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  1. Bedside teaching is essential to foster core clinical competences in medical education, especially in Neurology. However, bedside skills are declining and new concepts to enhance the effectiveness of bedside t...

    Authors: Henrik Heitmann, Elisabeth Fischer, Philipp Wagner, Dennis Pötter, Martin Gartmeier and Friederike Schmidt-Graf
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:164
  2. Theories and numerous empirical studies indicate teaching performance and students’ learning progress are affected by teaching self-efficacy. Therefore, the present study examines the psychometric properties o...

    Authors: Ali Asghar Hayat, Karim Shateri, Sepideh Kamalian Fard, Elnaz Sabzi Shahr Babak and Hatam Faraji Dehsorkhi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:163
  3. The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) is a compulsory one-year programme for graduates of tertiary schools including doctors. This study was conducted to find out the benefits and challenges of the programme...

    Authors: Chibuike Emmanuel Nwachukwu, Edward Oluwatobi Olufunmilayo, Gideon Bulus Chiroma and Chukwuebuka Francis Okoye
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:162
  4. With increasing pressure on placement capacity for allied health students, a need for novel and creative means through which students can develop foundational skills and prepare for practice-based learning opp...

    Authors: Laura Rossiter, Ruth Turk, Belinda Judd, Jennie Brentnall, Chloe Grimmett, Emma Cowley, Keith McCormick and Deborah Thackray
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:161
  5. Black, indigenous and people of color (BIPOC) remain underrepresented in research occupations. This report discusses a collaboration to train undergraduate BIPOC students in clinical research between a public ...

    Authors: Michelle R. Lent, Denise Gaither-Hardy, Kevin E. Favor, Diana Harris, Travis A. Cos, Conor Millard, Zatio Kone, Ashley Van Riper and Karen L. Dugosh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:160
  6. The goal of this study was to assess the value and acceptance of Standardized or Simulated Patients (SPs) for training clinically inexperienced undergraduate medical students in psychiatric history taking, psy...

    Authors: Jakob Siemerkus, Ana-Stela Petrescu, Laura Köchli, Klaas Enno Stephan and Helen Schmidt
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:159
  7. This study explored the specialty preferences of China-educated international medical students (IMSs), who are mainly from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) and constitute a potential medical workforce ...

    Authors: Wen Li, Robyn M. Gillies, Chang Liu, Changhao Wu, Jiayi Chen, Xiaoning Zhang, Bin Cheng, Jing Dai, Ning Fu, Lin Li, Shenjun Liu and Hong Sun
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:158
  8. An International Health Elective (IHE) can be a unique learning experience for students. However, it has proven difficult to clearly define learning outcomes that capture the complexity of an IHE and are align...

    Authors: M. A. C. Versluis, N. C. Jöbsis, A. D. C. Jaarsma, R. Tuinsma and R. Duvivier
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:157
  9. Clinical education is essential for students’ progress towards becoming registered nurses (RN) in Sweden. Assessment of caring skills in the Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is complex due to the ever-changing...

    Authors: Tomas Nilsson, I. Masiello, E. Broberger and V. Lindström
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:156
  10. Human resource is one of the health system’s building blocks, which ultimately leads to improved health status, equity, and efficiency. However, human resources in the health sector are characterized by high a...

    Authors: Mamo Engidaw, Melaku Birhanu Alemu, Getasew Amare Muche and Mezgebu Yitayal
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:155
  11. Repeated practice, or spacing, can improve various types of skill acquisition. Similarly, virtual reality (VR) simulators have demonstrated their effectiveness in fostering surgical skill acquisition and provi...

    Authors: Jan Torge Fahl, Robbert Duvivier, Laurens Reinke, Jean-Pierre E. N. Pierie and Johanna Schönrock-Adema
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:154
  12. Non-technical skills (NTS) assessment tools are widely used to provide formative and summative assessment for healthcare professionals and there are now many of them. This study has examined three different to...

    Authors: Helen Higham, Paul Greig, Nick Crabtree, George Hadjipavlou, Duncan Young and Charles Vincent
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:153
  13. Academic departments universally communicate information about their programs using static websites. In addition to websites, some programs have even ventured out into social media (SM). These bidirectional fo...

