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Shereen Inayatulla
Autoethnographic self-reflection is a strategy for teachers to examine their pedagogies and academic workspaces at large. In the process of moving from teaching composition at an institution in the Midwest to one in Southeast Queens, this author describes significant shifts in how she perceived herself as a Brown queer pedagogue. In order to analyze these shifts in ways that advance her pedagogical praxis, the author evaluates the research tools available to her and offers a hybrid method for reflection, which she calls "vulnerable automythnography...
September 15, 2016: Journal of Lesbian Studies
Terry Stancin
Whether to address behavioral health issues in pediatric primary care is no longer debated; instead, we are challenged to determine "how" and who can best deliver services in an effective and sustainable manner. This commentary explores how pediatric psychology can contribute to this discussion by developing and evaluating innovative clinical models (such as a hybrid Collaborative Care/Primary Care Behavioral Health model) and expanding workforce and teaching initiatives.
November 2016: Journal of Pediatric Psychology
Ping Wang, Wei Zhou, Weiming Yuan, Longguang Huang, Ning Zhao, Xiaowen Chen
BACKGROUND: Prader-Willi syndrome is a rare genetic abnormality that can be challenging to diagnose early, but for which early interventions improve prognosis. METHODS: To improve understanding of Prader-Willi syndrome in neonates in Asia, we retrospectively analyzed the clinical records of 20 affected newborns diagnosed in the Department of Neonatology, Guangzhou Women and Children's Medical Center, Guangzhou, China from January 2007 to December 2014 and performed a review of the relevant literature...
2016: BMC Pediatrics
Barbara A Head, Lisa C Smith
Online education is becoming commonplace in the academic world. Schools now offer totally online degree programs or provide a hybrid of face-to-face and online courses for fulfilling academic requirements. Developing courses and teaching online requires instructors to rethink the educational paradigms they have relied upon in the past. The Net Generation of learners brings a different set of expectations, styles, and needs to the classroom than those of previous generations; this mandates that instructors redesign courses and use contemporary teaching modalities...
July 2016: Journal of Social Work in End-of-life & Palliative Care
T A Esan, E O Oziegbe
BACKGROUND: The World Health Organization in 1994 recommended that dental education should be problem based, socially and culturally relevant, and community oriented. OBJECTIVES: To explore the perceptions of Pre-phase II (pre-clinical II) dental students on three methods of teaching used during two academic sessions. METHODS: All part IV dental students in two consecutive sessions undergoing pre phase II course in the Faculty of Dentistry, Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife were recruited into the study...
December 2015: African Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences
Shari Clifton, Phill Jo
To facilitate systematic learning and to complement the limitations of conventional one-shot library instruction sessions, a hybrid embedded instruction model was designed and implemented for undergraduate students and residents in three disciplines at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Variations of hybrid instruction are explored, including models that combine face-to-face interactions, online content delivery, flipped instruction techniques, and individual consultations. The hybrid model highlights benefits of collaborative teaching between course faculty members and librarians and enhances the relevance of library instruction for users...
July 2016: Medical Reference Services Quarterly
Luciana Emi Kakushi, Yolanda Dora Martinez Évora
OBJECTIVE: to identify the use of social networking in nursing education. METHOD: integrative literature review in the databases: LILACS, IBECS, Cochrane, BDENF, SciELO, CINAHL, Scopus, PubMed, CAPES Periodicals Portal and Web of Science, using the descriptors: social networking and nursing education and the keywords: social networking sites and nursing education, carried out in April 2015. RESULTS: of the 489 articles found, only 14 met the inclusion and exclusion criteria...
