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  1. The aim of our cross-sectional study was to evaluate the current situation and curriculum of nontechnical skills (NTS) training in the undergraduate education of health care professionals in Hungary.

    Authors: Tamás Nagy, Gábor Fritúz, János Gál, Andrea Székely and Enikő Kovács
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:174
  2. The Advanced Life Support in Obstetrics (ALSO) course is a globally recognized interprofessional training program designed to assist healthcare professionals in acquiring and sustaining the necessary knowledge...

    Authors: Esra Abdallah Abdalwahed Mahgoub, Sarah H. M. Osman, Hafeia A. Al-Hussien, Nehal Al-Bushra, Amna Khairy and Yasir Ahmed Mohammed Elhadi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:173
  3. Recently, there has been a concerted effort within medical schools to depart from conventional lecture-based learning approaches to alternative teaching methods such as team-based learning (TBL) and problem-ba...

    Authors: Weilin Zhang, Jinsong Wei, Weixiong Guo, Zhongwei Wang and Siyuan Chen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:172
  4. The evaluation of e-learning systems ensures the provision of quality training. The goal was to identify the perspectives of teachers and students on e-learning in medical education during the COVID-19 pandemi...

    Authors: Nahid Zarifsanaiey, Majid Reza Farrokhi, Zahra karimian, Sara hoseini, farshid chahartangi and Hadi Raeisi Shahraki
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:171
  5. Artificial intelligence (AI) is gradually transforming the practises of healthcare providers. Over the last two decades, the advent of AI into numerous aspects of pathology has opened transformative possibilit...

    Authors: Lena Jafri, Arsala Jameel Farooqui, Janet Grant, Usmaan Omer, Rodney Gale, Sibtain Ahmed, Aysha Habib Khan, Imran Siddiqui, Farooq Ghani and Hafsa Majid
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:170
  6. Item analysis (IA) is widely used to assess the quality of multiple-choice questions (MCQs). The objective of this study was to perform a comprehensive quantitative and qualitative item analysis of two types o...

    Authors: Nagwan I. Rashwan, Soha R. Aref, Omnia A. Nayel and Mennatallah H. Rizk
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:168
  7. Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex, queer, and other sexual and gender identities (LGBTIQ+) individuals face health inequities. Additionally, medical students report a lack of confidence in providin...

    Authors: Marcos Rojas, Joaquín Cánepa González and Nicolás Ortiz-López
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:167
  8. Lung ultrasound has been increasingly used in the last years for the assessment of patients with respiratory diseases; it is considered a simple technique, now spreading from physicians to other healthcare pro...

    Authors: Silvia Mongodi, Raffaella Arioli, Attilio Quaini, Giuseppina Grugnetti, Anna Maria Grugnetti and Francesco Mojoli
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:166
  9. Obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) is an essential medical field that focuses on women’s health. Universities aim to provide high-quality healthcare services to women through comprehensive education of medical...

    Authors: Bastian Meyer, Fabian Riedel, Niklas Amann, Anna Graf, Antonia Stuehrenberg, Viktoria Ritter, Markus Wallwiener, Sabine Heublein, Florian Recker, Martin Weiss and Maximilian Riedel
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:165
  10. Waterpipe smoking (WPS) has been associated with a variety of adverse health effects, consequences, and symptoms of nicotine dependence. This study aims to determine the prevalence of WPS dependence among Pale...

    Authors: Beesan Maraqa, Zaher Nazzal, Noor Abu Baker, Heyam Khatib, Marwa Zeyad and Omar Aburayyan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:164
  11. The participation and success of university health students in rural areas is critical in addressing the maldistribution of the rural health workforces internationally. Particular attention to the experiences...

    Authors: Claire Quilliam, Nicole Crawford, Carol McKinstry, Alison Buccheri and Sara Brito
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:163
  12. Many of the educational institutions in developed countries have shifted to online learning. While transition from traditional to electronic learning (e-learning) has remained a great challenge in low-middle i...

    Authors: Uzair Abbas, Memoona Parveen, Falak Sehar Sahito, Niaz Hussain and Sundas Munir
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:162
  13. A lack of force feedback in laparoscopic surgery often leads to a steep learning curve to the novices and traditional training system equipped with force feedback need a high educational cost. This study aimed...

    Authors: Xuemei Huang, Pingping Wang, Jie Chen, Yuxin Huang, Qiongxiu Liao, Yuting Huang, Zhengyong Liu and Dongxian Peng
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:161
  14. In the Netherlands, 2 to 10% of the residents terminate training prematurely. Infrequently, termination of training is by dismissal. Incidentally, residents may disagree, dispute and challenge these decisions ...

    Authors: Judith Godschalx-Dekker and Walther van Mook
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:160
  15. In parallel with a tremendous increase in medical PhD enrolments, concerns have risen about PhD candidates’ poor well-being, increasing attrition rates for PhD programmes, and, eventually, a decline in clinici...

