Web-based formative assessment through clinical cases: role in pathophysiology teaching
Active learning strategies such as formative assessment through clinical cases may help to get a deeper learning. We have studied the effect of this kind of online formative assessment in pathophysiology teach... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 30, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nerea Fern ández Ros, Felipe Lucena, Mercedes Iñarrairaegui, Manuel F. Landecho, Patricia Sunsundegui, Carlota Jordán-Iborra, Iñigo Pineda, Jorge Quiroga and Jose Ignacio Herrero Tags: Research Source Type: research

Smartpathk: a platform for teaching glomerulopathies using machine learning
With the emergence of the new coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19), distance learning, especially that mediated by information and digital communication technologies, has been adopted in all areas of knowledge and ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nayze Lucena Sangreman Aldeman, Keylla Maria de S á Urtiga Aita, Vinícius Ponte Machado, Luiz Claudio Demes da Mata Sousa, Antonio Gilberto Borges Coelho, Adalberto Socorro da Silva, Ana Paula da Silva Mendes, Francisco Jair de Oliveira Neres and Semír Tags: Software Source Type: research

Information and communication technology to enhance continuing professional development (CPD) and continuing medical education (CME) for Rwanda: a scoping review of reviews
Access to high quality continuing professional development (CPD) is necessary for healthcare professionals to retain competency within the ever-evolving worlds of medicine and health. Most low- and middle-inco... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Joseph Lune Ngenzi, Richard E. Scott and Maurice Mars Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring how differently patients and clinical tutors see the same consultation: building evidence for inclusion of real patient feedback in medical education
Undergraduate medical education recognises that patient feedback is potentially valuable for student learning and development as a component of multi-source feedback. However greater exploration of how patient... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jennifer Barr, Kathryn Ogden, Iain Robertson and Jenepher Martin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Challenges and opportunities from the COVID-19 pandemic in medical education: a qualitative study
Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many higher education and health centers have faced challenges. Educational leaders have tried to manage the new situation, but the human infrastructure was not ready ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 29, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ali Asghar Hayat, Mohmmad Hasan Keshavarzi, Soolmaz Zare, Leila Bazrafcan, Rita Rezaee, Seyed Aliakbar Faghihi, Mitra Amini and Javad Kojuri Tags: Research Source Type: research

Life during the pandemic: an international photo-elicitation study with medical students
The SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) pandemic is a global event with unprecedented impact on individuals and communities around the world. The purpose of this study is to use a modified photo-elicitation methodology to e... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 27, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: M. Dworkin, T. Akintayo, D. Calem, C. Doran, A. Guth, E. M. Kamami, J. Kar, J. LaRosa, J. C. Liu Jr., I. N. P érez Jiménez and R. Frasso Tags: Research Source Type: research

Scaffolding medical student knowledge and skills: team-based learning (TBL) and case-based learning (CBL)
Two established small-group learning paradigms in medical education include Case-based learning (CBL) and Team-based learning (TBL). Characteristics common to both pedagogies include the use of an authentic cl... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 26, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Annette Burgess, Elie Matar, Chris Roberts, Inam Haq, Lucy Wynter, Julian Singer, Eszter Kalman and Jane Bleasel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring factors associated with research involvement of undergraduate students at the College of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Rwanda
Early involvement of students in research processes is an important step in professional development and can increase the academic output of the university. Previous studies indicate low research involvement a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 26, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Eric Mugabo, Lotta Velin and Richard Nduwayezu Tags: Research Source Type: research

Survey-based experiential learning as a new approach to strengthening non-technical skills in LMIC health care settings
This study outlines key aspects of professional development among health professionals in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). LMICs need support in developing their continuing medical education, and non-t... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 26, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ruhija Hodza-Beganovic, Peter Berggren, Karin Hugelius and Samuel Edelbring Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Vascular surgery trainee retention in the UK: how many leave and why? A survey of trainee and Training Programme Directors ’ perceptions
It is currently not known how many trainees leave vascular surgery, and their reasons for doing so are unclear. This paper is the first to publish the number of UK trainees leaving the training programme and i... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 26, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Eleanor Atkins, Sandhir Kandola, Frances Kent and Olivia McBride Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Self-assessment, attitude and perception of interprofessional learning in hospital acquired infection control practices among health professionals in Klang Valley, Malaysia
Interprofessional learning (IPL) is a key challenge in Malaysia in incorporating the current profession-specific medical education into the interprofessional learning curriculum. Safe practices would be enhanc... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 26, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Saraswathy Thangarajoo, A. M. Rosliza, Sivalingam Nalliah, Jalina Karim, Shamarina Shohaimi, S. Ramasamy and S. Amin-Nordin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

