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  1. Promoting residents’ wellbeing and decreasing burnout is a focus of Graduate Medical Education (GME). A supportive clinical learning environment is required to optimize residents’ wellness and learning.

    Authors: Dotun Ogunyemi, Ali Ghassan Darwish, Gregory Young, Erica Cyr, Carol Lee, Sarkis Arabian, Kedar Challakere, Tommy Lee, Shirley Wong and Niren Raval
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:292
  2. Many prominent UK medical organisations have identified a need for more generalist clinicians to address the complex requirements of an aging society. We sought to clarify attitudes towards “Specialists” and “...

    Authors: Adam T. Misky, Ronak J. Shah, Chee Yeen Fung, Amir H. Sam, Karim Meeran, Martyn Kingsbury and Victoria Salem
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:291
  3. Traditionally, practical skills are taught on face-to-face (F-F) basis. COVID-19 pandemic brought distance learning (DL) to the spotlight because of the social distancing mandates. We sought to determine the a...

    Authors: Ahmad Zaghal, Charles Marley, Salim Rahhal, Joelle Hassanieh, Rami Saadeh, Arwa El-Rifai, Taha Qaraqe, Martine ElBejjani, Rola Jaafar and Jamal J. Hoballah
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:290
  4. Tobacco use is one of the major public health threats globally. Community pharmacists are uniquely positioned to offer tobacco cessation services owing to their easy accessibility by the public. To prepare Qat...

    Authors: Maguy Saffouh El Hajj, Ahmed Awaisu, Mohamad Haniki Nik Mohamed, Rana Ahmed Saleh, Noora Mohammed Al Hamad, Nadir Kheir and Ziyad R. Mahfoud
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:289
  5. Socioeconomic status (SES) is a major determinant of health. In Australia, areas of socioeconomic disadvantage are characterised by complex health needs and inequity in primary health care provision. General P...

    Authors: Dominica Moad, Amanda Tapley, Alison Fielding, Mieke L. van Driel, Elizabeth G. Holliday, Jean I. Ball, Andrew R. Davey, Kristen FitzGerald, Neil A. Spike and Parker Magin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:285
  6. Traditional lecture-based medical ethics and law courses deliver knowledge but may not improve students’ learning motivation. To bridge this theory-to-practice gap and facilitate students’ learning effectivene...

    Authors: Wan-Ting Chen, Chung-Pei Fu, Yan-Di Chang, Yi-Chih Shiao, Po-Yi Chen and Chih-Chia Wang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:284
  7. Psychological distress (depression, anxiety and stress) is more common among medical students than in the general population, and is an important cause of insomnia, internet addiction, substance abuse, decreas...

    Authors: Xuemin Zhang, Heng Yue, Junfang Sun, Min Liu, Cuiyun Li and Hugejiletu Bao
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:283
  8. The “Stop the Bleed” (STB) campaign has achieved remarkable results since it was launched in 2016, but there is no report on the teaching of an STB course combined with a trauma patient simulator. This study p...

    Authors: Shuangyi Chen, Jinfei Li, Michael A. DiNenna, Chen Gao, Shijie Chen, Song Wu, Xiaohong Tang and Jinshen He
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:281
  9. Inadequate attention has been given to ensuring ongoing training to improve knowledge, skills and capacity of primary health care providers in low- and middle-income countries. The Hanoi Medical University, Vi...

    Authors: Pham Ngan Giang, Matthew Kelly, Nguyen Thi Tuyet Nhung and Haribondhu Sarma
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:279
  10. Academic hospitalists engage in many non-clinical domains. Success in these domains requires support, mentorship, protected time, and networks. To address these non-clinical competencies, faculty development p...

    Authors: Shradha A. Kulkarni, Margaret C. Fang, Jeffrey J. Glasheen, Vikas Parekh and Bradley A. Sharpe
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:278
  11. Script Concordance Testing (SCT) is a method for clinical reasoning assessment in the field of health-care training. Our aim was to assess SCT acceptability and utility with a survey and an institutional prosp...

