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  1. Due to the progress in COVID-19, education has undergone a huge change all around the world, leading all universities to move towards distance learning. In this context, the majority of instructors tend to mak...

    Authors: Alireza Mortezaei Haftador, Fatemeh Shirazi and Zinat Mohebbi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:499

    Content type: Research

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  2. A virtual reality (VR) simulator is utilized as an inexpensive tool for gaining basic technical competence in robotic-assisted surgery (RAS). We evaluated operator 3D motion sickness while using a VR simulator...

    Authors: Ryo Takata, Mitsugu Kanehira, Yoichiro Kato, Tomohiko Matsuura, Renpei Kato, Shigekatsu Maekawa and Wataru Obara

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:498

    Content type: Research

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  3. Relationships between students’ academic performance and their employed study approaches have been studied extensively. However, research using study approaches and learning environment factors as concurrent p...

    Authors: T. Bonsaksen, T. A. Magne, L. Stigen, A. Gramstad, L. Åsli, G. Mørk, S. G. Johnson and T. Carstensen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:496

    Content type: Research

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  4. The COVID-19 pandemic forced dental schools to close their campuses and move didactic instruction online. The abrupt transition to online learning, however, has raised several issues that have not been resolve...

    Authors: Meixun Zheng, Daniel Bender and Cindy Lyon

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:495

    Content type: Research

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  5. The conventional methods for teaching neurological examination with real patients to medical students have some limitations if the patient with the symptom or disease is not available. Therefore, we developed ...

    Authors: Sang Gil Han, Young Dae Kim, Tae Young Kong and Junho Cho

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:493

    Content type: Research

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  6. Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is a core skillset for enhancing the quality and safety of patients’ care. Online EBM education could improve clinicians’ skills in EBM, particularly when it is conducted during v...

    Authors: Hania Rahimi-Ardabili, Catherine Spooner, Mark F. Harris, Parker Magin, Chun Wah Michael Tam, Siaw-Teng Liaw and Nicholas Zwar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:492

    Content type: Research

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  7. Information learned over a longer period of time has been shown to result in better long-term knowledge retention than information learned over a shorter period of time. In order to address multiple curricular...

    Authors: Amy H. Amabile, Kim Nixon-Cave, Larry J. Georgetti and Ashley C. Sims

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:491

    Content type: Research

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  8. The theoretical knowledge of nursing underpins the practice, while the practice environment determines the circumstances within which the theoretical knowledge is applied. The biggest challenge facing nursing ...

    Authors: Ahmad Saifan, Briliya Devadas, Fares Daradkeh, Hadya Abdel-Fattah, Mohannad Aljabery and Lintu Maria Michael

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:490

    Content type: Research

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  9. Gross anatomy laboratory course at medical school is usually an important learning subject for medical students; however, seeing a cadaver often makes them feel uncomfortable. According to the broaden-and-buil...

    Authors: Ruei-Jen Chiou, Po-Fang Tsai and Der-Yan Han

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:489

    Content type: Research

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  10. Inappropriate use of antibiotics is a major cause of antimicrobial resistance (AMR). Inadequate knowledge about AMR among healthcare students could affect their practice of antimicrobial stewardship as future ...

    Authors: Wuraola Akande-Sholabi and Amen T. Ajamu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:488

    Content type: Research

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  11. Feedback, if effectively provided by the teacher and utilised by the learner, enables improvement in academic performance. It is clear from current literature that the provision of feedback by teachers is not ...

    Authors: Anne O’Connor and Arlene McCurtin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:486

    Content type: Research

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  12. The transfer of training to the workplace is the aim of training interventions. Three primary factors influence transfer: trainee characteristics, training design and work environment influences. Within medica...

    Authors: Joanne Kerins, Samantha Eve Smith, Suzanne Anderson Stirling, Judy Wakeling and Victoria Ruth Tallentire

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:485

    Content type: Research

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  13. The outbreak of COVID-19 has led to increased workload and infection risks among medical staff. This situation may influence current medical and health-related students’ decision on the choices of their future...