    Authors: Peter K. Yi, Neil D. Ray and Noa Segall
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:152
  14. Interprofessional collaboration constitutes a vital part of modern patient care, and many of its benefits for patients, medical staff, and the healthcare system have been described. However, little is known ab...

    Authors: Piotr Przymuszała, Jagoda Szmelter, Łucja Zielińska-Tomczak, Magdalena Cerbin-Koczorowska and Ryszard Marciniak
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:151
  15. Medical interns (interns) find prescribing challenging and many report lacking readiness when commencing work. Errors in prescribing puts patients’ safety at risk. Yet error rates remain high, despite educatio...

    Authors: Ian Coombes, Peter Donovan, Brooke Bullock, Charles Mitchell and Christy Noble
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:150
  16. Limited research indicated patients were largely amenable to seeing medical students pre-pandemic. However, the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the potential risk of nosocomial transmission and harm to patie...

    Authors: Alison Gritzner, Thomas Scurr, Catharine Pearce, Lexy Sorrell, Georgina Dalton, Joseph Solola and David Derry
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:149
  17. Effective communication is key to a successful patient-doctor interaction and improved healthcare outcomes. However, communication skills training in residency is often subpar, leading to inadequate patient-ph...

    Authors: Komal Abdul Rahim, Maryam Pyar Ali Lakhdir, Noreen Afzal, Asma Altaf Hussain Merchant, Namra Qadeer Shaikh, Ali Aahil Noorali, Umar Tariq, Rida Ahmad, Saqib Kamran Bakhshi, Saad bin Zafar Mahmood, Muhammad Rizwan Khan, Muhammed Tariq and Adil H. Haider
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:148
  18. As delayed family building is common among physicians, the goal of this study was to evaluate childbearing plans, anxiety related to future fertility, and interest in fertility education among medical students.

    Authors: D. Grace Smith, Abigail Ross, Elena HogenEsch, Rachel Okine, Marissa L. Bonus, Eve C. Feinberg and Lia A. Bernardi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:147
  19. For effective delivery of international experiential training programs, many universities in the global north, have created partnerships with universities in the global south especially in Africa to enhance th...

    Authors: Faith Nawagi and Aruna Raman
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:145
  20. Basic surgical skills teaching is often delivered with didactic audio-visual content, and new digital technologies may allow more engaging and effective ways of teaching to be developed. The Microsoft HoloLens...

    Authors: Payal Guha, Jason Lawson, Iona Minty, James Kinross and Guy Martin
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:144
  21. Medical educators are in a continuous quest to close the gap between the needs of medical practice and the rising expectations of the communities in their countries. During the past two decades, competency-bas...

    Authors: Nadia Badrawi, Somaya Hosny, Lamis Ragab, Mona Ghaly, Bassem Eldeek, Ahmed F. Tawdi, Ahmed M. Makhlouf, Zeinab N. A. Said, Lamiaa Mohsen, Amira H. Waly and Yasser El-Wazir
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:143
  22. Current cultural competence training needs were assessed as baseline measurement in Dutch physician assistant (PA) students and PA alumni that were not specifically trained in cultural competence. In particula...

    Authors: Susanne Leij-Halfwerk, Daniëlla van Uden, Sophie J. A. Jooren and Geert van den Brink
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:142
  23. Formative assessment (FA) is becoming increasingly common in higher education, although the teaching practice of student-centred FA in medical curricula is still very limited. In addition, there is a lack of t...

    Authors: Tianjiao Ma, Yin Li, Hua Yuan, Feng Li, Shujuan Yang, Yongzhi Zhan, Jiannan Yao and Dongmei Mu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:141
  24. Academic advising and counseling services support students in achieving their educational outcomes. Unfortunately, there is a paucity of research on academic advising and student-support systems among nursing ...

    Authors: Abeer Selim, Abeer Omar, Shaimaa Awad, Eman Miligi and Nahed Ayoub
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:139
  25. IFMSA Social Accountability Assessment Tool has been developed for medical students by medical students to assess medical schools. However, its psychometric characteristics are unknown since it was developed w...

