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Macnamara Brooke N BN Princeton University - - 2014
More than 20 years ago, researchers proposed that individual differences in performance in such domains as music, sports, and games largely reflect individual differences in amount of deliberate practice, which was defined as engagement in structured activities created specifically to improve performance in a domain. This view is a frequent ...
Zvornicanin Edita E Institute of Public Health Tuzla Canton; Tuzla, Bosnia and - - 2014
Smart phones are being increasingly used among health professionals. Ophthalmological applications are widely available and can turn smart phones into sophisticated medical devices. Smart phones can be useful instruments for the practice of evidence-based medicine, professional education, mobile clinical communication, patient education, disease self-management, remote patient monitoring or as powerful ...
Kamínek Milan M Department of Nuclear Medicine, University Hospital Olomouc, I.P.Pavlova 6, 775 20, Olomouc, Czech Republic, - - 2014
Nuclear medicine in the Czech Republic is a full specialty with an exclusive practice. Since the training program was organized and structured in recent years, residents have had access to the specialty of nuclear medicine, starting with a two-year general internship (in internal medicine or radiology). At present, nuclear medicine ...
Towns Emma E School of Health Sciences, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, New South Wales, - - 2014
Practice education is a compulsory component of all entry-level programmes in the health professions. It is used as a teaching strategy to connect theoretical knowledge, such as occupation-focussed models with practice. The study aimed to explore students' perceptions about the influence of practice educators on their understanding of the use ...
Pitman Simone S Department of Life, Health and Chemical Sciences, Faculty of Science, The Open University, Walton Hall, Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA, - - 2014
The field of medicinal chemistry is constantly evolving and it is important for medicinal chemists to develop the skills and knowledge required to succeed and contribute to the advancement of the field. Future Medicinal Chemistry spoke with Simone Pitman (SP), Yao-Zhong Xu (YX), Peter Taylor (PT) and Nick Turner (NT) ...
Magalhães Teresa T Department of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Porto, Porto, Portugal; Biomedical Sciences Institute "Abel Salazar", University of Porto, Porto, Portugal; National Institute of Legal Medicine and Forensic Sciences, North Branch, Porto, Portugal; Center of Forensic Sciences - CENCIFOR, Portugal. Electronic address: - - 2014
The University of Porto (UP) provides education in Forensic Medicine (FM) through the 1st, 2nd and 3rd cycle of studies, post-graduation and continuing education courses. This education is related to forensic pathology, clinical forensic medicine (including forensic psychology and psychiatry), forensic chemistry and toxicology, forensic genetics and biology, and criminalistics. ...
Korf Bruce R BR Department of Genetics, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, Alabama, - - 2014
Completion of the Human Genome Project, in conjunction with dramatic reductions in the cost of DNA sequencing and advances in translational research, is gradually ushering genomic discoveries and technologies into the practice of medicine. The rapid pace of these advances is opening up a gap between the knowledge available about ...
Williams Andrea A MA, AOA Department of Accreditation, 142 E Ontario St, Chicago, IL 60611-2864. - - 2014
The American Osteopathic Association Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation (AOA COCA) is recognized by the US Secretary of Education as the only accrediting agency for osteopathic predoctoral education. To maintain its recognition with the US Secretary of Education, the AOA COCA is required to adhere to all federal laws and ...
Partin Clyde C Emory University, Atlanta, - - 2014
Well-intentioned attempts by the Senate Finance Committee to improve the content and quality of continuing medical education (CME) offerings had the unanticipated consequence of decimating academically oriented history of medicine conferences. New guidelines intended to keep CME courses free of commercial bias from the pharmaceutical industry were worded in a ...
Partin Clyde C Department of Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, - - 2014
Polar approaches to mentoring are reflected in this pair of poems, which on first inspection appear to be unrelated. Mentoring comes in different forms, and combining medicine, mentoring, and poetry in one essay is an opportunity to explore the vital role mentoring plays in medical education. A nod toward the ...
Ganta Abhishek - - 2014
Although studies have revealed high readability levels of orthopedic patient education materials, no study has evaluated sports medicine-related patient education materials. We conducted a study to assess the readability of sports medicine-related patient education materials from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports ...