“I would do something if I could!”: experiences and reflections from ethics teachers on how to respond when hearing alarming cases from medical students
Previous studies show that teachers can feel disturbed by alarming cases brought up by students during their teaching activities. Teachers may feel uncertain about how to deal with these cases, as they might f... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 23, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Amalia Muhaimin, Maartje Hoogsteyns, Raditya Bagas Wicaksono, Adi Utarini and Derk Ludolf Willems Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Lists of potential diagnoses that final-year medical students need to consider: a modified Delphi study
Contrastive learning is known to be effective in teaching medical students how to generate diagnostic hypotheses in clinical reasoning. However, there is no international consensus on lists of diagnostic consi... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 23, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Yuka Urushibara-Miyachi, Makoto Kikukawa, Masatomi Ikusaka, Junji Otaki and Hiroshi Nishigori Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Exploring the practice, confidence and educational needs of hospital pharmacists in reviewing antimicrobial prescribing: a cross-sectional, nationwide survey
Antimicrobial stewardship (AMS) programs are usually limited in resources and scope. Therefore, wider engagement of hospital pharmacists in reviewing antimicrobial orders is necessary to ensure appropriate pre... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 23, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sharmila Khumra, Andrew A. Mahony, Phillip J. Bergen, Amy T. Page and Rohan A. Elliott Tags: Research Source Type: research

Healthcare professionals in research (HPiR) Facebook community: a survey of U.K. doctoral and postdoctoral healthcare professionals outside of medicine
Healthcare professionals outside of medicine (HCPs), including nurses, midwives and allied health professionals, are increasingly involved in research for patient benefit. Their challenge is to negotiate inter... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 23, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: J. A. Deane and G. Clunie Tags: Research Source Type: research

The use of photovoice to transform health science students into critical thinkers
Students are often inadequately prepared for higher education, particularly concerning independent learning and critical thinking. These attributes are essential, especially in health science students as healt... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 23, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Firoza Haffejee Tags: Research Source Type: research

Healthcare student-patient relationship and the quality of the clinical learning environment – a cross-sectional study
Relationships with patients are seen as the core component of establishing the quality of patient-centred care and promoting patients ’ autonomy and relevant use of services. A clinical learning environment tha... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Arja Suikkala, Leena Timonen, Helena Leino-Kilpi, Jouko Katajisto and Camilla Strandell-Laine Tags: Research Source Type: research

Burnout syndrome in Spanish medical students
Burnout syndrome is a frequent syndrome related to people that feel a deterioration in their daily activities due to highly demandant psychological requirements in their workplaces. Within last decades, this s... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Javier Gil-Calder ón, Jéssica Alonso-Molero, Trinidad Dierssen-Sotos, Inés Gómez-Acebo and Javier Llorca Tags: Research Source Type: research

Perceived knowledge of psychiatry and family medicine residents regarding medical management of schizophrenia, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, and dyslipidemia: opportunities to refine the residency training
Psychiatry and Family Medicine residents frequently see patients with comorbid mental and physical disorders. Little is known about the difference in knowledge of Psychiatry residents and Family Medicine resid... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jiangbo Ying, Jinhui Wan, Kang Sim, Ee-Jin Darren Seah and Mythily Subramaniam Tags: Research Source Type: research

