Simulator-based ultrasound training for identification of endotracheal tube placement in a neonatal intensive care unit using point of care ultrasound
Simulators are an extensively utilized teaching tool in clinical settings. Simulation enables learners to practice and improve their skills in a safe and controlled environment before using these skills on pat... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Khushboo Qaim Ali, Sajid Bashir Soofi, Ali Shabbir Hussain, Uzair Ansari, Shaun Morris, Mark Oliver Tessaro, Shabina Ariff and Hasan Merali Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perceptions of education quality and influence of language barrier: graduation survey of international medical students at four universities in China
This study was intende... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Wen Li, Chang Liu, Shenjun Liu, Xin Zhang, Rong-gen Shi, Hailan Jiang, Yi Ling and Hong Sun Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pharmacists ’ background, interests, barriers, self-perceived competence and confidence to design and undertake pharmacy practice-based research in the GCC geographic area
The absence of ability and certainty to design and undertake pharmacy practice-based research (PPBR) was a major issue among pharmacists worldwide as reported in previous literature, despite them having an int... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Farah Kais Alhomoud Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Psychometric properties of a modified cultural awareness scale for use in higher education within the health and social care fields
Cultural awareness and cultural competence have become important skills in higher education as populations continue to grow in diversity around the world. However, currently, there are few instruments designed... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 6, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Christine Kumlien, Melanie Bish, Engle A. Chan, Lynn Rew, P. S. Chan, Doris Leung and Elisabeth Carlson Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

The relationship between learner engagement and teaching effectiveness: a novel assessment of student engagement in continuing medical education
Continuing medical education (CME) often uses passive educational models including lectures. However, numerous studies have questioned the effectiveness of these less engaging educational strategies. Studies o... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Christopher R. Stephenson, Sara L. Bonnes, Adam P. Sawatsky, Lukas W. Richards, Cathy D. Schleck, Jayawant N. Mandrekar, Thomas J. Beckman and Christopher M. Wittich Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical students ’ affective reactions to workplace experiences: qualitative investigation in a Chinese cultural context
Compassion fatigue, unprofessional behavior, and burnout are prompting educators to examine medical students ’ affective reactions to workplace experiences. Attributes of both students and learning environments... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Huei-Ming Yeh, Wan-Hsi Chien, Daniel Fu-Chang Tsai, Tim Dornan, Ling-Ping Lai and Chun-Lin Chu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Final-year pharmacy undergraduate students ’ career intention and its influencing factors: a questionnaire study in northwest China
Career intention is closely related to the distribution of university graduates across sectors in pharmacy-related field. The aim of the study was to describe career intention and identify its influencing fact... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 4, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tianqi Zhang, Lingui Li and Ying Bian Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Knowledge of dental academics about the COVID-19 pandemic: a multi-country online survey
COVID-19 is a global pandemic affecting all aspects of life in all countries. We assessed COVID-19 knowledge and associated factors among dental academics in 26 countries. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nour Ammar, Nourhan M. Aly, Morenike O. Folayan, Simin Z. Mohebbi, Sameh Attia, Hans-Peter Howaldt, Sebastian Boettger, Yousef Khader, Diah A. Maharani, Anton Rahardjo, Imran Khan, Marwa Madi, Anas Shamala, Ola B. Al-Batayneh, Maher Rashwan, Verica Pavlic Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Model for utilizing distance learning post COVID-19 using (PACT) ™ a cross sectional qualitative study
COVID − 19 pandemic pressured medical schools globally to shift to Distance learning (DL) as an alternative way to ensure that the content delivered is satisfactory for student progression. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Samar A. Ahmed, Nagwa N. Hegazy, Hany W. Abdel Malak, W. Cliff Kayser III, Noha M. Elrafie, Mohammed Hassanien, Abdulmonem A. Al-Hayani, Sherif A. El Saadany, Abdulrahman O. AI-Youbi and Mohamed H. Shehata Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of flipped classroom methodology on the student performance of gastrointestinal and renal physiology entrants and repeaters
Physiology is a subject that is considered difficult; it is associated with academic failure and causes high levels of stress and anxiety in students. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Julio C. S ánchez, Diego F. López-Zapata, Óscar A. Pinzón, Andrés M. García, Martha D. Morales and Samuel E. Trujillo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does socioeconomic status have any influence on success at the national ranking exam?, a prospective survey
The weight of social inequalities during education is a reality. Students of lower socioeconomic status may have less chance of success in higher education, particularly in medical studies. However, the role o... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - November 2, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hanane Bouchghoul, Jean-Louis Teboul, Marie-Victoire Senat and Sol ène Vigoureux Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Can virtual reality improve traditional anatomy education programmes? A mixed-methods study on the use of a 3D skull model
