Category : Resources

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,

ABSTRACT: The importance of social and collaborative learnin… [Med Teach. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract BACKGROUND: There is an increasing use of online continuing medical education (OCME), but the potential use of social and collaborative learning to change professional performance and improve patient care has yet to be fully realised. METHODS: The integration of the main themes from the presentations and comments from participants at a symposium at

ABSTRACT: A social learning perspective on the development… [Soc Sci Med. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract How best to develop doctors is a problem for many healthcare systems. The current trend towards competence-based models, especially in UK postgraduate medical education, appears to neglect lessons emerging from social learning theories in the workplace. However, social learning itself, especially communities of practice (CoP), also has shortcomings because it

ABSTRACT: The use of a virtual learning environme… [J Bone Joint Surg Br. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract The use of journal clubs and, more recently, case-based discussions in order to stimulate debate among orthopaedic surgeons lies at the heart of orthopaedic training and education. A virtual learning environment can be used as a platform to host virtual journal clubs and case-based discussions. This has many advantages in

ABSTRACT: Available, intuitive and free! Building e-learning… [Med Teach. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Background: E-learning is part of the mainstream in medical education and often provides the most efficient and effective means of engaging learners in a particular topic. However, translating design and content ideas into a useable product can be technically challenging, especially in the absence of information technology (IT) support. There

ABSTRACT: The application of wiki technology in medical educ… [Med Teach. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Background, aims and methods: Recent years have seen the introduction of web-based technologies such as the 'wiki', which is a webpage whose content can be edited in real time using a web browser. This article reviews the current state of knowledge about the use of wikis in education, and considers

Top five flashpoints in the assessment of teaching… [Med Teach. 2013] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract Background: Despite thousands of publications over the past 90 years on the assessment of teaching effectiveness, there is still confusion, misunderstanding, and hand-to-hand combat on several topics that seem to pop up over and over again on listservs, blogs, articles, books, and medical education/teaching conference programs. If you are measuring

ABSTRACT: Mobile computing in medical education… [Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract PURPOSE OF REVIEW: There is an increasing importance of incorporating mobile computing into the academic medical environment. A growing majority of physicians, residents and medical students currently use mobile devices for education, access to clinical information and to facilitate bedside care. Therefore, it is important to assess the current opportunities and

ABSTRACT: eMedOffice: A web-based collaborative serious g… [BMC Med Educ. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

ABSTRACT: BACKGROUND: Preparing medical students for the takeover or the start-up of a medical practice is an important challenge in Germany today. Therefore, this paper presents a computer-aided serious game (eMedOffice) developed and currently in use at the RWTH Aachen University Medical School. The game is part of the attempt to teach

ABSTRACT: Outcomes analysis of Internet-based… [Neuropsychiatr Dis Treat. 2012] – PubMed – NCBI

Abstract A well designed outcomes research study was performed in which 20 primary care physicians were selected to participate. Each physician had more than 30 fibromyalgia patients in their practice. The study design consisted of four phases. In phase one, physicians undertook a self-assessment of their practice. Phase two of the