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  1. The Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic in South Africa compelled medical schools to switch to a purely online curriculum. The innovative changes transformed the standard clinical skills curriculum to...

    Authors: L. C. Enoch, R. M. Abraham and V. S. Singaram
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:753
  2. The aim of this study was to find out specialty training preferences of senior medical students from three medical schools in Turkey, Spain, and Pakistan.

    Authors: Yavuz Selim Kıyak, Işıl İrem Budakoğlu, Joaquín García-Estañ, Komal Atta, Özlem Coşkun and Emin Koyun
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:752
  3. A physical therapist may become infected while treating a patient since they are in direct contact with them or within a two-meter radius. In addition, physical therapists may feel that they are more susceptib...

    Authors: Abeer Hamza Abdulghani, Tauseef Ahmad and Hamza Mohammad Abdulghani
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:751
  4. Accreditation is one of the most important methods of quality assurance and improvement in medical education. In Iran, there are no specific midwifery education accreditation standards. This study was designed...

    Authors: Sara Abedian, Mojgan Javadnoori, Simin Montazeri, Shahla Khosravi, Abbas Ebadi and Roshan Nikbakht
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:750
  5. International Confederation of Midwives and World Health Organization recommend core competencies for midwifery educators for effective theory and practical teaching and practice. Deficient curricula and lack ...

    Authors: Duncan N Shikuku, Joyce Jebet, Peter Nandikove, Edna Tallam, Evans Ogoti, Lucy Nyaga, Hellen Mutsi, Issak Bashir, Dan Okoro, Sarah Bar Zeev and Charles Ameh
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:749
  6. Previous studies have shown performance in the University Clinical Aptitude Test (UCAT) to be associated with measures of candidate socio-economic advantage such as parental occupation and type of school atten...

    Authors: Sanat Kulkarni, Jayne Parry and Alice Sitch
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:747
  7. Neuroscience represents one of the most exciting frontiers in scientific research. However, given the recency of neuroscience as a discipline, its inter- and multi-disciplinary nature, the lack of educational ...

    Authors: Stefano Sandrone and Iro Ntonia
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:746
  8. There is a shortage of the human resources needed to deliver mental health services which is likely to be exacerbated by COVID-19. Due to mental health workforce shortages, task-shifting and task-sharing appro...

    Authors: Saiendhra Vasudevan Moodley, Jacqueline Wolvaardt and Christoffel Grobler
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:745
  9. The use of cognitive-enhancing medications and supplements among healthy adults continues to rise. Limited data exists on their use among resident physicians. Given their highly competitive and stressful lifes...

    Authors: Tyler Etheridge, Brandon Kennedy, Morgan M. Millar, Ben J. Brintz, Chaorong Wu and Jeff Pettey
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:744
  10. Health education is considered the most important component of primary health care. Paying attention to organizational factors can help to improve the quality of health education. Therefore, the present study ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Bastami, Fereshteh Zamani-Alavijeh, Iraj zareban and Marzieh Araban
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:743
  11. Long-term prescriptions of strong opioids for chronic noncancer pain—which are not supported by scientific evidence—suggest miscalibrated risk perceptions among those who prescribe, dispense, and take opioids....

    Authors: Odette Wegwarth, Claudia Spies, Wolf-Dieter Ludwig, Norbert Donner-Banzhoff, Günther Jonitz and Ralph Hertwig
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:741
  12. During the first wave of the pandemic when clinical placements were suspended, a UK medical student volunteering programme was developed to support local GP practices. This study aimed to explore the impact th...

    Authors: Samantha Coster, Ravi Parekh, Zoe Moula and Sonia Kumar
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:740
  13. Operating Room (OR) is a high-pressure setting where multiple complex surgical, educational, and administrative facets interplay. Contrary to resident training, the dynamics of undergraduate medical students’ ...

    Authors: Talat Waseem, Hadia Munir Baig, Rahila Yasmeen and Rehan Ahmad Khan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:739
  14. To study whether oral presentation (OP) assessment could reflect the novice learners’ interpretation skills and reading behaviour on brain computed tomography (CT) reading.

    Authors: Chi-Hung Liu, June Hung, Chun-Wei Chang, John J. H. Lin, Elaine Shinwei Huang, Shu-Ling Wang, Li-Ang Lee, Cheng-Ting Hsiao, Pi-Shan Sung, Yi-Ping Chao and Yeu-Jhy Chang
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:738
  15. The subspecialty of Hospital Medicine (HM) has grown rapidly since the mid-1990s. Diversity and inclusion are often studied in the context of healthcare equity and leadership. However, little is known about th...

    Authors: Jean-Sebastien Rachoin, M. Olguta Vilceanu, Natali Franzblau, Sabrina Gordon, Krystal Hunter and Elizabeth Cerceo
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:736
  16. The COVID-19 crisis had a significant impact on health care and nursing education as a large part of it is carried out in clinical practice. However, it is not known how the learning situations during the pand...

