Evaluation of an educational concept for risk-oriented prevention in undergraduate dental education
Aim of this observational study with a three-month follow-up was to evaluate an educational concept for risk-oriented prevention applied by fifth-year undergraduate dental students. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Gerhard Schmalz, Felix Krause, Martin Grzelkowski, Cordula Merle, Daisy Rotzoll, Rainer Haak and Dirk Ziebolz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Championing women working in health across regional and rural Australia – a new dual-mentorship model
Mentoring is a critical component of career development and job satisfaction leading to a healthier workforce and more productive outputs. However, there are limited data on mentorship models in regional areas... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 11, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Teresa M. Wozniak, Esther Miller, Kevin J. Williams and Amelia Pickering Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Burnout level and associated factors in a sub-Saharan African medical setting: prospective cross-sectional survey
Burnout in the hospital environment is a problem that affects care and training. Often explored in the high-income medical context, burnout is poorly studied in low and middle-income countries characterized by... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jean-Rodolphe Mackanga, Emeline Gracia Mouendou Mouloungui, Josaphat Iba-ba, Pierre Pottier, Jean-Baptiste Moussavou Kombila and Jean-Bruno Boguikouma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Stress, anxiety, self-efficacy, and the meanings that physical therapy students attribute to their experience with an objective structured clinical examination
The objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) is a valuable tool to assess and promote the acquisition of clinical skills. However, significant OSCE-rel... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Érica de Matos Reis Ferreira, Rafael Zambelli Pinto, Paula Maria Machado Arantes, Érica Leandro Marciano Vieira, Antônio Lúcio Teixeira, Fabiane Ribeiro Ferreira and Daniela Virgínia Vaz Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Qualitative evaluation of the general practitioner chronic non-communicable diseases training programme
In China, general practitioners have limited ability to provide care for common chronic non-communicable diseases because they lack postgraduate training. In an attempt to improve general practitioners ’ skills... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Chunyu Zhang, Fang Fang, Mingqiang Peng, Ying Zhao, Ruixue Liu and Cunbo Jia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of a novel intervention to reduce burnout in doctors-in-training using self-care and digital wellbeing strategies: a mixed-methods pilot
Burnout for doctors-in-training is increasingly cause for concern. Our objectives were to assess the feasibility, acceptability and impact of a novel intervention to reduce burnout and improve wellbeing. This ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 9, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Antonia Rich, Amira Aly, Marta E. Cecchinato, Laura Lascau, Magdalen Baker, Rowena Viney and Anna L. Cox Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessment of the effect of application of an educational wiki in flipped classroom on students ’ achievement and satisfaction
This study ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 7, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ali Ahmadian Khoynaroud, Amirhossein Akbarzadeh, Morteza Ghojazadeh and Saeideh Ghaffarifar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

UKCAT and medical student selection in the UK – what has changed since 2006?
The United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) is an aptitude test used since 2006 within selection processes of a consortium of UK medical and dental schools. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 5, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rachel Greatrix and Jonathan Dowell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Interprofessional education and collaboration between general practitioner trainees and practice nurses in providing chronic care; a qualitative study
Effective interprofessional collaboration (IPC) is essential for the delivery of chronic care. Interprofessional education (IPE) can help support IPC skills. This makes IPE interesting for GP practices where c... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: R. van der Gulden, N. D. Scherpbier-de Haan, C. M. Greijn, N. Looman, F. Tromp and P. W. Dielissen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How can educators improve the perception of happiness for pre-clinical medical students?