    Authors: C. R. den Bakker, B. W. C. Ommering, A. J. de Beaufort, F. W. Dekker and J. Bustraan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:159
  16. Nurse anesthesia is acknowledged as advanced practice nursing, and requires independency in patient monitoring and clinical decision-making. In Norway, 2022, a prerequisite to nurse anesthesia education progra...

    Authors: Cecilie Aanderud-Larsen, Sara Østlien and Ann-Chatrin Linqvist Leonardsen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:158
  17. The educational process in the field of endodontics commences with preclinical exercises to enhance students’ proficiency in cleaning, shaping, and performing root canal fillings. Therefore, this study aimed t...

    Authors: Ahmed A. Madfa, Moazzy I. Almansour, Saad M. Al-Zubaidi, Ahmed H. Albaqawi, Saleh A. Almeshari, Anas A. Khawshhal and Rehab H. Alshammari
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:157
  18. The objective of this study was to investigate the impact of a rehabilitation program aimed at addressing vestibular and proprioceptive deficits, which are believed to underlie the pathophysiology of motion si...

    Authors: Kurul Ramazan, Altuntas Yasin Devran and Ogun Nur Muhammed
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:156
  19. To implement the ACGME Anesthesiology Milestone Project in a non-North American context, a process of indigenization is essential. In this study, we aim to explore the differences in perspective toward the ane...

    Authors: Enoch Yi-No Kang, Kuan-Yu Chi, Faith Liao, Chih-Chung Liu, Chih-Peng Lin, Ta-Liang Chen, Pedro Tanaka and Chien-Yu Chen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:154
  20. Patients with asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease could benefit from education on using inhalers provided by pharmacists. However, pharmacists may have limited competencies, indicating the necessi...

    Authors: Weronika Guzenda, Jerzy Żabiński, Beata Plewka, Michał Byliniak, Piotr Przymuszała, Piotr Dąbrowiecki, Michał Michalak and Magdalena Waszyk-Nowaczyk
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:153
  21. To improve the medical professionalism of medical students, it is essential to understand the dilemmas they face in various situations. This study explored the types and distribution of dilemmas Korean medical...

    Authors: Ye Ji Kang, Yanyan Lin, Jaehee Rho, Jungjoon Ihm and Do-Hwan Kim
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:150
  22. The global trend of legalizing medical cannabis (MC) is on the rise. In Germany, physicians have prescribed MC at the expense of health insurers since 2017. However, the teaching on MC has been scant in medica...

    Authors: Tatjana Denneler, Moritz Mahling, Sabine Hermann, Andreas Stengel, Stephan Zipfel, Anne Herrmann-Werner and Teresa Festl-Wietek
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:149
  23. Cricothyrotomy is an invasive and rare emergency intervention to secure the airway in a “cannot intubate, cannot ventilate” situation. This leads to lack of routine. Cricothyrotomy is performed only hesitantly...

    Authors: I Speck, A Merk, V Burkhardt, Flayyih O, C Huber, A Widder, F Everad and C Offergeld
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:148
  24. Simulation-based training is gaining increasing prominence in neonatology training. The Less Invasive Surfactant Administration (LISA) method is starting to be taught in simulation. The aim of this educational...

    Authors: Hélène Rostoker, Bernard Guillois, Amaya Caradec, François Lecomte, Denis Oriot and Clément Chollat
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:146
  25. Medical schools are increasingly adopting socially accountable mission and curricula, the realisation of which are dependent on engaging individuals to embody the mission’s principles in their everyday activit...

    Authors: Jennifer Cleland, Anand Zachariah, Sarah David, Anna Pulimood and Amudha Poobalan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:145
  26. Large language models like ChatGPT have revolutionized the field of natural language processing with their capability to comprehend and generate textual content, showing great potential to play a role in medic...

    Authors: Hui Zong, Jiakun Li, Erman Wu, Rongrong Wu, Junyu Lu and Bairong Shen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:143
  27. Infectious diseases are a serious threat to human especially since the COVID-19 outbreak has proved the importance and urgency of their diagnosis and treatment again. Metagenomic next-generation sequencing (mN...

    Authors: Dong Zhang, Yunfeng Cheng, Yuan Ji, Qing Miao, Bojiang Chen, Jing Wang, Guoqiu Wu, Chenyan Yuan, Guangjuan Zheng, Han Liu, Xinmin Qiu, Jie Gong, Hongping Ba, Liping Pan, Xiaoling Ma, Yingjie Qi…
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:142
  28. Designing, developing, and implementing a course without assessing and prioritizing instructional needs may result in inefficiency due to the disregard for the actual needs of the target population. The presen...