Realistic, portable, and scalable lectures, cadaveric models, 2D atlases and computer simulations are being combined more frequently for teaching anatomy, which result in major increases in user satisfaction. ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Shi Chen, Jiawei Zhu, Cheng Cheng, Zhouxian Pan, Lingshan Liu, Jianhua Du, Xinhua Shen, Zhen Shen, Huijuan Zhu, Jihai Liu, Hua Yang, Chao Ma and Hui Pan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Student satisfaction with videoconferencing teaching quality during the COVID-19 pandemic
The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic prompted the pediatric department at King Abdulaziz University to continue students ’ educational activities by offering courses online that utilized web video conferencing... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tarah H. Fatani Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How and why do French medical students choose the specialty of infectious and tropical diseases? A national cross-sectional study
Infectious and tropical diseases (ID) physicians are needed now more than ever to tackle existing and emerging global threats. However, in many countries, ID is not recognized as a qualifying specialty. The cr... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nathan Peiffer-Smadja, Fran çois-Daniel Ardellier, Pauline Thill, Anne-Lise Beaumont, Gaud Catho, Lindsay Osei, Vincent Dubée, Alexandre Bleibtreu, Adrien Lemaignen and Michaël Thy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Personality and learning styles in relation to attitudes towards interprofessional education: a cross-sectional study on undergraduate medical students during their clinical courses
Interprofessional Education (IPE) is now included in curricula in universities worldwide. It is known that there are differences in attitudes towards IPE among students, but less is known regarding how student... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Caroline Olsson, Hanna Lachmann, Susanne Kal én, Sari Ponzer and Cecilia Mellstrand Navarro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Mentoring in the clinical training of midwifery students - a focus study of the experiences and opinions of midwifery students at the Medical University of Warsaw participating in a mentoring program
The current system of clinical training for midwifery students in Poland is in need of considerable revision to adapt it to the global standards and the expectations of healthcare providers, healthcare users a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ma łgorzata Stefaniak and Ewa Dmoch-Gajzlerska Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Students ’ readiness for and perception of Interprofessional learning: a cross-sectional study
This study me... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Arwa Alruwaili, Noora Mumenah, Nesrin Alharthy and Fatmah Othman Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Communication skills teaching and learning in Nepal; what are medical students ’ perceptions and experiences? A qualitative study
Communication skills (CS) are vital for doctors. Indeed, as the most important element of consultations, are highly valued by patients. CS are core, teachable skills, however, have not been widely taught in So... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Amanda Helen Douglas, Samita Pant Acharya and Lynne A. Allery Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Student perspective of classroom and distance learning during COVID-19 pandemic in the undergraduate dental study program Universitas Indonesia
The COVID-19 pandemic has become a global health issue and has had a major impact on education. Consequently, half way through the second semester of the academic year 2019/2020, learning methods were delivere... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lisa R. Amir, Ira Tanti, Diah Ayu Maharani, Yuniardini Septorini Wimardhani, Vera Julia, Benso Sulijaya and Ria Puspitawati Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Global health education in medical schools (GHEMS): a national, collaborative study of medical curricula
Global health is the study, research, and practice of medicine focused on improving health and achieving health equity for all persons worldwide. International and national bodies stipulate that global health ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Repercussions of the COVID-19 pandemic on the well-being and training of medical clerks: a pan-Canadian survey
The COVID-19 pandemic has been an unprecedented and potentially stressful event that inserted itself into the 2019 –2020 Canadian medical curriculum. However, its impact on stress and subsequent professional pa... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Myriam Abbas, Malek Dhane, Mich èle Beniey, Léamarie Meloche-Dumas, Mohamed Eissa, Natasha Guérard-Poirier, Myriam El-Raheb, Florence Lebel-Guay, Adam Dubrowski and Erica Patocskai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Self-reported confidence and perceived training needs of surgical interns at a regional hospital in Ghana: a questionnaire survey
Due to disparities in their regional distribution of the surgical specialists, those who have finished “housemanship,” which is the equivalent of an internship, are serving as main surgical care providers in r... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mee Joo Kang and Reuben Kwesi Sakyi Ngissah Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How does participation in a voluntary prize exam affect medical students ’ knowledge and interest in ENT, plastic surgery, ophthalmology and dermatology?
