Joan M Sargeant

Summary

Affiliation: Dalhousie University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint An interprofessional approach to teaching communication skills
    Joan Sargeant
    Director Research and Evaluation, Continuing Medical Education, Division of Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H7
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 31:265-7. 2011
  2. pmc How do surgeons decide to refer patients for adjuvant cancer treatment? Protocol for a qualitative study
    Robin Urquhart
    Cancer Outcomes Research Program, Cancer Care Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:102. 2012
  3. pmc Exploring the interpersonal-, organization-, and system-level factors that influence the implementation and use of an innovation-synoptic reporting-in cancer care
    Robin Urquhart
    Cancer Outcomes Research Program, Cancer Care Nova Scotia, Victoria Building, QEII Health Sciences Center, 1276 South Park Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:12. 2012
  4. pmc How can continuing professional development better promote shared decision-making? Perspectives from an international collaboration
    France Legare
    Research Center of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hospital St François D Assise, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:68. 2011
  5. pmc Developing a theory-based instrument to assess the impact of continuing professional development activities on clinical practice: a study protocol
    France Legare
    Research Center of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hospital St François D Assise, Quebec, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:17. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Toward a common understanding of self-assessment
    Joan Sargeant
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 28:1-4. 2008
  7. doi request reprint "Directed" self-assessment: practice and feedback within a social context
    Joan Sargeant
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 28:47-54. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Reflection: a link between receiving and using assessment feedback
    Joan M Sargeant
    Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 14:399-410. 2009
  9. doi request reprint 'To call or not to call': making informed self-assessment
    Joan Sargeant
    Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Med Educ 42:854-5. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Effective interprofessional teams: "contact is not enough" to build a team
    Joan Sargeant
    Division of Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 28:228-34. 2008

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Publications42

  1. doi request reprint An interprofessional approach to teaching communication skills
    Joan Sargeant
    Director Research and Evaluation, Continuing Medical Education, Division of Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 4H7
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 31:265-7. 2011
    ....
  2. pmc How do surgeons decide to refer patients for adjuvant cancer treatment? Protocol for a qualitative study
    Robin Urquhart
    Cancer Outcomes Research Program, Cancer Care Nova Scotia, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:102. 2012
    ..This study will use qualitative methods to examine decision-making processes related to referral to oncology services for individuals diagnosed with potentially curable non-small cell lung, breast, or colorectal cancer...
  3. pmc Exploring the interpersonal-, organization-, and system-level factors that influence the implementation and use of an innovation-synoptic reporting-in cancer care
    Robin Urquhart
    Cancer Outcomes Research Program, Cancer Care Nova Scotia, Victoria Building, QEII Health Sciences Center, 1276 South Park Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Implement Sci 7:12. 2012
    ..The objective of this study is to examine the key interpersonal, organizational, and system-level factors that influence the implementation and use of synoptic reporting in cancer care...
  4. pmc How can continuing professional development better promote shared decision-making? Perspectives from an international collaboration
    France Legare
    Research Center of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hospital St François D Assise, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:68. 2011
    ..Shared decision-making is not widely implemented in healthcare. We aimed to set a research agenda about promoting shared decision-making through continuing professional development...
  5. pmc Developing a theory-based instrument to assess the impact of continuing professional development activities on clinical practice: a study protocol
    France Legare
    Research Center of the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Québec, Hospital St François D Assise, Quebec, Canada
    Implement Sci 6:17. 2011
    ..Using an integrated model for the study of healthcare professionals' behaviour, our objective is to develop a theory-based, valid, reliable global instrument to assess the impact of accredited CPD activities on clinical practice...
  6. doi request reprint Toward a common understanding of self-assessment
    Joan Sargeant
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 28:1-4. 2008
    ..In summary, these articles aid in our appreciation of the complexity of self-assessment as a formative activity and identify multiple implications for educational practice and research...
  7. doi request reprint "Directed" self-assessment: practice and feedback within a social context
    Joan Sargeant
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 28:47-54. 2008
    ..Using this body of research, this article explores self-assessment within the social context of multisource feedback and investigates the influence of feedback from peers and others upon self-assessment...
  8. doi request reprint Reflection: a link between receiving and using assessment feedback
    Joan M Sargeant
    Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 14:399-410. 2009
    ..The purpose of this paper was to explore reflective processes which physicians described as they considered their assessment feedback and the perceived utility of that reflective process...
  9. doi request reprint 'To call or not to call': making informed self-assessment
    Joan Sargeant
    Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Med Educ 42:854-5. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Effective interprofessional teams: "contact is not enough" to build a team
    Joan Sargeant
    Division of Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 28:228-34. 2008
    ..This study explores perceptions of effective primary health care teams to determine the related learning needs of primary health care professionals...