As medical students, we recognise how the various stages of medical school can influence one ’s perception of their educational environment, as illustrated by the work of Yoo and Kim. Throughout this article, v... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sami Ahmad Ghani, Muhammed Aizaz us Salam, George Chukwuemeka Oyekwe and Sharfraz Riaz Choudhury Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

The influence of a serious game ’s narrative on students’ attitudes and learning experiences regarding delirium: an interview study
Delirium is a neuropsychiatric syndrome that affects patients ’ attention and awareness as a result of a physical condition. In recent years, persistent gaps in delirium education have led to suboptimal deliriu... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - September 1, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kiki R. Buijs-Spanjers, Anne Harmsen, Harianne H. Hegge, Jorinde E. Spook, Sophia E. de Rooij and Debbie A. D. C. Jaarsma Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Efficacy of smartphone-based Mobile learning versus lecture-based learning for instruction of Cephalometric landmark identification
Considering the increasing popularity of electronic learning, particularly smartphone-based mobile learning, and its reportedly optimal efficacy for instruction of complicated topics, this study aimed to compa... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Amin Golshah, Fatemeh Dehdar, Mohammad Moslem Imani and Nafiseh Nikkerdar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical student perceptions of curricular influences on their wellbeing: a qualitative study
Medical student mental health and wellbeing is highly topical and the subject of much research. While theoretically informed definitions of wellbeing abound, how do medical students themselves understand and p... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Christine Byrnes, Vaishnavi Anu Ganapathy, Melinda Lam, Lise Mogensen and Wendy Hu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Gamified E-learning in medical terminology: the TERMInator tool
Proficiency in medical terminology is an essential competence of physicians which ensures reliable and unambiguous communication in everyday clinical practice. The attendance of a course on medical terminology... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Anna-Henrikje Seidlein, Hartmut Bettin, Philipp Franikowski and Sabine Salloch Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

The sudden transition to synchronized online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic in Saudi Arabia: a qualitative study exploring medical students ’ perspectives
The closure of educational activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic resulted in an unplanned shift from traditional learning to a setup that exclusively involves digital t... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rehana Khalil, Ali E. Mansour, Walaa A. Fadda, Khaled Almisnid, Mohammed Aldamegh, Abdullah Al-Nafeesah, Azzam Alkhalifah and Osama Al-Wutayd Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effectiveness of technology-enhanced teaching and assessment methods of undergraduate preclinical dental skills: a systematic review of randomized controlled clinical trials
To investigate the effectiveness of technology-enhanced teaching and assessment methods of undergraduate preclinical skills in comparison to conventional methods. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 28, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Khaled Khalaf, Mohamed El-Kishawi, Shahd Mustafa and Sausan Al Kawas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The new cultural norm: reasons why UK foundation doctors are choosing not to go straight into speciality training
The number of UK foundation doctors choosing to go straight into speciality training has fallen drastically over the last 10  years: We sought to explore and understand the reasons for this change. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Alexander Conor Hollis, Jack Streeter, Clare Van Hamel, Louise Milburn and Hugh Alberti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Oncology education for family medicine residents: a national needs assessment survey
This study aimed to determine the current state of oncology education in Canadian family medicine postgraduate medical education programs (FM PGME) and examine opinions regarding optimal oncology education in ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 27, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Steven M. Yip, Daniel E. Meyers, Jeff Sisler, Keith Wycliffe-Jones, Edward Kucharski, Christine Elser, Claire Temple-Oberle, Silvana Spadafora, Paris-Ann Ingledew, Meredith Giuliani, Sara Kuruvilla, Nureen Sumar and Vincent C. Tam Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Benefits of combined quantitative and qualitative evaluation of learning experience in a gerodontology course for dental students
The oral health status of long-term care (LTC) facility residents is often poor, and acceptance of dental services by the elderly is irregular and mostly problem-driven. The perceived knowledge gap due to insu... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 26, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ragna Lamprecht, Jennifer Guse, Martin Schimmel, Frauke M üller, Guido Heydecke and Daniel R. Reissmann Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A prospective study evaluating the integration of a multifaceted evidence-based medicine curriculum into early years in an undergraduate medical school
