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  1. Medical knowledge regarding the pathophysiology, diagnosis and treatment of diseases is constantly evolving. To effectively incorporate these findings into professional practice, it is crucial that scientific ...

    Authors: Maximilian Vogt, Nadja Schuchardt, Mark Enrik Geissler, Jean-Paul Bereuter, Rona Berit Geissler, Ingmar Glauche, Sebastian Gerdes, Andreas Deußen and Lydia Günther
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:590
  2. The concept of entrustable professional activities (EPAs) has recently been extended to operationalize professional tasks in teacher training and faculty development in health professions education. The aim of...

    Authors: Harm Peters, Ylva Holzhausen, Anja Czeskleba and Marwa Schumann
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:588
  3. Physician-scientists play a crucial role in advancing biomedical sciences. Proportionally fewer physicians are actively engaged in scientific pursuits, attributed to attrition in the training and retention pip...

    Authors: Aleksandar Obradovic, Omar Toubat, Nathan W. Chen, Aisha Siebert, Caroline Jansen, Briana Christophers, Etienne Leveille, Evan Noch and Jennifer M. Kwan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:587
  4. Among Chinese medical students, medical statistics is often perceived as a formidable subject. While existing research has explored the attitudes of Chinese postgraduate medical students towards statistics and...

    Authors: Yupeng Guo, Shengzhong Rong, Jing Dong, Tao Ji, Yingying Niu and Hongjun Guan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:579
  5. Effective feedback is fundamental in clinical education, as it allows trainers to constantly diagnose the trainees’ condition, determine their weaknesses, and intervene at proper times. Recently, different fee...

    Authors: Azam Hosseinpour, Morteza Nasiri, Fatemeh Keshmiri, Tayebeh Arabzadeh and Hossein Sharafi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:578
  6. Nurses around the world are expected to demonstrate competence in performing mental status evaluation. However, there is a gap between what is taught in class and what is practiced for patients with mental ill...

    Authors: Violeth E. Singano, Walter C. Millanzi and Fabiola Moshi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:577
  7. We aimed to determine whether a new online interactive learning method for fifth-year medical students could improve their knowledge of pre- and postoperative care during the COVID-19 era.

    Authors: Maliwan Oofuvong, Sumidtra Prathep, Prae Plansangkate, Jutarat Tanasansuttiporn, Chutida Sungworawongpana and Wilasinee Jitpakdee
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:576
  8. The problems of students’ social interaction and psychological well-being associated with online learning dependent on self-directed learning have become an important topic of research in recent years worldwid...

    Authors: Qingxia Liu and Douxiu Lin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:575
  9. Teacher engagement can be defined as the teachers’ effort and attention to teaching professional tasks, adequate emotions and commitment to relationships with students and colleagues in classroom and school. T...

    Authors: Maryam Akbarilakeh, Soleiman Ahmady, Faezeh Shademani Farhang, Azizollah Arbabisarjou and Mohamed Hassan Taha
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:574
  10. Very Short Answer Questions (VSAQs) reduce cueing and simulate better real-clinical practice compared with multiple-choice questions (MCQs). While integrating them into formative exams has potential, addressin...

    Authors: Sethapong Lertsakulbunlue and Anupong Kantiwong
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:572
  11. Case-based learning (CBL) methods have gained prominence in medical education, proving especially effective for preclinical training in undergraduate medical education. Tetralogy of Fallot (TOF) is a congenita...

    Authors: Jian Zhao, Xin Gong, Jian Ding, Kepin Xiong, Kangle Zhuang, Rui Huang, Shu Li and Huachun Miao
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:571
  12. Knowledge of pharmacovigilance (PV) and adverse drug reactions (ADRs) are the core competencies that healthcare students should acquire during their studies. The objective of this study was to assess attitudes...

    Authors: Yan Zhao, Lei Yang, Ruijie Tan and Jing Yuan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:570
  13. Online question banks are the most widely used education resource amongst medical students. Despite this there is an absence of literature outlining how and why they are used by students. Drawing on Deci and R...

    Authors: James Fisher, Declan Leahy, Jun Jie Lim, Emily Astles, Jacobo Salvatore and Richard Thomson
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:569
  14. Entrustable professional activities (EPAs) are observable process descriptions of clinical work units. EPAs support learners and tutors in assessment within healthcare settings. For use amongst our pharmacy st...

    Authors: Ula Bozic, Matthias J. Witti, Schmidmaier Ralf, Martin R. Fischer, Jan M. Zottmann and Yvonne M. Pudritz
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:568
  15. Sociocultural engagement of students refers to broadening viewpoints and providing awareness of, and respect for, diverse backgrounds and perspectives. However, there are no existing validated instruments in t...

