Japanese Journal of Pharmaceutical Education
Online ISSN : 2433-4774
Print ISSN : 2432-4124
ISSN-L : 2433-4774
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Evidence-based medical education using team-based learning for mixed-grade pharmacy students
Mai AoeMasahiro UedaSeiji EsakiTadashi Shimizu
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2022 Volume 6 Article ID: 2021-040


In this study, an evidence-based medicine (EBM) workshop using the team-based learning (TBL) was conducted to verify the effectiveness of joint learning for fourth-year students who had completed their pre-clinical training and fifth-year students who had completed their clinical training. The learning outcomes were assessed with a knowledge acquisition test, administered at the time of the workshop and two months later, and a post-workshop questionnaire. The participants’ literature-based evaluation skills remained unchanged two months after the workshop. However, the fifth-year students had higher mean test scores than the fourth-year students, both at the time of the workshop and two months later. In addition, the questionnaire results revealed that fifth-year participants rated teamwork and the need for EBM higher than fourth-year participants, which may be due to increased awareness of the need for EBM during clinical practice. The workshop was effective in improving skills related to EBM and enhancing student awareness of the need for EBM.

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