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  1. The closure of educational activities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic resulted in an unplanned shift from traditional learning to a setup that exclusively involves digital t...

    Authors: Rehana Khalil, Ali E. Mansour, Walaa A. Fadda, Khaled Almisnid, Mohammed Aldamegh, Abdullah Al-Nafeesah, Azzam Alkhalifah and Osama Al-Wutayd

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:285

    Content type: Research article

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  2. This study aimed to determine the current state of oncology education in Canadian family medicine postgraduate medical education programs (FM PGME) and examine opinions regarding optimal oncology education in ...

    Authors: Steven M. Yip, Daniel E. Meyers, Jeff Sisler, Keith Wycliffe-Jones, Edward Kucharski, Christine Elser, Claire Temple-Oberle, Silvana Spadafora, Paris-Ann Ingledew, Meredith Giuliani, Sara Kuruvilla, Nureen Sumar and Vincent C. Tam

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:283

    Content type: Research article

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  3. The number of UK foundation doctors choosing to go straight into speciality training has fallen drastically over the last 10 years: We sought to explore and understand the reasons for this change.

    Authors: Alexander Conor Hollis, Jack Streeter, Clare Van Hamel, Louise Milburn and Hugh Alberti

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:282

    Content type: Research article

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  4. The oral health status of long-term care (LTC) facility residents is often poor, and acceptance of dental services by the elderly is irregular and mostly problem-driven. The perceived knowledge gap due to insu...

    Authors: Ragna Lamprecht, Jennifer Guse, Martin Schimmel, Frauke Müller, Guido Heydecke and Daniel R. Reissmann

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:281

    Content type: Research article

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  5. Evidence-based practice (EBP) education or training are considered fundamental to building and strengthening an EBP culture, as well as to encouraging evidence-based academic and clinical practice in the nursi...

    Authors: Ming-Yu Hu, Yan-Ni Wu, Maureen Patricia McEvoy, Yan-Fang Wang, Wei-Lian Cong, Li-Ping Liu, Xiao-Xia Li and Chun-Lan Zhou

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:280

    Content type: Research article

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  6. The transition from pre-clinical to clinical medical training is often characterised by several challenges which may have different impacts on students’ well-being and learning experiences. To ensure smooth tr...

    Authors: Bunmi S. Malau-Aduli, Poornima Roche, Mary Adu, Karina Jones, Faith Alele and Aaron Drovandi

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:279

    Content type: Research article

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  7. The importance of ensuring medical students are equipped with the skills to be able to practice evidence-based medicine (EBM) has been increasingly recognized in recent years. However, there is limited informa...

    Authors: B. Kumaravel, H. Jenkins, S. Chepkin, S. Kirisnathas, J. Hearn, C. J. Stocker and S. Petersen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:278

    Content type: Research article

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  8. The use of feedback has been integral to medical student learning, but rigorous evidence to evaluate its education effect is limited, especially in the role of patient feedback in clinical teaching and practic...

    Authors: Michelle M. Y. Lai, Noel Roberts, Mohammadreza Mohebbi and Jenepher Martin

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:277

    Content type: Research article

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  9. A multi-professional, post-graduate, one-week palliative care training program was piloted in November 2019 at the University of Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine. A formal evaluation of this program was performed.

    Authors: Piret Paal, Cornelia Brandstötter, Johannes Bükki, Frank Elsner, Anna Ersteniuk, Elisabeth Jentschke, Andreas Stähli and Iryna Slugotska

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:276

    Content type: Research article

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  10. There is a growing recognition of the importance of teaching patient safety to medical students to improve healthcare and minimize patients’ harm; however, few studies evaluated the attitudes of pharmacy stude...

    Authors: Monira Alwhaibi, Yazed AlRuthia, Haya Almalag, Hadeel Alkofide, Bander Balkhi, Amani Almejel and Fahad Alshammari

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:275

    Content type: Research article

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  11. Simulation-based learning (SBL) has been increasingly used in both undergraduate and postgraduate medical training curricula. The aim of Simulation via Instant Messaging-Birmingham Advance (SIMBA) is to create...