    Authors: Salah Eldin Kassab, Ramya Rathan, Henk G. Schmidt and Hossam Hamdy
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:567
  16. Workplace-based learning (WPBL) has emerged as an essential practice in healthcare education. However, WPBL is rarely implemented in Korean medicine (KM) due to the passive attitude of teachers and possible vi...

    Authors: Eunbyul Cho, Do-Eun Lee, Dongha Lee and Hyun-Jong Jung
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:566
  17. The social determinants of health (SDH) play a key role in the health of individuals, communities, and populations. Academic institutions and clinical licensing bodies increasingly recognize the need for healt...

    Authors: Nehal Nour, David Onchonga, Siobhan Neville, Patrick O’Donnell and Mohamed Elhassan Abdalla
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:565
  18. There is a scarcity of studies that quantitatively assess the difficulty and importance of knowledge points (KPs) depending on students’ self-efficacy for learning (SEL). This study aims to validate the practi...

    Authors: Zhen-Yu Cao, Feng Lin and Chun Feng
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:563
  19. Care coordination has been identified as one of five focuses of HealthierSG. Family medicine residents are expected to collaborate with other healthcare professionals for complex patients by the end of residen...

    Authors: Moses Tan Mong Heng, Gilbert Yeo Tian Seng and Eng Sing Lee
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:562
  20. Discrimination is common in medical education. Resident physicians of races and ethnicities underrepresented in medicine experience daily discrimination which has been proven to negatively impact training. The...

    Authors: Patricia GiglioAyers, Christine E. Foley, Beth Cronin and Dayna Burrell
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:561
  21. Cardiac auscultation is an efficient and effective diagnostic tool, especially in low-income countries where access to modern diagnostic methods remains difficult. This study aimed to evaluate the effect of a ...

    Authors: Georges Bediang, Agnès Baran à Zock, Fred-Cyrille Goethe Doualla and Chris Nganou-Gnindjio
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:560
  22. Interprofessional education (IPE) is an integrative approach that enables collaboration of students of two or more different health professions in aim to acquire skills and competencies related not only to the...

    Authors: Anna Rudzińska, Piotr Guzy, Agnieszka Skowron, Jerzy Gąsowski and Karolina Piotrowicz
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:557
  23. Primary care in the US faces challenges with clinician recruitment, retention, and burnout, with further workforce shortages predicted in the next decade. Team-based care can be protective against clinician bu...

    Authors: Shanna D. Stryker, Daniel Hargraves, Veronica Velasquez, Melissa Gottschlich, Patrick Cafferty, Darla Vale, Jeff Schlaudecker, Harini Pallerla and Megan Rich
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:556
  24. The Progress Test is an individual assessment applied to all students at the same time and on a regular basis. The test was structured in the medical undergraduate education of a conglomerate of schools to str...

    Authors: Débora Cristina Alavarce, Melyssa Lima de Medeiros, Danylo de Araújo Viana, Flávia Abade, Joaquim Edson Vieira, José Lúcio Martins Machado and Carlos Fernando Collares
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:555
  25. There has been research documenting the rising numbers of racial and ethnic minority groups in the United States. With this rise, there is increasing concern over the health disparities that often affect these...

    Authors: Karen R. Bottenfield, Maura A. Kelley, Shelby Ferebee, Andrew N. Best, David Flynn and Theresa A. Davies
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:553
  26. Problem-Based Learning (PBL) relies on self-directed learning in small groups in the presence of a tutor. While the effectiveness of PBL is often attributed to the dynamics of group function, change in group f...

    Authors: Matthew Mellon, Nicholas Dunn, Arden Azim, Teresa M. Chan and Matthew Sibbald
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:552
  27. Accurate self-assessment is crucial for the professional development of physicians. There has been sparse data on the accuracy of self-assessments on Anesthesiology Milestones. The aim of this study was to inv...

    Authors: Xiaohan Xu, Xia Ruan, Chunhua Yu, Xuerong Yu, Xiang Quan, Xu Li, Tangmi Yuan, Di Xia, Yuelun Zhang and Lijian Pei
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:551
  28. A recent study found that ethnic minority General Practice (GP)-trainees receive more negative assessments than their majority peers. Previous qualitative research suggested that learning climate-related facto...

    Authors: N.M. van Moppes, M. Nasori, J. Bont, J.M. van Es, M.R.M. Visser and M.E.T.C. van den Muijsenbergh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:550
  29. In medical education, Entrustable Professional Activities (EPAs) have been gaining momentum for the last decade. Such novel educational interventions necessitate accommodating competing needs, those of curricu...

    Authors: Vasiliki Andreou, Sanne Peters, Jan Eggermont and Birgitte Schoenmakers
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:549
  30. In March 2020, universities in Zimbabwe temporarily closed and switched to remote learning to contain the spread of SARS Cov2 infections. The sudden change to distance learning gave autonomy to students to dir...