2016: Revista Latino-americana de Enfermagem
Stephanie M Swanberg, Carolyn Ching Dennison, Alison Farrell, Viola Machel, Christine Marton, Kelly K O'Brien, Virginia Pannabecker, Mindy Thuna, Assako Nitta Holyoke
BACKGROUND: Librarians often teach evidence-based practice (EBP) within health sciences curricula. It is not known what teaching methods are most effective. METHODS: A systematic review of the literature was conducted searching CINAHL, EMBASE, ERIC, LISTA, PubMed, Scopus, and others. Searches were completed through December 2014. No limits were applied. Hand searching of Medical Library Association annual meeting abstracts from 2009-2014 was also completed. Studies must be about EBP instruction by a librarian within undergraduate or graduate health sciences curricula and include skills assessment...
July 2016: Journal of the Medical Library Association: JMLA
Zhenyu Chen, Yang Liu, Zhenxian Fu, Shenmin Song, Jiubin Tan
To determine the planar motion of a 6-DOF precision stage, a measurement system based on three Hall sensors is adopted to obtain the X, Y, Rz motions of the stage. The machining and assembly errors in the actual mechanical system, which are difficult to measure directly, cause the parameters in the model of the Hall measurement system to deviate from their designed values. Additionally, the vertical movement of the stage will render the measurement model nonlinear. To guarantee the accuracy of the measurement, the parameters in the measurement model should be estimated and the nonlinearity compensated...
2016: Sensors
Pauline H Imai, Shelley Kresyman, Joanna Asadoorian
In problem-based learning (PBL) environments, patient cases encourage students' development of critical thinking and problem-solving. Previous research has found that non-structured patient cases fostered students' critical thinking and problem-solving abilities; however, structured cases dominate in dental PBL. The aim of this study was to explore factors influencing educators as they developed cases for a hybrid PBL dental education program in Canada. In this phenomenological study, semi-structured interviews were used to collect seven educators' experiences with PBL case development...
June 2016: Journal of Dental Education
Debra A Parchen, Sandra E Phelps, Eunice M Johnson, Cheryl A Fisher
Orienting to a new job can be overwhelming, especially if the nurse is required to develop or refine new skills, such as intravenous (IV) therapy or blood administration. At the National Institutes of Health Clinical Center Nursing Department, a group of nurse educators redesigned their IV/Blood Workshop to prepare nurses with skills needed when caring for patients on protocol in a research intensive environment. Innovative teaching strategies and a hybrid instructional approach were used along with a preworkshop activity, skills lab practice, and follow-up skill validation at the unit level to provide a comprehensive curriculum while decreasing resource utilization...
May 2016: Journal for Nurses in Professional Development
Michelle L Smith, JoAnn R Gurenlian, Jacqueline J Freudenthal, Tracy J Farnsworth
The aim of this study was to define the extent to which leadership and leadership skills are taught in dental hygiene degree completion programs by comparing stand-alone leadership courses/hybrid programs with programs that infuse leadership skills throughout the curricula. The study involved a mixed-methods approach using qualitative and quantitative data. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with program directors and faculty members who teach a stand-alone leadership course, a hybrid program, or leadership-infused courses in these programs...
May 2016: Journal of Dental Education
Clifford D Packer, Rachel B Katz, Corina L Iacopetti, Jeffrey D Krimmel, Mamta K Singh
Although medical case reports have fallen out of favor in the era of the impact factor, there is a long tradition of using case reports for teaching and discovery. Some evidence indicates that writing case reports might improve medical students' critical thinking and writing skills and help prepare them for future scholarly work. From 2009 through 2015, students participating in the case reporting program at a VA hospital produced 250+ case reports, 35 abstracts, and 15 journal publications. Here, three medical students who published their case reports comment on what they learned from the experience...
April 19, 2016: Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
Raj Aditi, Rau Aarathi, Rudramurthy Pradeep, Lokanatha Hemalatha, C Akshatha, Kumar Amar
According to the literature available, HER2(human epidermal growth factor 2)status in gastric carcinoma has been studied worldwide, however there is a paucity of published data from India. Hence, this study was taken up to evaluate HER2 overexpression in gastric adenocarcinoma patients and to assess the relationship between its expression and clinicopathological tumor parameters. Prospective study was conducted in a teaching hospital over a period of 27 months. Total or subtotal gastrectomy resection specimens and small biopsies were included in the study...
