Hani Abozaid, MD


Purpose: For new and emerging medical schools, using standardize patientas a method of instruction and assessment can be a challenge. This study evaluatessatisfaction of medical students regarding using standardize patient as a method of instruction at Family Medicine Module. Methods: This study useda cross-sectional design, to study the satisfaction of medical students regarding using standardize patient in 2016.The study population and sampling are all 6th year medical students attended family medicine module at Taif University during the academic year 2015-2016. A self-administered Satisfaction with Simulation Experience Scale (SSES) was utilized for data collection.Data compilation and analyses were conducted using Stata 14. Mean and Stander deviation were used; p-value of less than .05 was used to determine significance. Results: Results showed that Simulation Experience Scale (SSES) has high internal-consistency Reliability, the overall internal-consistency reliability is .95.Moreover, it showed that above average overall mean score for Clinical Reasoning, Clinical Learning, Debrief and Reflection.There is no significant correlation between scores, student Gender and student age. Conclusion: This paper has demonstrated that using simulation and standardized patient in instruction at Taif medical college is essential for improving student satisfaction. Moreover, it should integrated in to curriculum of all clinical departments.


Standardize Patient, Simulation, Students' Satisfaction.

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