Otolaryngology (ENT), plastic surgery, ophthalmology and dermatology are medical specialties which tend to receive less coverage in UK medical school curricula compared to larger, generalist specialties. As a ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Razan Nour, Kerry Jobling, Alasdair Mayer and Salma Babikir Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fostering gerontology students ’ competence in Interprofessional collaborative practice
Interprofessional collaborative practice (IPCP) is increasingly recognised as being crucial for the provision of holistic care and optimising health outcomes among older adults, many with multiple complex heal... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Janita Pak Chun Chau, Suzanne Hoi Shan Lo, Vivian Wing Yan Lee, Wai Ming Yiu, Helen Chung Yan Chiang, David R. Thompson and Alexander Yuk Lun Lau Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Introduction of a psychologically informed educational intervention for pre-licensure physical therapists in a classroom setting
There is an increasing need for physical therapists to address psychosocial aspects of musculoskeletal pain. Psychologically informed practice is one way to deliver this type of care through the integration of... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lindsay A. Ballengee, J. Kyle Covington and Steven Z. George Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Fostering teaching-learning through workplace based assessment in postgraduate chemical pathology residency program using virtual learning environment
The principle of workplace based assessment (WBA) is to assess trainees at work with feedback integrated into the program simultaneously. A student driven WBA model was introduced and perception evaluation of ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lena Jafri, Imran Siddiqui, Aysha Habib Khan, Muhammed Tariq, Muhammad Umer Naeem Effendi, Azra Naseem, Sibtain Ahmed, Farooq Ghani, Shahnila Alidina, Nadir Shah and Hafsa Majid Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluating the integration of pre-mortem body donor imaging into a dissection-based medical anatomy course
Medical faculties are currently embracing a modernistic approach to anatomical education that integrates diagnostic imaging largely through post-mortem computed tomography scanning of body donors. Post-mortem ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 23, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kimberly McBain, Brandon Azimov, Jeremy O ’Brien, Geoffroy P. J. C. Noël and Nicole M. Ventura Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical student support for vulnerable patients during COVID-19 – a convergent mixed-methods study
The coronavirus pandemic has exerted significant impacts on primary care, causing rapid digital transformation, exacerbating social isolation, and disrupting medical student and General Practice [GP] trainee e... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tirion Hughes, Eleanor Beard, Amelia Bowman, Joyce Chan, Katrina Gadsby, Martha Hughes, Maya Humphries, Aaron Johnston, Georgina King, Megan Knock, Kaveeta Malhi, Gerda Mickute, Ebubechi Okpalugo, Madeleine Oliver, Vimukthi Perera, Florence Pickles & hell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The contribution of medical educational system of the College of Medicine, and Health Sciences of the University of Gondar in Ethiopia on the knowledge, attitudes, and practices of graduate students of Health Sciences in relation to the prevention and control of nosocomial infections during the academic year of 2018
Nosocomial infection, also called a hospital-acquired infection, is an infection acquired during admitting patients in health care facilities. Nosocomial infection can be prevented and controlled by giving tra... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tigist Engda Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stakeholder perceptions about the establishment of medical simulation-based learning at a university in a low resource setting: a qualitative study in Uganda
Simulation based learning (SBL) is a technique where teachers recreate “real life” clinical experiences for health care teams for purposes of gaining clinical skills in a safe environment. There is evidence th... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Josephine Nambi Najjuma, Francis Bajunirwe, Margaret Twine, Tamara Namata, Catherine Kalimba Kyakwera, Moses Cherop and Data Santorino Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“Can virtue be taught?”: a content analysis of medical students’ opinions of the professional and ethical challenges to their professional identity formation
Efforts have begun to characterize the ethical and professional issues encountered by medical students in their clinical years. By applying previously identified taxonomies to a national sample of medical stud... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Michael Hawking, Jenny Kim, Melody Jih, Chelsea Hu and John D. Yoon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The effectiveness of the combined problem-based learning (PBL) and case-based learning (CBL) teaching method in the clinical practical teaching of thyroid disease
