Approaches to teaching and learning

Section edited by Sigrid Harendza and Terese Stenfors-Hayes

This section considers manuscripts that investigate approaches to medical education (i.e., how teachers teach and how students learn) from the perspective of both the teacher and the learner.

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  1. Research article

    Vienna Summer School on Oncology: how to teach clinical decision making in a multidisciplinary environment

    Clinical decision making in oncology is based on both inter- and multidisciplinary approach. Hence teaching future doctors involved in oncology or general health practice is crucial. The aim of the Vienna Summ...

    Carola Lütgendorf-Caucig, Philipp A. Kaiser, Alexandra Machacek, Cora Waldstein, Richard Pötter and Henriette Löffler-Stastka

    BMC Medical Education 2017 17:100

    Published on: 6 June 2017

  2. Research article

    How changing quality management influenced PGME accreditation: a focus on decentralization and quality improvement

    Evaluating the quality of postgraduate medical education (PGME) programs through accreditation is common practice worldwide. Accreditation is shaped by educational quality and quality management. An appropriat...

    Nesibe Akdemir, Kiki M. J. M. H. Lombarts, Emma Paternotte, Bas Schreuder and Fedde Scheele

    BMC Medical Education 2017 17:98

    Published on: 2 June 2017

  3. Research article

    The feasibility and efficacy of implementing a focused cardiac ultrasound course into a medical school curriculum

    Teaching cardiac ultrasound to medical students in a brief course is a challenge. We aimed to evaluate the feasibility of teaching large groups of medical students the acquisition and interpretation of cardiac...

    Sergio L. Kobal, Yotam Lior, Alon Ben-Sasson, Noah Liel-Cohen, Ori Galante and Lior Fuchs

    BMC Medical Education 2017 17:94

    Published on: 30 May 2017

  4. Research article

    Is the delivery of a quality improvement education programme in obstetrics and gynaecology for final year medical students feasible and still effective in a shortened time frame?

    Teaching clinical audit skills to nascent health professionals is one strategy to improve frontline care. The undergraduate medical curriculum at the University of Auckland provides improvement science theory ...

    Bridget Kool, Michelle R. Wise, Roshini Peiris-John, Lynn Sadler, Faith Mahony and Susan Wells

    BMC Medical Education 2017 17:91

    Published on: 26 May 2017

  5. Research article

    A preliminary investigation to explore the cognitive resources of physicians experiencing difficulty in training

    Treating patients is complex, and research shows that there are differences in cognitive resources between physicians who experience difficulties, and those who do not. It is possible that differences in some ...

    Fiona Patterson, Fran Cousans, Iain Coyne, Jo Jones, Sheona Macleod and Lara Zibarras

    BMC Medical Education 2017 17:87

    Published on: 15 May 2017

  6. Research article

    Multiple strategy peer-taught evidence-based medicine course in a poor resource setting

    Teaching Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) is becoming a priority in the healthcare process. For undergraduates, it has been proved that integrating multiple strategies in teaching EBM yields better results than a...

    Ammar Sabouni, Yamama Bdaiwi, Saad L. Janoudi, Lubaba O. Namous, Tarek Turk, Mahmoud Alkhatib, Fatima Abbas and Ruba Zuhri Yafi

    BMC Medical Education 2017 17:82

    Published on: 4 May 2017

  7. Research article

    Perceptions of residents, medical and nursing students about Interprofessional education: a systematic review of the quantitative and qualitative literature

    To identify facilitators and barriers that residents, medical and nursing students perceive in their Interprofessional Education (IPE) in a clinical setting with other healthcare students.

    Cora L.F. Visser, Johannes C.F. Ket, Gerda Croiset and Rashmi A. Kusurkar

    BMC Medical Education 2017 17:77

    Published on: 3 May 2017

  8. Debate

    Empathy in Psychoanalysis and Medical Education - what can we learn from each other?

    Several research areas, including medical education (ME), focus on empathy as an important topic in interpersonal relationships. This focus is central to the use of communication skills related to empathy and ...

    Henriette Löffler-Stastka, Felicitas Datz, Karoline Parth, Ingrid Preusche, Xenia Bukowski and Charles Seidman

    BMC Medical Education 2017 17:74

    Published on: 2 May 2017

  9. Research article

    Communication skills of medical students during the OSCE: Gender-specific differences in a longitudinal trend study

    Communication skills are essential in a patient-centred health service and therefore in medical teaching. Although significant differences in communication behaviour of male and female students are known, gend...

    Joachim Graf, Robert Smolka, Elisabeth Simoes, Stephan Zipfel, Florian Junne, Friederike Holderried, Annette Wosnik, Anne M. Doherty, Karina Menzel and Anne Herrmann-Werner

    BMC Medical Education 2017 17:75

    Published on: 2 May 2017

  10. Research article

    A comparative study: do “clickers” increase student engagement in multidisciplinary clinical microbiology teaching?

    Audience response devices, or “clickers”, have been used in the education of future healthcare professionals for several years with varying success. They have been reported to improve the learning experience b...

    Niall T. Stevens, Hélène McDermott, Fiona Boland, Teresa Pawlikowska and Hilary Humphreys

    BMC Medical Education 2017 17:70

    Published on: 8 April 2017

  11. Research article

    Influence of feedback characteristics on perceived learning value of feedback in clerkships: does culture matter?

    Various feedback characteristics have been suggested to positively influence student learning. It is not clear how these feedback characteristics contribute to students’ perceived learning value of feedback in...

    Yoyo Suhoyo, Elisabeth A. Van Hell, Wouter Kerdijk, Ova Emilia, Johanna Schönrock-Adema, Jan B. M. Kuks and Janke Cohen-Schotanus

    BMC Medical Education 2017 17:69

    Published on: 5 April 2017

  12. Research article

    Conveying practical clinical skills with the help of teaching associates—a randomised trial with focus on the long term learning retention

    Ensuring that all medical students achieve adequate clinical skills remains a challenge, yet the correct performance of clinical skills is critical for all fields of medicine. This study analyzes the influence...

    Sebastian H. Hoefer, Jasmina Sterz, Bernd Bender, Maria-Christina Stefanescu, Marius Theis, Felix Walcher, Robert Sader and Miriam Ruesseler

    BMC Medical Education 2017 17:65

    Published on: 28 March 2017

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