    Authors: Eka Melson, Meri Davitadze, Manal Aftab, Cai Ying Ng, Emma Ooi, Parisha Blaggan, Wentin Chen, Thia Hanania, Lucretia Thomas, Dengyi Zhou, Joht Singh Chandan, Latha Senthil, Wiebke Arlt, Sailesh Sankar, John Ayuk, Muhammad Ali Karamat…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:274

    Content type: Research article

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  12. Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) are units of professional practice that capture essential competencies in which trainees must become proficient before undertaking them independently. EPAs provide su...

    Authors: Emily O’Dowd, Sinéad Lydon, Paul O’Connor, Josephine Boland, Gozie Offiah and Dara Byrne

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:273

    Content type: Research article

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  13. This research aims to investigate the evaluation methods of teaching oral implant clinical courses and estimate the effectiveness of a virtual simulation platform.

    Authors: Baoping Zhang, Sihong Li, Shuting Gao, Mingfang Hou, Hong Chen, Lulu He, Yiting Li, Yumeng Guo, Errui Wang, Rui Cao, Jingyang Cheng, Ruiping Li and Kailiang Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:272

    Content type: Research article

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  14. An experiential curriculum exposing medical students to the clinic early has many benefits but comes with the emotional stress this environment engenders. Schwartz rounds (SR) are an effective means to combat ...

    Authors: J. Smith, M. G. Stewart, E. Foggin, S. Mathews, J. Harris, P. Thomas, A. Cooney and C. J. Stocker

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:271

    Content type: Research article

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  15. According to the WHO, most chronic diseases, including cancer, can be prevented by identifying their risk factors such as unhealthy diet, smoking and physical inactivity. This research examined the effectivene...

    Authors: Sakineh Rakhshanderou, Maryam Maghsoudloo, Ali Safari-Moradabadi and Mohtasham Ghaffari

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:270

    Content type: Research article

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  16. Objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs) are important aspects of assessment in medical education. There is anecdotal evidence suggesting that students with non-native English accents (NNEA) may be s...

    Authors: An Kozato, Nimesh Patel and Kiyoshi Shikino

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:268

    Content type: Research article

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  17. Unintentional injuries have emerged as a significant public health issue in low- and middle-income countries (LMIC), especially in Vietnam, where there is a poor quality of care for trauma. A scarcity of forma...

    Authors: Sugy Choi, Jieun Kim, Jongho Heo, Dung Thi Ngoc Nguyen, Son Hong Nguyen and Woong-Han Kim

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:267

    Content type: Research article

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  18. Burnout is a serious issue plaguing the medical profession with potential negative consequences on patient care. Burnout symptoms are observed as early as medical school. Based on a Job Demands-Resources model...

    Authors: Muhammad Raihan Jumat, Pierce Kah-Hoe Chow, John Carson Allen Jr, Siang Hui Lai, Nian-Chih Hwang, Jabed Iqbal, May Un Sam Mok, Attilio Rapisarda, John Matthew Velkey, Deborah Lynn Engle and Scott Compton

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:266

    Content type: Research article

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  19. Several instruments intend to measure clinical reasoning capability, yet we lack evidence contextualizing their scores. The authors compared three clinical reasoning instruments [Clinical Reasoning Task (CRT),...

    Authors: Yvonne Covin, Palma Longo, Neda Wick, Katherine Gavinski and James Wagner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:264

    Content type: Research article

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  20. Although gamification increases user engagement, its effectiveness in point-of-care ultrasonographic training has yet to be fully established. This study was conducted with the primary outcome of evaluating it...

    Authors: Aaron Kuo Huo Lai, Abdul Muhaimin bin Noor Azhar, Aidawati binti Bustam, Xun Ting Tiong, Hiang Chuan Chan, Rashidi bin Ahmad and Keng Sheng Chew

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:263

    Content type: Research article

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  21. Efficient selection of medical students in GP training plays an important role in improving healthcare quality. The aim of this study was to collect quantitative and qualitative validity evidence of a multicom...