    Authors: Jean-Daniel Kün-Darbois, Cédric Annweiler, Nicolas Lerolle and Souhil Lebdai
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:277
  12. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, undergraduate medical students had to follow high amounts of online education. This does not match their preferences and might negatively affect their education satisfaction and s...

    Authors: R. O. Wissing, F. Hilverda, R. A. Scheepers, A. P. Nieboer and M. Vollmann
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:276
  13. A clinical handover is an essential nursing practice that ensures patient safety. However, most newly graduated nurses struggle to conduct clinical handovers as they lack sufficient communication skill compete...

    Authors: Jessie Yuk Seng Chung, William Ho Cheung Li, Ankie Tan Cheung, Laurie Long Kwan Ho and Joyce Oi Kwan Chung
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:275
  14. Epidemics and pandemics are causing high morbidity and mortality on a still-evolving scale exemplified by the COVID-19 pandemic. Infection prevention and control (IPC) training for frontline health workers is ...

    Authors: Paul Buyego, Elizabeth Katwesigye, Grace Kebirungi, Mike Nsubuga, Shirley Nakyejwe, Phillip Cruz, Meghan C. McCarthy, Darrell Hurt, Andrew Kambugu, Joseph Walter Arinaitwe, Umaru Ssekabira and Daudi Jjingo
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:274
  15. Interprofessional simulation based education (IPSBE) programs positively impact participants' attitudes towards interprofessional collaboration and learning. However, the extent to which students in different ...

    Authors: Veronika Becker, Nana Jedlicska, Laura Scheide, Alexandra Nest, Stephan Kratzer, Dominik Hinzmann, Marjo Wijnen-Meijer, Pascal O. Berberat and Rainer Haseneder
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:273
  16. The Debriefing Experience Scale (DES) is a tool that is used to explore nursing students’ subjective experiences during a debriefing and to help determine best debriefing practices. A Chinese version of the sc...

    Authors: Ya Dian Xie, Xin Yi Li, Qian Liu, Run Huang, Ting Li, Ya Xuan Fang, Dan Luo, Yonghui Wan, Bing Xiang Yang and Shelly J. Reed
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:272
  17. Developing a public health workforce that can understand problems from a population perspective is essential in the design of impactful user-centred responses to current population health challenges. Design Th...

    Authors: Carolyn Ingram, Tessa Langhans and Carla Perrotta
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:270
  18. In many countries, the number of applicants to medical schools exceeds the number of available places. This offers the need, as well as the opportunity to medical schools to select those applicants most suitab...

    Authors: Thomas Kötter, Silvia Isabelle Rose, Katja Goetz and Jost Steinhäuser
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:269
  19. Game-based training is increasingly implemented in different nursing fields, as it allows students to learn experientially, with the flexibility to regulate their training based on their personal progresses an...

    Authors: Fakhridokht Akbari, Morteza Nasiri, Neda Rashidi, Sahar Zonoori, Leila Amirmohseni, Jamshid Eslami, Camellia Torabizadeh, Fahimeh Sadat Havaeji, Marzieh Beigom Bigdeli Shamloo, Crislaine Pires Padilha Paim, Mehran Naghibeiranvand and Masoomeh Asadi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:268
  20. Educational games make the learning process more enjoyable, fun, and create a competitive classroom environment that can positively affect learning. The purpose of this study was to evaluate pharmacy students’...

    Authors: Ghada Bawazeer, Ibrahim Sales, Huda Albogami, Ahmed Aldemerdash, Mansour Mahmoud, Majidah A. Aljohani and Abdullah Alhammad
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:267
  21. Like many other countries, Singapore needs to support its ageing population by attracting more doctors into general practice (GP) and family medicine (FM). To achieve this requires a better understanding of wh...