One-on-one mentoring for final year medical students during the neurosurgery rotation
Medical students show varying clinical practical skills when entering their final year clinical clerkship, which is the final period to acquire and improve practical skills prior to their residency. We develop... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 22, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Felix Behling, Isabella Nasi-Kordhishti, Patrick Haas, Joey Sandritter, Marcos Tatagiba and Stephan Herlan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Empathy and attitude toward communication skill learning as a predictor of patient-centered attitude: a cross-sectional study of dental students in Korea
Enhancing medical students ’ practice of patient-centered care is a goal of medical schools. In addition to exploring the demographic and academic factors of the students, it is necessary to identify other atti... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 21, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Minjung Lee and Jungjoon Ihm Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Differences in clinical knowledge levels between residents in two post ‐graduate rotation programmes in Japan
In Japan, between 2010 and 2020, there were two post-graduate training curricula for post-graduate medical education, as follows: comprehensive rotation programmes (CRPs), which require rotation in at least se... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 21, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Saki Muroya, Sachiko Ohde, Osamu Takahashi, Joshua Jacobs and Tsuguya Fukui Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The relationship between time to diagnose and diagnostic accuracy among internal medicine residents: a randomized experiment
Diagnostic errors have been attributed to cognitive biases (reasoning shortcuts), which are thought to result from fast reasoning. Suggested solutions include slowing down the reasoning process. However, slowe... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 21, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: J. Staal, J. Alsma, S. Mamede, A. P. J. Olson, G. Prins-van Gilst, S. E. Geerlings, M. Plesac, M. A. Sundberg, M. A. Frens, H. G. Schmidt, W. W. Van den Broek and L. Zwaan Tags: Research Source Type: research

Contextual attributes to promote positive social interdependence in problem-based learning: a focus group study
Problem-based learning (PBL) is classified as a collaborative learning approach, wherein students learn while contributing meaning to experiences and interactions with others. An important theoretical fundamen... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 21, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ikuo Shimizu, Yasushi Matsuyama, Robbert Duvivier and Cees van der Vleuten Tags: Research Source Type: research

Undertaking a high stakes virtual OSCE ( “VOSCE”) during Covid-19
The Covid pandemic and associated lockdown forced medical schools globally not only to deliver emergency remote teaching, but to consider alternative methods of high stakes assessment. Here we outline our appr... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jenny Blythe, Nimesh S. A. Patel, Will Spiring, Graham Easton, Dason Evans, Egle Meskevicius-Sadler, Hassan Noshib and Heather Gordon Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Effectiveness of an escape room for undergraduate interprofessional learning: a mixed methods single group pre-post evaluation
Interprofessional practice (IPP) has been shown to contribute to quality service provision and improved health outcomes. This knowledge has led to the integration of interprofessional education into course cur... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 20, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Leigh Moore and Narelle Campbell Tags: Research Source Type: research

Examination of resident characteristics associated with interest in primary care and identification of barriers to cross-cultural care
There is an increasing shortage of primary care physicians in the U.S. The difficult task of addressing patients ’ sociocultural needs is one reason residents do not pursue primary care. However, associations b... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sara Abrahams, Eun Ji Kim, Lyndonna Marrast, Omolara Uwemedimo, Joseph Conigliaro and Johanna Martinez Tags: Research Source Type: research

The impact of distance cataract surgical wet laboratory training on cataract surgical competency of ophthalmology residents
This study assessed the impact of distance cataract surgical wet laboratory training on surgical competency of ophthalmology residents at a tertiary-level ophthalmic training center in Trujillo, Peru. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 19, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Amelia Geary, Qing Wen, Rosa Adrianz én, Nathan Congdon, R. Janani, Danny Haddad, Clare Szalay Timbo and Yousuf M. Khalifa Tags: Research Source Type: research

Risk factors associated with physician trainee concern over missed educational opportunities during the COVID-19 pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic resulted in a transformation of clinical care practices to protect both patients and providers. These changes led to a decrease in patient volume, impacting physician trainee education du... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 17, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sunny S. Lou, Charles W. Goss, Bradley A. Evanoff, Jennifer G. Duncan and Thomas Kannampallil Tags: Research Source Type: research