  11. doi request reprint Theories to aid understanding and implementation of interprofessional education
    Joan Sargeant
    Continuing Medical Education, Clinical Research Centre, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 29:178-84. 2009
    ..In sum, IPE requires CE to adopt new content, recognize new knowledge, and use new approaches for learning; we are now in a different place...
  12. doi request reprint The processes and dimensions of informed self-assessment: a conceptual model
    Joan Sargeant
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Acad Med 85:1212-20. 2010
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Development and testing of a scale to assess interprofessional education (IPE) facilitation skills
    Joan Sargeant
    Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, C106 5849 University Avenue, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 30:126-31. 2010
    ..This article describes the development and testing of a scale, the Interprofessional Facilitation Scale (IPFS), to assess educators' skills in facilitating IPE...
  14. doi request reprint Features of assessment learners use to make informed self-assessments of clinical performance
    Joan Sargeant
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Med Educ 45:636-47. 2011
    ..Education programmes use various activities to promote learners' reflection and self-direction, yet we know little about how effective these activities are in 'informing' learners' self-assessments...
  15. doi request reprint How do physicians assess their family physician colleagues' performance?: creating a rubric to inform assessment and feedback
    Joan Sargeant
    Research and Evaluation, Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 31:87-94. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine how physicians make decisions about performance ratings for family physician (FP) colleagues in the 5 practice domains...
  16. doi request reprint Providing feedback: exploring a model (emotion, content, outcomes) for facilitating multisource feedback
    Joan Sargeant
    University of Dundee, UK
    Med Teach 33:744-9. 2011
    ..The ECO model (emotions, content, outcome) is a three-step process developed from the counselling literature to facilitate feedback acceptance and use in MSF...
  17. doi request reprint CPD and KT: models used and opportunities for synergy
    Joan Sargeant
    Division of Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 31:167-73. 2011
    ..We also identify shared gaps in both fields (eg, the need to explore the influence of the context in which CPD and KT interventions take place) and suggest opportunities for synergies and for moving forward...
  18. ncbi request reprint Challenges in multisource feedback: intended and unintended outcomes
    Joan Sargeant
    Department of Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Med Educ 41:583-91. 2007
    ..The purpose of this qualitative study was to increase understanding of the consequential validity of MSF by exploring how doctors used their feedback and the conditions influencing this use...
  19. ncbi request reprint Understanding the influence of emotions and reflection upon multi-source feedback acceptance and use
    Joan Sargeant
    Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Avenue, Halifax, NS, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 13:275-88. 2008
    ..This study investigated emotional responses of family physicians' participating in a multi-source feedback (MSF) program, sources of these emotions, and their influence upon feedback acceptance and use...
  20. ncbi request reprint Responses of rural family physicians and their colleague and coworker raters to a multi-source feedback process: a pilot study
    Joan M Sargeant
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Acad Med 78:S42-4. 2003
    ..To describe responses of family physicians, their medical colleagues, and coworker raters to a multisource feedback assessment process...
  21. ncbi request reprint Exploring family physicians' reactions to multisource feedback: perceptions of credibility and usefulness
    Joan Sargeant
    Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Clinical Research Centre, Halifax, Canada
    Med Educ 39:497-504. 2005
    ..This small qualitative study undertook preliminary exploration of physicians' reactions to MSF, and perceptions influencing these and the acceptance and use of their feedback...
  22. ncbi request reprint Responding to rising cancer caseloads: family physician learning needs and challenges in cancer care
    Joan Sargeant
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Continued Medical Education
    J Cancer Educ 20:155-61. 2005
    ..In this study, we addressed physicians' learning needs and practice challenges throughout the continuum of cancer care using an interprofessional approach...
  23. ncbi request reprint Physician perceptions of the effect of telemedicine on rural retention and recruitment
    Joan Sargeant
    Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 10:89-93. 2004
    ..However, telemedicine was used more frequently by the more rural physicians, and there was a relationship between higher usage and higher ratings of its value as a community support...
  24. ncbi request reprint Medical education for rural areas: opportunities and challenges for information and communications technologies
    Joan M Sargeant
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine Dalhousie University Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Postgrad Med 51:301-7. 2005
    ..Finally, there is need for more rigorous research to more clearly identify advantages and disadvantages of specific uses of ICTs in medical education...
  25. ncbi request reprint Learning in practice: experiences and perceptions of high-scoring physicians
    Joan Sargeant
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine, Halifax, Nova Scotia
    Acad Med 81:655-60. 2006
    ..Objectives were to find out how physicians learned in practice and maintained their competence, and how they learned about the communication skills domain specifically...
  26. ncbi request reprint Facilitating interpersonal interaction and learning online: linking theory and practice
    Joan Sargeant
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 26:128-36. 2006
    ..We explore instructor roles in enhancing online learning through interpersonal interaction and the learning theories that inform these...
  27. ncbi request reprint Interactive on-line continuing medical education: physicians' perceptions and experiences
    Joan Sargeant
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 24:227-36. 2004
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint What makes a physician an exemplary communicator with patients?
