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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28090732/high-engagement-high-quality-a-guiding-framework-for-developing-empirically-informed-asynchronous-e-learning-programs-for-health-professional-educators
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Peter M Sinclair, Tracey Levett-Jones, Amanda Morris, Ben Carter, Paul N Bennett, Ashley Kable
E-learning involves the transfer of skills and knowledge via technology so that learners can access meaningful and authentic educational materials. While learner engagement is important, in the context of healthcare education, pedagogy must not be sacrificed for edu-tainment style instructional design. Consequently, health professional educators need to be competent in the use of current web-based educational technologies so that learners are able to access relevant and engaging e-learning materials without restriction...
January 16, 2017: Nursing & Health Sciences
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28088050/pharmacists-knowledge-of-issues-in-pharmacotherapy-of-epilepsy-using-antiepileptic-drugs-a-cross-sectional-study-in-palestinian-pharmacy-practice
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Ramzi Shawahna, Ahlam Atrash, Aman Jebril, Areen Khalaf, Eman Shaheen, Hala Tahboosh
OBJECTIVE: Antiepileptic drugs (AEDs) are mainstay in controlling epileptic seizures. As experts in medications, pharmacists should be able to ensure accuracy of dosing regimens, explain adverse effects, and screen for and alert people with epilepsy (PWE) and their physicians to possible drug-drug interactions (DDIs). The aim of this study was to evaluate pharmacists' knowledge of issues in pharmacotherapy of epilepsy using AEDs. METHODS: This was a cross-sectional observational study conducted in the Palestinian pharmacy practice...
January 11, 2017: Epilepsy & Behavior: E&B
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28078604/authenticity-in-anatomy-art
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Jessica Adkins
The aim of this paper is to observe the evolution and evaluate the 'realness' and authenticity in Anatomy Art, an art form I define as one which incorporates accurate anatomical representations of the human body with artistic expression. I examine the art of 17th century wax anatomical models, the preservations of Frederik Ruysch, and Gunther von Hagens' Body Worlds plastinates, giving consideration to authenticity of both body and art. I give extra consideration to the works of Body Worlds since the exhibit creator believes he has created anatomical specimens with more educational value and bodily authenticity than ever before...
January 12, 2017: Journal of Medical Humanities
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28075713/an-activist-approach-to-sport-meets-youth-from-socially-vulnerable-backgrounds-possible-learning-aspirations
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Carla Luguetti, Kimberly L Oliver, Luiz Eduardo Pinto Basto Tourinho Dantas, David Kirk
PURPOSE: This study was a 2-phase activist research project aimed at co-creating a prototype pedagogical model for working with youth from socially vulnerable backgrounds in a sport context. This article addresses the learning aspirations (learning outcomes) that emerged when we created spaces for youth to develop strategies to manage the risks they face in their community. METHOD: This study took place in a socially and economically disadvantaged neighborhood in a Brazilian city where we worked with a group of 17 boys aged 13 to 15 years old, 4 coaches, a pedagogic coordinator, and a social worker...
January 11, 2017: Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28051002/medical-biochemistry-is-it-time-to-change-the-teaching-style
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Jeeji Palocaren, Lekha S Pillai, T M Celine
BACKGROUND: The Medical Council of India (MCI) recommendations on medical education suggest a shift from didactic lectures to more interactive lectures. This study assessed the effectiveness of different pedagogical methods in biochemistry and the perceptions of students and teachers about the shift from didactic to interactive lectures. METHODS: An interventional crossover study was done with the topic divided into three biochemical modules and one clinical module...
July 2016: National Medical Journal of India
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28044334/monitoring-the-anaesthetist-in-the-operating-theatre-professional-competence-and-patient-safety
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REVIEW
J Larsson
This article about competence and patient safety in anaesthesia was inspired by a statement in the 2015 AAGBI guidelines on monitoring during anaesthesia: 'the presence of an appropriately trained and experienced anaesthetist is important for patient safety during anaesthesia'. The review starts with a structured description of competence, presenting five dimensions of it; the first two dimensions are identical with the two classical attributes of competence, practical skills and theoretical knowledge. Concerning skills, the value of aiming for a high level of proficiency early in a traning programme is pointed out, and deliberate practice is given as an example of a pedagogical model where aiming for excellence is a core idea...
January 2017: Anaesthesia
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28043715/patients-learning-and-understanding-during-their-breast-cancer-trajectory
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Lena Engqvist Boman, Kerstin Sandelin, Yvonne Wengström, Charlotte Silén
OBJECTIVE: To explore how women learn and understand their disease, treatment, care, and life-situation during a breast cancer trajectory. METHOD: Semi-structured individual interviews were performed with 16 women suffering from breast cancer. Qualitative content analysis of data was performed. RESULTS: Three themes describe the women's learning; Interacting with a diversity of information: women interact with a vast amount of information, including perceptions of bodily sensations and events...
