Effects on postgraduate-year-I residents of simulation-based learning compared to traditional lecture-style education led by postgraduate-year-II residents: a pilot study
Simulation-based learning plays an important role in contemporary medical education, although there are problems providing tutors. Peer-assisted learning has begun being formally adopted in medical education. ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Akira Yamamoto, Mikako Obika, Yasuhiro Mandai, Taku Murakami, Tomoko Miyoshi, Hideo Ino, Hitomi Kataoka and Fumio Otsuka Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Informing the medical education reform in Tajikistan: evidence on the learning environment at two nursing colleges
The Tajik medical education system is undergoing a complex reform to enhance the transition of the healthcare system from its soviet legacy of emphasizing secondary level care/specialisation to become more fam... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Markus Schubiger, Filippo Lechthaler, Mohira Khamidova, Barbara Ann Parfitt, Helen Prytherch, Erik van Twillert and Kaspar Wyss Tags: Research article Source Type: research

‘A melting pot of cultures’ –challenges in social adaptation and interactions amongst international medical students
The internationalisation of higher level education and the profiles - nationalities, ethnicities and cultural identities - of students who migrate to undertake higher level education programmes in a different ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 18, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: E. Byrne, R. Brugha and A. McGarvey Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Moving healthcare professionals – a whole system approach to embed physical activity in clinical practice
Healthcare professionals are key informants to support individual behaviour change, and although there has been some progress in empowering clinicians to promote physical activity and health at work, an effect... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 15, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Michael Brannan, Matteo Bernardotto, Nick Clarke and Justin Varney Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Capacity building in health care professions within the Gulf cooperation council countries: paving the way forward
There is a worldwide shortage of health care workers. This problem is particularly severe in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries because of shortages in certain medical disciplines, due to a lack of n... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Javaid I. Sheikh, Sohaila Cheema, Karima Chaabna, Albert B. Lowenfels and Ravinder Mamtani Tags: Debate Source Type: research

A new tool for assessing short debriefings after immersive simulation: validity of the SHORT scale
Simulation is being increasingly used worldwide in healthcare education. However, it is costly both in terms of finances and human resources. As a consequence, several institutions have designed programs offer... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Etienne Rivi ère, Etienne Aubin, Samuel-Lessard Tremblay, Gilles Lortie and Gilles Chiniara Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A survey comparison of educational interventions for teaching pneumatic otoscopy to medical students
Though pneumatic otoscopy improves accurate diagnosis of ear disease, trainees lack proficiency. We evaluated the effect of three different training techniques on medical students ’ subsequent reported use of b... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Alanna Higgins Joyce, Maya Raman, Jennifer L. Beaumont, Heather Heiman, Mark Adler and Suzanne M. Schmidt Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Bachelor completion and dropout rates of selected, rejected and lottery-admitted medical students in the Netherlands
This study aimed to examine the added value of a two-step selection procedure (first step non-academic, second step academic tests) ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Catharina M. P. Vos, Anouk Wouters, Marianne Jonker, Marian de Haan, Marleen A. Westerhof, Gerda Croiset and Rashmi A. Kusurkar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Students ’ perspectives on the use of digital versus conventional dental impression techniques in orthodontics
Despite the increasing use of digital impressions in orthodontics, this technique does not usually form part of the learning objectives in dental training. The aim of this study was to determine how students a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Timm C. Schott, Rahima Arsalan and Katja Weimer Tags: Technical advance Source Type: research