Bergh Anne-Marie AM Medical Research Council Unit for Maternal and Infant Health Care Strategies, University of Pretoria, , Pretoria, South - - 2014
In recent years, there has been a renewed interest in measuring perceptions regarding different aspects of the medical educational environment. A reliable tool was developed for measuring perceptions of the educational environment as it relates to evidence-based medicine as part of a multicountry randomised controlled trial to evaluate the effectiveness ...
Kirkeby Mette Jorgine MJ Department of Occupational Medicine, Regional Hospital Herning, Gl. Landevej 61, 7400, Herning, Denmark, - - 2014
The objective for this study was to investigate socio-economic status (SES) differentials in the use of over-the-counter and prescribed medicine for pain and psychological problems among adolescents. Data consisted of questionnaire data on medicine use and health status, collected from 17- to 18-year-old adolescents (n = 2,400) during second round of the ...
Kumagai Arno K AK Dr. Kumagai is professor of internal medicine and medical education and director, Family Centered Experience and Longitudinal Case Studies Programs, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, - - 2014
When considering the teaching and learning of topics of social relevance in medicine, such as professionalism, medical ethics, the doctor-patient relationship, and issues of diversity and social justice, one is tempted to ask, are the ways of knowing in these fields different from that in the biomedical and clinical sciences? ...
Zaremba Jennifer L JL Jennifer L. Zaremba, MSN, RN, is a clinical nurse coordinator at the Mann-Grandstaff VA Medical Center in Spokane, Washington. Ms Zaremba has experience as an intensive care and emergency department nurse. Karen Carroll, MS, RN, CCNS, CCRN PCCN, is a clinical nurse specialist for critical care at the San Diego VA Healthcare System. Kathleen Manley, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS-CSC, is a clinical nurse specialist for the James A. Haley VA Medical Center in Tampa, - - 2014
In 2004, practice standards for electrocardiographic (ECG) monitoring were published to address the need for an expanded use of ECG monitoring beyond heart rate and basic rhythm determination. This article reports the data collected from a survey distributed throughout the Veterans Healthcare Administration hospitals to determine the extent to which ...
Chang Anna A Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, 3333 California Street, Suite 380, San Francisco, CA, 94118, USA, - - 2014
Internal medicine residents today face significant challenges in caring for an increasingly complex patient population within ever-changing education and health care environments. As a result, medical educators, health care system leaders, payers, and patients are demanding change and accountability in graduate medical education (GME). A 2012 Society of General Internal ...
Shoeb Marwa M Division of Hospital Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, - - 2014
The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) has established the requirement for residency programs to assess trainees' competencies in 6 core domains (patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning, interpersonal skills, professionalism, and systems-based practice). As attending rounds serve as a primary means for educating trainees at academic medical centers, ...
Lee Natasha Anne - - 2014
Career options for new graduate dentists are changing because of economic and management challenges in traditional practice, the growing trend toward group practice models, enormous educational debt load and lifestyle expectations of the millennial dentist. While new dentists learn to survive and adapt to an evolving profession with many pitfalls, ...
Gerstle Theodore L TL Boston, Mass. From the Harvard Plastic Surgery Training Program; and the Division of Plastic Surgery, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Harvard Medical - - 2014
Three-dimensional printing represents an evolving technology still in its infancy. Currently, individuals and small business entities have the ability to manufacture physical objects from digital renderings, computer-aided design, and open source files. Design modifications and improvements in extrusion methods have made this technology much more affordable. This article explores the ...
Kurpinski Kyle K Department of Bioengineering, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720-1762, - - 2014
Graduate-level education in translational medicine will require more than just scientific research.
Sadideen Hazim H Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, United - - 2014
To date no studies have specifically evaluated the use of handovers amongst core surgical trainees (CSTs) in the United Kingdom. We examined handover practice at the Oxford School of Surgery to assess and improve CSTs'perception of handover use as well as its quality, and ultimately patient care. Based on guidelines ...
Järvinen Kirsi M KM Division of Allergy and Immunology, Department of Medicine, Albany Medical College, Albany, NY, - - 2014
Anaphylaxis is an increasingly prevalent problem in westernized countries. Therefore, it is of utmost importance that the increasing numbers of patients at risk for anaphylaxis receive proper education on the etiology and risk factors as well as appropriate treatment of anaphylaxis with epinephrine. The physician's role is crucial in order ...