December 23, 2016: Patient Education and Counseling
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28032436/competence-for-older-people-nursing-in-care-and-nursing-homes-an-integrative-review
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Outi Kiljunen, Tarja Välimäki, Päivi Kankkunen, Pirjo Partanen
BACKGROUND: People living in care and nursing homes are vulnerable individuals with complex needs; therefore, a wide array of nursing competence is needed to ensure their well-being. When developing the quality of care in these units, it is essential to know what type of competence is required for older people nursing. AIMS AND OBJECTIVES: The aim of this integrative review was to identify the competence needed for older people nursing in licensed practical nurses' and registered nurses' work in care and nursing homes...
December 29, 2016: International Journal of Older People Nursing
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28031607/effectiveness-of-flipped-classroom-with-poll-everywhere-as-a-teaching-learning-method-for-pharmacy-students
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Kumar Shiva Gubbiyappa, Ankur Barua, Biswadeep Das, C R Vasudeva Murthy, Hasnain Zafar Baloch
OBJECTIVES: Flipped classroom (FC) is a pedagogical model to engage students in learning process by replacing the didactic lectures. Using technology, lectures are moved out of the classroom and delivered online as means to provide interaction and collaboration. Poll Everywhere is an audience response system (ARS) which can be used in an FC to make the activities more interesting, engaging, and interactive. This study aims to study the perception of undergraduate pharmacy students on FC activity using Poll Everywhere ARS and to study the effectiveness of FC activity as a teaching-learning tool for delivering complementary medicine module in the undergraduate pharmacy program...
October 2016: Indian Journal of Pharmacology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28026701/building-the-capacity-to-solve-complex-health-challenges-in-sub-saharan-africa-carta-s-multidisciplinary-phd-training
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Sharon Fonn, Omar Egesah, Donald Cole, Frances Griffiths, Lenore Manderson, Caroline Kabiru, Alex Ezeh, Margaret Thorogood, Chimaraoke Izugbara
OBJECTIVES: To develop a curriculum (Joint Advanced Seminars [JASs]) that produced PhD fellows who understood that health is an outcome of multiple determinants within complex environments and that approaches from a range of disciplines is required to address health and development within the Consortium for Advanced Research Training in Africa (CARTA). We sought to attract PhD fellows, supervisors and teaching faculty from a range of disciplines into the program. METHODS: Multidisciplinary teams developed the JAS curriculum...
December 27, 2016: Canadian Journal of Public Health. Revue Canadienne de Santé Publique
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28025624/impact-of-a-revised-curriculum-focusing-on-clinical-neurology-and-musculoskeletal-care-on-a-required-fourth-year-medical-student-physical-medicine-and-rehabilitation-clerkship
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John W Norbury, Clinton E Faulk, Kelly M Harrell, Luan E Lawson, Daniel P Moore
Background. A Required Fourth-Year Medical Student Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) Clerkship was found to increase students' knowledge of PM&R; however the students' overall rotation evaluations were consistently lower than the other 8 required clerkships at the medical school. Objective. To describe the impact of a revised curriculum based upon Entrustable Professional Activities and focusing on basic pain management, musculoskeletal care, and neurology. Setting. Academic Medical Center. Participants...
2016: Rehabilitation Research and Practice
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28024681/-girls-need-to-behave-like-girls-you-know-the-complexities-of-applying-a-gender-justice-goal-within-sexuality-education-in-south-african-schools
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Sisa Ngabaza, Tamara Shefer, Catriona Ida Macleod
Sexuality education, as a component within the Life Orientation (LO) programme in South African schools, is intended to provide young people with knowledge and skills to make informed choices about their sexuality, their own health and that of others. Key to the programme are outcomes relating to power, power relations and gender. In this paper, we apply a critical gender lens to explore the ways in which the teaching of sexuality education engages with larger goals of gender justice. The paper draws from a number of ethnographic studies conducted at 12 South African schools...
November 2016: Reproductive Health Matters
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28012361/how-are-we-assessing-near-peer-teaching-in-undergraduate-health-professional-education-a-systematic-review
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REVIEW
Susan Irvine, Brett Williams, Lisa McKenna
BACKGROUND: Near Peer teaching (NPT) is reported as an effective pedagogical approach to student learning and performance. Studies in medicine, nursing and health sciences have relied mainly on self-reports to describe its benefits, focusing on psychomotor and cognitive aspects of learning. Despite increasing research reports on peer teaching internationally, little is known about the various domains of learning used in assessment of performance and objective learning outcomes of NPT...