This study aimed to evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of PBL –CBL combined teaching in thyroid surgery and make observations from the students’ perspectives, based on their satisfaction with the learnin... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 22, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Wanjun Zhao, Linye He, Wenyi Deng, Jingqiang Zhu, Anping Su and Yong Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of burnout in medical students using the Maslach Burnout Inventory-Student Survey: a cross-sectional data analysis
The objectives of this study were to evaluate burnout using the Maslach Burnout Inventory-Student Survey (MBI-SS), identify f... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 21, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Michael Obregon, Jessica Luo, Jarod Shelton, Terri Blevins and Martin MacDowell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Knowledge of physicians regarding the management of Type two Diabetes in a primary care setting: the impact of online continuous medical education
To explore the impact of an online continuing medical education (CME) program on physicians ’ knowledge about the management of type two diabetes. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Zahra Emami, Azam Kouhkan, Alireza Khajavi and Mohammad E. Khamseh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Resident satisfaction with the pediatric surgery training program
The pediatric surgery residency program is new in Saudi Arabia. As with any new program, residents experience a degree of fear and anxiety about their future in the program. The aim of this study is to examine... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tariq Altokhais, Mohammed Al Rajhi, Osama Bawazir, Gassan T. Almogbel, Abdullah I. Aljunaydil and Abdullah Alshehri Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessing clinical reasoning in undergraduate medical students during history taking with an empirically derived scale for clinical reasoning indicators
The clinical reasoning process, which requires biomedical knowledge, knowledge about problem-solving strategies, and knowledge about reasons for diagnostic procedures, is a key element of physicians ’ daily pra... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sophie F ürstenberg, Tillmann Helm, Sarah Prediger, Martina Kadmon, Pascal O. Berberat and Sigrid Harendza Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Configurations for obtaining in-consultation assistance from supervisors in general practice training, and patient-related barriers to trainee help-seeking: a survey study
General practice (GP) trainees may seek supervisor assistance to complete their patient consultations. This in-consultation assistance plays a key role in the supervisory oversight of trainees and in trainee l... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nancy J. Sturman, Amanda Tapley, Mieke L. van Driel, Elizabeth G. Holliday, Jean I. Ball, Andrew R. Davey, Alison Fielding, Kristen FitzGerald, Neil A. Spike and Parker J. Magin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prospective study on a fast-track training in psychiatry for medical students: the psychiatric hat game
While medical students are losing interest in lectures in favor of other educational materials, many studies suggest the benefit of active learning, combined with gamified educational tools. The authors develo... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 19, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Anthony Cl ément, Raphaël Delage, Marie Chollier, Laure Josse, Stéphane Gaudry, Jean-Ralph Zahar, Thierry Baubet and Bertrand Degos Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Automatic analysis of summary statements in virtual patients - a pilot study evaluating a machine learning approach
The ability to compose a concise summary statement about a patient is a good indicator for the clinical reasoning abilities of healthcare students. To assess such summary statements manually a rubric based on ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Inga Hege, Isabel Kiesewetter and Martin Adler Tags: Software Source Type: research

Factors affecting the acceptance of blended learning in medical education: application of UTAUT2 model
Blended learning is a new approach to improving the quality of medical education. Acceptance of blended learning plays an important role in its effective implementation. Therefore, the purpose of this study wa... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 16, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Seyyed Mohsen Azizi, Nasrin Roozbahani and Alireza Khatony Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and preliminary evaluation of a communication skills training programme for hospital physicians by a specialized palliative care service: the ‘Teach to Talk’ programme
There is widespread agreement about the importance of communication skills training (CST) for healthcare professionals caring for cancer patients. Communication can be effectively learned and improved through ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: S. Tanzi, L. De Panfilis, M. Costantini, G. Artioli, S. Alquati and S. Di Leo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Benchmarking the research track record and level of appointment of Australian medical laboratory science academics