    Authors: Özlem Coşkun, Utku Timurçin, Yavuz Selim Kıyak and Işıl İrem Budakoğlu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:138
  26. Morning rounds by an acute care surgery (ACS) service at a level one trauma center are uniquely demanding, given the fast pace, high acuity, and increased patient volume. These demands notwithstanding, communi...

    Authors: Aussama K. Nassar, Barbette Weimer‑Elder, Rachel Yang, Merisa Kline, Bryan K. Dang, David A. Spain, Lisa M Knowlton, Andre B. Valdez, James R. Korndorffer and Tyler Johnson
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:137
  27. Despite the lack of knowledge about the SARS-CoV2 virus, the lack of personal protection gear among frontline healthcare workers, and lack of vaccines in the beginning of the pandemic, paramedic students in No...

    Authors: Kristin Häikiö, Astrid Karina Harring, Rune Kveen, Kim Rand and Trine Møgster Jørgensen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:136
  28. Morbidity and mortality from Opioid Use Disorder is a health crisis in the United States. During the COVID-19 pandemic, there was a devastating increase of 38.4% in overdose deaths from the 12-month period lea...

    Authors: Julie G. Salvador, Sindy L. Bolaños-Sacoman, Joanna G. Katzman, Ann E. Morrison, Lindsay E. Fox, Jennifer S. Schneider, Snehal R. Bhatt, Tyler W. Kincaid and V. Ann Waldorf
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:135
  29. The assessment system for standardized resident training is crucial for developing competent doctors. However, it is complex, making it difficult to manage. The COVID-19 pandemic has also aggravated the diffic...

    Authors: Wenqing Yuan, Zhengqian Li, Jiangli Han, Hongling Chu, Shan Lu, Shixian Gu and Ning Shen
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:134
  30. Today’s complexities and diversity in the clinical setting have revealed the need to pay attention to strengthening critical thinking (CT) skills. The present study aimed to evaluate and compare CT skills in t...

    Authors: Saeed Reza Mehrpour, Amin Hoseini Shavoun, Azita Kheiltash, Rasoul Masoomi and Roya Nasle Seraji
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:133
  31. The goals of this study were to characterize clinical coordinators compared to other Physician Assistant (PA) faculty, and investigate factors associated with intent to leave their position, institution, and a...

    Authors: Alicia Klein, Katrina Schrode, Lucy Kibe and Gerald Kayingo
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:132
  32. Medical students’ career intentions often change between matriculation and graduation, yet little is known about the precise timing and dynamics of individual students’ career decisions. This study expands on ...

    Authors: Eva Pfarrwaller, Lionel Voirol, Mucyo Karemera, Stéphane Guerrier and Anne Baroffio
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:131
  33. Tele-pharmacy is a subset of telemedicine in which pharmacies use telecommunication technology to provide patient care. Tele-pharmacy can improve pharmaceutical care service delivery by reducing medication err...

    Authors: Masresha Derese Tegegne, Sisay Maru Wubante, Mequannent Sharew Melaku, Nebyu Demeke Mengiste, Ashenafi Fentahun, Wondwossen Zemene, Tirualem Zeleke, Agmasie Damtew Walle, Getnet Tadesse Lakew, Yonas Tsegaw Tareke, Mubarek Suleman Abdi, Hawariyat Mamuye Alemayehu, Eskedar Menkir Girma, Gizaw Getye Tilahun, Addisalem Workie Demsash and Hiwote Simane Dessie
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:130
  34. Early intervention in cerebral palsy could improve motor outcome but is only possible following early identification of those affected. There is a need for training of healthcare professionals (HCPs) in early ...

    Authors: Eleanor Officer, Maisie Johnson, Jessica Blickwedel, Ashley Reynolds, Rachel Pearse, Janice Pearse and Anna Purna Basu
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:129
  35. Near-peer medical education serves as an important method of delivering education to junior students by senior students. Due to the reduced clinical exposure because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we developed a me...

