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MANUSCRIPT: The Effect of a Freely Available Flipped Classroom Course on Health Care Worker Patient Safety Culture: A Prospective Controlled Study

Background: Patient safety culture is an integral aspect of good standard of care. A good patient safety culture is believed to be a prerequisite for safe medical care. However, there is little evidence on whether general education can enhance patient safety culture. Objective: Our aim was to assess the impact of

MANUSCRIPT: Point of care information services: a platform for self-directed continuing medical education for front line decision makers

The structure and aim of continuing medical education (CME) is shifting from the passive transmission of knowledge to a competency-based model focused on professional development. Self-directed learning is emerging as the foremost educational method for advancing competency-based CME. In a field marked by the constant expansion of knowledge, self-directed learning

MANUSCRIPT: Moving Knowledge Acquisition From the Lecture Hall to the Student Home: A Prospective Intervention Study

BACKGROUND: Podcasts are popular with medical students, but the impact of podcast use on learning outcomes in undergraduate medical education has not been studied in detail. OBJECTIVE: Our aim was to assess the impact of podcasts accompanied by quiz questions and lecture attendance on short- and medium-term knowledge retention. METHODS: Students enrolled for a cardio-respiratory

MANUSCRIPT: What makes a doctor a scholar: a systematic review and content analysis of outcome frameworks

BACKGROUND: Many national outcome frameworks (OF) call for a sound scholarship education and scholarly behaviour of physicians. Educators however are known to interpret the scholar role in markedly different ways and at least one major initiative to unify several national outcome frameworks failed to agree on a common definition of the

MANUSCRIPT: Family physicians’ continuing professional development activities: current practices and potential for new options

BACKGROUND: As part of needs assessment processes, our Faculty of Medicine (FOM) continuing professional development office investigated the differences between physicians who do and those who do not frequently participate in planned group learning to gain insight into their interest in new forms of continuing professional development (CPD). METHOD: We sent a 19

MANUSCRIPT: How do junior medical officers use online information resources? A survey.

BACKGROUND: Online information resources function dually as important learning tools and sources of the latest evidence-based recommendations for junior medical officers (JMOs). However, little is currently known about how JMOs utilise this information when providing care for their patients. This study aimed to examine the usage and experience of online information

MANUSCRIPT: Flipping one-shot library instruction: using Canvas and Pecha Kucha for peer teaching

OBJECTIVE: This study sought to determine whether a flipped classroom that facilitated peer learning would improve undergraduate health sciences students' abilities to find, evaluate, and use appropriate evidence for research assignments. METHODS: Students completed online modules in a learning management system, with librarians facilitating subsequent student-directed, in-person sessions. Mixed methods assessment was used

MANUSCRIPT: Using the Flipped Classroom to Bridge the Gap to Generation Y

BACKGROUND: The flipped classroom is a student-centered approach to learning that increases active learning for the student compared to traditional classroom-based instruction. In the flipped classroom model, students are first exposed to the learning material through didactics outside of the classroom, usually in the form of written material, voice-over lectures, or