Benchmarking across and within universities is a common tool to evaluate performance of a program and maintain accreditation requirements. While teaching remains a primary responsibility of many academics, aca... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rebecca Donkin, Kieran Broome and Libby Swanepoel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effect of a high value care curriculum on standardized patient exam in the Core Clerkship in Internal Medicine
With almost 20% unnecessary spending on healthcare, there has been increasing interest in high value care defined as the best care for the patient, with the optimal result for the circumstances, delivered at t... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Amit K. Pahwa, Kevin Eaton, Ariella Apfel, Amanda Bertram, Rebecca Ridell and Danelle Cayea Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Impact of an educational intervention combining clinical obesity preceptorship with electronic networking tools on primary care professionals: a prospective study
Primary care providers ’ (PCPs) attitude toward obesity is often negative, and their confidence level for helping patients manage their weight is low. Continuing professional development (CPD) on the subject of... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jean-Patrice Baillargeon, Denise St-Cyr-Tribble, Marianne Xhignesse, Christine Brown, Andr é C. Carpentier, Martin Fortin, Andrew Grant, Judith Simoneau-Roy and Marie-France Langlois Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Professionalism and inter-communication skills (ICS): a multi-site validity study assessing proficiency in core competencies and milestones in medical learners
Interpersonal and Communication Skills (ICS) and Professionalism milestones are challenging to evaluate during medical training. Paucity in proficiency, direction and validity evidence of assessment tools of t... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 14, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Abd Moain Abu Dabrh, Thomas A. Waller, Robert P. Bonacci, Anem J. Nawaz, Joshua J. Keith, Anjali Agarwal, John Merfeld, Terri Nordin, Mary Michelle Winscott, Thomas E. Belda, Mohammad Hassan Murad, Sally Ann L. Pantin, Lawrence W. Steinkraus, Thomas J. Gr Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Designing and evaluating an interprofessional education conference approach to antimicrobial education
Arguably, Medical School curricula are deficient in learning opportunities related to the safe and effective use of medicines, in particular antimicrobials. Infection management is complex and multidisciplinar... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 13, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Clare Guilding, Jessica Hardisty, Elsa Randles, Louise Statham, Alan Green, Roshni Bhudia, Charan Singh Thandi, Andrew Teodorczuk, Lesley Scott and Joanna Matthan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Ratings of performance in multisource feedback: comparing performance theories of residents and nurses
Multisource feedback (MSF) is increasingly being used to assess trainee performance, with different assessor groups fulfilling a crucial role in utility of assessment data. However, in health professions educa... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Muhammad Tariq, Marjan Govaerts, Azam Afzal, Syed Ahsan Ali and Tabassum Zehra Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“It is this very knowledge that makes us doctors”: an applied thematic analysis of how medical students perceive the relevance of biomedical science knowledge to clinical medicine
Intensive study of the biomedical sciences remains a core component of undergraduate medical education with medical students often completing up to 2 years of biomedical science training prior to entering cler... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Bonny L. Dickinson, Kristine Gibson, Kristi VanDerKolk, Jeffrey Greene, Claudia A. Rosu, Deborah D. Navedo, Kirsten A. Porter-Stransky and Lisa E. Graves Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A german-language competency-based multisource feedback instrument for residents: development and validity evidence
In medical settings, multisource feedback (MSF) is a recognised method of formative assessment. It collects feedback on a doctor ’s performance from several perspectives in the form of questionnaires. Yet, no v... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Eva K. Hennel, Ulrike Subotic, Christoph Berendonk, Daniel Stricker, Sigrid Harendza and S ören Huwendiek Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessing comfort level of organ donation competencies among pediatric intensivists in Saudi Arabia: a national survey
As increasing the number of organ donations presents a global challenge, Saudi Arabia is no different. Intensivists can play a major role in maximizing the organ donation process and minimize the challenges. T... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - October 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Yasser M. Kazzaz and Omar B. Da ’ar Tags: Research article Source Type: research