    Authors: Tapiwa Chapupu, Anesuishe B Gatsi, Fidelis Chibhabha and Prince L. M. Zilundu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:548
  31. Non-technical skills (NTS) including communication, teamwork, leadership, situational awareness, and decision making, are essential for enhancing surgical safety. Often perceived as tangential soft skills, NTS...

    Authors: Barnabas Tobi Alayande, Callum Forbes, Paul Kingpriest, Adeyinka Adejumo, Wendy Williams, Felix Wina, Christian Agbo Agbo, Bamidele Omolabake, Abebe Bekele, Bashiru O Ismaila, Fiona Kerray, Augustine Sule, Egide Abahuje, Jamie M. Robertson, Steven Yule, Robert Riviello…
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:547
  32. Nurses’ professional competencies play a significant role in providing safe care to patients. Identifying the acquired and expected competencies in nursing education and the gaps between them can be a good gui...

    Authors: Majid Purabdollah, Vahid Zamanzadeh, Akram Ghahramanian, Leila Valizadeh, Saeid Mousavi and Mostafa Ghasempour
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:546
  33. Clinical acumen represents only part of being adequately equipped to attend a major incident. The emotive sights, sounds and smells of these dynamic environments are all-encompassing experiences, and responder...

    Authors: Jon Newton and Andrew D.A.C. Smith
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:544
  34. The United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) step 1 is one of the two examinations written after completion of the first two years (basic science stage) of medical school to be eligible to apply for...

    Authors: Sabin Kumar Ranabhat, Mohan Lal Kunjukrishnan, Muskan Dubey, Vernon Curran, Arun Kumar Dubey and Neelam Dwivedi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:543
  35. Simulation is widely utilized in medical education. Exploring the effectiveness of high-fidelity simulation of clinical research within medical education may inform its integration into clinical research train...

    Authors: Qiao Huang, Si-Yu Yan, Jiao Huang, Yi Guo, Xian-Tao Zeng and Ying-Hui Jin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:542
  36. Previous research indicates that reflection can foster medical communication competence. However, best practices for embedding reflection in online medical education are missing. This study examined how reflec...

    Authors: Laura Janssen, Kristina Schick, Tiziana Neurohr, Sylvia Irene Donata Pittroff, Sabine Reiser, Johannes Bauer, Pascal O. Berberat and Martin Gartmeier
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:541
  37. Situational Judgment Tests (SJTs) are commonly used in medical school admissions. However, it has been consistently found that native speakers tend to score higher on SJTs than non-native speakers, which can b...

    Authors: Mathis Rabe, Oana R. Gröne, Charlotte von Bernstorff and Mirjana Knorr
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:540
  38. A specialty training program is crucial for shaping future specialist doctors, imparting clinical knowledge and skills, and fostering a robust professional identity. This study investigates how anesthesiologis...

    Authors: Hanna Chin, Åke Ingerman, Linda Block and Helena Odenstedt Hergès
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:539
  39. Unintended pregnancy is a major public health problem in sexually active female students in Ethiopia. In higher education, female students are exposed to unprotected sex and are at risk of pregnancy, abortion,...

    Authors: Ketema Deribew
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:538
  40. Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training is essential for all students, especially nursing students. One of the educational approaches to creating long-term learning in inclusive is spaced learning. Spaced...

    Authors: Fataneh Ranjbar, Hamid Sharif-Nia, Maryam Shiri and Pardis Rahmatpour
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:537
  41. An illness script is a specific script format geared to represent patient-oriented clinical knowledge organized around enabling conditions, faults (i.e., pathophysiological process), and consequences. Generati...

    Authors: Yasutaka Yanagita, Daiki Yokokawa, Fumitoshi Fukuzawa, Shun Uchida, Takanori Uehara and Masatomi Ikusaka
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:536
  42. Musculoskeletal (MSK) complaints often present initially to primary care physicians; however, physicians may lack appropriate instruction in MSK procedures. Diagnostic and therapeutic injections are useful ort...

    Authors: Rishi Chatterji, Jake Foote, Mike Fry, Ashley Erwin, Joe Crutcher and William Kesto
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:535
  43. Midwifery education is under-invested in developing countries with limited opportunities for midwifery educators to improve/maintain their core professional competencies. To improve the quality of midwifery ed...

    Authors: Duncan N. Shikuku, Hauwa Mohammed, Lydia Mwanzia, Alice Norah Ladur, Peter Nandikove, Alphonce Uyara, Catherine Waigwe, Lucy Nyaga, Issak Bashir, Eunice Ndirangu, Carol Bedwell, Sarah Bar-Zeev and Charles Ameh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:534
  44. Although extensive research exists about students’ clinical learning, there is a lack of translation and integration of this knowledge into clinical educational practice. As a result, improvements may not be i...

    Authors: Charlotte Silén, Katri Manninen and Angelica Fredholm
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2024 24:532

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