    Toni Suzuki Laidlaw
    Division of Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Canada
    Patient Educ Couns 68:153-60. 2007
    ..A pilot study was conducted to examine the characteristics, capacities (beliefs, values and intentions) and skills that distinguish exemplary communicators from less exemplary communicators in patient-physician encounters...
  29. ncbi request reprint The nature of the interaction between participants and facilitators in online asynchronous continuing medical education learning environments
    Vernon R Curran
    Academic Research and Development, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Newfoundland, Canada
    Teach Learn Med 17:240-5. 2005
    ..The nature of participation in online CME using computer-mediated conferencing (CMC) discussion systems and the characteristics of interaction between participants and facilitators is not well understood...
  30. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of an interprofessional continuing professional development initiative in primary health care
    Vernon Curran
    Centre for Collaborative Health Professional Education, Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John s, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 27:241-52. 2007
    ..This article describes the evaluation design, specific measures, and educational outcomes of the BBTI program using Barr and colleagues' evaluation framework...
  31. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of videoconferenced grand rounds
    Michael Allen
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 8:210-6. 2002
    ..The study confirmed that videoconferenced rounds can provide satisfactory continuing medical education to community specialists, which is an especially important consideration as maintenance of certification becomes mandatory...
  32. ncbi request reprint Videoconferencing for practice-based small-group continuing medical education: feasibility, acceptability, effectiveness, and cost
    Michael Allen
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 4H7
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 23:38-47. 2003
    ..Videoconferencing has the potential to remove this limitation. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, effectiveness, and cost of conducting practice-based, small-group CME learning by videoconference...
  33. ncbi request reprint Videoconferenced continuing medical education in Nova Scotia
    Michael Allen
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 8:S3:2-4. 2002
    ..Also, there has been little upgrading of equipment over the past four years and some reduction in the reliability of connections...
  34. ncbi request reprint Videoconferencing for continuing medical education: from pilot project to sustained programme
    Michael Allen
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 8:131-7. 2002
    ..Evaluation enables the effect of videoconferencing on other CME activities, and costs, to be measured...
  35. ncbi request reprint An incremental cost analysis of telehealth in Nova Scotia from a societal perspective
    D David Persaud
    School of Health Services Administration, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    J Telemed Telecare 11:77-84. 2005
    ..A threshold analysis showed that, above a certain patient workload, telehealth services would be more cost-effective than face-to-face services from a societal perspective. This workload is attainable in Nova Scotia...
  36. ncbi request reprint Perceptual reasons for resistance to change in the emergency department use of holding chambers for children with asthma
    Katrina F Hurley
    Emergency Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Ann Emerg Med 51:70-7. 2008
    ..We explore perceptions surrounding use of portable inhalers and holding chambers (spacers) for delivery of beta-agonist respiratory medications to children in the emergency department (ED) and factors influencing practice change...
  37. ncbi request reprint Implementing a communication skills programme in medical school: needs assessment and programme change
    Toni Suzuki Laidlaw
    Division of Medical Education, Dalhousie University, Clinical Research Centre, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Med Educ 36:115-24. 2002
    ..To assess the state of formal and informal CST at Dalhousie Medical School a needs assessment was undertaken in 1997 with the goal of using these findings to plan and implement a new communication skills curriculum...
  38. doi request reprint Lifestyle counseling in primary care: opportunities and challenges for changing practice
    Joan Sargeant
    Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada
    Med Teach 30:185-91. 2008
    ..Specific strategies can enable physicians to more effectively navigate this complex area of communication with patients, improving patient response in adopting healthy behaviours and increasing physician satisfaction with this task...
  39. doi request reprint A wheelchair workshop for medical students improves knowledge and skills: a randomized controlled trial
    Ronald Lee Kirby
    Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Am J Phys Med Rehabil 90:197-206. 2011
    ..To test the hypothesis that a multicomponent workshop about wheelchairs, tailored for undergraduate medical students, is effective in improving medical students' wheelchair-related knowledge, skills, and attitudes...
  40. ncbi request reprint Videoconferenced grand rounds: needs assessment for community specialists
    Joan Sargeant
    Program Development and Evaluation, Office of Continuing Medical Education, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Avenue, Halifax, NS B3H 4H7
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 23:116-23. 2003
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Helping family physicians improve their cardiac auscultation skills with an interactive CD-ROM
    Douglas Roy
    Department of Pediatrics, Dalhousie University, 5849 University Ave, Halifax, NS B3H 4H7
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 22:152-9. 2002
    ..This study assessed a group of family physicians' cardiac auscultation skills and use of a computerized self-instructional program to improve these skills...
  42. doi request reprint Self-assessment and continuing professional development: the Canadian perspective
    Ivan Silver
    Office of Continuing Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 28:25-31. 2008
    ....