    Authors: Ravanth Baskaran, Srinjay Mukhopadhyay, Sashiananthan Ganesananthan, Movin Peramuna Gamage, Nishaanth Dalavaye, Vincent Ng, Richard Bennett, Sripradha Srinivasan, Parvathy Sureshkumarnair, Robert Spencer, Harsh Bhatt, Susruta Manivannan and Malik Zaben
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:128
  36. Psychological Ownership is the cognitive-affective state individuals experience when they come to feel they own something. The construct is context-dependent reliant on what is being owned and by whom. In medical...

    Authors: Tasha R. Wyatt, Elena A. Wood, Jennifer L. Waller, Sarah C. Egan and Lara M. Stepleman
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:127
  37. Effective screening of alcohol use and prevention of alcohol use disorder (AUD) requires the continuous preparation of educated and confident providers across all health professions who will ideally work in cl...

    Authors: Scott Edwards, Tekeda F. Ferguson, Sonia Gasparini, Donald E. Mercante, Patricia E. Molina and Tina P. Gunaldo
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:126
  38. New cadres of clinicians, known as clinical associates, physician assistants, or clinical officers have evolved globally within many health systems to broaden access to care by increasing human resources. The ...

    Authors: Aviwe Mgobozi, Lakshini McNamee and Ian Couper
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:125
  39. Empathic care is considered extremely important by patients and providers alike but there is still an ample need for assessing empathy among healthcare students and professionals and identifying appropriate ed...

    Authors: Kelsey Wenger, Lauren Reist, Andrea Achenbach, Kimberly Dukes, Michelle Fravel, Laura Knockel, Francis Kuehnle, Jeffrey Reist, Manish Suneja, Chandler Pendleton, Xian Jin Xie and Leonardo Marchini
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:123
  40. With the increasing advancement in the field of information technology, it’s about time we realize that our future will be shaped by this field. With more and more people using smartphones, we need to adapt th...

    Authors: Syed Muhammad Junaid, Brekhna Jamil, Muhammad Adnan Khan, Zainab Akbar, Sana Shah, Natasha Nadeem and Anum Nadeem
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:122
  41. This study examined the effects of social interaction, cognitive flexibility, and seniority on the correct response among emergency ambulance teams during case intervention.

    Authors: Murat Tekïn, İbrahim Uysal, Çetin Toraman, Canan Akman, Ayşen Melek Aytuğ Koşan and Emine Sevïnç Postaci
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:121
  42. Non-cognitive traits have been theorised to predict characteristics, career choice and outcomes of health professionals and could represent a homogenous group. This study aims to profile and compare personalit...

    Authors: C. Louwen, D. Reidlinger and N. Milne
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:120
  43. To investigate the role of standard patients (SPs) and examiners as assessors for scoring in the dental objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) system and to evaluate the scoring differences between t...

    Authors: Feng Zhu, Li Wu, Xiuxiu Shao, Lijuan Huang, Xiangfeng Meng and Rongrong Nie
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:119
  44. The purpose of this article is to discuss the statistical methods for agreement analysis used in Richelle’s article (BMC Med Educ 22:335, 2022). The authors investigated the attitudes of final-year medical stu...

    Authors: Tianfei Yu, Lei Yang, Xinjie Jiang, Shuli Shao, Wei Sha and Ming Li
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:118
  45. Health professionals, including nurses, experienced heavy workloads and significant physical and mental health challenges during the coronavirus disease (COVID) 19 pandemic, which may affect career choices for...

    Authors: Zhi-Hui Zhao, Jin-Yi Guo, Jie Zhou, Jia Qiao, Shu-Wen Yue, Yan-Qiong Ouyang, Sharon R. Redding, Rong Wang and Zhong-Xiang Cai
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:117
  46. Simulation has been recognized as a shift in healthcare education that can improve skills and patient safety and outcomes. High-fidelity simulation of critical medical situations can be a source of stress amon...

    Authors: Pamela Barbadoro, Agnese Brunzini, Jacopo Dolcini, Luca Formenti, Aurora Luciani, Daniele Messi, Alessandra Papetti, Elisa Ponzio, Michele Germani and Erica Adrario
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2023 23:116

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