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ABSTRACT: Methods and Effects of a Case-based Pediatric Gastroenterology Online Curriculum. [J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr. 2013] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract OBJECTIVES: Asynchronous learning, using Web-based instruction, is developing a growing role in medical education. Restrictions on resident work hours continue to require restructuring of formal educational activities in many programs. The objectives of this curriculum development project was to determine whether using blended learning with case-based online modules supplemented by faculty-facilitated

ABSTRACT: Online discussion of drug side effects among breast cancer survivors [Pharmacoepidemiol Drug Saf. 2013] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract PURPOSE: While patients often use the internet as a medium to search for and exchange health-related information, little is known about the extent to which patients use social media to discuss side effects related to medications. We aim to understand the frequency and content of side effects and associated adherence behaviors

ABSTRACT: Social media in vascular surgery. [J Vasc Surg. 2013] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract There has been a tremendous growth in the use of social media to expand the visibility of various specialties in medicine. The purpose of this paper is to describe the latest updates on some current applications of social media in the practice of vascular surgery as well as existing limitations

ABSTRACT: A centralized research data repository enhances retrospective outcomes research capacity: a case report — Hruby et al. — Journal of the American Medical Informatics Association

Abstract This paper describes our considerations and methods for implementing an open-source centralized research data repository (CRDR) and reports its impact on retrospective outcomes research capacity in the urology department at Columbia University. We performed retrospective pretest and post-test analyses of user acceptance, workflow efficiency, and publication quantity and quality (measured

ABSTRACT: E-learning: the essential usability perspective. [Clin Teach. 2013] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Background:  Usability is the ease with which something can be used, but this essential concept appears to be rarely considered when using technology for teaching and learning in medical education. Context:  There is an increasing use of technology in an attempt to enhance teaching and learning in medical education, from

ABSTRACT: An Approach to Moderate Sedation Simulation Tr… [Simul Healthc. 2013] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract INTRODUCTION: Each year millions of patients undergo procedures that require moderate sedation. These patients are at risk of complications from oversedation that can progress to respiratory depression or even death. This article describes the creation of a simulation-based medical education course for nonanesthesiologists who use sedation in their specialty practice and

ABSTRACT: Measuring students’ approaches to learning in d… [BMC Med Educ. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Many studies have explored approaches to learning in medical school, mostly in the classroom setting. In the clinical setting, students face different conditions that may affect their learning. Understanding students' approaches to learning is important to improve learning in the clinical setting. The aim of this study was to evaluate

ABSTRACT: Trends in Medical Error Education: Are We Faili… [Acad Pediatr. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract BACKGROUND: The Institute of Medicine has called for physician education as a key step in medical error prevention. In our 2002 national survey, pediatric resident education about medical error prevention was sporadic. We sought to describe the amount and type of pediatric resident training about medical errors and to assess the

ABSTRACT: Changes in residents’ opportunities for experientia… [Med Educ. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Medical Education 2012: 46: 1189-1193 Context  Learning in the clinical environment is believed to be a crucial component of residency training. However, it remains unclear whether recent changes to postgraduate medical education, including the implementation of work hour limitations, have significantly impacted opportunities for experiential learning. Therefore, we sought to

ABSTRACT: Development of knowledge in basic sciences: a compa… [Med Educ. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Medical Education 2012: 46: 1206-1214 Context  Basic medical sciences education differs among medicine courses, especially as traditional and integrated problem-based learning (PBL) curricula teach basic sciences in very different ways. The literature shows no clear differences in the performance of students of these different educational philosophies. via Development of knowledge in