E-ISSN 2231-3206 | ISSN 2320-4672
 

Original Research 


Students’ perceptions about learning pharmacology at a single private institute in Shimoga

Avanthi Eshwar, Susheela Halemani, Siddalingappa H.

Abstract
Background: Pharmacology is one of the major paraclinical subjects for medical students to become good medical practitioners in future. The knowledge of pharmacology plays a crucial role in the clinical practice of all specialties. There are various teaching learning methodologies available to make students understand the concept as well as to memorize the various drugs available to treat different ailments.

Aim and Objective: This study aims (i) to understand the current perceptions of medical students regarding learning and understanding pharmacology and (ii) perception of students regarding role of pharmacology in both clinical practice and research.

Materials and Methods: This study was conducted in a private medical college in South India. One hundred and one medical students studying in the fifth term were included in the study and the standard questionnaire was given and responses were collected and compiled.

Results: The majority of the students (81.2%) felt pharmacology as interesting subject a well as important subject in UG curriculum. Moreover, 92.1% felt that proper understanding of pharmacology will make them good clinician.

Conclusions: Students perceive that the pharmacology is an interesting subject which helps them to become a good clinician. The teaching and assessment modalities need minor changes which will facilitate in the understanding of the subject in a better way.

Key words: Perception; Pharmacology; Students


 
ARTICLE TOOLS
Abstract
PDF Fulltext
How to cite this articleHow to cite this article
Citation Tools
Related Records
 Articles by Avanthi Eshwar
Articles by Susheela Halemani
Articles by Siddalingappa H
on Google
on Google Scholar


How to Cite this Article
Pubmed Style

Eshwar A, Halemani S, H S. Students’ perceptions about learning pharmacology at a single private institute in Shimoga. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. 2022; 12(11): 1751-1753. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.12445202125022022


Web Style

Eshwar A, Halemani S, H S. Students’ perceptions about learning pharmacology at a single private institute in Shimoga. https://www.njppp.com/?mno=49141 [Access: November 24, 2022]. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.12445202125022022


AMA (American Medical Association) Style

Eshwar A, Halemani S, H S. Students’ perceptions about learning pharmacology at a single private institute in Shimoga. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. 2022; 12(11): 1751-1753. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.12445202125022022



Vancouver/ICMJE Style

Eshwar A, Halemani S, H S. Students’ perceptions about learning pharmacology at a single private institute in Shimoga. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol. (2022), [cited November 24, 2022]; 12(11): 1751-1753. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.12445202125022022



Harvard Style

Eshwar, A., Halemani, . S. & H, . S. (2022) Students’ perceptions about learning pharmacology at a single private institute in Shimoga. Natl J Physiol Pharm Pharmacol, 12 (11), 1751-1753. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.12445202125022022



Turabian Style

Eshwar, Avanthi, Susheela Halemani, and Siddalingappa H. 2022. Students’ perceptions about learning pharmacology at a single private institute in Shimoga. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 12 (11), 1751-1753. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.12445202125022022



Chicago Style

Eshwar, Avanthi, Susheela Halemani, and Siddalingappa H. "Students’ perceptions about learning pharmacology at a single private institute in Shimoga." National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 12 (2022), 1751-1753. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.12445202125022022



MLA (The Modern Language Association) Style

Eshwar, Avanthi, Susheela Halemani, and Siddalingappa H. "Students’ perceptions about learning pharmacology at a single private institute in Shimoga." National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology 12.11 (2022), 1751-1753. Print. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.12445202125022022



APA (American Psychological Association) Style

Eshwar, A., Halemani, . S. & H, . S. (2022) Students’ perceptions about learning pharmacology at a single private institute in Shimoga. National Journal of Physiology, Pharmacy and Pharmacology, 12 (11), 1751-1753. doi:10.5455/njppp.2022.12.12445202125022022