Volume 5, Issue 3, June 2020, Page: 76-82
Analysis of Teaching-Examination Strategies Based on the National Dental Qualification Test
Xu Zheng, School of Dentistry, Hainan Medical University, Hainan, PR China; Department of Dentistry, The First Affiliated Hospital of Hainan Medical University, Hainan, PR China
Chun Yi Cao, Hainan Eye Hospital and Key Laboratory of Ophthalmology, Zhongshan Ophthalmic Center, Sun Yat-sen University, Hainan, PR China
Sheng Ping Cao, Institute of Clinical, Hainan Medical University, Hainan, PR China
Diwas Sunchuri, School of International Education, Hainan Medical University, Hainan, PR China
Zhu Ling Guo, School of Dentistry, Hainan Medical University, Hainan, PR China; Department of Dentistry, The First Affiliated Hospital of Hainan Medical University, Hainan, PR China
Received: Apr. 17, 2020;       Accepted: May 8, 2020;       Published: May 28, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.her.20200503.12      View  284      Downloads  76
Nowadays, the qualification examination of practicing doctors has been one of the important criteria for the selection of health talents in China, while teaching reform has always been the priority in the teaching work of colleges and universities. This paper discusses the significant measures of teaching reform in colleges and universities through its examination results. To explore the test strategies for both Chinese and oversea students from Hainan Medical University based on the status of the qualification examination of practicing doctors in The School of Dentistry. Through the National Medical Examination Center, we collected basic information, average scores and the success rates in various medical sections and different subjects tested in the qualification examinations for dental practitioners who graduated from Hainan Medical University in 2011-2016, which were compared with the national corresponding parts. From 2011 to 2016, the number of practicing doctors taking the dental exam nationwide increased, and accounted for 1.2% of the number of candidates nationally. In 2016, the comprehensive written test and total success rates of candidates at Hainan Medical University decreased by nearly 9% compared with the national average, with a statistically significant difference in the written test results (P<0.05). There were significant differences between the average scores of the clinical medicine section and the basic medical section compared with the national examination results in 2016 (P<0.01). According to the results of the examination focusing on different clinical disciplines, the average scores of the 16 courses in 2016 were lower than those of the corresponding parts for the candidates taking the national examination. The teaching reforms and test strategies were proposed based on the factors that affected the test scores. This paper puts forward the oral examination as the focus point for further teaching and emphasizes the need for further students' practical training.
Licensing Examination for Dental Practitioners, Undergraduate Teaching strategies, Examination Techniques, Dental Education
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Xu Zheng, Chun Yi Cao, Sheng Ping Cao, Diwas Sunchuri, Zhu Ling Guo, Analysis of Teaching-Examination Strategies Based on the National Dental Qualification Test, Higher Education Research. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2020, pp. 76-82. doi: 10.11648/j.her.20200503.12
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