    Authors: Zheng Gong, Wen Li, Huimin Bu, Mingyu He, Hongjian Hou, Tongtong Ma, Xide Hu, Lu Fu, Joseph Adu-Amankwaah and Hong Sun

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:484

    Content type: Research

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  14. Poor communication skills can potentially compromise patient care. However, as communication skills training (CST) programs are not seen as a priority to many clinical departments, there is a discernible absen...

    Authors: Xiu Hui Tan, Malia Alexandra Foo, Shaun Li He Lim, Marie Bernadette Xin Yi Lim, Annelissa Mien Chew Chin, Jamie Zhou, Min Chiam and Lalit Kumar Radha Krishna

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:483

    Content type: Research

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  15. This study aimed at determining the effectiveness of an innovative approach using interprofessional simulation scenarios (IPSS) in improving knowledge, attitude, and practice (KAP) of hospital-acquired infecti...

    Authors: T. Saraswathy, S. Nalliah, A. M Rosliza, S Ramasamy, K. Jalina, Hayati Kadir Shahar and S. Amin-Nordin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:482

    Content type: Research

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  16. The COVID-19 pandemic fundamentally changed every aspect of healthcare delivery and training. Few studies have reported on the impact of these changes on the experiences, skill development, and career expectat...

    Authors: Erin L. Kelly, Allison R. Casola, Kelsey Smith, Samantha Kelly and Maria Syl D. de la Cruz

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:481

    Content type: Research

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  17. Three-dimensional (3D) printing technology enables the translation of 2-dimensional (2D) medical imaging into a physical replica of a patient’s individual anatomy and may enhance the understanding of congenita...

    Authors: Clement Karsenty, Aitor Guitarte, Yves Dulac, Jerome Briot, Sebastien Hascoet, Remi Vincent, Benoit Delepaul, Paul Vignaud, Camelia Djeddai, Khaled Hadeed and Philippe Acar

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:480

    Content type: Research

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  18. Residents need to be trained across the boundaries of their own specialty to prepare them for collaborative practice. Intraprofessional learning (i.e. between individuals of different disciplines within the sa...

    Authors: Lara Teheux, Ester H. A. J. Coolen, Jos M. T. Draaisma, Marieke de Visser, Nynke D. Scherpbier-de Haan, Wietske Kuijer-Siebelink and Janiëlle A. E. M. van der Velden

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:479

    Content type: Research

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  19. We piloted an educational intervention that aimed to enhance awareness about nutrition-age-related macular degeneration (AMD) links among practising and student dietitians then expanded the scope of this inter...

    Authors: Diana Tang, Helen Dinh, Hadi Almansour, George Burlutsky, Jocelyn Bussing, Bronwyn Eisenhauer, Bamini Gopinath, Victoria M Flood and Bandana Saini

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:478

    Content type: Research

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  20. Altruism refers to acting in ‘the best interest of patients, not self-interest’. With an observed discordance between the concept and practice of altruism, and increasing attention to ‘pathologic altruism’, th...

    Authors: Madiha Sajjad, Shazia Qayyum, Samina Iltaf and Rehan Ahmed Khan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:477

    Content type: Research

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  21. With increasing availability of point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) education in medical schools, it is unclear whether or not learning needs of junior medical residents have evolved over time.

    Authors: Tanner Chahley, Ada W Lam, Samantha Halman, Kathryn Watson and Irene WY Ma

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:476

    Content type: Research

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  22. Interprofessional education has emerged as a key concept in education of health professionals over the last 20 years. Positive effects of interprofessional education have been shown, but it has proved to be mo...

    Authors: Sebastian Friedrich, Christine Straub, Sebastian Felix Nepomuk Bode and Andrea Heinzmann

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:475

    Content type: Research

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  23. In health professions, the curriculum that must be met in order to obtain the academic certificate is based on the development of the so-called competencies. The broad content of the Practicum of the Degree of Ph...

    Authors: Esther Díaz-Mohedo, Rita Romero-Galisteo, Carmen Suárez-Serrano, Esther Medrano-Sánchez and Rocío Martín-Valero

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:474

    Content type: Research

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  24. Emergency psychiatry is an essential component in the training of psychiatry residents who are required to make patient-centred orientation decisions. This training calls for specific knowledge as well as skil...