Tutor assessment of PBL process: does tutor variability affect objectivity and reliability?
Ensuring objectivity and maintaining reliability are necessary in order to consider any form of assessment valid. Evaluation of students in Problem-Based Learning (PBL) tutorials by the tutors has drawn the at... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Bidyadhar Sa, Chidum Ezenwaka, Keerti Singh, Sehlule Vuma and Md. Anwarul Azim Majumder Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Cross sectional analysis of student-led surgical societies in fostering medical student interest in Canada
The objective of this study was to examine how surgery interest groups (SIGs) across Canada function and influence medical students ’ interest in surgical careers. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jin Soo A. Song, Connor McGuire, Michael Vaculik, Alexander Morzycki and Madelaine Plourde Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Thai medical students ’ attitudes regarding what constitutes a “good death”: a multi-center study
Few studies exist regarding the perception of medical students toward older adults ’ wishes during their end-of-life period. Better understanding of students’ perceptions regarding this topic could help improve... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Panita Limpawattana, Varalak Srinonprasert, Manchumad Manjavong, Srivieng Pairojkul, Jarin Chindaprasirt, Sawadee Kaiyakit, Thitikorn Juntararuangtong, Kongpob Yongrattanakit and Thunchanok Kuichanuan Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementing an initiative to promote evidence-informed practice: part 1 — a description of the Evidence Rounds programme
Evidence-informed practice is fundamental to the delivery of high quality health care. Delays and gaps in the translation of research into practice can impact negatively on patient care. Previous studies have ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Aislinn Conway, Maura Dowling, Áine Binchy, Jane Grosvenor, Margaret Coohill, Deirdre Naughton, Jean James and Declan Devane Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Implementing an initiative promote evidence-informed practice: part 2 —healthcare professionals’ perspectives of the evidence rounds programme
The translation of research into clinical practice is a key component of evidence-informed decision making. We implemented a multi-component dissemination and implementation strategy for healthcare professiona... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Aislinn Conway, Maura Dowling and Declan Devane Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Medical student wellbeing – a consensus statement from Australia and New Zealand
Medical student wellbeing – a consensus statement from Australia and New Zealand outlines recommendations for optimising medical student wellbeing within medical schools in our region. Worldwide, medical schools ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sandra Kemp, Wendy Hu, Jo Bishop, Kirsty Forrest, Judith N. Hudson, Ian Wilson, Andrew Teodorczuk, Gary D. Rogers, Chris Roberts and Andy Wearn Tags: Commentary Source Type: research

