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Specialist competencies in occupational medicine: appraisal of the peer-reviewed literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17556769     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
BACKGROUND: A re-assessment of competencies and therefore learning outcomes for higher specialist training in occupational medicine (OM) is being undertaken. Although peer-reviewed literature on the subject exists, it is limited and needs appraisal. AIMS: To search, and critically appraise the peer-reviewed literature on specialist competencies in OM. METHODS: Systematic search of a range of databases of peer-reviewed literature, followed by criterion based appraisal and categorization of the findings. RESULTS: Two hundred and thirty five papers were found of which only 20 were left after application of the grading and exclusion criteria. These addressed competencies from four perspectives: peer consensus, client, educational and legal. CONCLUSIONS: Limited evidence can be obtained from the peer-reviewed literature on specialist competencies in OM. However, it suggests the main paradigms for deriving these competencies as well as indicating gaps and the manner in which these might be filled.
Frank Gallagher; Adele Pilkington; Philip Wynn; Raymond Johnson; Jayne Moore; Raymond Agius
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2007-06-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Occupational medicine (Oxford, England)     Volume:  57     ISSN:  0962-7480     ISO Abbreviation:  Occup Med (Lond)     Publication Date:  2007 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-07-27     Completed Date:  2007-12-18     Revised Date:  2009-04-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9205857     Medline TA:  Occup Med (Lond)     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  342-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, Faculty of Medical and Human Sciences, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Competency-Based Education*
Databases, Bibliographic
Education, Medical, Graduate / methods*
Occupational Medicine / education*
Peer Review, Research*
Comment In:
Occup Med (Lond). 2008 May;58(3):222   [PMID:  18441365 ]

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