Use of web-based game in neonatal resuscitation - is it effective?
Knowledge and skills decline within months post simulation-based training in neonatal resuscitation. To empower ‘Millennial’ learners to take control of their own learning, a single-player, unguided web-based ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Cheo Lian Yeo, Selina Kah Ying Ho, Vina Canlas Tagamolila, Sridhar Arunachalam, Srabani Samanta Bharadwaj, Woei Bing Poon, Mary Grace Tan, Priyantha Ebenezer Edison, Wai Yan Yip, Abdul Alim Abdul Haium, Pooja Agarwal Jayagobi, Shrenik Jitendrakumar Vora, Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Improving the assessment of communication competencies in a national licensing OSCE: lessons learned from an experts ’ symposium
As the communication competencies of physicians are crucial for providing optimal patient care, their assessment in the context of the high-stakes Objective Structured Clinical Examination (OSCE) is of paramou... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Matteo Monti, Christina Kl öckner-Cronauer, Stephanie C. Hautz, Kai P. Schnabel, Jan Breckwoldt, Noëlle Junod-Perron, Sabine Feller, Raphael Bonvin and Sören Huwendiek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Standard setting made easy: validating the Equal Z-score (EZ) method for setting cut-score for clinical examinations
This study aims to assess the feasibility, reliability and validity of the panel-based Equal Z-score (EZ) method applied to objective structural clinical examination (OSCE) of Chinese medical students and unde... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Boaz Shulruf, Ying-Ying Yang, Pin-Hsiang Huang, Ling-Yu Yang, Chin-Chou Huang, Chia-Chang Huang, Chih-Wei Liu, Shiau-Shian Huang, Chen-Huan Chen, Fa-Yauh Lee and Shou-Yen Kao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring assessor cognition as a source of score variability in a performance assessment of practice-based competencies
A common feature of performance assessments is the use of human assessors to render judgements on student performance. From a measurement perspective, variability among assessors when assessing students may be... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mary Roduta Roberts, Megan Cook and Iris C. I. Chao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exam performance of different admission quotas in the first part of the state examination in medicine: a cross-sectional study
Most medical students in Germany are admitted via selection procedures, which are adjusted to the demands of the universities. At L übeck medical school, scores from interviews that measure non-academic skills ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Alex Mommert, Josefin Wagner, Jana J ünger and Jürgen Westermann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The state of ethics education at medical schools in Turkey: taking stock and looking forward
Ethics teaching is globally considered an essential part of medical education fostering professionalism. It does not only provide knowledge for good clinical conduct, but also trains medical students as virtuo... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mustafa Volkan Kavas, Yesim Isil Ulman, Figen Demir, Fatih Artvinli, Melike Şahiner, Meral Demirören, Gamze Şenyürek, Işıl Pakiş and Nadi Bakırcı Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Identification of capacity development indicators for faculty development programs: A nominal group technique study
Although there have been many research studies of the effectiveness of faculty development in health profession education, the contribution of these programs to organizational development through capacity deve... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mahla Salajegheh, Roghayeh Gandomkar, Azim Mirzazadeh and John Sandars Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hybrid simulation of pediatric gynecologic examination: a mix-methods study of learners ’ attitudes and factors affecting learning
Children and adolescents with reproductive health issues may require immediate or emergency care, however in many countries availability of the pediatric and adolescent gynecology (PAG) service is low. That being... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Anna Torres, Magdalena Horode ńska, Grzegorz Witkowski and Kamil Torres Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Measuring and assessing the competencies of preceptors in health professions: a systematic scoping review
In healthcare, preceptors act as a role model and supervisor, thereby facilitating the socialisation and development of the preceptee into a professional fit to practice. To ensure a consistent approach to eve... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Andrew D. Bartlett, Irene S. Um, Edward J. Luca, Ines Krass and Carl R. Schneider Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical career expectations of academically talented high school students: a nationwide cross-sectional study in China
Academically talented high school students (ATHSSs), an exceptional cohort, are not well studied for their career expectations, especially for those with medical career expectation (MCE). Nowadays, the public ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hongbin Wu, Leisi Pei, Shan Li and Cheng Jiang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A qualitative analysis of the coping reservoir model of pre-clinical medical student well-being: human connection as making it ‘worth it’
