environment (EE) and psychological well-being. The objectives of the current study are to (i) compare the EE perceptions of medical students studying in a(More)
OBJECTIVES To assess the perception and opinion of the medical students about Obejective Structured Clinical Examination. METHOD The descriptive study was conducted at King Saud University College of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, from March to May 2010. Total population sampling, which is a type of purposive sampling technique, was used. A structured(More)
BACKGROUND Emotional Intelligence (EI) is the ability to deal with your own and others emotions. Medical students are inducted into medical schools on the basis of their academic achievement. Professionally, however, their success rate is variable and may depend on their interpersonal relationships. EI is thought to be significant in achieving good(More)
BACKGROUND Learning of basic clinical skills is introduced in Years 1 and 2 of the MBBS Program; the Aga Khan University, Pakistan, through a structured Clinical Skills Teaching program. Acquisition of competence in performing these skills is assessed through use of the Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE). Self-assessment is defined broadly as(More)
BACKGROUND The psychological construct of emotional intelligence (EI), its theoretical models, measurement instruments and applications have been the subject of several research studies in health professions education. AIM The objective of the current study was to investigate the factorial validity and reliability of a bilingual version of the Schutte(More)
OBJECTIVES To evaluate the King Saud University Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Program for Family Physicians in relation to the Convenience, Relevance, Individualization, Self-Assessment, Interest, Speculation and Systematic (CRISIS) criteria. METHODOLOGY A descriptive study was conducted at King Saud University (KSU) in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.(More)
Long training workshops on the writing of exam questions have been shown to be effective; however, the effectiveness of short workshops needs to be demonstrated. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a one-day, seven-hour faculty development workshop at the College of Dentistry, King Saud University, Saudi Arabia, on the quality of(More)