    Authors: Zahra Farhadi, Eisa Rezaei, Leila Bazrafkan, Mitra Amini, Nahid Zarif Sanaiey, Reza Barati-Boldaji and Manoosh Mehrabi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:141
  29. Genetic literacy among primary healthcare providers is crucial for appropriate patient care with the advances in genetic and genomic medicine. Studies from high-income countries highlight the lack of knowledge...

    Authors: Pascale E. Karam, Lina Hamad, Mohamed Elsherif, Khalil Kreidieh, Ghunwa Nakouzi, Khalil El Asmar, Tamar Kabakian-Khasholian, Dany Assaf Curi and Soha N. Yazbek
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:140
  30. Interprofessional collaborative team-based approaches to care in health service delivery has been identified as important to health care reform around the world. Many academic institutions have integrated inte...

    Authors: Daniel A. Nagel, Jamie L. Penner, Gayle Halas, Mark T. Philip and Carol A. Cooke
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:139
  31. Typically, oncology is not a structured part of the curriculum in Brazilian medical schools. Furthermore, sarcomas, which are uncommon tumors, are seldom covered in depth. A lack of comprehensive education on ...

    Authors: Pedro Alcântara Botelho Machado, Gabriella Freitas Pereira Bartolomeu, Alycia Madureira Handeri, Maria Olívia Teixeira Silva, Ariel E. Hirsch and Ana Paula Drummond-Lage
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:138
  32. Biochemistry is one of the main courses of basic sciences in the medical curriculum, along with other difficult subjects that are difficult to learn. The emergence of new technologies has made it possible to t...

    Authors: Zahra Karimian, Pooneh Mokarram and Nahid Zarifsanaiey
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:137
  33. The management of low back pain (LBP) is highly variable and patients often receive management that is not recommended and/or miss out on recommended care. Clinician knowledge and behaviours are strongly influ...

    Authors: Hazel J. Jenkins, Benjamin T. Brown, Mary O’Keeffe, Niamh Moloney, Chris G. Maher and Mark Hancock
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:136
  34. The swift transition to online teaching in medical education has presented the challenge of replicating in-class engagement and interaction essential for active learning. Despite online team-based learning (TB...

    Authors: Jing Shen, Hongyan Qi, Ruhuan Mei and Cencen Sun
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:135
  35. It is a crucial task for physicians to deliver life threatening information to patients (breaking bad news; BBN). Many aspects influence these conversations on both sides, patients, and doctors. BBN affects th...

    Authors: Cosima Zemlin, Nasenien Nourkami-Tutdibi, Pascal Schwarz, Gudrun Wagenpfeil and Sybelle Goedicke-Fritz
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:134
  36. The Mini-Mental State Examination (MMSE) is the main screening and follow-up test for neurocognitive disorders. In France, it is often administered by medical students. Conditions allowing to administer the MM...

    Authors: Frédéric Roca, Lucie Lepiller, Camille Keroulle, Doriane Lesage, Kevin Rougette and Philippe Chassagne
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:133
  37. Longitudinal integrated clerkships (LICs) and traditional block rotations (TBRs) employ different designs that provide various learning experiences for students. In this study, we explored students’ clinical p...

    Authors: Po-Kai Chan, Yung-Chih Wang, Shih-Chung Huang and Yaw-Wen Chang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:132
  38. Training plays a role in reducing traffic accidents, and evaluating the effectiveness of training programs in managers’ decision-making for training continuation is important. Thus, the present study aimed to ...

    Authors: Mina Golestani, Homayoun Sadeghi-bazargani, Sepideh Harzand-Jadidi and Hamid Soori
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:128
  39. To evaluate the impact a novel education programme - to improve research engagement, awareness, understanding and confidence - had on a diverse health and social care workforce. Barriers and facilitators to en...

    Authors: Gulshan Tajuria, David Dobel-Ober, Eleanor Bradley, Claire Charnley, Ruth Lambley-Burke, Christian Mallen, Kate Honeyford and Tom Kingstone
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:126
  40. The PRIME-NP (Professional-Reporter-Interpreter-Manager-Educator/Evaluation-Nurse Practitioner) Model is adapted from the RIME (Reporter-Interpreter-Manager-Educator) model used in medical education to guide m...

    Authors: Rita D’Aoust, Sarah E. Slone, Nancy Russell, Chakra Budhathoki and Catherine Ling
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:124
  41. In simulation-based education, debriefing is necessary to promote knowledge acquisition and skill application. Rapid Cycle Deliberate Practice (RCDP) and Traditional Reflective Debriefing (TRD) are based in le...

    Authors: Nora Colman, Susan M. Wiltrakis, Sherita Holmes, Ruth Hwu, Srikant Iyer, Nandranie Goodwin, Claire Mathai, Scott Gillespie and Kiran B. Hebbar
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:122

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