By all indications, well-being among physicians is poor, which manifests in various outcomes, including burnout, depression/anxiety, low life satisfaction, alcohol/substance misuse, suicide ideation, and suici... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kelly Rhea MacArthur and Jonathon Sikorski Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of integrated modular teaching in Chinese ophthalmology trainee courses
Before attending ophthalmology trainee courses in Zhongshan Ophthalmic Centre, the medical students from Sun Yat-sen University had finished two years of premedical education after the six-year medical courses... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Wei Xin, Yuxian Zou, Yong Ao, Yu Cai, Zheqian Huang, Miaoling Li, Chaochao Xu, Yu Jia, Ying Yang, Yangfan Yang and Haotian Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A global health capstone: an innovative educational approach in a competency-based curriculum for medical students
Global health educational programs for medical and public health professionals have grown substantially in recent years. The University of Illinois Chicago College of Medicine (UICOM) began a global medicine (... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Stacey Chamberlain, Nicole Gonzalez, Valerie Dobiesz, Marcia Edison, Janet Lin and Stevan Weine Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical professionalism in ophthalmology: design and testing of a scenario based survey
We present a survey tool for ophthalmologists that assessed professionalism using case-based scenarios in central Saudi Arabia. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Eman Alkahtani, Abdullah Assiri, Saba Alrashaed, Mosa Alharbi, Saeed Almotowa, Rajiv Khandekar and Deepak P. Edward Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Clinical reasoning for acute dyspnoea: comparison between final-year medical students from discipline- and competency-based undergraduate programmes
Clinical reasoning for acute dyspnoea: Comparison of final-year medical students from discipline- and competency-based undergraduate programmes. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Anja Czeskleba, Ylva Holzhausen and Harm Peters Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Sustained effects of faculty leadership development modules for clinical instructors of core competences education in Taiwan: a four-year explanatory case study
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) core competencies (CC) in general medicine-based primary care are essential for junior medical trainees. In this country, a regular faculty develop... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Fa-Yauh Lee, Ying-Ying Yang, Chia-Chang Huang, Ling-Ju Huang, Ching-Chih Chang, Jen-Feng Liang, Shiau-Shian Huang, Wei-Shin Lee, Dai-Yin Lu, Chiao-Lin Chuang, Ling-Yu Yang, Hui-Chun Huang, Boaz Shulruf, Chen-Huan Chen and Shou-Yen Kao Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A framework for distributed health professions training: using participatory action research to build consensus
There is a global trend towards providing training for health professions students outside of tertiary academic complexes. In many countries, this shift places pressure on available sites and the resources at ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Susan C. Van Schalkwyk, Ian D. Couper, Julia Blitz and Marietjie R. De Villiers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictive validity of the National Benchmark Test and National Senior Certificate for the academic success of first-year medical students at one South African university
South African medical schools use the results of the National Senior Certificate (NSC) examination for selecting students. Five of the nine medical schools also use the National Benchmark Test (NBT). The Unive... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sfiso Emmanuel Mabizela and Ann Zeta George Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparing empathy in medical students of two Portuguese medicine schools
Empathy is paramount in the doctor-patient relationship being a comprehensive and multidimensional concept. Self-ratings of empathy change across the years of medical education only when the Jefferson Scale of... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Luiz Miguel Santiago, In ês Rosendo, Mona-Lisa Coutinho, Katia Sophie Maurício, Isabel Neto and José Augusto Simões Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Demographic and socioeconomic characteristics of Canadian medical students: a cross-sectional study
While the importance of medical students ’ demographic characteristics in influencing the scope and location of their future practice is recognized, these data are not systematically collected in Canada. This s... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rishad Khan, Tavis Apramian, Joel Hosung Kang, Jeffrey Gustafson and Shannon Sibbald Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Inter-rater reliability in clinical assessments: do examiner pairings influence candidate ratings?