    Authors: Juliette Salles, Philippe Birmes, Laurent Schmitt, Bruno Bastiani, Maria Soto, Stéphanie Lafont-Rapnouil, Anjali Mathur, Emmanuelle Bougon, Christophe Arbus and Antoine Yrondi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:473

    Content type: Technical advance

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  25. In occupational therapy, empathy is a fundamental concept and has a positive impact on health and quality of care outcomes for patients. It is a basic and essential concept that should prevail in the training ...

    Authors: Sergio Serrada-Tejeda, Patricia Sánchez-Herrera-Baeza, Mª. Pilar Rodríguez-Pérez, Nuria Máximo-Bocanegra, Rosa Mª. Martínez-Piédrola, Nuria Trugeda-Pedrajo, Elisabet Huertas-Hoyas and Marta Pérez-de-Heredia-Torres

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:472

    Content type: Research

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  26. Psychological disorders have negative consequences on students’ learning and academic performance. In addition, academic burnout is one of the common challenges that affects students’ motivation and academic e...

    Authors: Ghazal Aghajani Liasi, Sanaz Mahdi Nejad, Nafiseh Sami, Shahrzad Khakpour and Batool Ghorbani Yekta

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:471

    Content type: Research

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  27. Evidence-based medicine (EBM) is the use of the current best evidence for patient care. Medical students should critically appraise the research evidence to help them during their clinical practice in the futu...

    Authors: Elfatih A. Hasabo, Walaa Elnaiem, Abrar Y. Ali, Anfal M. Altahir, Elmuiz A. Hsabo, Malaz I. Ibrahim, Dania M. Modathir, Ryan T. Aljaaly, Malaz M. ElSiddig, Sara M. Abdalbagi and Heitham Awadalla

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:470

    Content type: Research

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  28. International medical students are frequently confronted with intercultural, psychosocial, and language barriers and often receive lower marks in written, oral, and clinical-practical examinations than fellow ...

    Authors: Ede Nagy, Gloria Matondo Miguel Luta, Daniel Huhn, Anna Cranz, Jobst-Hendrik Schultz, Anne Herrmann-Werner, Till Johannes Bugaj, Hans-Christoph Friederich and Christoph Nikendei

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:469

    Content type: Research

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  29. Academic medical centers invest considerably in faculty development efforts to support the career success and promotion of their faculty, and to minimize faculty attrition. This study evaluated the impact of a...

    Authors: Judy Tung, Musarrat Nahid, Mangala Rajan and Lia Logio

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:468

    Content type: Research

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  30. This correspondence article aims to outline the importance of an integrated clinical component within Quality Improvement education in response to the recently published article by Shah et al.. The Quality Imp...

    Authors: Jemima Carter, Suzanne Capon, Claire Dyer and Maya Whittaker

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:467

    Content type: Correspondence

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  31. In dentistry, the reporting of panoramic radiographs is particularly challenging, as many structures are depicted in one image and pathologies need to be identified completely. To enhance the learning process ...

    Authors: Anna Bock, Dirk Elvers, Florian Peters, Chris Kramer, Kristian Kniha, Frank Hölzle, Cord Spreckelsen and Ali Modabber

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:466

    Content type: Research

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  32. Angola is among one of the most deprived countries in the world in terms of medical professionals. In the past decade, the Angolan Government has invested in the expansion of faculties of medicine in the count...

    Authors: Inês Fronteira, Helga Freitas, Nkanga Guimarães, Mário Fresta and Paulo Ferrinho

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:465

    Content type: Research

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  33. The COVID-19 pandemic significantly impacted residency recruitment in 2020, posing unique challenges for programs and applicants alike. Anesthesiology programs have adopted alternate methods of recruitment, in...

    Authors: Donaldson C. Lee, Alexander M. Kofskey, Nikhi P. Singh, Timothy W. King and Paul D. Piennette

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:464

    Content type: Research

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  34. The COVID-19 pandemic has had a significant impact on education. e-Learning has been becoming most popular. Satisfaction of the student is one of important goal of e-Learning, therefore factors affecting this ...

