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Indian Journal of Clinical Anatomy and Physiology

Introduction of Innovative Teaching of Clinical Anatomy by Demonstrating Clinical Anatomy Based Topics in Dissection Theatre for I Year MBBS Students

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Author Details: Vidya CS, Praveen Kulkarni

Volume : 2

Issue : 4

Online ISSN : 2394-2126

Print ISSN : 2394-2118

Article First Page : 226

Article End Page : 230


Introduction: Multimedia learning has been demonstrated to be effective in medical education. The means to share teaching materials have grown considerably over the years, especially with the multitude of internet channels available to educators. The aim of this study to evaluate the effectiveness of video-demonstration and PowerPoint method of clinical based topics in dissection theatre for first year MBBS students.
Method: This interventional study was conducted among first year MBBS students of JSS University Mysore for a period of three months. A self- administered questionnaire was given to two groups of 40 each of Power point and Video demonstration method of teaching. Learning was assessed with written examinations and responses were linked to students performances in dissection theatre.
Results: Participants rated their responses on four point   liker scale. Maximum scores was obtained for video demonstration method.
Conclusion: The present study confirms the overall positive impact of clinical videos on student learning of clinical Anatomy.

Key words:
Clinical anatomy, dissection, video demonstration; IMBBS Students