The reliability of clinical assessments is known to vary considerably with inter-rater reliability a key contributor. Many of the mechanisms that contribute to inter-rater reliability however remain largely un... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Aileen Faherty, Tim Counihan, Thomas Kropmans and Yvonne Finn Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bridging the intergenerational gap: the outcomes of a student-initiated, longitudinal, inter-professional, inter-generational home visit program
Older persons consume disproportionately more healthcare resources than younger persons. Tri-Generational HomeCare (TriGen), a service-learning program, aims to reduce hospital admission rates amongst older pa... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kennedy Yao Yi Ng, Gloria Yao Chi Leung, Angeline Jie-Yin Tey, Jia Quan Chaung, Si Min Lee, Amrish Soundararajan, Ka Shing Yow, Nerice Heng Wen Ngiam, Tang Ching Lau, Sweet Fun Wong, Chek Hooi Wong and Gerald Choon-Huat Koh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Communication skills of medical students: survey of self- and external perception in a longitudinally based trend study
As good communication skills are crucial for doctor-patient interactions, it is recommended to incorporate them in medical school programs from the very beginning. On this basis medical schools in Germany intr... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Joachim Graf, Teresa Loda, Stephan Zipfel, Annette Wosnik, Daniela Mohr and Anne Herrmann-Werner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Learning radiotherapy: the state of the art
The last two decades have seen revolutionary developments in both radiotherapy technology and postgraduate medical training. Trainees are expected to attain competencies using a mix of experiential learning, f... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Gerard M. Walls, Gerard G. Hanna and James J. McAleer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Doctoral nursing education in east and Southeast Asia: characteristics of the programs and students ’ experiences of and satisfaction with their studies
The characteristics of nursing doctoral programs and the doctoral students ’ experience have not been thoroughly investigated. Hence, this study aimed to describe the characteristics of nursing doctoral program... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Alex Molassiotis, Tao Wang, Huong Thi Xuan Hoang, Jing-Yu Tan, Noriko Yamamoto-Mitani, Karis F. Cheng, Josefina A. Tuazon, Wipada Kunaviktikul and Lorna K. P. Suen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How students and specialists appreciate the mini-clinical evaluation exercise (mini-CEX) in Indonesian clerkships
Cultural differences might challenge the acceptance of the implementation of assessment formats that are developed in other countries. Acceptance of assessment formats is essential for its effectiveness; there... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Yoyo Suhoyo, Johanna Sch önrock-Adema, Ova Emilia, Jan B. M. Kuks and Janke Cohen-Schotanus Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Burnout is associated with work-family conflict and gratification crisis among German resident physicians
Studies investigating the longitudinal predictive value of burnout on both effort-reward imbalance (within the working place) and work-family conflict (between work and private life) in residents are lacking. ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: R üya Kocalevent, Hans Pinnschmidt, Susan Selch, Sarah Nehls, Juliane Meyer, Sigrid Boczor, Martin Scherer and Hendrik van den Bussche Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of reflection and immediate feedback to improve clinical reasoning of medical students in the assessment of dermatologic conditions: a randomised controlled trial
There are few studies that directly compared different interventions to improve medical students ’ clinical reasoning for dermatologic conditions. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sungjun Choi, Sohee Oh, Dong Hun Lee and Hyun-Sun Yoon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patient participation in medical student teaching: a survey of hospital patients
This study investigated inpatients' willingness, motivations and expe... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nathan G Rockey, Guilherme Piovezani Ramos, Susan Romanski, Dennis Bierle, Matthew Bartlett and Magnus Halland Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Patients ’ and tutors’ evaluations of medicine students’ consultations in general practice/family medicine in Coimbra
Undergraduate teaching of General Practice/Family Medicine (GP/FM) must ensure students acquire the necessary competencies and skills to perform an adequate GP/FM consultation with adequate annotations (the SO... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Luiz Miguel Santiago, In ês Silva and José Augusto Simões Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementation of sexual and gender minority health curricula in health care professional schools: a qualitative study