Borders L Dianne - - 2014
Across the helping professions, we have arrived at a point where it is possible to create statements of best practices in supervision that are based on available empirical research; credentialing, ethical, and legal guidelines; and consensus opinion. Best practices are different from, but certainly complementary to, statements of supervision competencies. ...
Stoilkova Ana - - 2013
According to practice guidelines, educational programmes for patients with COPD should address several educational topics. Which topics are incorporated in the existing programmes remains unclear. To delineate educational topics integrated in current COPD management interventions; and to examine strengths, weaknesses, and methods of delivery of the educational programmes. A systematic ...
Manchester Ralph A - - 2013
The idea of specialty certification in performing arts medicine (or performing arts healthcare) has been discussed for a long time among professionals in the field. An article by Pascarelli and Bishop published nearly 20 years ago mentioned the perceived need for certification and some of the obstacles to creating it. ...
Bains Serena - - 2013
Abstract Objective: To develop a knowledge assessment tool to assess baseline knowledge and current practice regarding maternal-fetal medicine. Methods: A literature search was complemented with categorization of questions under five predefined domains related to maternal-fetal medicine. The final questionnaire was sent for expert review, cultural adaptation, and piloting, with feedback ...
Tarnow Karen - - 2013
Educators are being challenged to show how participants implement in practice the objectives and outcomes of what they learn in professional development activities. Continuing education (CE) departments are being called on to document that the offerings are making a difference in practice. Participants described efforts to implement mindfulness processes after ...
Hur Gyu-Young - - 2013
Allergen immunotherapy (AIT) has been used as a curative and specific treatment of allergic diseases. However, no data on the prescription patterns of AIT in Korea is available. Therefore, we surveyed the prescription patterns of AIT by allergy specialists in Korea. We emailed a questionnaire on AIT prescription patterns to ...
Pascual Thomas Nb - - 2013
The International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) programme in human health aims to enhance the capabilities in Member States to address needs related to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases through the application of nuclear techniques. It has the specific mission of fostering the application of nuclear medicine techniques as ...
Evans David - - 2013
Academic medical centers are examining relationships with the pharmaceutical industry and making changes to limit interactions. Most doctors, however, practice outside of academic institutions and see pharmaceutical detailers and accept drug samples and gifts. Little guidance for practicing physicians exists about transforming practices to become pharma-free. Consideration must be given ...
Ehrlich Gillian - - 2013
Integrative medicine is a relatively new field that seeks to combine conventional and nonconventional approaches to patient care. Many academic health centers have now established integrative medicine clinics, yet little is known about the clinicians who practice at them. We used a nationwide survey to characterize the backgrounds, clinical practices, ...
Esquivel Amanda A Detroit Medical Center Sports Medicine, Novi, - - 2013
Concussions represent 8.9% to 13.2% of all high school athletic injuries. How these injuries are managed is currently unknown. There are differences in concussion management and awareness among boys football, boys ice hockey, and boys and girls soccer. Descriptive epidemiologic study. High school athletic directors were contacted via e-mail and ...
Vieira Rosário - - 2013
Nuclear medicine in Portugal has been an autonomous speciality since 1984. In order to obtain the title of Nuclear Medicine Specialist, 5 years of training are necessary. The curriculum is very similar to the one approved under the auspices of the European Union of Medical Specialists, namely concerning the minimum ...
Reisman Yacov - - 2013
INTRODUCTION.: The past 12 months have been historic ones for the field of Sexual Medicine in that we have seen the creation of the European Board examination in Sexual Medicine with the title of "Fellow of the European Committee on Sexual Medicine" (FECSM) offered to successful candidates. AIM.: The study ...
Case Amy A - - 2013
Abstract In this review we discuss the history of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (HPM) physician education in the United States over the last 20 years, as there has been dramatic growth in our specialty during this time. A Medline literature search was completed and we surveyed leaders in the field ...
Karl Suzanne R - - 2013
BACKGROUND: Adolf Meyer, the first Professor of Psychiatry at Johns Hopkins, and Chief of the Phipps Clinic, brought a bevy of new ideas to clinical practice and to medical education. He used the word "psychobiology," which helped to establish psychosomatic medicine and formed the basis for Engel's "biopsychosocial" concept. OBJECTIVE: ...
Schiessl Christine - - 2013
Background: By law in 2013, palliative medicine will be integrated into the undergraduate curriculum as part of a mandatory training program and examinations at German medical schools. For this reason a national curriculum in palliative medicine has to be developed. Aim: The aim of this study was to analyze international ...
