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Riaz J Karmali, Jennifer M Siu, Daniel Z You, Stefania Spano, Andrea L Winthrop, John F Rudan, Richard K Reznick, Anthony T Sanfilippo, Paul Belliveau
BACKGROUND: The Surgical Skills and Technology Elective Program (SSTEP) is a voluntary preclerkship surgical bootcamp that uses simulation learning to build procedural knowledge and technical skills before clerkship. METHODS: Eighteen second year students (n = 18) participated in simulation workshops over the course of 7 days to learn clerkship-level procedural skills. A manual was supplied with the program outline. Assessment of the participants involved: 1) a written exam 2) a single videotaped Objective Structured Assessment of Technical Skill (OSATS) station 3) an exit survey to document changes in career choices...
September 20, 2017: American Journal of Surgery
Katie Rodan, Kathy Fields, George Majewski, Timothy Falla
BACKGROUND: Although cosmetic procedures have a significant impact on certain aspects of aging, such as deep, wrinkling, sagging, and volume loss, they fail to address the overall quality of the skin. METHODS: Daily skincare routines potentially can have a significant long-term impact on the overall quality of a person's complexion. RESULTS: By expanding our product knowledge, we can help our patients individualize their at-home skincare routine using effective products and ingredients designed to address their specific skin concern and support the professional care we deliver...
December 2016: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. Global Open
Morhaf Al Achkar, M Kelly Davies
BACKGROUND: Evidence-based medicine (EBM) skills are invaluable tools for residents and practicing physicians. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effectiveness of small-group learning models in teaching fundamental EBM skills. METHODS: The intervention consisted of an EBM bootcamp divided into four 2-hour sessions across 4-week rotations. Residents worked in small groups of three to four to explore fundamentals of EBM through interactive dialogue and mock clinical scenario practice...
2016: Advances in Medical Education and Practice
Pamela Jane Magee, Alison M Gallagher, Jacqueline M McCormack
Although dehydration of ≥ 2% body weight (BW) loss significantly impairs endurance performance, dehydration remains prevalent among athletes and may be owing to a lack of knowledge in relation to fluid requirements. The aim of this study was to assess the hydration status of university/club level athletes (n = 430) from a range of sports/activities (army officer cadet training; bootcamp training; cycling; Gaelic Athletic Association camogie, football and hurling; golf; hockey; netball; rugby; running (sprinting and endurance); Shotokan karate and soccer) immediately before and after training/competition and to assess their nutritional knowledge...
April 2017: International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism
Mary P Lupo
*Proceedings from a recent cosmetic dermatology conference, Cosmetic Bootcamp, Aspen, CO.
September 1, 2016: Journal of Drugs in Dermatology: JDD
Pantelis Angelidis, Leslie Berman, Maria de la Luz Casas-Perez, Leo Anthony Celi, George E Dafoulas, Alon Dagan, Braiam Escobar, Diego M Lopez, Julieta Noguez, Juan Sebastian Osorio-Valencia, Charles Otine, Kenneth Paik, Luis Rojas-Potosi, Andreas L Symeonidis, Eric Winkler
The challenge of providing quality healthcare to underserved populations in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) has attracted increasing attention from information and communication technology (ICT) professionals interested in providing societal impact through their work. Sana is an organisation hosted at the Institute for Medical Engineering and Science at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that was established out of this interest. Over the past several years, Sana has developed a model of organising mobile health bootcamp and hackathon events in LMICs with the goal of encouraging increased collaboration between ICT and medical professionals and leveraging the growing prevalence of cellphones to provide health solutions in resource limited settings...
October 2016: Journal of Medical Engineering & Technology
Jennifer Cleland, Kenneth G Walker, Michael Gale, Laura G Nicol
OBJECTIVE: The focus of simulation-based education (SBE) research has been limited to outcome and effectiveness studies. The effect of social and cultural influences on SBE is unclear and empirical work is lacking. Our objective in this study was to explore and understand the complexity of context and social factors at a surgical boot camp (BC). METHODS: A rapid ethnographic study, employing the theoretical lenses of complexity and activity theory and Bourdieu's concept of 'capital', to better understand the socio-cultural influences acting upon, and during, two surgical BCs, and their implications for SBE...