    Authors: Lena Engqvist Boman, Åsa Johansson Stark, Carina Georg and Charlotte Silén
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:735
  17. University-based mental health services for medical students remain a challenge, particularly in low-income countries, due to poor service availability. Prior studies have explored the availability of mental h...

    Authors: Raymond Bernard Kihumuro, Mark Mohan Kaggwa, Rachael Mukisa Nakandi, Timothy Mwanje Kintu, David Richard Muwanga, David Jolly Muganzi, Pius Atwau, Innocent Ayesiga, Anita Acai, Sarah Maria Najjuka, Josephine Nambi Najjuma, Susan Frazier-Koussai, Scholastic Ashaba and Sheila Harms
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:734
  18. This is a time of unprecedented change in healthcare. More physicians are being tasked with stepping into a variety of leadership roles without having received the training needed to be an effective leader. Pr...

    Authors: Rachel Schwartz, Barbette Weimer-Elder, Elizabeth Wilkins, Dan Deka, Stephanie Wong, Bryan K. Dang, Ryan Brown, Merisa Kline and Lawrence Kwan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:733
  19. Critical care ultrasonography (CCUS) has become a daily diagnostic tool for intensivists. While the effective training measures for ultrasound novices are discussed widely, the best curriculum for the novices ...

    Authors: Reina Suzuki, Mio Kanai, Kazumasa Oya, Yohei Harada, Ryohei Horie and Hiroshi Sekiguchi
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:732
  20. Continuing medical education is essential for nurses to provide quality patient care and upgrade their professional skills and competence. The need for continuing medical education (CME) has become more appare...

    Authors: Maryam Zarei, Sadaf Mojarrab, Leila Bazrafkan and Nasrin Shokrpour
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:731
  21. The prevalence of mental illness among medical students is high. A gap remains on what knowledge should be given to improve the attitudes and perceptions towards mental health. Despite the vast body of literat...

    Authors: Raymond Bernard Kihumuro, Mark Mohan Kaggwa, Timothy Mwanje Kintu, Rachael Mukisa Nakandi, David Richard Muwanga, David Jolly Muganzi, Pius Atwau, Innocent Ayesiga, Josephine Nambi Najjuma and Scholastic Ashaba
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:730
  22. Anatomy is a symbolic, essential core topic and one of the fundamental pillars of medical and paramedical knowledge. Nevertheless, few exploratory data analyses have focused on how students approach learning a...

    Authors: Arash Shojaei, Amin Feili, Javad Kojuri, Ali Norafshan and Leila Bazrafkan
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:728
  23. On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic, which changed the residents’ teaching and learning process. The purpose of this stud...

    Authors: Eduardo Bracho Blanchet, Miguel Klünder Klünder, José Antonio Orozco Morales, Carolina Hill De Titto and Diana Avila Montiel
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:726

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2022 22:848

  24. Levels of maternal and neonatal mortality remain high in sub-Saharan Africa, with an estimated 66% of global maternal deaths occurring in this region. Many deaths are linked to poor quality of care, which in t...

    Authors: Joanne Welsh, Hashim Hounkpatin, Mechthild M. Gross, Claudia Hanson and Ann-Beth Moller
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:725
  25. Medical schools in Sub-Saharan Africa have adopted competency based medical education (CBME) to improve the quality of graduates trained. In 2015, Makerere University College of Health Sciences (MaKCHS) implem...

    Authors: Jane McKenzie-White, Aloysius G. Mubuuke, Sara Westergaard, Ian G Munabi, Robert C Bollinger, Robert Opoka, Scovia N Mbalinda, David Katete, Yukari C Manabe and Sarah Kiguli
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:724
  26. Introducing radiological anatomy in the preclinical curriculum can increase the understanding of AnatomyRegardless of the integration when teaching anatomy, it is essential to maintain oversight as to what and ...

    Authors: Ramya Rathan, Hossam Hamdy, Salah Eldin Kassab, Miral Nagy F. Salama, Anusha Sreejith and Aji Gopakumar
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:723
  27. Lack of knowledge about systematic reviews (SRs) could prevent individual healthcare workers (HCWs) from using SRs as a source of information in their clinical practice or discourage them from participating in...

    Authors: Marina Krnic Martinic, Snjezana Malisa, Diana Aranza, Marta Civljak, Ana Marušić, Damir Sapunar, Tina Poklepovic Pericic, Ivan Buljan, Ruzica Tokalic, Dalibor Cavic and Livia Puljak
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:722
  28. Medical Student First Responders (MSFRs) are volunteers who respond to emergency calls, managing patients before ambulance staff attend. The MSFR role provides opportunities to manage acutely unwell patients i...

