Education and Training, Professional issues, Radiographers, CT, Digital radiography, Nuclear medicine conventional, Education, Physiological studies, Education and training, Not applicable, Multicentre study
A. F. Abrantes1, J. P. Arrais2, L. P. V. Ribeiro3, S. Rodrigues1, R. P. P. Almeida4, K. B. Azevedo5, B. Vicente6; 1Faro/PT, 2Vila Nova S. Bento/PT, 3Parchal/PT, 4Faro /PT, 5Faro, EU/PT, 6Olhão/PT
The main motivations to choose the MIR degree (Fig. 1) was “Healthcare related area, enabling greater interaction with patients” (38,8%).
Most of the students present a moderated level of satisfaction (55,4%). 18,1% are not satisfied and 26,5% presented a positive response about the new MIR course (Fig. 2). They also reported that the expectations after the frequency in the course slightly coincide with the beginning.
The main reasons to be unsatisfied chosen by the majority of students were “lack of professional opportunities in Portugal” and “lower specialization”.
The students of the first year of degree have high expectations in relation to the new course. However, the remaining students do not show such high expectations regarding the course and their professional future (Fig. 3).
Regarding the contribution of the university, 82% of the students answered that the greatest influence on the acquisition of competences is the "Teaching Methodology".