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Evaluation of Views of Professors and Students and Student Need for Topics of Suggested Entrepreneurship Course Syllabus in Paramedical Sciences, 2014

Afshin Amini 1 , Farshad Fatahi 2 , Narjes Alsadat Nasabi 3 , * and Mahbobeh Abdolahi Pori Haghighi 4
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1 Department of Anesthesiology, School of Medicine, SUMS, Shiraz, Iran
2 General Practitioner and the Head Office of Entrepreneurship, SUMS, Shiraz, Iran
3 Candidate in Human Resource Management, Tehran University, Alborz Campus
4 Accounting and entrepreneurship expert, SUMS, Shiraz, Iran
Article information
  • Interdisciplinary Journal of Virtual Learning in Medical Sciences: December 2015, 6 (4); e12012
  • Published Online: December 31, 2015
  • Article Type: Research Article
  • Received: June 20, 2014
  • Revised: November 14, 2015
  • Accepted: December 24, 2015
  • DOI: 10.5812/ijvlms.12012

To Cite: Amini A, Fatahi F, Alsadat Nasabi N, Abdolahi Pori Haghighi M. Evaluation of Views of Professors and Students and Student Need for Topics of Suggested Entrepreneurship Course Syllabus in Paramedical Sciences, 2014, Interdiscip J Virtual Learn Med Sci. 2015 ; 6(4):e12012. doi: 10.5812/ijvlms.12012.

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