    Authors: Yang Fang, Michael Soljak, Shawn Lien Ler Tan and Helen E. Smith
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:266
  22. Aiming at the poor quality of small lectures due to the lack of lecturing skills of the clinical teachers in residency standardized training, the Teaching and Training Department of Shanghai East Hospital set ...

    Authors: Xiaoliang Sun, Min Ding, Xi Luo, Baoli Kang, Yaqin Zhu, Zengguang Xu and Chi Chen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:265
  23. Radial artery cannulation is a crucial investigative procedure for measuring patients’ blood pressure invasively and serial blood gases. However, radial artery cannulation can be challenging for medical reside...

    Authors: Rui Dong, Jingyan Chen, Hong Wang, Zhilin Liu, Xiaopeng Sun, Yuwei Guo, Mingshan Wang, Lixin Sun and Xiaoping Gu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:263
  24. Rubrics are frequently used to assess competencies in outcome-based medical education (OBE). The implementation of assessment systems using rubrics is usually realised through years of involvement in projects ...

    Authors: Takeshi Kondo, Hiroshi Nishigori and Cees van der Vleuten
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:262
  25. The Education and Training Centre for Public Healthcare of the National Medical Centre plays a key role in providing continuing professional development (CPD) to 221 public health and medical institutions in S...

    Authors: Claire Junga Kim, Hyojung Mo and Ji Young Lee
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:261
  26. Several competency frameworks are being developed to support competency-based education (CBE). In medical education, extensive literature exists about validated competency frameworks for example, the CanMEDS c...

    Authors: Oona Janssens, Mieke Embo, Martin Valcke and Leen Haerens
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:260
  27. It is well recognised that medical students need to acquire certain procedural skills during their medical training, however, agreement on the level and acquisition of competency to be achieved in these skills...

    Authors: Patricia Green, Elizabeth J. Edwards and Marion Tower
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:259
  28. Evaluate the efficiency of using an artificial intelligence reading label system in the diabetic retinopathy grading training of junior ophthalmology resident doctors and medical students.

    Authors: Ruoan Han, Weihong Yu, Huan Chen and Youxin Chen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:258
  29. In mid-March 2020, the coronavirus pandemic led to a national lockdown in Germany. Face-to-face teaching was cancelled in universities for the 2020 summer semester. Teaching moved online with no prior IT testi...

    Authors: Katrin Hertrampf, Hans-Jürgen Wenz, Hanna Kaduszkiewicz and Katja Goetz
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:257
  30. Diagnostic errors are a major cause of preventable patient harm. Studies suggest that presenting inaccurate diagnostic suggestions can cause errors in physicians’ diagnostic reasoning processes. It is common p...

    Authors: J. Staal, M. Speelman, R. Brand, J. Alsma and L. Zwaan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:256
  31. The ‘MED-WELL’ programme is a combined exercise and educational intervention designed to promote well-being among medical students and educate students about prescribing exercise as medicine in clinical practi...

    Authors: Aubree Worobetz, Andrew O’ Regan, Monica Casey, Peter Hayes, Mike O’ Callaghan, Jane C. Walsh, Enrique García Bengoechea, Catherine Woods, Deirdre McGrath and Liam G. Glynn
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:255
  32. Indonesia has applied a national competency exit-examination for medical graduates since 2014, called The Indonesia Medical Doctor National Competency Examination (IMDNCE). This examination is administered to ...

    Authors: Prattama Santoso Utomo, Amandha Boy Timor Randita, Rilani Riskiyana, Felicia Kurniawan, Irwin Aras, Cholis Abrori and Gandes Retno Rahayu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:254
  33. Computer-based education is gaining popularity in healthcare professional development education due to ease of distribution and flexibility. However, there are concerns regarding user engagement. This pilot st...