Different ways to present clinical cases in a classroom: video projection versus live representation of a simulated clinical scene with actors
Use of the video digital format in the classroom is a common way to present clinical cases to stimulate discussion and increase learning. A simulated live performance with actors, also in the classroom, could ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: M. J. Robles, Ram ón Miralles, Ascension Esperanza and Mercedes Riera Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Effects of an evidence-based practice education program using multifaceted interventions: a quasi-experimental study with undergraduate nursing students
Although Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) should be introduced early on in nursing education to develop students ’ independence and self-learning ability, there are few such courses for undergraduate nursing stude... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jeong Sook Kim, Mee Ock Gu and HeeKyung Chang Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Randomized study showing the benefit of medical students writing multiple choice questions on their learning
Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported an error in the title; the word study should be changed to students as indicated below: (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jose Ignacio Herrero, Felipe Lucena and Jorge Quiroga Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Multimedia-assisted instruction on pain assessment learning of new nurses: a quasi-experimental study
Pain assessment and treatment are key factors affecting the quality and safety of care for patients and capabilities related to them are crucial for new nursing staff. Consequently, we developed a multimedia-a... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tsung-Lan Chu, Jeng Wang, Hui-Ling Lin, Hsiu-Fang Lee, Chiu-Tzu Lin, Li-Yu Chieh, Yu-Chih Sung and Yueh-E Lin Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Educational outreach visits to improve knee osteoarthritis management in primary care
Knee osteoarthritis is a common problem, but often underdiagnosed and undertreated in primary care as compared to evidence-based guidelines. Educational outreach visits are an effective strategy to improve gui... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 1, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: David Spitaels, Rosella P. M. G. Hermens, Frank P. Luyten, Hilde Vandenneucker, Bert Aertgeerts, Sabine Verschueren, Dieter Van Assche and Patrik Vankrunkelsven Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Learning by teaching basic life support: a non-randomized controlled trial with medical students
Cardiopulmonary resuscitation is usually taught in universities through theoretical lectures and simulations on mannequins with low retention of knowledge and skills. New teaching methodologies have been used ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - March 1, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: S érgio Geraldo Veloso, Gabriel Santos Pereira, Nathália Nascimento Vasconcelos, Maria Helena Senger and Rosa Malena Delbone de Faria Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Paediatric vision screening by non-healthcare volunteers: evidence based practices
The purpose of this study was to test the sensitivity and specificity of eight undergraduate volunteer examiners conducting vision screening tests in a community setting, in order to determine if non-eye care ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 28, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: K. Sabri, B. Easterbrook, N. Khosla, C. Davis and F. Farrokhyar Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Development of a scale to evaluate medical professional identity formation
This study aimed to develop an instrument t... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 28, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Masami Tagawa Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Investigating the self-study phase of an inverted biochemistry classroom – collaborative dyadic learning makes the difference
The inverted classroom approach is characterized by a primary self-study phase for students followed by an on-site, face-to-face teaching phase that is used to deepen the prior acquired knowledge. Obviously, t... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 28, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Susanne J. K ühl, Achim Schneider, Hans A. Kestler, Matthias Toberer, Michael Kühl and Martin R. Fischer Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Transition to active learning in rural Nepal: an adaptable and scalable curriculum development model
Traditional medical education in much of the world has historically relied on passive learning. Although active learning has been in the medical education literature for decades, its incorporation into practic... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Stephen Mehanni, Lena Wong, Bibhav Acharya, Pawan Agrawal, Anu Aryal, Madhur Basnet, David Citrin, Binod Dangal, Grace Deukmedjian, Santosh Kumar Dhungana, Bikash Gauchan, Tula Krishna Gupta, Scott Halliday, S. P. Kalaunee, Uday Kshatriya, Anirudh Kumar & Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Correction to: Development and validation of an objective assessment scale for chest tube insertion under ‘direct’ and ‘indirect’ rating
Following publication of the original article [1], the author reported that the given name and family name of all authors were swapped. (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 20, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Julian Ober, Patrick Haubruck, Felix Nickel, Tilman Walker, Mirco Friedrich, Beat-Peter M üller-Stich, Gerhard Schmidmaier and Michael C. Tanner Tags: Correction Source Type: research

Curriculum management/monitoring in undergraduate medical education: a systematized review
Monitoring and management of undergraduate medical education (UME) curricula are crucial contributors to successful medical education. This systematized review explores the different approaches that medical sc... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 19, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tahereh Changiz, Nikoo Yamani, Shahram Tofighi, Fatemeh Zoubin and Batool Eghbali Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Disciplinary boundaries and integrating care: using Q-methodology to understand trainee views on being a good doctor
Rising numbers of patients with multiple-conditions and complex care needs mean that it is increasingly important for doctors from different specialty areas to work together, alongside other members of the mul... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 15, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: E. Muddiman, A. D. Bullock, J. M. Hampton, L. Allery, J. MacDonald, K. L. Webb and L. Pugsley Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A randomized controlled trial of suicide prevention training for primary care providers: a study protocol
Suicide is a national public health crisis and a critical patient safety issue. It is the 10th leading cause of death overall and the second leading cause of death among adolescents and young adults (15 –34 yea... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Wendi F. Cross, Jennifer C. West, Anthony R. Pisani, Hugh F. Crean, Jessica L. Nielsen, Amanda H. Kay and Eric D. Caine Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Empathy and big five personality model in medical students and its relationship to gender and specialty preference: a cross-sectional study
Given the influence that personality can have on empathy, this study explores the relationship between empathy and personality, using three different measures of empathy, and taking into account gender and spe... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 14, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Teresa Guilera, Iolanda Batalla, Carles Forn é and Jorge Soler-González Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Predictors of self-perceived cultural responsiveness in entry-level physiotherapy students in Australia and Aotearoa New Zealand
Ensuring physiotherapy students are well prepared to work safely and effectively in culturally diverse societies upon graduation is vital. Therefore, determining whether physiotherapy programs are effectively ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 13, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Maxine Te, Felicity Blackstock, Caroline Fryer, Peter Gardner, Louise Geary, Suzanne Kuys, Kerstin McPherson, Irmina Nahon, Clarice Tang, Lynne Taylor, Gisela Van Kessel, Kelly van der Zwan and Lucy Chipchase Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A pilot study of a pharmacist-led prescribing program for final-year medical students
Junior doctors undertake a significant amount of prescribing; however, they are not well prepared for this, and report they would like more training in their undergraduate courses. To address this we tested a ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: David A. Newby, Barrie Stokes and Anthony J. Smith Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Professional identity formation of female doctors in Japan – gap between the married and unmarried
During professional identity formation (PIF), medical students and young doctors enter the process of socialization in medicine with their preexisting personal identities. Here, the authors focused on how gend... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 12, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tomoko Matsui, Motoki Sato, Yoko Kato and Hiroshi Nishigori Tags: Research article Source Type: research

