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Anthony Vo, Laurie McLean, Matthew D F McInnes
Objectives: To understand what medical students consider when choosing their specialty, prior to significant clinical exposure to develop strategies to provide adequate career counseling. Methods: A cross-sectional study was performed by distributing optional questionnaires to 165 first-year medical students at the University of Ottawa in their first month of training with a sample yield of 54.5% (n=90).  Descriptive statistics, analysis of variance, Spearman's rank correlation, Cronbach's alpha coefficient, Kaiser-Meyer-Olkin Measure, and exploratory factor analyses were used to analyze the anonymized results...
November 14, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29129829/developmental-behavioral-pediatrics-education-in-the-united-states-challenges-in-the-midst-of-healthcare-evolution
#2
Neelkamal Soares, Rebecca Baum, Dilip Patel
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
November 10, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29103017/present-and-future-of-the-undergraduate-ophthalmology-curriculum-a-survey-of-uk-medical-schools
#3
Sophie Hill, Reg Dennick, Winfried Amoaku
Objectives: To investigate the current undergraduate ophthalmology curricula provided by the UK medical schools, evaluate how they compare with the guidelines of the Royal College of Ophthalmologists (RCOphth) and International Council for Ophthalmology (ICO), and determine the views of the UK ophthalmology teaching leads on the future direction of the curriculum. Methods: A cross-sectional questionnaire was sent to teaching leads in 31 medical schools across the UK...
November 2, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29083991/psychosocial-correlates-of-perceived-stress-among-undergraduate-medical-students-in-nigeria
#4
Bawo O James, Ibironke F Thomas, Joyce O Omoaregba, Esther O Okogbenin, Kingsley M Okonoda, Abdu W Ibrahim, Auwal S Salihu, Yewande O Oshodi, Andrew Orovwigho, Paul C Odinka, George O Eze, Godwin C Onyebueke, Benjamin E Aweh
Objectives: To assess the prevalence and factors associated with perceived stress among medical students. Methods: A cross-sectional study of students (n=623) selected across eight medical schools in Nigeria. A structured questionnaire obtained socio-demographic characteristics, alcohol use (Alcohol Use Disorders Identification Test), other psychoactive drug use (Drug Abuse Screening Test), anxiety/depression symptoms (Hospital Anxiety Depression Scale) and stress (Perceived Medical School Stress Scale)...
October 26, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29056611/medical-students-perceptions-of-their-learning-environment-during-a-mandatory-research-project
#5
Riitta Möller, Sari Ponzer, Maria Shoshan
Objectives: To explore medical students´ perceptions of their learning environment during a mandatory 20-week scientific research project. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted between 2011 and 2013. A total of 651 medical students were asked to fill in the Clinical Learning Environment, Supervision, and Nurse Teacher (CLES+T) questionnaire, and 439 (mean age 26 years, range 21-40, 60% females) returned the questionnaire, which corresponds to a response rate of 67%...
October 20, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29035872/a-review-of-antimicrobial-stewardship-training-in-medical-education
#6
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Sarah L Silverberg, Vanessa E Zannella, Drew Countryman, Ana Patricia Ayala, Erica Lenton, Farah Friesen, Marcus Law
Objectives: We reviewed the published literature on antimicrobial stewardship training in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education to determine which interventions have been implemented, the extent to which they have been evaluated, and to understand which are most effective. Methods: We searched Ovid MEDLINE and EMBASE from inception to December 2016. Four thousand three hundred eighty-five (4385) articles were identified and underwent title and abstract review...
October 12, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29035871/defining-the-competency-of-professionalism-at-two-military-medical-centers
#7
Mary Edwards, Virginia Randall, Clfton Yu, Gary Crouch, Chris Foster
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
October 9, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28968224/are-retired-physicians-suitable-for-the-coaching-of-clerks
#8
Ivan Bank, Johannes P de Leeuw, Willem M Lijfering, Marjolein H W de Bois, Theo C A M van Woerkom, Marjo Wijnen-Meijer
Objectives: To assess whether clerks need coaches, for which issues, and whether retired physicians are able to support clerks. Methods:  The study combines both qualitative and quantitative methods and the perspectives of both coaches and clerks. Clerks starting their first clerkship were randomised between having a coach (n=61) and not having a coach (n=59). All participants were followed for 18 months. Both clerks and coaches completed questionnaires. In addition, in-depth interviews with the coaches were conducted...
September 26, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28968223/in-sport-and-now-in-medical-school-examining-students-well-being-and-motivations-for-learning
#9
Oksana Babenko, Amber Mosewich
Objectives: To investigate relationships between students' past level of involvement in physical activity/sport and their motivations for learning (achievement goals) and well-being in medical school. In doing so, we provide evidence to medical programs to inform admission processes and curriculum planning. Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted. Out of 640 medical students, 267 completed an online questionnaire with measures of: achievement goals, academic burnout, physical activity/sport involvement, and demographics...
