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Table 5 Skills for which students rated their level of achievement as low

From: Perceptions of graduating students from eight medical schools in Vietnam on acquisition of key skills identified by teachers

  Name of the skill Discipline % met KAS book level Mean of achieving skill level CV
1. Making annual and weekly working plan of a health facility Health management 29 1.5 2.4
2. Implementation of prioritization policies in community Health management 29 1.5 2.6
3. Understanding and interpretation of legal requirements in health care. Health management 27 1.4 2.7
4. Implementation and managing health care programs at commune level. Health management 26 1.4 2.5
5. Washing the eyes following burn injury. Ophthalmology 26 1.4 2.5
6. First aid in penetrating eye injury. Ophthalmology 25 1.5 2.3
7. Environmental assessment of school classroom (light, air quality, noise level and appropriate furniture) Environmental Health 25 1.4 2.7
8. Legal procedures in health care Health management 25 1.3 2.8
9. Testing for abnormality of sight Ophthalmology 25 2.9 1.2
10. Practical application of health policies Health management 22 1.3 2.7
11. Calculate cover rates (availability, accessibility, usability, completeness, effectiveness) and brief evaluation of cover rates in a health care program Health management 20 1.1 3.1
12. Detecting morphine in urine Psychiatry 12 0.6 5.0