Development of simulation education debriefing protocol with faculty guide for enhancement clinical reasoning
The clinical environments are more complex, diverse and rapidly changing. Patients ’ conditions were chronic and complexed, healthcare providers require clinical reasoning for patient safety care. One of the le... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Juyeon Bae, JuHee Lee, Yeonsoo Jang and Yoonju Lee Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Evaluation of a surgical task sharing training programme ’s logbook system in Sierra Leone
Personal logbooks are universally applied for monitoring and evaluation of surgical trainees; however, the quality and accuracy of such logbooks in low income countries (LICs) are poorly examined. Logbooks are... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ø. V. Svendsen, C. Helgerud, A. J. van Duinen, Ø. Salvesen, P. M. George and H. A. Bolkan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Prevalence and correlates of depression, anxiety, and stress in medical residents of a Brazilian academic health system
Several studies correlate medical residency with the occurrence of mental health disorders, Burnout Syndrome and quality of life impairment. It has been demonstrated that mental health disorders increase medic... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Paula Lage Pasqualucci, Luciana Luccas Mendes Damaso, Arthur Hirschfeld Danila, Daniel Fatori, Francisco Lotufo Neto and Vera Hermina Kalika Koch Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does providing the correct diagnosis as feedback after self-explanation improve medical students diagnostic performance?
Self-explanation without feedback has been shown to improve medical students ’ diagnostic reasoning. While feedback is generally seen as beneficial for learning, available evidence of the value of its combinati... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: M. Chamberland, J. Setrakian, C. St-Onge, L. Bergeron, S. Mamede and H. G. Schmidt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Self-reported motivation for choosing nursing studies: a self-determination theory perspective
The nursing shortage is of worldwide concern, with nursing student retention acknowledged as a priority. As a fundamental step towards exploring factors that can guide the implementation of strategic approache... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 10, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Linda Messineo, Mario Allegra and Luciano Seta Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Resident and program characteristics that impact performance on the Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP)
To determine which resident and program characteristics correlate with ophthalmic knowledge, as assessed by resident Ophthalmic Knowledge Assessment Program (OKAP) performance. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sidra Zafar, Xueyang Wang, Divya Srikumaran, Shameema Sikder, Pradeep Ramulu, Michael V. Boland, Eric Singman and Fasika A. Woreta Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Distance learning in antimicrobial stewardship: innovation in medical education
This study aimed to analyse the impact that web-based distance learning has on knowledge gain in medical students, as well as student perceptions of the methodology. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Michel Laks, Carla Morales Guerra, Jo ão Luiz Miraglia and Eduardo Alexandrino Medeiros Tags: Research article Source Type: research

What difference can a year make? Findings from a survey exploring student, alumni and supervisor experiences of an intercalated degree in emergency care
One third of UK medical students undertake an intercalated degree, typically in traditional academic disciplines. It is less usual for students to undertake intercalated degrees that are directly aligned to a ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Blair Graham, Hadir Elbeltagi, Pam Nelmes, Annie Jenkin and Jason E Smith Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The geographic and topical landscape of medical education research
Whether medical education research (MER) is primarily conducted in wealthy countries (in the “Realm of the Rich”) is the subject of an ongoing debate. Previous studies of the geography of MER publication outpu... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Marshall P. Thomas Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Creative teaching behaviors of health care school teachers in Taiwan: mediating and moderating effects
Considerable attention has been paid to the variables for creative abilities of teachers and the creative climate of the schools in which they teach, as well as the direct relationships between these variables... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hsing-Yuan Liu and I-Teng Wang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Promoting medical competencies through a didactic tutor qualification programme – a qualitative study based on the CanMEDS Physician Competency Framework
In peer-led tutorial courses, qualified medical students ( “tutors”) provide their peers with opportunities to deepen their theoretical knowledge effectively and to practice clinical skills already in preclinic... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Angelika Homberg, Jan Hundertmark, J ürgen Krause, Merle Brunnée, Boris Neumann and Svetla Loukanova Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The evaluation of e-learning resources as an adjunct to otolaryngology teaching: a pilot study
