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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. Inter-professional learning has been promoted as the solution to many clinical management issues. One such issue is the correct use of asthma inhaler devices. Up to 80% of people with asthma use their inhaler ...

    Authors: Sinthia Z Bosnic-Anticevich, Meg Stuart, Judith Mackson, Biljana Cvetkovski, Erica Sainsbury, Carol Armour, Sofia Mavritsakis, Gosia Mendrela, Pippa Travers-Mason and Margaret Williamson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:72

    Content type: Study protocol

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  2. Skills lab training has become a widespread tool in medical education, and nowadays, skills labs are ubiquitous among medical faculties across the world. An increasingly prevalent didactic approach in skills l...

    Authors: Mats Blohm, Markus Krautter, Jan Lauter, Julia Huber, Peter Weyrich, Wolfgang Herzog, Jana Jünger and Christoph Nikendei

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:71

    Content type: Research article

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  3. As a conceptual review, this paper will debate relevant learning theories to inform the development, design and delivery of an effective educational programme for simulated team training relevant to health pro...

    Authors: Martin Stocker, Margarita Burmester and Meredith Allen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:69

    Content type: Debate

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  4. Skills-lab training as a methodological teaching approach is nowadays part of the training programs of almost all medical faculties. Specific ingredients have been shown to contribute to a successful learning ...

    Authors: Christoph Nikendei, Julia Huber, Jan Stiepak, Daniel Huhn, Jan Lauter, Wolfgang Herzog, Jana Jünger and Markus Krautter

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:68

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Reflective writing enhances personal and professional development. It is essential for the teachers to be familiar with the students’ perceptions to improve the students’ learning. Our aim was to deepen the un...

    Authors: Mia Hemborg Kristiansson, Margareta Troein and Annika Brorsson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:66

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The virtual clinical encounter (VCE) may function as an important support for medical students in or prior to clinical practice to train and ease communication and socioemotional interactions with patients. Few s...

    Authors: Olivier Courteille, Anna Josephson and Lars-Olof Larsson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:64

    Content type: Research article

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  7. Hospital clerkships are considered crucial for acquiring competencies such as diagnostic reasoning and clinical skills. The actual learning process in the hospital remains poorly understood. This study investi...

    Authors: Robbert Duvivier, Renée Stalmeijer, Jan van Dalen, Cees van der Vleuten and Albert Scherpbier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:61

    Content type: Research article

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  8. Recent surveys suggest few emergency medicine (EM) training programs have formal evidence-based medicine (EBM) or journal club curricula. Our primary objective was to describe the methods of EBM training in Ro...

    Authors: Joseph Bednarczyk, Merril Pauls, Jason Fridfinnson and Erin Weldon

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:57

    Content type: Research article

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  9. Medical students, junior hospital doctors on rotation and general practice (GP) registrars are undertaking their training in clinical general practices in increasing numbers in Australia. Some practices have f...

    Authors: Jennifer S Thomson, Katrina Anderson, Emily Haesler, Amanda Barnard and Nicholas Glasgow

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:55

    Content type: Research article

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  10. Interprofessional education (IPE) has been recognized as an innovative approach for the development of a collaborative, practice-ready health workforce, but is not used consistently in undergraduate health pro...

    Authors: Conor Gilligan, Sue Outram and Tracy Levett-Jones

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:52

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Although several studies have been conducted to investigate the relationship between perceived organizational support (POS) and job performance (JP), it remains unclear whether this relationship is appropriate...

    Authors: Xin Guan, Tao Sun, Yan Hou, Liang Zhao, Yi-Ze Luan and Li-Hua Fan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:50

    Content type: Research article

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  12. The aim of this study was to explore if a course consisting of lectures combined with simulator training in coronary angiography (CA) could accelerate the early learning curve when performing CA on patients.

    Authors: Ulf J Jensen, Jens Jensen, Göran Olivecrona, Gunnar Ahlberg, Bo Lagerquist and Per Tornvall

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:49

    Content type: Research article

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  13. The students’ motivation to learn basic sciences in health science curricula is poorly understood. The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of different components of motivation (intrinsic mo...

    Authors: Antonio Campos-Sánchez, Juan Antonio López-Núñez, Víctor Carriel, Miguel-Ángel Martín-Piedra, Tomás Sola and Miguel Alaminos

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:46

    Content type: Research article

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  14. The importance of using technologies such as e-learning in different disciplines is discussed in the literature. Researchers have measured the effectiveness of e-learning in a number of fields.