August 2016: Medical Education
Audrey Jansen van Rensburg, Phathokuhle C Zondi, Catharina C Grant, Dina C Janse van Rensburg
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
May 2016: Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise
Daniel Sw Ting, Jill Cs Lee, Benny Kg Loo, Katherine Baisa, Wen Hsin Koo, Sandy Cook, Boon Leng Lim
INTRODUCTION: This study aimed to describe the planning, development and evaluation of the success of the first nationwide, resident-led, large-group teaching programme for medical students - the Singapore Health Services Student Internship Programme (SIP) Bootcamp. METHODS: This was an initial feasibility study evaluating a half-day teaching boot camp initiated, developed and conducted by the resident educators. A three-month preparation period was required to set up an education subcommittee, liaise with medical student leaders, recruit resident educators, meet all the stakeholders and conduct the boot camp...
May 2016: Singapore Medical Journal
Grace M Scott, Kevin Fung, Kathryn E Roth
OBJECTIVE: To create and assess a novel high-fidelity peritonsillar abscess simulation task trainer with junior otolaryngology-head and neck surgery residents. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: Third annual Emergencies in Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgery Bootcamp course at the Canadian Surgical Technologies & Advanced Robotics in London, Canada. SUBJECTS AND METHODS: Fresh cadaveric material was obtained consisting of a head and neck...
April 2016: Otolaryngology—Head and Neck Surgery
G Gradl, A Bühren, M Simon, B Derntl, H-C Pape, M Knobe
BACKGROUND: Sex parity of medical students has increased to the degree that approximately 50 % of medical students are women. Orthopedic and trauma surgery, however, has not managed to keep up with this trend and women are still grossly underrepresented. OBJECTIVES: Description of an innovative longitudinal gender-based surgical and clinical skills training course. METHODS: An elective 5-day modular skills course is offered for third to fifth year medical students...
January 2017: Der Unfallchirurg
Rebecca M Minter, Keith D Amos, Michael L Bentz, Patrice Gabler Blair, Christopher Brandt, Jonathan D'Cunha, Elisabeth Davis, Keith A Delman, Ellen S Deutsch, Celia Divino, Darra Kingsley, Mary Klingensmith, Sarkis Meterissian, Ajit K Sachdeva, Kyla Terhune, Paula M Termuhlen, Patricia B Mullan
PURPOSE: To evaluate interns' perceived preparedness for defined surgical residency responsibilities and to determine whether fourth-year medical school (M4) preparatory courses ("bootcamps") facilitate transition to internship. METHOD: The authors conducted a multi-institutional, mixed-methods study (June 2009) evaluating interns from 11 U.S. and Canadian surgery residency programs. Interns completed structured surveys and answered open-ended reflective questions about their preparedness for their surgery internship...
August 2015: Academic Medicine: Journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges
Jasbir Jaswal, Leah D'Souza, Marjorie Johnson, KengYeow Tay, Kevin Fung, Anthony Nichols, Mark Landis, Eric Leung, Zahra Kassam, Katherine Willmore, David D'Souza, Tracy Sexton, David A Palma
BACKGROUND: Radiation therapy treatment planning has advanced over the past 2 decades, with increased emphasis on 3-dimensional imaging for target and organ-at-risk (OAR) delineation. Recent studies suggest a need for improved resident instruction in this area. We developed and evaluated an intensive national educational course ("boot camp") designed to provide dedicated instruction in site-specific anatomy, radiology, and contouring using a multidisciplinary (MDT) approach. METHODS: The anatomy and radiology contouring (ARC) boot camp was modeled after prior single-institution pilot studies and a needs-assessment survey...
