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7. Reaffirming the Importance of Traditional Teaching Methodology from the Perspective of Faculty of Anatomy

Iram Tassadaq1, Ruqqia Shafi Minhas1 and Farheen Shaukat2

 

ABSTRACT

 

Objective: To reaffirm the importance of cadaveric dissection and prosected specimens in imparting knowledge of Anatomy to medical students from the perspective of faculty of anatomy. Study Design: Cross sectional study

 

Place and Duration of Study: This study was carried out in the Anatomy Department of Fazaia Medical College, Islamabad from January 2016 to March 2016.

 

Materials and Methods: Data was collected from100 faculty members working in the Anatomy department of medical colleges of Rawalpindi and Islamabad having at least 2 years of teaching experience.

 

Results: In spite of facing certain limitations, 60 % of the faculty considered cadaveric dissection as an indispensable tool for teaching Anatomy while 70% of the participants were of the view that combination of dissection and prosection is the best technique.

 

Conclusion: The importance of traditional teaching methods in imparting knowledge of Anatomy cannot be undermined.

 

Key Words: Dissection, prosection, faculty

 

Citation of article: Tassadaq I, Minhas RS, Shaukat F. Reaffirming the Imp rtance of Traditional Teaching Methodology from the Perspective of Faculty of Anatomy. Med Forum 2016;27(8):24-26.