1 Department of Health Promotion and Education, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran
2 Department of Reproductive Health, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran
3 Medical ethics department,faculty of Traditional medicine, Shahid Beheshti University of medical Sciences, tehran, Iran
4 Department of Anatomy, Arak University of Medical Sciences, Arak, Iran
This study aimed to conduct a workshop to improve the ethics and safety of working with a cadaver.
Materials and Methods:
This interventional study was conducted on 37 freshmen medicine students working with a cadaver. A workshop was held by a medical ethics expert. Two weeks later, the questionnaires were again distributed among the participants. The data were analyzed by Paired-T and Wilcoxon test using SPSS 21 software.
The mean score of the ethical insight increased after the workshop (P=0.001). The insight on the safety did not show a significant variation (P=0.830).
It is recommended to hold a workshop to teach the ethical points of working with the cadaver before the students’ entrance to the dissection hall.
Keywords: Anatomy, Medical student, Ethics, Cadaver, Education, Workshop.
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