A simple and short microbiology practical improves undergraduate nursing students ’ awareness of bacterial traits and ability to avoid spreading infections
Nurses are responsible for implementing appropriate measures to reduce hospital infections, especially with multidrug resistant bacteria, so nursing students should learn about microbiology. This helps them to... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rika Yano, Torahiko Okubo, Tomoko Shimoda, Junji Matsuo and Hiroyuki Yamaguchi Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Building health system capacity to improve maternal and newborn care: a pilot leadership program for frontline staff at a tertiary hospital in Ghana
Frontline healthcare workers are critical to meeting the maternal, newborn and child health Sustainable Development Goals in low- and middle-income countries. The World Health Organization has identified leade... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 11, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Erin Pfeiffer, Medge Owen, Christie Pettitt-Schieber, Romeck Van Zeijl, Emmanuel Srofenyoh, Adeyemi Olufolabi and Rohit Ramaswamy Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Specific feedback makes medical students better communicators
Feedback is regarded a key element in teaching communication skills. However, specific aspects of feedback have not been systematically investigated in this context. Therefore, the aim of this study was to inv... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Cosima Engerer, Pascal O. Berberat, Andreas Dinkel, B ärbel Rudolph, Heribert Sattel and Alexander Wuensch Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Self-regulated learning in physical therapy education: a non-randomized experimental study comparing self-directed and instruction-based learning
There is a concern that traditional instruction based methods of learning do not adequately prepare students for the challenges of physical therapy practice. Self-directed learning is considered to be the most... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 8, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Wim van Lankveld, Marjo Maas, Joost van Wijchen, Volcmar Visser and J. Bart Staal Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The impact of an interprofessional training ward on the development of interprofessional competencies: study protocol of a longitudinal mixed-methods study
To meet the patients ’ needs and to provide adequate health care, students need to be prepared for interprofessional collaborative practice during their undergraduate education. On interprofessional training wa... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Johanna Mink, Anika Mitzkat, Andr é L. Mihaljevic, Birgit Trierweiler-Hauke, Burkhard Götsch, Jochen Schmidt, Katja Krug and Cornelia Mahler Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Designing faculty development: lessons learnt from a qualitative interpretivist study exploring students ’ expectations and experiences of clinical teaching
Clinical teaching plays a crucial role in the transition of medical students into the world of professional practice. Faculty development initiatives contribute to strengthening clinicians ’ approach to teachin... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Julia Blitz, Marietjie de Villiers and Susan van Schalkwyk Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Applications of the reflective practice questionnaire in medical education
We sought to determine whether the Reflective Practice Questionnaire (RPQ) is a reliable measure of reflective capacity and related characteristics in medical students. We also planned to learn how the RPQ cou... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 7, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Shane L. Rogers, Lynn E. Priddis, Nicole Michels, Michael Tieman and Lon J. Van Winkle Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Interprofessional assessment of medical students ’ competences with an instrument suitable for physicians and nurses
Physicians need a set of specific competences to perform well in interprofessional teams in their first year of residency. These competences should be achieved with graduation from medical school. Assessments ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 6, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Sarah Prediger, Sophie F ürstenberg, Pascal O. Berberat, Martina Kadmon and Sigrid Harendza Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Application of a three-session-procedure based on experiential learning in a tooth brushing course for Chinese dental students
Chinese dentists are obliged to provide reliable guidance to patients about tooth brushing. However, attitudes and behaviours of Chinese dental students regarding oral health have been insufficient. Traditiona... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Rui Zhang, Bin Zhang, Mingming Li, Jinfeng He, Tao Hu and Ran Cheng Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Change in subjective well-being over 20  years at two Norwegian medical schools and factors linked to well-being today: a survey
There is a lack of studies on factors in the curriculum, study environment and individual differences that can promote well-being among medical students as a response to the frequent reports on the negative he... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Christian Sletta, Reidar Tyssen and Lise Tevik L øvseth Tags: Research article Source Type: research

