COVID-19 and its impact on a Medical student’s Learning By: Doctor of Optometry Javeria Khan University of Lahore
compared to the global pandemic but it can cause drastic turning points in the careers of many.
They able to provide the appropriate treatment, considering the fact that there is no room for even a minor mistake.
But due to the thorough lockdown students are unable to go for their practice in the hospitals. Government and the medical education committees decided to provide the theoretical as well as practical teaching via online teaching apps, as the health of all the students is a priority.
Since, the virtual teaching and learning is dependent on the availability of the internet and IT equipments, it makes difficult for some professors and students who are living in remote areas where the internet facility is not as good or simply not available.
That is causing a major problem for the teaching faculty and the students both. Also you have to bear in mind that the study environment of the medical schools is far different from the study environment of home. Students got distracted by the continuous interruptions.
Also the students have complaints of not getting the concepts of clinical based curriculum.
This is certainly a tough time for the humanity but the world will overcome this as all of us are striving for the same goal which is to get rid of COVID-19.
Universities and the other educational institutes are planning to re open following standard operating procedures (SOPs) and the students are hoping to learn the proper clinical work efficiently. Till then we just have to follow the guidelines of the authorities and keep ourselves safe.