March 2016: Indian Journal of Surgical Oncology
Füsun Terzioğlu, Çiğdem Yücel, Gülten Koç, Şahika Şimşek, Beril Nisa Yaşar, Fatma Uslu Şahan, Rabiye Akın, Simge Evrenol Öçal, Cansu Akdağ, Melih Elçin, Merve Mert, Sevda Yıldırım
BACKGROUND: Various instructional environments are used in nurse education to develop students' psychomotor and communication skills, reduce their anxiety levels, and enhance their satisfaction. OBJECTIVES: To examine the effect of three different instructional environments on the development of the students' psychomotor and communication skills and their levels of anxiety and satisfaction. DESIGN: A prospective study design was used. METHODS: The study sample consisted of 60 nursing students...
April 2016: Nurse Education Today
Jamie M Zoellner, Valisa E Hedrick, Wen You, Yvonnes Chen, Brenda M Davy, Kathleen J Porter, Angela Bailey, Hannah Lane, Ramine Alexander, Paul A Estabrooks
BACKGROUND: Despite excessive consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSB), little is known about behavioral interventions to reduce SSB intake among adults, particularly in medically-underserved rural communities. This type 1 effectiveness-implementation hybrid RCT, conducted in 2012-2014, applied the RE-AIM framework and was designed to assess the effectiveness of a behavioral intervention targeting SSB consumption (SIPsmartER) when compared to an intervention targeting physical activity (MoveMore) and to determine if health literacy influenced retention, engagement or outcomes...
2016: International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity
Marshall L Smith, Michael R Foley
Many traditional approaches to clinical education today are outdated and inefficient with disruptive changes on the horizon. Millennials are the new wave of learners in health care and do not learn the same way as their older faculty. Merging health care systems are moving to standardizations of care and reduction of errors, and health care providers are going to be increasingly held more accountable for their clinical outcomes. Computers, digitalization, and connectivity are revolutionizing learning environments, and simulation learning in the form of trainers, mannequins, and team training is already widespread...
April 2016: Obstetrics and Gynecology
Satheesh Elangovan, Shankar Rengasamy Venugopalan, Sreedevi Srinivasan, Nadeem Y Karimbux, Paula Weistroffer, Veerasathpurush Allareddy
The integration of basic and clinical sciences in dental curricula enhances the application of basic science principles to clinical decision making and improves students' critical thinking. The aim of this study was to define the characteristics of U.S. dental schools' curricula with regard to level of course integration and degree of incorporation of problem-based and case-based learning. A second aim was to propose a dental curriculum that supports effective integration of courses and addresses some of the concerns facing academic dentistry...
March 2016: Journal of Dental Education
Kristian M Hargadon
The flow of genetic information from DNA to RNA to protein, otherwise known as the "central dogma" of biology, is one of the most basic and overarching concepts in the biological sciences. Nevertheless, numerous studies have reported student misconceptions at the undergraduate level of this fundamental process of gene expression. This study reports on the efficacy of a model system for teaching gene expression in the undergraduate laboratory. A student-centered investigation of Tgfb1 gene expression in two murine melanoma cell lines was used to emphasize not only the process of gene expression but also various research methods for studying this phenomenon...
July 8, 2016: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Education
Anwarul Haque, Fehmina Arif, Qalab Abass, Khalid Ahmed
BACKGROUND: Acute neurological emergencies (ANEs) in children are common life-threatening illnesses and are associated with high mortality and severe neurological disability in survivors, if not recognized early and treated appropriately. We describe our experience of teaching a short, novel course "Pediatric Neurologic Emergency Life Support" to pediatricians and trainees in a resource-limited country. METHODS: This course was conducted at 5 academic hospitals from November 2013 to December 2014...
February 6, 2016: Pediatric Emergency Care
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