Tag : competency

ABSTRACT: From Flexner to competencies: reflections on a decade and the journey ahead

This article is a sequel to one published in 2002 only a few years after the initiation of the shift to competency-based medical education (CBME). The authors reflect on the major forces that have influenced the movement and tipped the balance toward widespread adoption of CBME in the United States,

ABSTRACT: Toward a common taxonomy of competency domains for the health professions and competencies for physicians

Although health professions worldwide are shifting to competency-based education, no common taxonomy for domains of competence and specific competencies currently exists. In this article, the authors describe their work to (1) identify domains of competence that could accommodate any health care profession and (2) extract a common set of competencies

ABSTRACT: From Flexner to Competencies: Reflections on a Decade and the Journey Ahead

This article is a sequel to one published in 2002 only a few years after the initiation of the shift to competency-based medical education (CBME). The authors reflect on the major forces that have influenced the movement and tipped the balance toward widespread adoption of CBME in the United States,

ABSTRACT: Toward a Common Taxonomy of Competency Domains for the Health Professions and Competencies for Physicians.

Although health professions worldwide are shifting to competency-based education, no common taxonomy for domains of competence and specific competencies currently exists. In this article, the authors describe their work to (1) identify domains of competence that could accommodate any health care profession and (2) extract a common set of competencies

ABSTRACT: How Do Medical Students Navigate the Interplay of Explicit Curricula, Implicit Curricula, and Extracurricula to Learn Curricular Objectives?

PURPOSE: Current focus in medical education on competencies and curricular objectives draws attention to boundaries rather than the openness inherent in the learning process. This qualitative study explored the tension between boundedness (mandated curricular objectives) and openness (variability in learning experience as students traverse the explicit, implicit, and extracurriculum) in the

MANUSCRIPT: The effect of implementing undergraduate competency-based medical education on students’ knowledge acquisition, clinical performance and perceived preparedness for practice: a comparative study.

BACKGROUND:Little is known about the gains and losses associated with the implementation of undergraduate competency-based medical education. Therefore, we compared knowledge acquisition, clinical performance and perceived preparedness for practice of students from a competency-based active learning (CBAL) curriculum and a prior active learning (AL) curriculum.METHODS:We included two cohorts of both

ABSTRACT: Stages of competency for medical procedures.

Abstract BACKGROUND: Basic medical procedures have historically been taught at the bedside, without a formal curriculum. The supervision of basic procedures is often provided by the next most senior member of the health care team, who themselves may have very little experience. This approach does not allow for preparatory reading or deliberate