The concept of e-Learning has been rapidly accepted as an important component of medical education and is especially adept at teaching clinical skills. However, their impact on learning, particularly in Otolar... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ronald Yoon-Kong Chin, Richard Tjahjono, Michael John Raymond Rutledge, Tim Lambert and Nathaniel Deboever Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A randomized controlled trial of well-being therapy to promote adaptation and alleviate emotional distress among medical freshmen
Maladjustment and emotional distress are extremely prevalent among first-year medical students in college and are associated with numerous negative consequences for medical freshmen, their families and univers... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Yuan-Yuan Xu, Tong Wu, Yong-Ju Yu and Min Li Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correlation between early clinical exposure environment, attitudes toward basic medicine, and medical students ’ basic science learning performance
Early clinical exposure (ECE) is viewed as a way to provide contexts of basic science and highlight its relevance to medical practice. However, very few studies have specifically looked into how the ECE experi... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kung-Pei Tang, Chien-Yu Chen, Ming-Shun Wu, Tzu-Tao Chen, Bei-Wen Wu and Po-Fang Tsai Tags: Research article Source Type: research

How do German medical students perceive role models during clinical placements ( “Famulatur”)? An empirical study
Studies have demonstrated the importance of role models in medical education. Medical students in Germany participate in clinical placements ( “Famulatur”) that last 4 months in total and represent the first re... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Oliver Keis, Achim Schneider, Felix Heindl, Markus Huber-Lang, Wolfgang Öchsner and Claudia Grab-Kroll Tags: Research article Source Type: research

First year medical student performance on weekly team-based learning exercises in an infectious diseases course: insights from top performers and struggling students
In Team-Based Learning (TBL) preparation of relevant coursework during self-directed learning time is evaluated by the individual readiness assurance test (iRAT). We recently reported that student performance ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - June 3, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Gonzalo A. Carrasco, Kathryn C. Behling and Osvaldo J. Lopez Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Certainty-based marking in a formative assessment improves student course appreciation but not summative examination scores
Study motivation and knowledge retention benefit from regular student self-assessments. Inclusion of certainty-based learning (CBL) in computer-assisted formative tests may further enhance this by enabling stu... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 31, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Wiljan J. A. J. Hendriks, Nicole Bakker, Helma Pluk, Arjan de Brouwer, B é Wieringa, Alessandra Cambi, Mirjam Zegers, Derick G. Wansink, Ron Leunissen and Peter H. M. Klaren Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Competent with patients and populations: integrating public health into a medical program
As the global burden of chronic disease grows, and infectious disease threats loom large, the need for medical graduates with expertise in public health medicine (PHM) is growing. A recurrent challenge is inte... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 31, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Colin Bell, Annie Simmons, Erik Martin, Candice McKenzie, Janet McLeod and Scott McCoombe Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Combination of problem-based learning with high-fidelity simulation in CPR training improves short and long-term CPR skills: a randomised single blinded trial
Performance of sufficient cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) by medical personnel is critical to improve outcomes during cardiac arrest. It has however been shown that even health care professionals possess a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 31, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Christian Berger, Peter Brinkrolf, Cristian Ertmer, Jan Becker, Hendrik Friederichs, Manuel Wenk, Hugo Van Aken and Klaus Hahnenkamp Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical students as global citizens: a qualitative study of medical students ’ views on global health teaching within the undergraduate medical curriculum
There is increasing interest in global health teaching among medical schools and their students. Schools in the UK and internationally are considering the best structure, methods and content of global health c... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nicole Blum, Anita Berlin, Anna Isaacs, William J. Burch and Chris Willott Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Student progress decision-making in programmatic assessment: can we extrapolate from clinical decision-making and jury decision-making?
Despite much effort in the development of robustness of information provided by individual assessment events, there is less literature on the aggregation of this information to make progression decisions on in... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mike Tweed and Tim Wilkinson Tags: Review Source Type: research

“Princess and the pea” – an assessment tool for palpation skills in postgraduate education
In osteopathic medicine, palpation is considered to be the key skill to be acquired during training. Whether palpation skills are adequately acquired during undergraduate or postgraduate training is difficult ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rainer Kamp, Andreas M öltner and Sigrid Harendza Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Pharmacist-led teaching as a longitudinal theme for medical school curriculums - a solution for reducing prescribing errors in junior doctors?
