THE PERCEPTION OF UNDERGRADUATE MEDICAL STUDENTS ABOUT IMPACT OF LBL CURRICULUM ON KNOWLEDGE TOWARDS HEALTH RESEARCH
Keywords:PBL, Health Research, medical students
Medical students from many countries seldom careers as researchers. It has been identified in studies that involvement in health research as a medical students has been found to be strongly linked with research efforts after graduation. Aim of this study is to examine the perception of medical students about curricula toward health research in medical faculty of Nahdlatul Ulama Surabaya. This is a descriptive study based on a self- administered questionnaire. From the 2th and 4th years of medical students, with 75 total participants. Responses obtained for knowledge were recorded on a scale and graduated in percentages to be compared statistically. Most of responding students prefer LBL toward health research. The results is the 44.19% students know scientific hypothesis is a proposed idea or thought, 53.49% the students agree that the truth will be reached through scientific research and 32.56% they know about essential characteristic of science is the some natural phenomena need not be measured but it suffices that a researcher notices them on time. The LBL significantly showed the positive influence of medical students in Nahdlatul Ulama University with better knowledge towards health science research.