Expanding medical student interaction in neurology with a redesigned student interest group in neurology (sign) chapter
Student Interest Group in Neurology (SIGN) chapters across the medical schools in the United States provide opportunities for medical students to participate in clinical, research, and service activities in ne... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 17, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rohit Gummi, Ross Smith and Raghav Govindarajan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Specialty career preferences among final year medical students at Makerere University College of health sciences, Uganda: a mixed methods study
Uganda has an imbalanced distribution of the health workforce, which may be influenced by the specialty career preferences of medical students. In spite of this, there is inadequate literature concerning the f... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 16, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Job Kuteesa, Victor Musiime, Ian G. Munabi, Aloysius G. Mubuuke, Robert Opoka, David Mukunya and Sarah Kiguli Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Difference in the general medicine in-training examination score between community-based hospitals and university hospitals: a cross-sectional study based on 15,188 Japanese resident physicians
The general medicine in-training examination (GM-ITE) is designed to objectively evaluate the postgraduate clinical competencies (PGY) 1 and 2 residents in Japan. Although the total GM-ITE scores tended to be ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 15, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Yuji Nishizaki, Keigo Nozawa, Tomohiro Shinozaki, Taro Shimizu, Tomoya Okubo, Yu Yamamoto, Ryota Konishi and Yasuharu Tokuda Tags: Research article Source Type: research

COVIDReady2 study protocol: cross-sectional survey of medical student volunteering and education during the COVID-19 pandemic in the United Kingdom
The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic has led to global disruption of healthcare. Many students volunteered to provide clinical support. Volunteering to work in a clinical capacity was a unique medical educati... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Matthew H. V. Byrne, James Ashcroft, Laith Alexander, Jonathan C. M. Wan, Anmol Arora, Megan E. L. Brown, Anna Harvey, Andrew Clelland, Nicholas Schindler, Cecilia Brassett and Rachel Allan Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

A National Survey of postgraduate physician assistant fellowship and residency programs
The development of postgraduate programs for physician assistants (PAs) began in 1973 and by 2020 there were approximately 72 programs spread across a broad range of medical and surgical disciplines. PA Post-g... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Vasco Deon Kidd, Sarah Vanderlinden and Roderick S. Hooker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Successful implementation of change in postgraduate medical education – a qualitative study of programme directors
Leaders in postgraduate medical education are responsible for implementing educational change. Although difficulties in implementing change are described both in the general leadership literature as well as in... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 14, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hanna Wijk, Kristiina Heikkil ä, Sari Ponzer, Lars Kihlström and Jonas Nordquist Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of COVID-19 pandemic on training and mental health of residents: a cross-sectional study
In this study we aim to investigate and evaluate the impact of the pandemic on residents as well as residency training... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Eman Alshdaifat, Amer Sindiani, Wasim Khasawneh, Omar Abu-Azzam, Aref Qarqash, Hassan Abushukair and Nail Obeidat Tags: Research Source Type: research

Evaluating the influence of music at different sound pressure levels on medical students ’ performance of standardized laparoscopic box training exercises
The influence of music on the performance of surgical procedures such as laparoscopy is controversial and methodologically difficult to quantify. Here, outcome measurements using laparoscopic box training tool... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 13, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lisa Katharina Nees, Philipp Grozinger, Natalie Orthmann, Thomas Maximilian Deutsch, Andr é Hennigs, Christoph Domschke, Markus Wallwiener, Joachim Rom and Fabian Riedel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Validity evidence for a novel instrument assessing medical student attitudes toward instruction in implicit bias recognition and management
Implicit bias instruction is becoming more prevalent in health professions education, with calls for skills-based curricula moving from awareness and recognition to management of implicit bias. Evidence sugges... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Cristina M. Gonzalez, Joseph H. Grochowalski, Ramya J. Garba, Shacelles Bonner and Paul R. Marantz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