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and intersex people —inclusively termed “sexual and gender minorities”—have unique health and health care needs that are not being met by most healthcare providers du... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mandi L. Pratt-Chapman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

GP trainees ’ perceptions on learning EBM using conversations in the workplace: a video-stimulated interview study
To be able to practice evidence-based medicine (EBM) when making decisions for individual patients, it is important to learn how to combine the best available evidence with the patient ’s preferences and the ph... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lisanne S. Welink, Esther de Groot, Peter Pype, Kaatje Van Roy, Iris D. van den Wittenboer, Marie-Louise E. L. Bartelink and Roger A. M. J. Damoiseaux Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Codebook for rating clinical communication skills based on the Calgary-Cambridge Guide
The aim of the study was to confirm the validity and reliability of the Observation Scheme-12, a measurement tool for rating clinical communication skills. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Else Dalsgaard Iversen, Maiken Overbeck Wolderslund, Poul-Erik Kofoed, P ål Gulbrandsen, Helle Poulsen, Søren Cold and Jette Ammentorp Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Very short answer questions: a viable alternative to multiple choice questions
Multiple choice questions, used in medical school assessments for decades, have many drawbacks such as hard to construct, allow guessing, encourage test-wiseness, promote rote learning, provide no opportunity ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Thomas Puthiaparampil and Md Mizanur Rahman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Adaptation and validation of the Berlin questionnaire of competence in evidence-based dentistry for dental students: a pilot study
The purpose of this pilot study was to create a valid and reliable set of assessment questions for examining Evidence-based Dentistry (EbD) knowledge. For this reason, we adapted and validated for dental stude... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Laura Imorde, Andreas M öltner, Maren Runschke, Tobias Weberschock, Stefan Rüttermann and Susanne Gerhardt-Szép Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Developing a digital training tool to support oncologists in the skill of information-provision: a user centred approach
For patients with cancer, being well informed by their oncologist about treatment options and the implications thereof is highly relevant. Communication skills training (CST) programs have shown to be effectiv... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sebastiaan M. Stuij, Constance H. C. Drossaert, Nanon H. M. Labrie, Robert L. Hulsman, Marie Jos é Kersten, Sandra van Dulmen and Ellen M. A. Smets Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Supervisors ’ intention to observe clinical task performance: an exploratory study using the theory of planned behaviour during postgraduate medical training
Direct observation of clinical task performance plays a pivotal role in competency-based medical education. Although formal guidelines require supervisors to engage in direct observations, research demonstrate... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Laury P. J. W. M. de Jonge, Ilse Mesters, Marjan J. B. Govaerts, Angelique A. Timmerman, Jean W. M. Muris, Anneke W. M. Kramer and Cees P. M. van der Vleuten Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical student volunteerism and interest in working with underserved and vulnerable populations
The desire of medical students to eventually work with underserved and vulnerable populations (hereafter ‘service interest’), has been shown to be shaped by individual factors including job satisfaction and fi... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Anna Joy G. Rogers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Life satisfaction of Taiwanese dental graduates received residencies in the U.S.: a cross-sectional study
Each year, more than 200 international dental graduates start U.S. specialty trainings to become specialists. It is unknown if their life satisfaction is associated with any dental career-related factor before... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Martin M. Fu, Rebecca Y. Chen, Huan-Chen Kao, Chi-Hsien Wang, Hsun-Liang Chan, Earl Fu and Tony Szu-Hsien Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Preparing undergraduate students for clinical work in a complex environment: evaluation of an e-learning module on physiotherapy in the intensive care unit
Intensive Care Units (ICUs) are daunting environments for physiotherapy (PT) students performing clinical rotations. To prepare students for this environment, a newly developed, evidence-based e-learning modul... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mel E. Major, Stephan P. J. Ramaekers, Raoul H. H. Engelbert and Marike Van der Schaaf Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using rapid cycle deliberate practice to improve primary and secondary survey in pediatric trauma
