Author(s): Galip USTA, Uçar KÜÇÜK, Kemal TORPU?, Enver CANER, Muhammed YILDIZ
The aim of this study was to examine the opinions of the students about the application of the field examination in health personnel assignments. This study was conducted on 191 students who were enrolled in the First and Emergency Aid Program of a university in the academic year of 2017-2018. In order to determine student opinions, a questionnaire, that is consisting of 10 questions, was applied. Content and statistical analysis were performed on the responses to the questions. This study was conducted on 191 students. It was found that 42.4% (n = 81) of the participants were males and 57.6% (n = 110) were females. 29.8% (n = 57) of the participants were answered "Absolutely Not Participating" and 22.5% (n = 43) of the participants were answered "I do not agree " to the question of "Should the current examination system consist of General Ability and General Culture questions in Health Personnel Assignments?. 35.6% (n=68) of the participants were answered "Absolutely Participate" and 28.3% (n = 54) of the participants were answered "I agree" to the question of "Should an examination system consisting of General Ability, General Culture and Health field questions?" The answers to open-ended questions were examined in two categories as positive-negative opinions. The most of the participants were agreed that health examinations should be administered at health personnel assignments. According to this study, the examination of health field is more important than the examination of general ability and general culture in health personel assignments.