The role of empathy and psychological need satisfaction in pharmacy students ’ burnout and well-being
The purpose of this study was to examine the relationship between Korean pharmacy students ’ empathy and psychological need satisfaction and their levels of burnout and psychological well-being, using structura... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - February 4, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Eun Cho and Soohyun Jeon Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Randomized study showing the benefit of medical study writing multiple choice questions on their learning
Writing multiple choice questions may be a valuable tool for medical education. We asked medical students to generate multiple choice questions and studied its effect on their exams. We hypothesized that stude... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 31, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jose Ignacio Herrero, Felipe Lucena and Jorge Quiroga Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Responding to experienced and anticipated discrimination (READ): anti -stigma training for medical students towards patients with mental illness – study protocol for an international multisite non-randomised controlled study
Stigma and discrimination are a significant public health concern and cause great distress to people with mental illness. Healthcare professionals have been identified as one source of this discrimination. In ... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 31, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Tanya Deb, Heidi Lempp, Ioannis Bakolis, Tushar Vince, William Waugh and Claire Henderson Tags: Study protocol Source Type: research

Internet skills of medical faculty and students: is there a difference?
The shift from a more didactic to student-centred pedagogical approach has led to the implementation of new information communication technology (ICT) innovations and curricula. Consequently, analysis of the d... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Diane O ’Doherty, Justan Lougheed, Ailish Hannigan, Jason Last, Marie Dromey, Colm O’Tuathaigh and Deirdre McGrath Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Translatability and validation of non-technical skills scale for trauma (T-NOTECHS) for assessing simulated multi-professional trauma team resuscitations
The 5-item non-technical skills scale for trauma (T-NOTECHS) with five response categories is developed to assess non-technical skills in trauma team resuscitations. This validated instrument assesses behavior... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 30, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jussi P. Repo, Eerika Rosqvist, Seppo Lauritsalo and Juha Paloneva Tags: Research article Source Type: research

Response to ‘using social media to support small group learning’
This letter serves to respond to the article from the point of view of medical students. It offers critical perspectives on how to take the research further in certain areas and alternatives that can be invest... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 29, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Omkar Rajesh Deodhar and Jai Mathur Tags: Correspondence Source Type: research

Transferring knowledge into practice? Exploring the feasibility of action learning for improving knowledge, skills and confidence in clinical communication skills
Effective communication between patients and practitioners is fundamental to the delivery of high-quality care. This is particularly important in the complex and challenging nature of working in palliative and... (Source: BMC Medical Education)
Source: BMC Medical Education - January 28, 2019 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Jane Dowson Tags: Research article Source Type: research