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ABSTRACT: Adoption of computer-assisted learning in medical education: the educators’ perspective

Abstract CONTEXT: Computer-assisted learning (CAL) in medical education has been shown to be effective in the achievement of learning outcomes, but requires the input of significant resources and development time. This study examines the key elements and processes that led to the widespread adoption of a CAL program in undergraduate medical education,

ABSTRACT: YouTube as a Platform for Publishing Clinical Skills Training Videos.

Abstract The means to share educational materials have grown considerably over the years, especially with the multitude of Internet channels available to educators. This article describes an innovative use of YouTube as a publishing platform for clinical educational materials.The authors posted online a series of short videos for teaching clinical procedures

ABSTRACT: Narrative, emotion and action: analysing ‘most memorable’ professionalism dilemmas

Abstract OBJECTIVES  Although previous studies have explored medical learners''most memorable' experiences, these have typically focused on patient deaths or mistakes. Drawing on multiple theoretical perspectives to understand the interplay between narrative, emotion and action, this paper aims to explore the whats and hows of written narratives of most memorable professionalism dilemmas:

ABSTRACT: Durability of the effect of online diabetes training for medical residents on knowledge, confidence, and inpatient glycemia.

Abstract BACKGROUND: Inpatient dysglycemia is associated with increased morbidity, mortality and cost. Medical education must not only address knowledge gaps, but also improve clinical care. METHODS: All 129 medicine residents at a large academic medical center were offered a case-based online curriculum on the management of inpatient dysglycemia in the fall of 2009. First-year

ABSTRACT: Twelve tips for getting started using mixed methods in medical education research.

Abstract Background: Mixed methods research, which is gaining popularity in medical education, provides a new and comprehensive approach for addressing teaching, learning, and evaluation issues in the field. Aim: The aim of this article is to provide medical education researchers with 12 tips, based on consideration of current literature in the

ABSTRACT: Recommendations for a New Curriculum in Pain Medicine for Medical Students: Toward a Career Distinguished by Competence and Compassion.

Abstract OBJECTIVE: The education of physicians is a fundamental obligation within medicine that must remain closely aligned with clinical care. And although medical education in pain care is essential, the current state of medical education does not meet the needs of physicians, patients, or society. To address this, we convened a committee

ABSTRACT: Knowledge and usability of a trauma training system for general surgery residents.

Abstract BACKGROUND:Resident work-hour restrictions challenge educators to supplement residents surgical education. We evaluated a computer-based trauma surgery systems ability to increase residents surgical knowledge.METHODS:Modules on thoracic and abdominal surgical approaches were evaluated. Surgical residents with 1 or more years of experience completed the pretest, an interactive module, the post-test, and a

ABSTRACT: Probability-based text clustering algorithm by alternately repeating two operations

Abstract Owing to the rapid advance of internet technology, users have to face to a large amount of raw data from the World Wide Web every day, most of which is displayed in text format. This situation brings a great demand for efficient text analysis techniques by internet users. Since clustering

ABSTRACT: Implementing an interface terminology for structured clinical documentation

Abstract Clinically oriented interface terminologies support interactions between humans and computer programs that accept structured entry of healthcare information. This manuscript describes efforts over the past decade to introduce an interface terminology called CHISL (Categorical Health Information Structured Lexicon) into clinical practice as part of a computer-based documentation application at Vanderbilt

ABSTRACT: Harnessing Online Peer Education (HOPE): integrating C-POL and social media to train peer leaders in HIV prevention.

Abstract Novel methods, such as Internet-based interventions, are needed to combat the spread of HIV. While past initiatives have used the Internet to promote HIV prevention, the growing popularity, decreasing digital divide, and multi-functionality of social networking sites, such as Facebook, make this an ideal time to develop innovative ways to