March 15, 2015: International Journal of Radiation Oncology, Biology, Physics
Christopher J Chin, Kathryn Roth, Brian W Rotenberg, Kevin Fung
OBJECTIVES/HYPOTHESIS: A 1-day intensive course (bootcamp) was developed, to teach junior otolaryngology-head and neck surgery (OTO-HNS) residents emergency procedural skills, clinical reasoning, and communication skills. This learning paradigm utilized a number of novel task trainers, panel discussions, and emergency simulations. The study objective was to assess the educational value of this bootcamp. STUDY DESIGN: Prospective cohort survey. METHODS: Residents were recruited from regional teaching centers within a 2000-km radius of the simulation center...
October 2014: Laryngoscope
Jean Bismuth, Cassidy Duran, Mike Donovan, Mark G Davies, Alan B Lumsden
General surgery residents graduate with an inconsistent knowledge of cardiovascular disease and an inadequate skill set for the practice of vascular surgery. Vascular educators have proposed to overcome these challenges by incorporating standardized milestones and simulation curricula into vascular education, but at present, nonclinical vascular education remains nonstandardized. The first step in this direction is to lay a foundation of knowledge and skill for trainees nationwide, and regionalized courses have begun to be offered to address this need...
October 2012: Journal of Vascular Surgery
Sue Biedermann, Susan H Fenton
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
August 2012: Journal of AHIMA
Roshni Rao, Veronica Cruz, Yan Peng, Amy Harker-Murray, Barbara B Haley, Hong Zhao, Xian-Jin Xie, David Euhus
INTRODUCTION: Exercise may improve cancer outcomes. Neoadjuvant chemotherapy (NC) for breast cancer provides a unique setting to evaluate intervention effects. Treatments leading to decreased post-neoadjuvant Ki-67 levels, smaller tumor size, and higher pathologic response are associated with improved survival and lower recurrence. This randomized, prospective pilot trial evaluates the feasibility of supervised exercise during NC for breast cancer. METHODS: Stage II-III, ER positive, cancer patients with BMI > 25 receiving NC were randomized to standard NC with supervised bootcamp (NC + BC) or NC alone...
2012: Breast Cancer: Basic and Clinical Research
Shirley Fenton, H Dominic Covvey
We describe an innovative educational program that provides an easily-accessible introduction to Applied Health Informatics (AHI) in an effort to attract new trainees to this discipline. We call this program the AHI Bootcamp. It includes an intense, interactive, but brief on-site program, with the majority of its content delivered in approximately 80 hours of on-line presentations. The AHI Bootcamp introduces individuals, who have a broad spectrum of backgrounds but little or no knowledge of Health Informatics (HI), to the nature, concepts, methods, tools and applications of HI to address information-based challenges in health maintenance and health care delivery...
2009: Studies in Health Technology and Informatics
Shirley Fenton, H Dominic Covvey
We introduce the Applied Health Informatics Bootcamp. This is an intense, interactive on-site program, augmented by approximately 80 hours of on-line material. The Bootcamp is intended to introduce those with little or no knowledge of Health Informatics (HI) to the nature, key concepts, and applications of this discipline to addressing challenges in the health field. The focus of the program is on Applied Health Informatics (AHI), the discipline addressing the preparation for, and the procurement, deployment, implementation, resourcing, effective usage, and evaluation of informatics solutions in the health system...
October 11, 2007: AMIA ... Annual Symposium Proceedings
Bart Ragon, Ryan P Looney
The Claude Moore Health Sciences Library co-sponsors a History of the Health Sciences Lecture Series in the fall and spring of each year. Each lecture is produced and recorded for the benefit of the University of Virginia Heath System and members of the surrounding community. In the fall of 2005, the Library decided to begin podcasting the lectures via the Internet. This article describes the investigation process for creating access to the content via podcast, Webcast, and direct download. The article also addresses how the Library is teaching podcasting in its annual Multimedia Bootcamp and exploring additional uses for podcasting...
2007: Medical Reference Services Quarterly
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