The importance of ensuring medical students are equipped with the skills to be able to practice evidence-based medicine (EBM) has been increasingly recognized in recent years. However, there is limited informa... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: B. Kumaravel, H. Jenkins, S. Chepkin, S. Kirisnathas, J. Hearn, C. J. Stocker and S. Petersen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Perceptions and processes influencing the transition of medical students from pre-clinical to clinical training
The transition from pre-clinical to clinical medical training is often characterised by several challenges which may have different impacts on students ’ well-being and learning experiences. To ensure smooth tr... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli, Poornima Roche, Mary Adu, Karina Jones, Faith Alele and Aaron Drovandi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and validation of the Chinese version of the evidence-based practice profile questionnaire (EBP2Q)
Evidence-based practice (EBP) education or training are considered fundamental to building and strengthening an EBP culture, as well as to encouraging evidence-based academic and clinical practice in the nursi... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 24, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ming-Yu Hu, Yan-Ni Wu, Maureen Patricia McEvoy, Yan-Fang Wang, Wei-Lian Cong, Li-Ping Liu, Xiao-Xia Li and Chun-Lan Zhou Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A randomised controlled trial of feedback to improve patient satisfaction and consultation skills in medical students
The use of feedback has been integral to medical student learning, but rigorous evidence to evaluate its education effect is limited, especially in the role of patient feedback in clinical teaching and practic... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 20, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Michelle M. Y. Lai, Noel Roberts, Mohammadreza Mohebbi and Jenepher Martin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Simulation via instant messaging-Birmingham advance (SIMBA) model helped improve clinicians ’ confidence to manage cases in diabetes and endocrinology
Simulation-based learning (SBL) has been increasingly used in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical training curricula. The aim of Simulation via Instant Messaging-Birmingham Advance (SIMBA) is to create... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Eka Melson, Meri Davitadze, Manal Aftab, Cai Ying Ng, Emma Ooi, Parisha Blaggan, Wentin Chen, Thia Hanania, Lucretia Thomas, Dengyi Zhou, Joht Singh Chandan, Latha Senthil, Wiebke Arlt, Sailesh Sankar, John Ayuk, Muhammad Ali Karamat & hellip; Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pharmacy students ’ attitudes toward patient safety in Saudi Arabia: a cross-sectional study
There is a growing recognition of the importance of teaching patient safety to medical students to improve healthcare and minimize patients ’ harm; however, few studies evaluated the attitudes of pharmacy stude... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Monira Alwhaibi, Yazed AlRuthia, Haya Almalag, Hadeel Alkofide, Bander Balkhi, Amani Almejel and Fahad Alshammari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

One-week multidisciplinary post-graduate palliative care training: an outcome-based program evaluation
A multi-professional, post-graduate, one-week palliative care training program was piloted in November 2019 at the University of Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine. A formal evaluation of this program was performed. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Piret Paal, Cornelia Brandst ötter, Johannes Bükki, Frank Elsner, Anna Ersteniuk, Elisabeth Jentschke, Andreas Stähli and Iryna Slugotska Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Virtual versus jaw simulation in Oral implant education: a randomized controlled trial
This research aims to investigate the evaluation methods of teaching oral implant clinical courses and estimate the effectiveness of a virtual simulation platform. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Baoping Zhang, Sihong Li, Shuting Gao, Mingfang Hou, Hong Chen, Lulu He, Yiting Li, Yumeng Guo, Errui Wang, Rui Cao, Jingyang Cheng, Ruiping Li and Kailiang Zhang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The development of a framework of entrustable professional activities for the intern year in Ireland
Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) are units of professional practice that capture essential competencies in which trainees must become proficient before undertaking them independently. EPAs provide su... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 18, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Emily O ’Dowd, Sinéad Lydon, Paul O’Connor, Josephine Boland, Gozie Offiah and Dara Byrne Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Health professionals learning qualitative research in their workplace: a focused ethnography
The interest for qualitative research methodology has expanded beyond theoretical academic research on medical education, gathering interest from all healthcare professionals. Qualitative research has potentia... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Luca Ghirotto, Ludovica De Panfilis and Silvia Di Leo Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Theoretically designed interventions for colorectal cancer prevention: a case of the health belief model
According to the WHO, most chronic diseases, including cancer, can be prevented by identifying their risk factors such as unhealthy diet, smoking and physical inactivity. This research examined the effectivene... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sakineh Rakhshanderou, Maryam Maghsoudloo, Ali Safari-Moradabadi and Mohtasham Ghaffari Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Assessing the benefits and usefulness of Schwartz Centre rounds in second-year medical students using clinical educator-facilitated group work session: not just “a facilitated moan”!