    Authors: Andrew Orsi, Adam Watson, Nimali Wijegoonewardene, Vanessa Botan, Dylan Lloyd, Nic Dunbar, Zahid Asghar and A Niroshan Siriwardena
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:721

    The Correction to this article has been published in BMC Medical Education 2022 22:819

  29. During the COVID-19 pandemic, some instructors transitioned their courses into a fully online environment by adopting flipped learning. In this context, this review examined the challenges to fully online flip...

    Authors: Chung Kwan Lo and Khe Foon Hew
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:720
  30. Optical coherence tomography (OCT) is an intravascular imaging modality for analysing coronary vessels. Image interpretation remains an obstacle for novice readers due to technical artefacts and uncertainty in...

    Authors: Nicholas Kassis, Joseph R. Weber, William Adams, Lucas Burke, Matthew P. Laubham, Mark Pelka, Nkiru Osude, Matthew Schreier, Samuel Robertson, Emily Janak and John J. Lopez
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:719
  31. The aim of this educational study was to investigate the use of interactive case-based modules relating to the screening and identification of early-stage inflammatory arthritis in both online technology (OLT)...

    Authors: Veronica Wadey, Tosan Okoro, Thrmiga Sathiyamoorthy, David Snowdon, Heather McDonald-Blumer, Alfred Cividino, Deborah Kopansky-Giles, David Levy, Risa Freeman, Jodi Herold and Douglas Archibald
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:718
  32. The COVID-19 pandemic has not only brought many aspects of disaster medicine into everyday awareness but also led to a massive change in medical teaching due to the necessity of contact restrictions. This stud...

    Authors: SM Henze, F Fellmer, S Wittenberg, S Höppner, S Märdian, C Willy and DA Back
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:717
  33. The elective course is part of the 6th-year medical school curriculum in Jordan. Students choose the specialty in which they wish to spend 8 weeks and choose their location even if it is outside their universi...

    Authors: Raed Al-Taher, Ruba Al-Ani, Abdullah Al-Ani, Mohammad Rashdan, Abdel rahman A. Al Manasra, Emad Aborajooh, Hamzeh Al-Balas, Hasan Al-Balas, Mahmoud Al-Balas, Maymoona Attiyat and Nuha Qasem
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:716
  34. Continuing education (CE) is essential for health professionals to improve competence in clinical practice, yet many medical technologists still experience barriers to learning in complex clinical settings. To...

    Authors: Chiao-Ni Wen, Chung-Guei Huang, Pi-Yueh Chang, Tsung-Han Yang, Huey-Ling You, Hsiao-Chen Ning and Kuo-Chien Tsao
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:713
  35. Composing the History of Present Illness (HPI), a key component of medical communication, requires critical thinking. Small group learning strategies have demonstrated superior effectiveness at developing crit...

    Authors: Anita Vijay Kusnoor, Rajeev Balchandani, Malford Tyson Pillow, Stephanie Sherman and Nadia Ismail
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:712
  36. E-learning is recognised as a useful educational tool and is becoming more common in undergraduate medical education. This review aims to examine the scope and impact of e-learning interventions on medical stu...

    Authors: T. Delungahawatta, S. S. Dunne, S. Hyde, L. Halpenny, D. McGrath, A. O’Regan and C. P. Dunne
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:711
  37. Because virtual simulation promotes learning and cognitive skill development, it may be useful for teaching students to manage postpartum hemorrhage (PPH) and its complex decision algorithm.

    Authors: Sandrine Voillequin, P. Rozenberg, K. Letutour and A. Rousseau
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:709
  38. Standard setting for clinical examinations typically uses the borderline regression method to set the pass mark. An assumption made in using this method is that there are equal intervals between global ratings...

    Authors: Patrick J. McGown, Celia A. Brown, Ann Sebastian, Ricardo Le, Anjali Amin, Andrew Greenland and Amir H. Sam
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:708
  39. Increasing numbers of patients with Alzheimer’s Disease and related disorders (ADRD) necessitates increasing numbers of clinicians to care for them. Educational programming related to community outreach with o...

    Authors: Renée DeCaro, Maureen K. O’Connor, Christina DiTerlizzi, Nana Sekyi-Appiah, John Polk and Andrew E. Budson
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:707
  40. A lack of undergraduate medical curricula on providing healthcare to transgender and gender diverse (TGD) patients has contributed to significant health disparities for TGD communities. To address this gap, we...

    Authors: Christina N. Schmidt, Monica Stretten, Jay G. Bindman, Gaetan Pettigrew and Jeannette Lager
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:706
  41. Practice-based learning is crucial in forming appropriate strategies for improving learning among the medical students that support the country’s understaffed health sector. Unsatisfactory learning consequentl...

    Authors: Muhamed Nsubuga, Robert O Opoka, Moses Galukande, Ian G. Munabi, Aloysius G. Mubuuke and Sarah Kiguli
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2022 22:705

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