    Authors: Vasiliki Andreou, Jan Eggermont, Guy Gielis and Birgitte Schoenmakers

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:261

    Content type: Research article

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  22. Pathology education provides information on pathology and guides students to become pathologists. Recently, the Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China required the establishment of the system ...

    Authors: Chun Xu, Yiping Li, Pingsheng Chen, Min Pan and Xiaodong Bu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:259

    Content type: Research article

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  23. Authentic assessment and effective feedback are among various strategies that promote learning in the assessment process. These strategies are commonly used during clinical placements. However, they are rarely...

    Authors: Doris Yin Kei Chong, Barbara Tam, Suk Yu Yau and Arnold Yu Lok Wong

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:258

    Content type: Research article

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  24. Bachelor students of occupational therapy are expected to work in accordance with evidence-based practice (EBP). The EBP work file, a learning tool in a Word document format, covering all steps in the EBP proc...

    Authors: Susanne Grødem Johnson, Else Britt Bruset, Kari Margrete Hjelle, Malin Mongs and Unni Sveen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:255

    Content type: Research article

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  25. There is agreement among educators and professional bodies that interprofessional education needs to be implemented at the pre-registration level. We performed a systematic review assessing interprofessional l...

    Authors: Joana Berger-Estilita, Alexander Fuchs, Markus Hahn, Hsin Chiang and Robert Greif

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:254

    Content type: Research article

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  26. The objective of this study was to evaluate the existing Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy [BSc (Pharm)] curriculum at Qatar University College of Pharmacy (QU CPH), for addressing international prescribing comp...

    Authors: Oraib Abdallah, Rwedah Anwar Ageeb, Wishah Hamza Imam Elkhalifa, Monica Zolezzi, Alla El-Awaisi, Mohammad Issam Diab and Ahmed Awaisu

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:253

    Content type: Research article

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  27. Deficiency in musculoskeletal imaging (MI) education will pose a great challenge to physiotherapists in clinical decision making in this era of first-contact physiotherapy practices in many developed and devel...

    Authors: Ogochukwu Kelechi Onyeso, Joseph O. Umunnah, Charles Ikechukwu Ezema, Joseph A. Balogun, Chigozie I. Uchenwoke, Maduabuchukwu Joseph Nwankwo, Kayode Israel Oke, Bashir Bello, Ifeoma Blessing Nwosu and Mishael E. Adje

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:252

    Content type: Research article

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  28. Shared Decision Making (SDM) is as ideal model for resident-patient relationship which may improve medical outcomes. Nevertheless, predictive psychological factors influencing residents’ perspective regarding ...

    Authors: Farzan Kheirkhah, Reza Mousavi Larijani, Mahbobeh Faramarzi, Mohamahd Hadi Yadollahpour and Soraya Khafri

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:251

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  29. In medical physiology, educators and students face a serious challenge termed misconceptions. Misconceptions are incorrect ideas that do not match current scientific views. Accordingly, they have shown to hamp...

    Authors: M. Versteeg, M. H. van Loon, M. Wijnen-Meijer and P. Steendijk

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:250

    Content type: Research article

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  30. There is little concrete guidance on how to train current and future healthcare providers (HCPs) in the core competency of compassion. This study was undertaken using Straussian grounded theory to address the ...

    Authors: Shane Sinclair, Thomas F. Hack, Susan McClement, Shelley Raffin-Bouchal, Harvey Max Chochinov and Neil A. Hagen

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:249

    Content type: Research article

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  31. Surgeon suturing technology plays a pivotal role in patient recovery after laparoscopic surgery. Intracorporal suturing and knot tying in minimally invasive surgery are particularly challenging and represent a...

    Authors: Yu Zhao, Qiong Chen, Jia-Ning Hu, Qi Shen, Lu Xia, Lin-Zhi Yan, Yi Wang, Xiu-Jie Zhu, Wen-Ju Li, Yue Hu and Qiong Zhang

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:248

    Content type: Research article

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  32. Nursing staff training in using observational pain assessment tools is highly important to improve the assessment of pain. The present study was conducted to examine the effect of two different training method...