An experiential curriculum exposing medical students to the clinic early has many benefits but comes with the emotional stress this environment engenders. Schwartz rounds (SR) are an effective means to combat ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 17, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: J. Smith, M. G. Stewart, E. Foggin, S. Mathews, J. Harris, P. Thomas, A. Cooney and C. J. Stocker Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Outcomes of trauma education workshop in Vietnam: improving diagnostic and surgical skills
Unintentional injuries have emerged as a significant public health issue in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), especially in Vietnam, where there is a poor quality of care for trauma. A scarcity of forma... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sugy Choi, Jieun Kim, Jongho Heo, Dung Thi Ngoc Nguyen, Son Hong Nguyen and Woong-Han Kim Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A randomised controlled pilot trial of the influence of non-native English accents on examiners ’ scores in OSCEs
Objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) are important aspects of assessment in medical education. There is anecdotal evidence suggesting that students with non-native English accents (NNEA) may be s... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 15, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: An Kozato, Nimesh Patel and Kiyoshi Shikino Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A comparison between the effectiveness of a gamified approach with the conventional approach in point-of-care ultrasonographic training
This study was conducted with the primary outcome of evaluating it... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Aaron Kuo Huo Lai, Abdul Muhaimin bin Noor Azhar, Aidawati binti Bustam, Xun Ting Tiong, Hiang Chuan Chan, Rashidi bin Ahmad and Keng Sheng Chew Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Empirical comparison of three assessment instruments of clinical reasoning capability in 230 medical students
Several instruments intend to measure clinical reasoning capability, yet we lack evidence contextualizing their scores. The authors compared three clinical reasoning instruments [Clinical Reasoning Task (CRT),... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Yvonne Covin, Palma Longo, Neda Wick, Katherine Gavinski and James Wagner Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Competence of pharmacy mentors: a survey of the perceptions of pharmacy postgraduates and their mentors
This study aims to acquire insight into the development of pharmacy mentors’ c... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Juan-Juan Yue and Gang Chen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Grit protects medical students from burnout: a longitudinal study
Burnout is a serious issue plaguing the medical profession with potential negative consequences on patient care. Burnout symptoms are observed as early as medical school. Based on a Job Demands-Resources model... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Muhammad Raihan Jumat, Pierce Kah-Hoe Chow, John Carson Allen Jr, Siang Hui Lai, Nian-Chih Hwang, Jabed Iqbal, May Un Sam Mok, Attilio Rapisarda, John Matthew Velkey, Deborah Lynn Engle and Scott Compton Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How novice and expert anaesthetists understand expertise in anaesthesia: a qualitative study
The development of expertise in anaesthesia requires personal contact between a mentor and a learner. Because mentors often are experienced clinicians, they may find it difficult to understand the challenges n... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 12, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Michael St.Pierre and James M. Nyce Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of a hands-on arthrocentesis workshop in undergraduate medical education
To evaluate the impact of a training programme for arthrocentesis on procedural skills enhancement and self-confidence in medical students. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Andreas Ladurner, Thomas Nijman, Tiffany K. Gill and Peter J. Smitham Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Proficiency testing for identifying underperforming students before postgraduate education: a longitudinal study
Efficient selection of medical students in GP training plays an important role in improving healthcare quality. The aim of this study was to collect quantitative and qualitative validity evidence of a multicom... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 10, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Vasiliki Andreou, Jan Eggermont, Guy Gielis and Birgitte Schoenmakers Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Learning to prescribe and instruct exercise in physiotherapy education through authentic continuous assessment and rubrics
Authentic assessment and effective feedback are among various strategies that promote learning in the assessment process. These strategies are commonly used during clinical placements. However, they are rarely... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Doris Yin Kei Chong, Barbara Tam, Suk Yu Yau and Arnold Yu Lok Wong Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A survey on the attitudes of Chinese medical students towards current pathology education