Medication errors are a significant problem faced by health services internationally. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Naomi Lloyd Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Clinical learning in the context of uncertainty: a multi-center survey of emergency department residents ’ and attending physicians’ perceptions of clinical feedback
Feedback is an essential part of clinical teaching and learning, yet it is often perceived as unsatisfactory in busy clinical settings. Clinical teachers need to balance the competing demands of clinical duty ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Chung-Hsien Chaou, Yu-Che Chang, Shiuan-Ruey Yu, Hsu-Min Tseng, Cheng-Ting Hsiao, Kuan-Han Wu, Lynn Valerie Monrouxe and Roy Ngerng Yi Ling Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development and implementation of a comprehensive ultrasound curriculum for undergraduate medical students – a feasibility study
Ultrasound is one of the most important imaging techniques in clinical medicine with unique advantages. Skills in ultrasound imaging are very usefull for physicians including novices and thus also mandated by ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 28, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Nora Celebi, Jan Griewatz, Nisar P. Malek, Sarah Krieg, Toni Kuehnl, Reinhold Muller, Jan Pauluschke-Fr öhlich, Ines Debove, Reimer Riessen, Stephan Zipfel and Eckhart Fröhlich Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A brief interactive training with medical students improves their diabetes knowledge about hypoglycemia
Hypoglycemia is a severe clinical problem with physical and psychosocial implications for people with type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Medical students would benefit from formal education on how to treat hypoglycem... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 28, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Elizabeth A. Beverly, Marilyn D. Ritholz, Rochelle G. Rennie and Sophia C. Mort Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The influence of a patient counseling training session on pharmacy students ’ self-perceived communication skills, confidence levels, and attitudes about communication skills training
This study aims... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 28, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hye Kyung Jin, So Hyun Park, Ji Eun Kang, Kyung Suk Choi, Hong Ah. Kim, Min Seon Jeon and Sandy Jeong Rhie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Obesity education in the family medicine clerkship: a US and Canadian survey of clerkship directors ’ beliefs, barriers, and curriculum content
Despite concerns regarding the increasing obesity epidemic, little is known regarding obesity curricula in medical education. Medical school family medicine clerkships address common primary care topics during... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 27, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Harland Holman, Sumi Dey, Ian Drobish, Leora Aquino, Alan T. Davis, Tracy J. Koehler and Rebecca Malouin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The Educational Effects of a Pregnancy Simulation in Medical/Nursing Students and Professionals
The objective of this study was to investigate whether a pregnancy experience program (PREP) simulating physical changes in a mother during the last trimester of pregnancy could increase empathy, understanding... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 24, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jeeyoon Yu, Yoohyun Chung, Jung Eum Lee, Dae Hun Suh, Jeong Ha Wie, Hyun Sun Ko, In Yang Park and Jong Chul Shin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Nurses ’ knowledge, perceived barriers, and practices regarding cancer pain management: a cross-sectional study from Palestine
In this study, we aimed to assess the knowledge and practices of nurses relating to the ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 23, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Haneen A. Toba, Ahmad M. Samara and Sa ’ed H. Zyoud Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The role of social network analysis as a learning analytics tool in online problem based learning
Social network analysis (SNA) might have an unexplored value in the study of interactions in technology-enhanced learning at large and in online (Problem Based Learning) PBL in particular. Using SNA to study s... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Mohammed Saqr and Ahmad Alamro Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Simulation-based medical training for paediatric residents in Italy: a nationwide survey
A prompt start to an appropriate neonatal and paediatric resuscitation is critical to reduce mortality and morbidity. However, residents are rarely exposed to real emergency situations. Simulation-based medica... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Marco Binotti, Giulia Genoni, Stefano Rizzollo, Marco De Luca, Luca Carenzo, Alice Monzani and Pier Luigi Ingrassia Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Relationship between burnout and career choice regret among Chinese neurology postgraduates
In China, the shortage of doctors leads to stressful clinical work and increasing turnover. Medical students undergoing postgraduate specialty training will be the country ’s medical workforce in the coming dec... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Lu Tian, Juncai Pu, Yiyun Liu, Xiaogang Zhong, Siwen Gui, Xuemian Song, Shaohua Xu, Xinyu Zhou, Haiyang Wang, Wei Zhou, Jianjun Chen and Peng Xie Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Executive/life coaching for first year medical students: a prospective study
Student physicians are particularly prone to high rates of poor mental and physical quality of life, including depression, anxiety, and fatigue. We prospectively tested whether a structured, theory-based execu... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Donna Cameron, Laura J. Dromerick, Jaeil Ahn and Alexander W. Dromerick Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Are you ready? A systematic review of pre-departure resources for global health electives
There has been an exponential increase in the offering of short-term international field experiences in recent years in response to student demands for global health opportunities. Pre-departure preparation is... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 22, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Anna Kalbarczyk, Emily Nagourney, Nina A. Martin, Victoria Chen and Bhakti Hansoti Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Measuring medical students ’ professional competencies in a problem-based curriculum: a reliability study
Identification and assessment of professional competencies for medical students is challenging. We have recently developed an instrument for assessing the essential professional competencies for medical studen... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 21, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Salah Eldin Kassab, Xiangyun Du, Egon Toft, Farhan Cyprian, Ayad Al-Moslih, Henk Schmidt, Hossam Hamdy and Marwan Abu-Hijleh Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of an innovative curriculum to introduce patient safety and quality improvement content