    Authors: Rand Hussein, Rosemary Killeen and Kelly Grindrod
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:253
  34. As most countries, Switzerland is experiencing a shortage of physicians especially in general practice and new medical education tracks with respective focusses have been started in response. This study invest...

    Authors: Stefan Markun, Ryan Tandjung, Thomas Rosemann, Nathalie Scherz and Oliver Senn
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:252
  35. Peer-led tutorials are widely used in medical education to promote practical skills acquisition and support faculty staff. Typically, student tutors are custom trained for this specific task. We investigated w...

    Authors: A. Homberg, S. Ziegler, C. Mahler, J. H. Schultz, S. Loukanova and J. Hundertmark
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:251
  36. Acquiring medical knowledge is a key competency for medical students and a lifelong requirement for physicians. Learning techniques can improve academic success and help students cope with stressors. To suppor...

    Authors: Anne Franz, Sebastian Oberst, Harm Peters, Ralph Berger and Ronja Behrend
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:250
  37. Involvement of undergraduate health professions students (HPS) in research will facilitate evidence-based clinical practice among future healthcare practitioners. This study aimed to assess research involvemen...

    Authors: Blaise Kiyimba, Linda Atulinda, Racheal Nalunkuma, Ignatius Asasira, Jonathan Kabunga, Davis Banturaki, Anastacia Ssebbowa Nabyonga, Rachel Nakiganda, Rachael Ndyabawe, Jonathan Nkalubo, Nelson Ssewante, Felix Bongomin and Sabrina Bakeera-Kitaka
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:249
  38. Research shows that there are connections among academic burnout, resilience, and life satisfaction in medical students. However, no study has yet examined the temporal relationships between academic burnout, ...

    Authors: Qinghua Wang, Wei Sun and Huazhang Wu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:248
  39. Many residents experience their transitions, such as from medical student to resident, as demanding and stressful. The challenges they face are twofold: coping with changes in tasks or responsibilities and per...

    Authors: Gerbrich Galema, Robbert Duvivier, Jan Pols, Debbie Jaarsma and Götz Wietasch
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:247
  40. Benefits of intercalation during an undergraduate medical degree are well-recognized. The University of Hong Kong implemented a compulsory Enrichment Year (EY) in its Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surge...

    Authors: Eric Yuk Fai Wan, Zhihao Li, Kai Sing Sun, Karina Hiu Yen Chan, Will Ho Gi Cheng, Julie Yun Chen, Weng Yee Chin, Tai Pong Lam, George Lim Tipoe, Gordon Tin Chun Wong, Sarah So Ching Chan and Cindy Lo Kuen Lam
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:246
  41. Lumbar puncture (LP) is a commonly performed medical procedure in a wide range of indications. Virtual reality (VR) provides a stimulating, safe and efficient learning environment. We report the design and the...

    Authors: Agathe Vrillon, Laurent Gonzales-Marabal, Pierre-François Ceccaldi, Patrick Plaisance, Eric Desrentes, Claire Paquet and Julien Dumurgier
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:244
  42. Although there is an increasing amount of research on the use of structured behavioural assessment instruments for non-technical skills in a simulation or clinical setting, there is currently little research i...

    Authors: Fiona M. Flynn, Berit T. Valeberg, Pia C. Bing-Jonsson, Anne M. Lyberg and Siri Tønnessen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:243
  43. The shortage of healthcare workers is becoming a serious global problem. The underlying reasons may be specific to the healthcare system in each country. Over the past decade, medicine has become an increasing...

    Authors: Ruoxin Zhang, Jianfeng Pei, Yanli Wang, Lei Wang, Yeerzhati Yeerjiang, Haifeng Gao and Wanghong Xu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:241
  44. Partnership programs between medical students and patients provide students with non-clinical experiences that enhance medical learning, especially with respect to humanistic care. We explored the perceptions ...

    Authors: Candace Nayman, Jeffrey Do, Alexa Goodbaum, Kaylee Eady and Katherine Moreau
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:240

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