December 16, 2016: Nurse Education Today
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28010879/explaining-the-moral-of-the-story
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Caren M Walker, Tania Lombrozo
Although storybooks are often used as pedagogical tools for conveying moral lessons to children, the ability to spontaneously extract "the moral" of a story develops relatively late. Instead, children tend to represent stories at a concrete level - one that highlights surface features and understates more abstract themes. Here we examine the role of explanation in 5- and 6-year-old children's developing ability to learn the moral of a story. Two experiments demonstrate that, relative to a control condition, prompts to explain aspects of a story facilitate children's ability to override salient surface features, abstract the underlying moral, and generalize that moral to novel contexts...
December 20, 2016: Cognition
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28009582/a-practitioner-s-instrument-for-measuring-secondary-mathematics-teachers-beliefs-surrounding-learner-centered-classroom-practice
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Alyson E Lischka, Mary Garner
In this paper we present the development and validation of a Mathematics Teaching Pedagogical and Discourse Beliefs Instrument (MTPDBI), a 20 item partial-credit survey designed and analyzed using Rasch measurement theory. Items on the MTPDBI address beliefs about the nature of mathematics, teaching and learning mathematics, and classroom discourse practices. A Rasch partial credit model (Masters, 1982) was estimated from the pilot study data. Results show that item separation reliability is .96 and person separation reliability is ...
2016: Journal of Applied Measurement
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28003859/measurement-of-amyloid-formation-by-turbidity-assay-seeing-through-the-cloud
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REVIEW
Ran Zhao, Masatomo So, Hendrik Maat, Nicholas J Ray, Fumio Arisaka, Yuji Goto, John A Carver, Damien Hall
Detection of amyloid growth is commonly carried out by measurement of solution turbidity, a low-cost assay procedure based on the intrinsic light scattering properties of the protein aggregate. Here, we review the biophysical chemistry associated with the turbidimetric assay methodology, exploring the reviewed literature using a series of pedagogical kinetic simulations. In turn, these simulations are used to interrogate the literature concerned with in vitro drug screening and the assessment of amyloid aggregation mechanisms...
2016: Biophysical Reviews
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28002756/co-creation-of-a-pedagogical-space-to-support-qualitative-inquiry-an-advanced-qualitative-collective
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Sarah Abboud, Su Kyung Kim, Sara Jacoby, Kim Mooney-Doyle, Terease Waite, Elizabeth Froh, Justine S Sefcik, Hyejin Kim, Timothy Joseph Sowicz, Terri-Ann Kelly, Sarah Kagan
Situated in a research-intensive School of Nursing, the Advanced Qualitative Collective (AQC) provides an innovative educational forum for the study of qualitative research by doctoral and postdoctoral scholars. This long-standing collective is guided by a faculty facilitator using a collaborative co-learning approach to address individual and group needs, from the conception of research projects through dissemination of completed qualitative research. This article describes the dynamics of the AQC and the ways a co-created pedagogical entity supports professional development among its diverse members...
December 14, 2016: Nurse Education Today
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28002116/crossing-borders-an-online-interdisciplinary-course-in-health-informatics-for-students-from-two-countries
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Mariann Fossum, Ann Fruhling, Carl Erik Moe, Cheryl Bagley Thompson
A cross-countries and interprofessional novel approach for delivering an international interdisciplinary graduate health informatics course online is presented. Included in this discussion are the challenges, lessons learned, and pedagogical recommendations from the experiences of teaching the course. Four professors from three different fields and from three universities collaborated in offering an international health informatics course for an interdisciplinary group of 18 US and seven Norwegian students...
December 20, 2016: Computers, Informatics, Nursing: CIN
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28001911/sustained-professional-development-on-cooperative-learning-impact-on-six-teachers-practices-and-students-learning
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Victoria A Goodyear
PURPOSE: It has been argued, extensively and internationally, that sustained school-based continuous professional development (CPD) has the potential to overcome some of the shortcomings of traditional one-off CPD programs. Yet, the evidence base on more effective or less effective forms of CPD is contradictory. The mechanisms by which sustained support should be offered are unclear, and the impacts on teachers' and students' learning are complex and difficult to track. The purpose of this study was to examine the impact of a sustained school-based, tailored, and supported CPD program on teachers' practices and students' learning...
December 21, 2016: Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28000093/engineering-students-views-of-corporate-social-responsibility-a-case-study-from-petroleum-engineering
#20
Jessica M Smith, Carrie J McClelland, Nicole M Smith
The mining and energy industries present unique challenges to engineers, who must navigate sometimes competing responsibilities and codes of conduct, such as personal senses of right and wrong, professional ethics codes, and their employers' corporate social responsibility (CSR) policies. Corporate social responsibility (CSR) is the current dominant framework used by industry to conceptualize firms' responsibilities to their stakeholders, yet has it plays a relatively minor role in engineering ethics education...
December 20, 2016: Science and Engineering Ethics
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