Category : Needs Assessments

ABSTRACT: Education in Sepsis: A Review for the Clinician of What Works, for Whom, and in What Circumstances

Sepsis is a major cause of morbidity and mortality in both the general and obstetric populations. Concerns have been raised regarding some cases of substandard care in the management of the septic and there is a real need for continuing multidisciplinary medical education in the recognition and management of the

ABSTRACT: Cystic Fibrosis Diagnostic Challenges over 4 Decades: Historical Perspectives and Lessons Learned

OBJECTIVE: Because cystic fibrosis (CF) can be difficult to diagnose, and because information about the genetic complexities and pathologic basis of the disease has grown so rapidly over the decades, several consensus conferences have been held by the US CF Foundation, and a variety of other efforts to improve diagnostic practices

MANUSCRIPT: Substance Misuse Education for Physicians: Why Older People are Important

This perspective article focuses on the need for training and education for undergraduate medical students on substance-related disorders, and describes initiatives undertaken in the United Kingdom (UK), Netherlands, United States (US), and Norway to develop the skills, knowledge, and attitudes needed by future doctors to treat patients adequately. In addition,

ABSTRACT: Training Requirements and Curriculum Content for Primary Care Providers Delivering Preventive Oral Health Services to Children Enrolled in Medicaid

Training Requirements and Curriculum Content for Primary Care Providers Delivering Preventive Oral Health Services to Children Enrolled in Medicaid via Training Requirements and Curriculum Content for Primary Care Providers Delivering Preventive Oral Health Services to Children Enrolled in Medicaid. - PubMed - NCBI.

ABSTRACT: Medical student attitudes towards complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) in medical education: a critical review

BACKGROUND: This paper aims to remedy a gap in the knowledge by presenting the first critical review of the literature on major themes relating to medical students perceptions and attitudes towards the exponentially growing field of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM). METHODS: After a comprehensive database search of the literature, 21 papers were

ABSTRACT: National Lipid Association Annual Summary of Clinical Lipidology 2016

The National Lipid Association (NLA) Annual Summary of Clinical Lipidology is a yearly updated summary of principles important to the patient-centered evaluation, management, and care of patients with dyslipidemia. This summary is intended to be a "living document," with future annual updates based on emerging science, clinical considerations, and new NLA

MANUSCRIPT: How well do health professionals interpret diagnostic information? A systematic review

OBJECTIVE: To evaluate whether clinicians differ in how they evaluate and interpret diagnostic test information. DESIGN: Systematic review. DATA SOURCES: MEDLINE, EMBASE and PsycINFO from inception to September 2013; bibliographies of retrieved studies, experts and citation search of key included studies. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR SELECTING STUDIES: Primary studies that provided information on the accuracy of any diagnostic

ABSTRACT: What do primary care practitioners want to know? A content analysis of questions asked at the point of care

INTRODUCTION: Assessing physician needs to develop continuing medical education (CME) activities is an integral part of CME curriculum development. The purpose of the present study was to demonstrate the feasibility of identifying areas of perceived greatest needs for continuing medical education (CME) by using questions collected electronically at the point of

ABSTRACT: Managing Diabetes Mellitus: A Survey of Attitudes and Practices Among Family Physicians

Due to the increasing prevalence of diabetes and the shortage of endocrinologists, family physicians have an important role in diabetes management. The purpose of this study was to examine the sources of knowledge, attitudes and practices of family physicians regarding the management of type 2 diabetes. Attendees at continuous medical

ABSTRACT: Incentives and barriers regarding immunization against influenza and hepatitis of health care workers

A meeting of the Viral Hepatitis Prevention Board in Barcelona in November 2012 brought together health care professionals concerned with viral hepatitis and those concerned with other vaccine-preventable diseases (especially influenza) in order to share experiences and find ways to increase the protection of health care workers through vaccination. Despite