    Authors: Fariborz Moazami, Ehsan Bahrampour, Mohammad Reza Azar, Farzad Jahedi and Marzieh Moattari

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:45

    Content type: Research article

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  15. Universities are increasingly organizing international exchange programs to meet the requirements of growing globalisation in the field of health care. Analyses based on the programs’ fundamental theoretical b...

    Authors: Fabian Jacobs, Karsten Stegmann and Matthias Siebeck

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:43

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Intimate physical examination skills are essential skills for any medical graduate to have mastered to an appropriate level for the safety of his or her future patients. Medical schools are entrusted with the ...

    Authors: Andra M Dabson, Parker J Magin, Gaynor Heading and Dimity Pond

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:39

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Walk-rounds, a common component of medical education, usually consist of a combination of teaching outside the patient room as well as in the presence of the patient, known as bedside teaching. The proportion ...

    Authors: David R Ward, William A Ghali, Alecia Graham and Jane B Lemaire

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:37

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Virtual worlds (VWs), in which participants navigate as avatars through three-dimensional, computer-generated, realistic-looking environments, are emerging as important new technologies for distance health edu...

    Authors: Marloes Schoonheim, Robin Heyden and John M Wiecha

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:36

    Content type: Correspondence

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  19. Continuing pharmacy education is becoming mandatory in most countries in order to keep the professional license valid. Increasing number of pharmacists are now using e-learning as part of their continuing educ...

    Authors: Krzysztof Nesterowicz, Tadeusz Librowski and Samuel Edelbring

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:33

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Focused echocardiographic examinations performed by intensivists and emergency room physicians can be a valuable tool for diagnosing and managing the hemodynamic status of critically ill children. The aim of t...

    Authors: Heloisa A Gaspar, Samira S Morhy, Alessandro C Lianza, Werther B de Carvalho, Jose L Andrade, Rogério R do Prado, Cláudio Schvartsman and Artur F Delgado

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:25

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Health and social care professionals are well positioned to identify and intervene in cases of elder financial abuse. An evidence-based educational intervention was developed to advance practitioners’ decision...

    Authors: Priscilla Harries, Miranda Davies, Ken Gilhooly, Mary Gilhooly and Christopher Tomlinson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:21

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Clinical reasoning is fundamental to all forms of professional health practice, however it is also difficult to teach and learn because it is complex, tacit, and effectively invisible for students. In this pap...

    Authors: Clare Delany and Clinton Golding

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:20

    Content type: Research article

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  23. The development of graduate education in biostatistics and medical statistics is discussed in the context of training within a medical center setting. The need for medical researchers to employ a wide variety ...

    Authors: Michael B Brimacombe

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:18

    Content type: Correspondence

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  24. While e-learning is enjoying increasing popularity as adjunct in modern teaching, studies on this topic should shift from mere evaluation of students’ satisfaction towards assessing its benefits on enhancement...

    Authors: David A Back, Nicole Haberstroh, Andrea Antolic, Kai Sostmann, Gerhard Schmidmaier and Eike Hoff

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:17

    Content type: Research article

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  25. Teacher training may improve teaching effectiveness, but it might also have paradoxical effects. Research on expertise development suggests that the integration of new strategies may result in a temporary dete...

    Authors: Jan Breckwoldt, Jörg Svensson, Christian Lingemann and Hans Gruber

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2014 14:6

    Content type: Research article

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  26. Evidence based practice (EBP) requires that health professionals are competent in integrating the best evidence in their decision making. Being 'evidence-based’ requires skills and knowledge in epidemiology, b...

    Authors: Dragan Ilic, Rusli Bin Nordin, Paul Glasziou, Julie K Tilson and Elmer Villanueva

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:170

    Content type: Study protocol

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  27. Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) is a core unit delivered across many medical schools. Few studies have investigated the most effective method of teaching a course in EBM to medical students. The objective of thi...

    Authors: Dragan Ilic, William Hart, Patrick Fiddes, Marie Misso and Elmer Villanueva

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:169

    Content type: Research article

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  28. The script concordance test (SCT) is a method for assessing clinical reasoning of medical students by placing them in a context of uncertainty such as they will encounter in their future daily practice. Script...

    Authors: Sylvain Mathieu, Marion Couderc, Baptiste Glace, Anne Tournadre, Sandrine Malochet-Guinamand, Bruno Pereira, Jean-Jacques Dubost and Martin Soubrier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:166

    Content type: Research article

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  29. Students in German medical schools frequently complain that the subject ‘clinical examination’ is not taught in a satisfying manner due to time constraints and lack of personnel resources. While the effectiven...