    Authors: Tahereh Baherimoghadam, Shahram Hamedani, Manoosh mehrabi, Navid Naseri and Nooshin Marzban

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:463

    Content type: Research

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  35. Medical training programs candidate’s interview is an integral part of the residency matching process. During the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, conducting these interviews was challenging due t...

    Authors: Mohamad-Hani Temsah, Fadiah Alkhattabi, Fadi Aljamaan, Khalid Alhasan, Adi Alherbish, Mona Philby, Fahad Alsohime, Mohamad Alobaylan, Hayfa Alabdulkarim, Badr Almosned, Deema Gashgarey, Ghadah Felimban, Ziyad Alkathiri, Randa Almaghrabi, Amr Jamal, Mazin Barry…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:462

    Content type: Research

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  36. In the last few decades, the need to change the curriculum of basic medical science has been further emphasized. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of teaching integrated course of physical ...

    Authors: Hossain Sadeqi, Ali Valiani, Maryam Avizhgan, Seyed Abbas Ebrahimi, Amirreza Manteghinejad, Pantea Miralai and Athar Omid

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:461

    Content type: Research

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  37. This study was conducted to assess the developmental factors of empathy among medical students of Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS).

    Authors: Reyhane Hizomi Arani, Zohrehsadat Naji, Ali Moradi, Seyed Vahid Shariat, Sara Mirzamohamadi and Payman Salamati

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:460

    Content type: Research

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  38. Active learning improves learner engagement and knowledge retention. The application of continuous quality improvement methodologies, such as the Plan-Do-Study-Act (PDSA) framework, may be useful for optimizin...

    Authors: Stacey Rose, Richard Hamill, Andrew Caruso and Nital P. Appelbaum

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:459

    Content type: Research article

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  39. The major goals of pharmaceutical care (PC) are to improve the patient’s quality of life and ensure safety of pharmacotherapy. Inclusion of a pharmacist in the multidisciplinary team caring for the patient and...

    Authors: Dorota Kopciuch, Anna Paczkowska, Tomasz Zaprutko, Piotr Ratajczak, Elżbieta Nowakowska and Krzysztof Kus

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:458

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Interprofessional education (IPE) encompasses integration, communication, mutual trust and shared decision-making with a common goal of improved patient care and safety. Despite its crucial role, IPE has not g...

    Authors: Salman Y. Guraya, Leena R. David, Shermin Hashir, Noha A. Mousa, Saad Wahbi Al Bayatti, Ahmed Hasswan and Mujtaba Kaouas

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:457

    Content type: Research

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  41. During COVID-19 pandemic, physiotherapy lecturers faced the challenge of rapidly shifting from face-to-face to online education. This retrospective case-control study aims to compare students’ satisfaction and...

    Authors: Giacomo Rossettini, Tommaso Geri, Andrea Turolla, Antonello Viceconti, Cristina Scumà, Mattia Mirandola, Andrea Dell’Isola, Silvia Gianola, Filippo Maselli and Alvisa Palese

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:456

    Content type: Research

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  42. Patients and families want their healthcare to be delivered by healthcare providers that are both competent and compassionate. While compassion training has begun to emerge in healthcare education, there may b...

    Authors: Shane Sinclair, Jane Kondejewski, Priya Jaggi, Amanda L. Roze des Ordons, Aliya Kassam, K. Alix Hayden, Daranne Harris and Thomas F. Hack

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:455

    Content type: Review

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  43. The COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing have had a significant impact on the conversion of traditional teaching methods to online teaching methods, which although not uncommon in medical schools, has to ...

    Authors: Abdullh AlQhtani, Nasser AlSwedan, Abdullelah Almulhim, Raghad Aladwan, Yara Alessa, Kholoud AlQhtani, Malak Albogami, Khalid Altwairqi, Fahad Alotaibi, Abdulmajeed AlHadlaq and Osama Aldhafian

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:452

    Content type: Research

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  44. Due to the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, all Obstetrics and Gynecology fellowship interviews were held virtually for the 2020 fellowship match cycle. The aim of this study was to describe our i...

    Authors: Alexandra Peyser, Moti Gulersen, Michael Nimaroff, Christine Mullin and Randi H. Goldman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2021 21:449

    Content type: Research

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