Optimal performance of the primary and secondary survey is the foundation of Advance Trauma Life Support care. Despite its importance, not all primary surveys completed at level 1 pediatric trauma centers are ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Diana Hou Yan, Mark B Slidell and Alisa McQueen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Need for cognitive closure, tolerance for ambiguity, and perfectionism in medical school applicants
Physicians have to deal with uncertainty on a daily basis, which requires high tolerance for ambiguity. When medical decisions have to be made in ambiguous situations, low levels of need for cognitive closure ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Julia G ärtner, Lisa Bußenius, Sarah Prediger, Daniela Vogel and Sigrid Harendza Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effectiveness of virtual reality-based technology on anatomy teaching: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled studies
Virtual reality (VR) is an innovation that permits the individual to discover and operate within three-dimensional (3D) environment to gain practical understanding. This research aimed to examine the general e... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jingjie Zhao, Xinliang Xu, Hualin Jiang and Yi Ding Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Quality improvement education for medical students: a near-peer pilot study
Quality improvement (QI) is an essential component of modern clinical practice. Front-line professionals offer valuable perspectives on areas for improvement and are motivated to deliver change. In the UK, all... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 25, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Elizabeth McGeorge, Charles Coughlan, Martha Fawcett and Robert Edward Klaber Tags: Research article Source Type: research

When investigating depression and anxiety in undergraduate medical students timing of assessment is an important factor - a multicentre cross-sectional study
Symptoms of depression and anxiety experienced by undergraduate medical students have become a prominent concern. Evidence about students ’ depression and anxiety including prevalence, trajectory during medical... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Pia Thiemann, James Brimicombe, John Benson and Thelma Quince Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of quality improvement and patient safety workshops for students: a pilot study
While the Association of American Medical Colleges encourages medical schools to incorporate quality improvement and patient safety (QI/PS) into their curriculum, medical students continue to have limited QI/P... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kevin P. Shah, Shreya Goyal, Vignesh Ramachandran, Jaden R. Kohn, Jonathan A. Go, Zachary Wiley, Anoosha Moturu, Meera K. Namireddy, Anjali Kumar, Ryan C. Jacobs, Matthew Stampfl, Jesal R. Shah, Justin Fu, Weijie V. Lin, Brandon Ho, Grace Wey & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Is individual practice in an immersive and interactive virtual reality application non-inferior to practicing with traditional equipment in learning systematic clinical observation? A randomized controlled trial
The aim was to investigate if individual self-practice of the ABCDE approach (Airways, Breathing, Circulation, Disability, Exposure) in an immersive and interactive virtual reality (VR) application gave non-in... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Helen Berg and Aslak Steinsbekk Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Medical, pharmacy and nursing students in the Baltic countries: interactions with the pharmaceutical and medical device industries
Following publication of the original article [1], we have been notified that the publication is missing a link to the data repository. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ieva Salmane-Kulikovska, Elita Poplavska, Signe Mezinska, Vita Dumpe, Helena Dauvarte, Lina Lazdina, Aleksandr Marchockij, Karolis Varzinskas and Barbara J. Mintzes Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Stress coping strategies among medical students and trainees in Saudi Arabia: a qualitative study
This study explores medical students and interns ’ stressors and their co... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Noura Abouammoh, Farhana Irfan and Eiad AlFaris Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The understanding of research ethics at health sciences schools in Jordan: a cross-sectional study
Research ethics is required for high-quality research that positively influences society. There is limited understanding of research ethics in Middle Eastern countries including Jordan. Here, we aim to investi... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nafez Abu Tarboush, Zaid Alkayed, Karem H. Alzoubi and Wael K. Al-Delaimy Tags: Research article Source Type: research