Shaheen Amy - - 2013
Background: Education in the ambulatory setting should be an integral part of undergraduate medical education. However, previous studies have shown education in this setting has been lacking in medical school. Ambulatory education occurs on some internal medicine clerkships. The extent of this education is unclear. Purpose: The purpose of this ...
Chakalaroski K - - 2013
(Full text is available at http://www.manu.edu.mk/prilozi). The chair of internal medicine in Republic of Macedonia was created in 1947. The Department of Internal Medicine (CIM) is the most numerous at Skopje's medical faculty (currently 56 members). According to the archive material from the first session of the Scientific Teaching Council ...
Mochizuki Mayumi - - 2013
  Teaching the three health principles and proper use of medicines are the basis of education on medicines. Before seeking prescription drugs, day-to-day health management is important. It is also important to understand that if a minor ailment persists, self-treatment with over-the-counter medications should be attempted. Since medications are double-edged swords, ...
Jackson Emma J EJ Junior Doctor Advisory Team, Health Education North West, Manchester, - - 2013
We aimed to determine whether junior doctors and trusts in the region make use of published evidence relating to best practice during night shift work that can safeguard alertness, reduce fatigue and limit mistakes. We surveyed junior doctors' preparation for and practice during night shifts, and the working and living ...
Donev D D Institute of Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, Ss Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, R. - - 2013
(Full text is available at http://www.manu.edu.mk/prilozi). Aim: To present a group of young doctors from Macedonia who were elected as lecturers at the Faculty of Medicine in Skopje, Macedonia, in the period 1955-60. Method: A retrospective study based on archive materials, encyclopaedias and jubilee publications of the Faculty of Medicine ...
Pusic Martin V - - 2012
Deliberate practice is an important skill-training strategy in emergency medicine (EM) education. Learning curves display the relationship between practice and proficiency. Forgetting curves show the opposite, and demonstrate how skill decays over time when it is not reinforced. Using examples of published studies of deliberate practice in EM we list ...
Brenner Gary J - - 2013
Medical crises that may occur in the setting of a pain medicine service are rare events that require skillful action and teamwork to ensure safe patient outcome. A simulated environment is an ideal venue for both acquisition and reinforcement of this knowledge and skill set. Here, we present an educational ...
Lin Michelle - - 2012
At the 2012 Academic Emergency Medicine consensus conference, "Education Research in Emergency Medicine: Opportunities, Challenges, and Strategies for Success," a breakout session convened to discuss postgraduate fellowship training in emergency medicine (EM), which would focus on education research. Graduates will form a growing cadre of education scholars who conduct and ...
Broshek Donna K - - 2012
Given the 2010 position statement issued by the American Academy of Neurology that neurologists be consulted on return-to-play decisions following a concussion, we surveyed members of the Child Neurology Society to asses clinical practice management of concussion among child neurologists. Among the 239 respondents, the majority continued to rely on ...
Stirling Kevin - - 2012
Background:  A small percentage of medical trainees will have performance concerns identified within their clinical practice. These trainees require specific interventions to address these concerns. The Postgraduate Ward Simulation Exercise (PgWSE) was developed as a joint collaboration between the University of Dundee and NHS Education for Scotland (NES). Context:  The ...
Al-Salihi Kareema A - - 2012
Iraq has a long-standing, well-established history of veterinary education, says Kareema Al-Salihi of the College of Veterinary Medicine at Baghdad university. However, it is currently in an 'unenviable' situation, with depleted resources following years of economic sanctions, and a lack of facilities and equipment as a result of financial constraints ...
Hsii Anne - - 2012
OBJECTIVE:We examined California pediatric residents' knowledge, practices, and comfort of providing expedited partner therapy (EPT) for sexually transmitted infections, by postgraduate year of training and presence of an adolescent medicine fellowship. We hypothesized that few residents are aware of EPT, and fewer are comfortable providing it; knowledge, practices, and comfort ...
Feero W Gregory - - 2012
SUMMARY Pharmacists are increasingly expected to incorporate an understanding of the genomic contributions to medication management in their daily practice, and a general consensus exists that many pharmacists are not adequately prepared to effectively make use of genomic information. In November 2011, the National Human Genome Research Institute of the ...
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