Pathology education provides information on pathology and guides students to become pathologists. Recently, the Ministry of Education of the People ’s Republic of China required the establishment of the system ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 8, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Chun Xu, Yiping Li, Pingsheng Chen, Min Pan and Xiaodong Bu Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Continuing nursing education: use of observational pain assessment tool for diagnosis and management of pain in critically ill patients following training through a social networking app versus lectures
Nursing staff training in using observational pain assessment tools is highly important to improve the assessment of pain. The present study was conducted to examine the effect of two different training method... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - August 3, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kolsoum Deldar, Razieh Froutan, Alireza Sedaghat and Seyed Reza Mazlom Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Disparity of perspectives between teachers and learners on perioperative teaching and learning
To build a consensus about learning objectives in the operating room, the aim of the study was to evaluate both surgical teacher and learner perspectives on perioperative teaching and learning in Taiwan. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - July 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Yu-Tang Chang, Peih-Ying Lu and Chung-Sheng Lai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Online patient simulation training to improve clinical reasoning: a feasibility randomised controlled trial
Online patient simulations (OPS) are a novel method for teaching clinical reasoning skills to students and could contribute to reducing diagnostic errors. However, little is known about how best to implement a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - July 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ruth Plackett, Angelos P. Kassianos, Maria Kambouri, Natasha Kay, Sophie Mylan, Jenny Hopwood, Patricia Schartau, Shani Gray, Jessica Timmis, Sarah Bennett, Chris Valerio, Veena Rodrigues, Emily Player, Willie Hamilton, Rosalind Raine, Stephen Duffy & hel Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A systematic scoping review of ethical issues in mentoring in medical schools
Mentoring provides mentees and mentors with holistic support and research opportunities. Yet, the quality of this support has been called into question amidst suggestions that mentoring is prone to bullying an... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - July 31, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Cheryl Shumin Kow, Yao Hao Teo, Yao Neng Teo, Keith Zi Yuan Chua, Elaine Li Ying Quah, Nur Haidah Binte Ahmad Kamal, Lorraine Hui En Tan, Clarissa Wei Shuen Cheong, Yun Ting Ong, Kuang Teck Tay, Min Chiam, Stephen Mason and Lalit Kumar Radha Krishna Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Internal medicine residents identify gaps in medical education on outpatient referrals
Relevant clinical information is often missing when a patient sees a specialist after being referred by another physician in the ambulatory setting. This can result in missed or delayed diagnoses, delayed trea... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - July 30, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Masha J. Slavin, Mangala Rajan and Lisa M. Kern Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Addressing knowledge gaps in Parkinson ’s disease: a report on the Movement Disorder Society’s Centre-to-Centre initiative to improve Parkinson’s disease services in Lao People’s Democratic Republic
Lao People ’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) has only nine neurologists for seven million people; none have formal training in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Medical specialists require sufficient PD knowledge to pro... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - July 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Onanong Phokaewvarangkul, Somchit Vorachit, Appasone Phoumindr, Saysavath Keosodsay, Ronald B. Postuma, Wassilios G. Meissner and Roongroj Bhidayasiri Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Massive open online course for Brazilian healthcare providers working with substance use disorders: curriculum design
Interpersonal and technical skills are required for the care of people living with substance use disorders. Considering the applicability and usability of online courses as continuing professional education in... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - July 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Erika Pizziolo Monteiro, Henrique Pinto Gomide and Eduardo Remor Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Students ’ perceptions of the educational environment at King Abdulaziz University Faculty of Dentistry (KAUFD): a cross sectional study
Prior research studies have found that dental students ’ educational environment has an impact on their academic achievement. Therefore, the aim of this cross-sectional study was to assess dental students’ perc... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - July 29, 2020 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Heba J. Sabbagh, Hanin A. Bakhaider, Hesham M. Abokhashabah and Mohammed U. Bader Tags: Research article Source Type: research