An emergency care research course for healthcare career preparation
University students have limited opportunities to gain healthcare clinical exposure within an academic curriculum. Furthermore, traditional pre-medical clinical experiences like shadowing lack active learning ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Karen F. Miller, Rishub K. Das, Ciera D. Majors, Hadassah H. Paz, Ayana N. Robinson, Veronica F. Hamilton, Brittney E. Jackson, Sean P. Collins and Alan B. Storrow Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Reliability of simulation-based assessment for practicing physicians: performance is context-specific
Even physicians who routinely work in complex, dynamic practices may be unprepared to optimally manage challenging critical events. High-fidelity simulation can realistically mimic critical clinically relevant... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 12, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Elizabeth Sinz, Arna Banerjee, Randolph Steadman, Matthew S. Shotwell, Jason Slagle, William R. McIvor, Laurence Torsher, Amanda Burden, Jeffrey B. Cooper, Samuel DeMaria Jr, Adam I. Levine, Christine Park, David M. Gaba, Matthew B. Weinger and John R. Bo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Use of 360 ° virtual reality video in medical obstetrical education: a quasi-experimental design
Video-based teaching has been part of medical education for some time but 360 ° videos using a virtual reality (VR) device are a new medium that offer extended possibilities. We investigated whether adding a 36... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Vera Arents, Pieter C. M. de Groot, Veerle M. D. Struben and Karlijn J. van Stralen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A mixed methods approach to determine the climate of interprofessional education among medical and health sciences students
High-quality patient care is a complex phenomenon that requires collaboration among healthcare professionals. Research has shown that Interprofessional Education (IPE) carries promise to improve collaborative ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nabil Sulaiman, Youssef Rishmawy, Amal Hussein, Maha Saber-Ayad, Hamzah Alzubaidi, Sausan Al Kawas, Hayder Hasan and Salman Y. Guraya Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and evaluation of a spiral model of assessing EBM competency using OSCEs in undergraduate medical education
Medical students often struggle to understand the relevance of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) to their clinical practice, yet it is a competence that all students must develop prior to graduation. Objective str... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 10, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: B. Kumaravel, C. Stewart and D. Ilic Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Using Markov chain model to evaluate medical students ’ trajectory on progress tests and predict USMLE step 1 scores---a retrospective cohort study in one medical school
Medical students must meet curricular expectations and pass national licensing examinations to become physicians. However, no previous studies explicitly modeled stages of medical students acquiring basic scie... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 9, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ling Wang, Heather S. Laird-Fick, Carol J. Parker and David Solomon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Barriers and facilitators to implementing a longitudinal dementia education programme into undergraduate healthcare curricula: a qualitative study
As the numbers of people with dementia worldwide rises, there is a need for improved knowledge and awareness about the condition across the healthcare workforce. There are concerns that traditional models of h... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 9, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Yvonne Feeney, Stephanie Daley, Breda Flaherty and Sube Banerjee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Modified team-based and blended learning perception: a cohort study among medical students at King Saud University
Medical schools have evolved toward competency-based education and active learner-centered strategies. Medical informatics course was introduced in 2011 in the 3rd year at the College of Medicine (CoM), King S... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 8, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ahmed I. Albarrak, Nasriah Zakaria, Jwaher Almulhem, Samina A. Khan and Norshahriza Abdul Karim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Standardizing clinical culture specimen collection in Ethiopia: a training ‐of‐trainers
Proper specimen collection is central to improving patient care by ensuring optimal yield of diagnostic tests, guiding appropriate management, and targeting treatment. The purpose of this article is to describ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jennifer Kue, Ashley Bersani, Kurt Stevenson, Getnet Yimer, Shu-Hua Wang, Wondwossen Gebreyes, Carmen Hazim, Matthew Westercamp, Michael Omondi, Berhanu Amare, Gebrie Alebachew, Rajiha Abubeker, Surafel Fentaw, Eyasu Tigabu, Denise Kirley, Daniel Vanderen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and validation of The Breaking Bad News Attitudes Scale
Communication of bad news plays a critical role in the physician-patient relationship, and a variety of consensus guidelines have been developed to this purpose, including the SPIKES protocol. However, little ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: K átia Laureano dos Santos, Paola Gremigni, Giulia Casu, Victor Zaia and Erik Montagna Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Comparison of medical student performance in summative undergraduate paediatric examinations and a clinician-designed minimum accepted competency (MAC) assessment
It is recognised that newly qualified doctors feel unprepared in many areas of their daily practice and that there is a gap between what students learn during medical school and their clinical responsibilities... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Patrick McCrossan, Dara O ’Donoghue, Alf Nicholson and Naomi McCallion Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Self-confidence in oral and maxillofacial surgery: a cross-sectional study of undergraduate dental students at Kuwait University
To evaluate the self-confidence of undergraduate dental students in relation to oral and maxillofacial surgery (OMFS) to assess the teaching curriculum at Kuwait University using a validated questionnaire orig... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - April 7, 2021 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mohammad Kamal and Mohammad Abdulwahab Tags: Research article Source Type: research