    Authors: Kolsoum Deldar, Razieh Froutan, Alireza Sedaghat and Seyed Reza Mazlom

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:247

    Content type: Research article

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  33. Mentoring provides mentees and mentors with holistic support and research opportunities. Yet, the quality of this support has been called into question amidst suggestions that mentoring is prone to bullying an...

    Authors: Cheryl Shumin Kow, Yao Hao Teo, Yao Neng Teo, Keith Zi Yuan Chua, Elaine Li Ying Quah, Nur Haidah Binte Ahmad Kamal, Lorraine Hui En Tan, Clarissa Wei Shuen Cheong, Yun Ting Ong, Kuang Teck Tay, Min Chiam, Stephen Mason and Lalit Kumar Radha Krishna

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:246

    Content type: Research article

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  34. Online patient simulations (OPS) are a novel method for teaching clinical reasoning skills to students and could contribute to reducing diagnostic errors. However, little is known about how best to implement a...

    Authors: Ruth Plackett, Angelos P. Kassianos, Maria Kambouri, Natasha Kay, Sophie Mylan, Jenny Hopwood, Patricia Schartau, Shani Gray, Jessica Timmis, Sarah Bennett, Chris Valerio, Veena Rodrigues, Emily Player, Willie Hamilton, Rosalind Raine, Stephen Duffy…

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:245

    Content type: Research article

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  35. As British medical students, we believe the impact that interprofessional education can have upon the future of healthcare to be a positive one. This is if it is implemented in health professions’ pre-registra...

    Authors: Regwaan Imtiaz Choudhury, Muhammed Aizaz us Salam, Jai Mathur and Sharfraz Riaz Choudhury

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:242

    Content type: Correspondence

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  36. Prior research studies have found that dental students’ educational environment has an impact on their academic achievement. Therefore, the aim of this cross-sectional study was to assess dental students’ perc...

    Authors: Heba J. Sabbagh, Hanin A. Bakhaider, Hesham M. Abokhashabah and Mohammed U. Bader

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:241

    Content type: Research article

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  37. Interpersonal and technical skills are required for the care of people living with substance use disorders. Considering the applicability and usability of online courses as continuing professional education in...

    Authors: Erika Pizziolo Monteiro, Henrique Pinto Gomide and Eduardo Remor

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:240

    Content type: Research article

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  38. Lao People’s Democratic Republic (Lao PDR) has only nine neurologists for seven million people; none have formal training in Parkinson’s disease (PD). Medical specialists require sufficient PD knowledge to pro...

    Authors: Onanong Phokaewvarangkul, Somchit Vorachit, Appasone Phoumindr, Saysavath Keosodsay, Ronald B. Postuma, Wassilios G. Meissner and Roongroj Bhidayasiri

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:239

    Content type: Research article

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  39. The unique traits of residents who matriculate into subspecialty fellowships are poorly understood. We sought to identify characteristics of internal medicine (IM) residents who match into cardiovascular (CV) ...

    Authors: Michael W. Cullen, Kyle W. Klarich, Amy S. Oxentenko, Andrew J. Halvorsen and Thomas J. Beckman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:238

    Content type: Research article

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  40. Mentored training approaches help build capacity for research through mentoring networks and skill building activities. Capacity for dissemination and implementation (D&I) research in cancer is needed and ment...

    Authors: Rebekah R. Jacob, Angeline Gacad, Christine Pfund, Margaret Padek, David A. Chambers, Jon F. Kerner, Anne Sales, Maureen Dobbins, Shiriki Kumanyika and Ross C. Brownson

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:237

    Content type: Research article

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  41. Direct observation is necessary for specific and actionable feedback, however clinicians often struggle to integrate observation into their practice. Remotely audio-monitoring trainees for periods of time may ...

    Authors: Michael Sanatani, Kylea Potvin, Henry Conter, Kimberly Trudgeon and Andrew Warner

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20:236

    Content type: Research article

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