Fifth-year medical students’ perspectives on rural training in Botswana: A qualitative approach

@inproceedings{Kebaabetswe2017FifthyearMS,
  title={Fifth-year medical students’ perspectives on rural training in Botswana: A qualitative approach},
  author={Poloko M. Kebaabetswe and Tonya Arscott-Mills and Kagiso B. Sebina and Masego B. Kebaetse and Orabile Makgabana-Dintwa and Lucky Mokgatlhe and Gothusang Tawana and Deogratias O. Mbuka and Oathokwa Nkomazana},
  year={2017}
}
Background. The curriculum of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Botswana includes rural community exposure for students throughout their 5 years of training. In addition to community exposure during the first 2 years, students complete 16 weeks of family medicine and 8 weeks of public health medicine. However, as a new faculty, students’ experiences and perceptions regarding rural clinical training are not yet known. Objective. To describe the experiences and perceptions of the 5th… CONTINUE READING

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