Claudio Violato

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. pmc Leadership competencies for medical education and healthcare professions: population-based study
    Fadil Citaku
    Faculty of Medicine, Medical Education and Research Unit, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMJ Open 2:e000812. 2012
  2. pmc Temporal stability of objective structured clinical exams: a longitudinal study employing item response theory
    Lubna A Baig
    Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med Educ 12:121. 2012
  3. pmc The development of a knowledge test of depression and its treatment for patients suffering from non-psychotic depression: a psychometric assessment
    Adel Gabriel
    University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, 2000 Pegasus Rd NE, Calgary AB T2E 8K7, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 9:56. 2009
  4. ncbi request reprint Certification examinations for massage therapists: a psychometric analysis
    Claudio Violato
    Department of Applied Psychology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:111-5. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Self and peer assessment of pediatricians, psychiatrists and medicine specialists: implications for self-directed learning
    Claudio Violato
    Medical Education Research Unit, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, T2N 4N1, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 11:235-44. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Assessment of pediatricians by a regulatory authority
    Claudio Violato
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Pediatrics 117:796-802. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of psychiatrists in practice through multisource feedback
    Claudio Violato
    Medical Education and Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 53:525-33. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Does the medical college admission test predict clinical reasoning skills? A longitudinal study employing the Medical Council of Canada clinical reasoning examination
    Claudio Violato
    Medical Education and Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, University of Calgary, Calgary Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Acad Med 80:S14-6. 2005
  9. doi request reprint Multisource feedback systems for quality improvement in the health professions: assessing occupational therapists in practice
    Claudio Violato
    Medical Education Research Unit, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 29:111-8. 2009
  10. pmc Multisource feedback: a method of assessing surgical practice
    Claudio Violato
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMJ 326:546-8. 2003

Detail Information

Publications51

  1. pmc Leadership competencies for medical education and healthcare professions: population-based study
    Fadil Citaku
    Faculty of Medicine, Medical Education and Research Unit, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    BMJ Open 2:e000812. 2012
    ..To identify and empirically investigate the dimensions of leadership in medical education and healthcare professions...
  2. pmc Temporal stability of objective structured clinical exams: a longitudinal study employing item response theory
    Lubna A Baig
    Medical Education, College of Medicine, King Saud Bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
    BMC Med Educ 12:121. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study was to assess the stability of objective structured clinical exams (OSCEs) employing the same stations used over time but with a different sample of candidates, SPs, and examiners...
  3. pmc The development of a knowledge test of depression and its treatment for patients suffering from non-psychotic depression: a psychometric assessment
    Adel Gabriel
    University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, 2000 Pegasus Rd NE, Calgary AB T2E 8K7, Canada
    BMC Psychiatry 9:56. 2009
    ..To develop and psychometrically assess a multiple choice question (MCQ) instrument to test knowledge of depression and its treatments in patients suffering from depression...
  4. ncbi request reprint Certification examinations for massage therapists: a psychometric analysis
    Claudio Violato
    Department of Applied Psychology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    J Manipulative Physiol Ther 25:111-5. 2002
    ..To describe the components of the Alberta Registered Massage Therapists Society (ARMTS) examination and their psychometric properties...
  5. ncbi request reprint Self and peer assessment of pediatricians, psychiatrists and medicine specialists: implications for self-directed learning
    Claudio Violato
    Medical Education Research Unit, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, T2N 4N1, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract 11:235-44. 2006
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  6. ncbi request reprint Assessment of pediatricians by a regulatory authority
    Claudio Violato
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Pediatrics 117:796-802. 2006
    ..To determine whether it is possible to develop feasible, valid, and reliable multisource feedback data for pediatricians...
  7. ncbi request reprint Assessment of psychiatrists in practice through multisource feedback
    Claudio Violato
    Medical Education and Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta
    Can J Psychiatry 53:525-33. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Does the medical college admission test predict clinical reasoning skills? A longitudinal study employing the Medical Council of Canada clinical reasoning examination
    Claudio Violato
    Medical Education and Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, University of Calgary, Calgary Alberta, Canada T2N 4N1
    Acad Med 80:S14-6. 2005
    ..To investigate the predictive validity of the Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) for clinical reasoning skills upon completion of medical school...
  9. doi request reprint Multisource feedback systems for quality improvement in the health professions: assessing occupational therapists in practice
    Claudio Violato
    Medical Education Research Unit, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 29:111-8. 2009
    ..The objective was to develop and psychometrically evaluate (feasibility, reliability, validity) a questionnaire-based multisource feedback (MSF) system for quality improvement (QI) for occupational therapists (OTs)...
  10. pmc Multisource feedback: a method of assessing surgical practice
    Claudio Violato
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMJ 326:546-8. 2003
  11. ncbi request reprint How to use structural equation modeling in medical education research: a brief guide
    Claudio Violato
    Medical Education Research Unit, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Teach Learn Med 19:362-71. 2007
    ..SEM has potential to advance theory and research in medical education...
