The Effectiveness of Peer Learning Method in Developing Logical Clinical Skills on Medical Students

Amir Syafruddin, Tria Astika Endah Permatasari


Introduction: The Logical clinical skills is an absoulte requirements of doctors profesionalism.  Unfortunaltely, in Indonesiathat skills is lower compared the others countries. Muhammadiyah universities which have medical faculty is not yet all implemented learning methods in accordance with standards of Indonesian and Muhammadiyah doctor’s competency.  The aim of study was analyzing the effectiveness of peer learning method in developing logical clinical skills on medical students.

Research Method:This quasi-experimental study was conducted among the sophomore students of medical study program in Muhammadiyah University of Jakarta in 2013-2014. The studentswere randomly selected, devided into seventeen groups in neuropsychiatrics’ block. Nine groups (83 students) using peer learning method and the others was control groups with lecture-practices methods.At the end of block, the students were examined and that score was analyzed using Independent t-test through SPSS 16software.

Results and Analysis:The mean scores of peer learning groups was higher than control groups (91.45±5.07 and 89.91±5.02 respectively).There was statistically significant differences mean scoresin both groups (p=0.048).

Conclusion:Peer learning is an effective method in developing logical clinical skills. This method needs to be applied in learning method. Students’ confidence and satisfaction need to be assessed in future studies.

Keywords: peer, learning, logical clinical skills, medical students

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