Investigating the scientific process skills of medical students in relation to medical decision making: Research on basic medical science competence

Ongel K., Mergen H., Katirci E., AK C., Sarikan I., Ozkan S., ...More

ZDRAVNISKI VESTNIK-SLOVENIAN MEDICAL JOURNAL, vol.78, no.11, pp.626-632, 2009 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 78 Issue: 11
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.626-632
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Medical students are expected to convey scientific literacy and possess certain scientific skills prior to being admitted to medical schools. Laboratory practices being provided during their education play a crucial role in their professional development and the usefulness of these practices is possible and can be enriched if the students possess prior scientific skills. The purpose of this study is to determine the scientific process skills of second year medical students in Suleyman Demirel University, Faculty of Medicine, Turkey.