  12. doi request reprint Changes in performance: a 5-year longitudinal study of participants in a multi-source feedback programme
    Claudio Violato
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Educ 42:1007-13. 2008
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  13. ncbi request reprint A multi source feedback program for anesthesiologists
    Jocelyn M Lockyer
    Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive N W, Calgary, Alberta, T2N 4N1, Canada
    Can J Anaesth 53:33-9. 2006
    ..To assess the feasibility, validity, and reliability of a multi source feedback program for anesthesiologists...
  14. doi request reprint Teaching in small portions dispersed over time enhances long-term knowledge retention
    Maitreyi Raman
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta T2N4N1, Canada
    Med Teach 32:250-5. 2010
    ..A primary goal of education is to promote long-term knowledge storage and retrieval...
  15. doi request reprint Assessment of radiology physicians by a regulatory authority
    Jocelyn M Lockyer
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Radiology 247:771-8. 2008
    ..To determine whether it is possible to develop a feasible, valid, and reliable multisource feedback program for radiologists. Materials and..
  16. ncbi request reprint The assessment of emergency physicians by a regulatory authority
    Jocelyn M Lockyer
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Acad Emerg Med 13:1296-303. 2006
    ..To determine whether it is possible to develop a feasible, valid, and reliable multisource feedback program (360 degree evaluation) for emergency physicians...
  17. pmc Long-term outcomes for surgeons from 3- and 4-year medical school curricula
    Jocelyn Lockyer
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development, University of Calgary, 3280 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB
    Can J Surg 55:S163-70. 2012
    ..We sought to examine the outcomes of graduates from 3-year versus 4-year medical schools for differences in surgeon performance based on multisource feedback data...
  18. doi request reprint The assessment of pathologists/laboratory medicine physicians through a multisource feedback tool
    Jocelyn M Lockyer
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Arch Pathol Lab Med 133:1301-8. 2009
    ..There is increasing interest in ensuring that physicians demonstrate the full range of Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education competencies...
  19. ncbi request reprint Medical school curricula: do curricular approaches affect competence in medicine?
    Kent Hecker
    Department of Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Fam Med 41:420-6. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of formal curricular approaches in a latent variable path analysis model of achievement-aptitude-competence in medicine...
  20. pmc Assessing clinical communication skills in physicians: are the skills context specific or generalizable
    Lubna A Baig
    Alberta International Medical Graduate Program, and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    BMC Med Educ 9:22. 2009
    ..This research was conducted to adduce evidence for content and context specificity of communication skills and to assess the usefulness of a generic instrument for assessing communication skills in International Medical Graduates (IMGs)...
  21. doi request reprint The effect of differential rater function over time (DRIFT) on objective structured clinical examination ratings
    Kevin McLaughlin
    Office of Undergraduate Medical Education, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Med Educ 43:989-92. 2009
    ..In this study our aim was to examine OSCE ratings for evidence of differential rater function over time (DRIFT), and to explore potential causes of DRIFT...
  22. ncbi request reprint An examination of the appropriateness of using a common peer assessment instrument to assess physician skills across specialties
    Jocelyn M Lockyer
    University of Calgary, AB
    Acad Med 79:S5-8. 2004
    ..To determine whether a common peer assessment instrument can assess competencies across internal medicine, pediatrics, and psychiatry specialties...
  23. doi request reprint A predictive validity study of medical judgment vignettes to assess students' noncognitive attributes: a 3-year prospective longitudinal study
    Tyrone Donnon
    Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    Med Teach 31:e148-55. 2009
    ..The admissions interview still remains the most common approach used to describe candidates' noncognitive attributes for medical school...
  24. doi request reprint Assessment of communication, professionalism, and surgical skills in an objective structured performance-related examination (OSPRE): a psychometric study
    Alicia Ponton-Carss
    Department of Surgery, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Am J Surg 202:433-40. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the reliability and validity of a performance assessment of communication, professionalism, and surgical skills competencies for surgery residents...
  25. ncbi request reprint Likelihood of change: a study assessing surgeon use of multisource feedback data
    Jocelyn Lockyer
    Office of Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Teach Learn Med 15:168-74. 2003
    ..Multisource feedback, using questionnaire-based data from patients, coworkers, and medical colleagues, is designed to provide broad-based information about clinical performance to facilitate change...
  26. doi request reprint An analysis of long-term outcomes of the impact of curriculum: a comparison of the three- and four-year medical school curricula
    Jocelyn M Lockyer
    Office of Continuing Medical Education, 3330 Hospital Drive NW, Calgary, Alberta T2N 4N1, Canada
    Acad Med 84:1342-7. 2009
    ....
