IMPLICATIONS OF CORONAVIRUS DISEASE-19 ON CLINICAL CLERKSHIP AND HOSPITAL POSTINGS
Keywords:Coronavirus disease-19, Clinical clerkship, Undergraduate medical education, Clinical rotations, Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2
The coronavirus pandemic hit the world sweeping through all parts of the world, crumbling economies, and overwhelming health systems. Undergraduate medical education has been totally disrupted and put to a stop. As Nigeria braces to open on medical schools and clinical rotation about to begin, the palpable panic that accompanies patients-students spread of the virus will definitely affect undergraduate medical education in Nigeria. At present, little is known in Nigeria about the long-term effects of Coronavirus disease-19 on clinical clerkship and undergraduate medical education and adaptations to juxtapose future pandemics with medical education. This review accesses risks, plans, and policies in place and how they will affect undergraduate medical education.
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