Category : Medical Education

ABSTRACT: Internet platforms for lifelong le… [Otolaryngol Clin North Am. 2007] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Access to knowledge through the Internet has spawned a world of online learning, stimulating a new passion for lifelong learning in academia, professional environments, the workplace, and at home. This article takes a fresh look at the wide spectrum of opportunities for online medical education for physicians. We first explore

ABSTRACT: Promoting clinical competence using socia… [Nurse Educ. 2010 May-Jun] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract A critical task for nursing students is learning to synthesize knowledge and disseminate it to their patients in an understandable format, often in the form of posters or pamphlets for a lay audience. With the Internet becoming the place of choice for information for the lay audience and the use

ABSTRACT: Assessing a nephrology-focused YouTube channel’s p… [J Nephrol. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Introduction: YouTube has emerged as a potential teaching tool. Studies of the teaching potential of YouTube videos have not addressed health care provider (HCP) satisfaction; a necessary prerequisite for any teaching tool. We conducted a 4-month investigation to determine HCP satisfaction with a nephrology-specific YouTube channel. via Assessing a nephrology-focused YouTube

ABSTRACT: An online spaced-education game for global continui… [Ann Surg. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract OBJECTIVE: To assess the efficacy of a "spaced-education" game as a method of continuing medical education (CME) among physicians across the globe. BACKGROUND: The efficacy of educational games for the CME has yet to be established. We created a novel online educational game by incorporating game mechanics into "spaced education" (SE), an evidence-based

ABSTRACT: Novel educational approach for medical students:… [J Surg Educ. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract BACKGROUND: Mannequin and computer-based simulators are useful for the practice of patient management, physical procedures, and competency. However, they are ineffective in teaching clinical medicine. StepStone Interactive Medical Software (SS) is a web-based medical learning modality that provides the user with a highly focused set of evaluative and interventional tasks to

ABSTRACT: Impact of certified CME in atrial fibrillati… [Am J Manag Care. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract OBJECTIVE: To determine whether changes in physician behavior associated with a continuing medical education (CME) activity on atrial fibrillation (AF) can be measured using an administrative claims database. STUDY DESIGN: A retrospective, analytical review of physician practice changes and AF patient- related healthcare utilization and costs derived from an administrative claims database was

ABSTRACT: Use of an online curriculum to teach deliri… [J Am Geriatr Soc. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Web-based learning methods are being used increasingly to teach core curriculum in medical school clerkships, but few studies have compared the effectiveness of online methods with that of live lectures in teaching the same topics to students. Boston University School of Medicine has implemented an online, case-based, interactive curriculum using

ABSTRACT: Integrating public health-oriented e-learning … [Am J Prev Med. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract PURPOSE: In fall 2008, the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene collaborated with Albert Einstein College of Medicine residency program directors to assess the effectiveness of an e-learning course on accurate death certificate completion among resident physicians. METHODS: We invited postgraduate year 1 and 2 (PGY1 and PGY2) residents (n

ABSTRACT: An appraisal of the current and potential va… [Eur J Dent Educ. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract OBJECTIVE: To systematically assess the informational value, quality, intention, source and bias of web 2.0 footage whose aim is peer-to-peer education about oral implantology. METHODS: YouTube ( was scanned on 15 October 2010 for oral implantology-related videos using an adequately pre-defined search query. Search results were filtered with the system-generated category 'education' and

ABSTRACT: Learner feedback and educational outcomes with … [BMC Med Educ. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract BACKGROUND: Online medical education curricula offer new tools to teach and evaluate learners. The effect on educational outcomes of using learner feedback to guide curricular revision for online learning is unknown. METHODS: In this study, qualitative analysis of learner feedback gathered from an online curriculum was used to identify themes of learner feedback,