    Authors: Wolfgang A Blank, Hannes Blankenfeld, Roger Vogelmann, Klaus Linde and Antonius Schneider

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:165

    Content type: Research article

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  30. Problem-based learning (PBL) involves discussions among students who resolve loosely-structured problems to facilitate learning. In the PBL curriculum, faculty tutors are employed as facilitators for small gro...

    Authors: Shogo Hayashi, Koji Tsunekawa, Chikako Inoue and Yoshitaka Fukuzawa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:158

    Content type: Research article

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  31. The study of communication skills of Asian medical students during structured Problem-based Learning (PBL) seminars represented a unique opportunity to assess their critical thinking development. This study re...

    Authors: Yukari Takata, Gerald H Stein, Kuniyuki Endo, Akiko Arai, Shun Kohsaka, Yuka Kitano, Hitoshi Honda, Hidetaka Kitazono, Hironobu Tokunaga, Yasuharu Tokuda, Mikako Obika, Tomoko Miyoshi, Hitomi Kataoka and Hidekazu Terasawa

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:156

    Content type: Research article

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  32. To get insight in how theoretical knowledge is transformed into clinical skills, important information may arise from mapping the development of anatomical knowledge during the undergraduate medical curriculum...

    Authors: Esther M Bergman, Anique BH de Bruin, Andreas Herrler, Inge WH Verheijen, Albert JJA Scherpbier and Cees PM van der Vleuten

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:152

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Much of the work of teachers and leaders at academic health centers involves engaging learners and faculty members in shared goals. Strategies to do so, however, are seldom informed by empirically-supported th...

    Authors: Jeffrey M Lyness, Stephen J Lurie, Denham S Ward, Christopher J Mooney and David R Lambert

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:151

    Content type: Debate

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  34. Patient care order sets are increasingly being used to optimize care. While studies have evaluated the impact of order sets on provider performance and patient outcomes, their impact on postgraduate medical tr...

    Authors: Catherine H Yu, Anne L Stephenson and Samir Gupta

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:146

    Content type: Research article

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  35. This study aims to evaluate the outpatient communication skills of medical students via multisource feedback, which may be useful to map future directions in improving physician-patient communication.

    Authors: Mao-Meng Tiao, Li-Tung Huang, Ying-Hsien Huang, Kuo-Shu Tang and Chih-Jen Chen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:145

    Content type: Research article

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  36. A large variety of imaging techniques is an integral part of modern medicine. Introducing radiological imaging techniques into the dissection course serves as a basis for improved learning of anatomy and multi...

    Authors: Grit Gesine Ruth Schramek, Dietrich Stoevesandt, Ansgar Reising, Jan Thomas Kielstein, Marcus Hiss and Heike Kielstein

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:143

    Content type: Research article

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  37. The stigma of mental illness among medical students is a prevalent concern that has far reaching negative consequences. Attempts to combat this stigma through educational initiatives have had mixed results. Th...

    Authors: Andriyka Papish, Aliya Kassam, Geeta Modgill, Gina Vaz, Lauren Zanussi and Scott Patten

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:141

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Knowledge and understanding of basic biomedical sciences remain essential to medical practice, particularly when faced with the continual advancement of diagnostic and therapeutic modalities. Evidence suggests...

    Authors: Bunmi S Malau-Aduli, Adrian YS Lee, Nick Cooling, Marianne Catchpole, Matthew Jose and Richard Turner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:139

    Content type: Research article

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  39. Students can improve the learning process by developing their own multiple choice questions. If a similar effect occurred when creating OSCE (objective structured clinical examination) stations by themselves i...

    Authors: Wolfgang Heinke, Daisy Rotzoll, Gunther Hempel, Michaela Zupanic, Patrick Stumpp, Udo X Kaisers and Martin R Fischer

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:138

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Demonstrating competence in clinical skills is key to course completion for medical students. Methods of providing clinical instruction that foster immediate learning and potentially serve as longer-term repos...

    Authors: Emily J Hibbert, Tim Lambert, John N Carter, Diana L Learoyd, Stephen Twigg and Stephen Clarke

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:135

    Content type: Research article

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  41. PhD supervision is mostly individual and disagreement between supervisors and PhD students is a seldom-discussed topic at universities. The present study aimed to describe the experience of disagreement betwee...

    Authors: Ronny Gunnarsson, Grethe Jonasson and Annika Billhult

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:134

    Content type: Research article

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  42. Previous work has shown that a programme that draws on a blend of theories makes a positive difference to outcomes for students who fail and repeat their first semester at medical school. Exploration of studen...

    Authors: Kalman A Winston, Cees PM Van Der Vleuten and Albert JJA Scherpbier

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2013 13:132

    Content type: Research article

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    1.831 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.235 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.526 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.831 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)
     

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