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1- Clinical Care Research Center, Health Development Research Center, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran , kambizzehni@yahoo.com
2- Clinical Care Research Center, Health Development Research Center, Kurdistan University of Medical Sciences, Sanandaj, Iran
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Background & Aim: Virtual education is one of the active and new methods for promotion of educational quality. The aim of this study was Investigations of Virtual Education Learning Needs in Nursing and Midwifery Students of Kurdistan Medical Sciences and its Relationships with Demographic Characteristics in 2020.
Materials & Methods: This is Descriptive Cross-sectional study that conducted on 299 Students of Nursing and Midwifery Faculty and were selected by stratified random sampling. Assessment tools was Demographic and Watkins virtual needs standard questionnaires. Data were analysis by SPSS-24 and t- tests; Kruskal Walis, Wilcoxon and Chi-square. 
Results: The highest educational learning needs were related to the important issues for the success of e-learning with an average of 2.99 and the lowest learning needs were related to the ability to learn through media with an average of 3.37. Other results showed that the average score of male students in terms of skills and communication was higher than female students (P˂0/032). also students with a higher grade point average had a higher average score in all aspects and had less educational needs in other dimensions of education (P˂0/05). In terms of access to technology, the use of laptops and tablets compared to other educational hardware showed a significant relationship with (P˂0/05). The average score of operating room students in all dimensions of virtual learning needs was more than nursing and midwifery students (P˂0/05).
Conclusion: The final results showed that students' learning needs are below average. Virtual education is an effective method of learning, but in order to use this method, its infrastructure must be provided in medical universities and a suitable platform must be provided to improve skills and reduce the needs of virtual and electronic learning.
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Received: 2021/06/18 | Revised: 2021/12/9 | Accepted: 2021/09/6 | Published: 2021/12/8 | ePublished: 2021/12/8

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