The Fuld Fellows Program provides selected pre-licensure nursing students with a foundation in the science of patient safety, quality improvement and leadership through coursework and a mentored experience wor... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 21, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Kelly T. Gleason, Brigit VanGraafeiland, Yvonne Commodore-Mensah, Jo Walrath, Susan Immelt, Ellen Ray and Cheryl R. Dennison Himmelfarb Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Hygiene practices during clinical training: knowledge, attitudes and practice among a cohort of South Asian Medical students
This study aimed to determine knowledge, attitudes and practices (KAP) on hand, attire and equipment hygiene during clinical training... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 21, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: U. Jayarajah, A. S. Athapathu, B. A. A. J. Jayawardane, S. Prasanth and S. N. Seneviratne Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The association between objectively-measured activity, sleep, call responsibilities, and burnout in a resident cohort
When compared to the general US working population, physicians are more likely to experience burnout and dissatisfaction with work-life balance. Our aim was to examine the association of objectively-measured s... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 21, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ashley P. Marek, Rachel M. Nygaard, Ellen T. Liang, Nicholas S. Roetker, Mary DeLaquil, Sandy Gregorich, Chad J. Richardson and Joan M. Van Camp Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Multivariable analysis of factors associated with USMLE scores across U.S. medical schools
Gauging medical education quality has always remained challenging. Many studies have examined predictors of standardized exam performance; however, data sets do not distinguish by institution or curriculum. Ou... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Arash Ghaffari-Rafi, Rachel Elizabeth Lee, Rui Fang and J. Douglas Miles Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does changing from a teacher-centered to a learner-centered context promote self-regulated learning: a qualitative study in a Japanese undergraduate setting
Previous studies indicate that a teacher-centered context could hinder undergraduates from self-regulated learning (SRL), whereas a learner-centered context could promote SRL. However, SRL development between ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 17, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Yasushi Matsuyama, Motoyuki Nakaya, Hitoaki Okazaki, Adam Jon Lebowitz, Jimmie Leppink and Cees van der Vleuten Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does financial support for medical students from low income families make a difference? A qualitative evaluation
The 2015 –2020 strategic plan from the Office for Fair Access calls on institutions to provide contemporary assessments of the impact of their financial support for disadvantaged students on retention, progress... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 17, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Hugh Claridge and Michael Ussher Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Teaching psychiatry to large groups in society
There is a need to educate a range of professionals in caring for individuals with long-term mental disability who reside within our communities. Empathy alone is insufficient. The Kognus 4-Step Education Prog... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Susanne Bejerot, Ann Lindgren, J örgen Rosén, Eva Bejerot and Marie Elwin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Teaching anatomy using an active and engaging learning strategy
Various evidence-based and student-centered strategies such as team-based learning (TBL), case-based learning (CBL), and flipped classroom have been recently applied to anatomy education and have shown to impr... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Keerti Singh, Ambadasu Bharatha, Bidyadhar Sa, Oswald Peter Adams and Md. Anwarul Azim Majumder Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Key stakeholder opinions for a national learner education handover
Sharing information about learners during training is seen as an important component supporting learner progression and relevant to patient safety. Shared information may cover topics from accommodation requir... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Aliya Kassam, Mariela Ruetalo, Maureen Topps, Margo Mountjoy, Mark Walton, Susan Edwards and Leslie Nickell Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Translation, transcultural adaptation, and validation of the role-modeling cost-conscious behaviors scale
Training in the use of cost-conscious strategies for medical students may prepare new physicians to deliver health care in a more sustainable way. Recently, a role-modeling cost-conscious behaviors scale (RMCC... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 16, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Marta Silva Menezes, Mar ília Menezes Gusmão, Rui Nei de Araújo Santana, Carolina Villa Nova Aguiar, Dilton Rodrigues Mendonça, Rinaldo Antunes Barros, Mary Gomes Silva and Liliane Lins-Kusterer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Interactional skills training in undergraduate medical education: ten principles for guiding future research
High-quality healthcare requires practitioners who have technical competence and communication skills. Medical practitioners need interpersonal skills for gathering and transferring information to their patien... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 15, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rob Sanson-Fisher, Breanne Hobden, Mariko Carey, Lisa Mackenzie, Lisa Hyde and Jan Shepherd Tags: Debate Source Type: research

Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia simulation: use of meat glue in inexpensive and realistic nerve block models
Ultrasound-guided regional anesthesia (UGRA) is increasingly used by emergency physicians to provide safe and effective pain relief for patients. However, one of the factors limiting its widespread use is the ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 15, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Leily Naraghi, Judy Lin, Kay Odashima, Simran Buttar, Lawrence Haines and Eitan Dickman Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

How the introduction of OSCEs has affected the time students spend studying: results of a nationwide study
Medical schools globally now use objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) for assessing a student ’s clinical performance. In Germany, almost all of the 36 medical schools have incorporated at least o... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 15, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Stefan M üller, Ines Koch, Utz Settmacher and Uta Dahmen Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Does blended problem-based learning make Asian medical students active learners?: a prospective comparative study
Asian educators have struggled to implement problem-based learning (PBL) because students rarely discuss their work actively and are not sufficiently engaged in self-directed learning. Supplementing PBL with a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - May 15, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Ikuo Shimizu, Hideyuki Nakazawa, Yoshihiko Sato, Ineke H. A. P. Wolfhagen and Karen D. K önings Tags: Research article Source Type: research