Analysis through workshop: Awareness of plagiarism among the faculty of medical sciences.
Objective: To evaluate the knowledge of faculty members regarding plagiarism through workshop analysis. Study Design: Cross Sectional Analytical study. Setting: Al-Tibri Medical College and Hospital. Period: January 2020, to May, 2020. Material & Method: Data was collected after taken an ethical approval. The workshop was conducted for the faculty development program regarding plagiarism. The self-designed questionnaire was administered before and after conduction of workshop with verbal consent of the faculty members. The participants were included all faculty members of medical sciences, total 50 numbers of participants were included on the basis of convenient sampling. Pre and post workshop analysis was done through SPSS version 21 and data was represented in the form of frequency and percentage and the response of the participants were evaluated as pre and post workshop by applied Chi-square test and level of significant was taken p=<0.05. Results: 56% of male and 44% female were the participants in the workshop. 28% of the total participants were taken similar content workshop before. There were significant difference among all components of workshop after comparison of pre and post analysis, we observed p= <0.001 in 99% of the response. Conclusion: The results of the present study showed that workshop can change the level of knowledge and attitude of the participants significantly. In this study the facilitator effectively enhance the awareness and importance of plagiarism for scientific writers and how to take precautions before become a part of scientific misconduct.