September 22, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28949298/development-of-a-translational-research-pathway-at-the-david-geffen-school-of-medicine-university-of-california-los-angeles
#10
Lyudmyla Demyan, Christina Harview, Emily Miller, LuAnn Wilkerson, Isidro B Salusky
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 22, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28945195/is-lecture-dead-a-preliminary-study-of-medical-students-evaluation-of-teaching-methods-in-the-preclinical-curriculum
#11
Anne Zinski, Kristina T C Panizzi Woodley Blackwell, F Mike Belue, William S Brooks
Objectives: To investigate medical students' perceptions of lecture and non-lecture-based instructional methods and compare preferences for use and quantity of each during preclinical training. Methods: We administered a survey to first- and second-year undergraduate medical students at the University of Alabama School of Medicine in Birmingham, Alabama, USA aimed to evaluate preferred instructional methods.  Using a cross-sectional study design, Likert scale ratings and student rankings were used to determine preferences among lecture, laboratory, team-based learning, simulation, small group case-based learning, large group case-based learning, patient presentation, and peer teaching...
September 22, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28902636/providing-successful-faculty-development-to-graduate-medical-education-program-directors
#12
Alisa Nagler, Kathryn M Andolsek, Mariah Rudd, Catherine M Kuhn
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
September 11, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28869749/perspectives-of-female-medical-faculty-in-ethiopia-on-a-leadership-fellowship-program
#13
Elizabeth Kvach, Bethlehem Yesehak, Hiwot Abebaw, James Conniff, Heidi Busse, Cynthia Haq
Objectives: This study aims to evaluate a leadership fellowship program through perspectives of Ethiopian women medical faculty participants. Methods: An intensive two-week leadership development fellowship was designed for women faculty from Ethiopian medical schools and conducted from 2011-2015 at the University of Wisconsin-School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison, Wisconsin. Nine Ethiopian women working in early- or mid-level academic positions were selected...
September 1, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28850944/the-effects-of-an-online-basic-life-support-course-on-undergraduate-nursing-students-learning
#14
Lucia Tobase, Heloisa H C Peres, Renan Gianotto-Oliveira, Nicole Smith, Thatiane F Polastri, Sergio Timerman
Objectives: To describe learning outcomes of undergraduate nursing students following an online basic life support course (BLS). Methods: An online BLS course was developed and administered to 94 nursing students. Pre- and post-tests were used to assess theoretical learning. Checklist simulations and feedback devices were used to assess the cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) skills of the 62 students who completed the course. Results: A paired t-test revealed a significant increase in learning [pre-test (6...
August 25, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28829330/perception-of-educational-environment-among-undergraduate-students-of-health-disciplines-in-an-iranian-university
#15
Arezou Farajpour, S Mohammad Ali Raisolsadat, Samaneh S Moghadam, Zahra Mostafavian
Objectives: This paper seeks to determine the perception of Medical, Nursing and Midwifery students about their educational environment and compare their perceptions in terms of disciplines, demographic attributes and academic level. Methods: In this cross-sectional study, Medical, Nursing and Midwifery students in Islamic Azad University, Mashhad, Iran, were selected using stratified random sampling method (N=378). They completed the standard Persian version of Dundee Ready Education Environment Measure (DREEM) questionnaire...
August 18, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28829329/why-be-a-refugee-camp-doctor-the-challenges-rewards-and-medical-education-aspects
#16
Hanina Abi Nader, William Watfa
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 18, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28829332/engaging-medical-students-in-problem-based-search-and-study-of-the-biomedical-literature
#17
Zhiyong Han, Samantha L Margulies, Divya Kurian, Joshua M Jabaut, Akshita Mehta, Ramzi Dudum, Huberta Koudoro, Ria S Roberts, Jay Lee, Jonathan Li, Hieu T Nguyen, Mark Elliott
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 17, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28829331/assessing-saudi-medical-students-learning-approach-using-the-revised-two-factor-study-process-questionnaire
#18
Shaffi Ahamed Shaik, Ahmed Almarzuqi, Rakan Almogheer, Omar Alharbi, Abdulaziz Jalal, Majed Alorainy
Objectives: To assess learning approaches of 1st, 2nd, and 3rd-year medical students by using revised two-factor study process questionnaire, and to assess reliability and validity of the questionnaire. Methods: This cross-sectional study was conducted at the College of Medicine, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in 2014. The revised two-factor study process questionnaire (R-SPQ-2F) was completed by 610 medical students of both genders, from foundation (first year), central nervous system (second year), medicine and surgery (third year) courses...
August 17, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28817380/perceptions-of-preclinical-medical-students-towards-extracurricular-activities
#19
Mazen Almasry, Zeina Kayali, Rakan Alsaad, Ghada Alhayaza, Mohammad Sharique Ahmad, Akef Obeidat, Ahmed Abu-Zaid
Objectives: To determine the percentage of students involved in extracurricular activities (EAs), explore relationships between participation in EAs and students' characteristics, and investigate students' perceptions (i.e., motives and barriers) towards participation in EAs. Methods: An online, anonymous, random, cross-sectional, self-rating survey was administered during spring 2015-2016 to second-year and third-year students (n=340). Chi-square test was used to explore relationships between participation in EAs and students' characteristics...
August 16, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28817379/improving-medical-leadership-education-through-the-feagin-leadership-program
#20
Kevin L Anderson, Mary In-Ping Huang Cobb, Rathnayaka M Gunasingha, Nathan H Waldron, Andrew Atia, James R Bailey, Joseph P Doty, Jane H Boswick-Caffrey, Dean C Taylor
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 16, 2017: International Journal of Medical Education
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