  27. ncbi request reprint Medical students' clinical reasoning skills as a function of basic science achievement and clinical competency measures: a structural equation model
    Tyrone Donnon
    Medical Education and Research Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, 3330 Hospital Drive, NW, Calgary, AB Canada, T2N 4N1
    Acad Med 81:S120-3. 2006
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint What multisource feedback factors influence physician self-assessments? A five-year longitudinal study
    Jocelyn M Lockyer
    Continuing Medical Education and Professional Development, 3330 Hospital Dr NW, Calgary, AB, Canada, T2N 4N1
    Acad Med 82:S77-80. 2007
    ..Multisource feedback, in which medical colleagues, patients, coworkers, and the physician involved provide data, is a tool to inform physician practice. Its impact on physicians' self-assessment through two iterations is unknown...
  29. doi request reprint The development of an instrument to assess clinical teaching with linkage to CanMEDS roles: A psychometric analysis
    Jill G Nation
    Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB T2N 4N2, Canada
    Med Teach 33:e290-6. 2011
    ..Assessment of clinical teaching by learners is of value to teachers, department heads, and program directors, and must be comprehensive and feasible...
  30. doi request reprint Using standardized essays in the veterinary medicine admissions process: are the ratings reliable and valid?
    Kent Hecker
    Health Sciences Centre, Department of Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Sciece, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Vet Med Educ 37:254-7. 2010
    ..Correlations with interviews and grade point average provide evidence of construct validity. A time-limited essay with a clear scoring protocol results in adequate reliability and some validity...
  31. doi request reprint The development and psychometric assessment of an instrument to measure attitudes towards depression and its treatments in patients suffering from non-psychotic depression
    Adel Gabriel
    University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, 2000 Pegasus Road NE, Calgary, Canada T2E 8K7
    J Affect Disord 124:241-9. 2010
    ..To develop and psychometrically assess an instrument to measure patients' attitudes towards depression, to its treatments, and aspects of professional help in patients suffering from depression...
  32. doi request reprint Knowledge of and attitudes towards depression and adherence to treatment: the Antidepressant Adherence Scale (AAS)
    Adel Gabriel
    University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, Canada
    J Affect Disord 126:388-94. 2010
    ..Non-adherence to treatment can result from forgetting, carelessness, stopping the drug when feeling worse, or stopping the drug when feeling better...
  33. doi request reprint A construct validity study of clinical competence: a multitrait multimethod matrix approach
    Lubna Baig
    Alberta International Medical Graduate Program, Health Sciences Centre, University of Calgary, Canada
    J Contin Educ Health Prof 30:19-25. 2010
    ..The purpose of the study was to adduce evidence for estimating the construct validity of clinical competence measured through assessment instruments used for high-stakes examinations...
  34. pmc Ego identity development in physicians: a cross-cultural comparison using a mixed method approach
    Tanya N Beran
    Medical Education and Research Unit, University of Calgary, Faculty of Medicine, 3330 Hospital Dr, N, W, Calgary, AB, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 5:249. 2012
    ..Given that their motivations for becoming a doctor in Canada may differ, it is important to examine how they decided to become a doctor for each group separately...
  35. doi request reprint A generalizability analysis of a veterinary school Multiple Mini Interview: effect of number of interviewers, type of interviewers, and number of stations
    Kent Hecker
    Department of Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Teach Learn Med 23:331-6. 2011
    ..The number of Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) stations and the type and number of interviewers required for an acceptable level of reliability for veterinary admissions requires investigation...
  36. doi request reprint The international certification of addiction medicine: validating clinical knowledge across borders
    Nady el-Guebaly
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Subst Abus 32:77-83. 2011
    ..The steps followed and the results of a psychometric analysis of the tests from the first 65 candidates are reported. Lessons learned in the first 5 years and challenges for the future are identified...
  37. doi request reprint Psychoeducational methods for patients suffering from depression: the knowledge seeking instrument (KSI)
    Adel Gabriel
    Psychiatry and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, 2000 Pegasus Rd NE, Calgary, Canada
    J Affect Disord 133:406-12. 2011
    ..To develop and psychometrically assess a short instrument that can be easily used in clinical practice to measure knowledge-seeking behavior in patients suffering from depression...
  38. doi request reprint Validity, reliability, and defensibility of assessments in veterinary education
    Kent Hecker
    Veterinary Medical Education Research, G380 Health Sciences Centre, Department of Veterinary Clinical and Diagnostic Science, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Vet Med Educ 36:271-5. 2009
    ....
  39. pmc Impact of cognitive imaging and sex differences on the development of laparoscopic suturing skills
    Tyrone Donnon
    Medical Education and Research Unit, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alta
    Can J Surg 48:387-93. 2005
    ..The principal aim of this study was to determine the effect, between the sexes, of cognitive imaging as a teaching method in the context of learning a surgical technique...
  40. ncbi request reprint The predictive validity of the MCAT for medical school performance and medical board licensing examinations: a meta-analysis of the published research
    Tyrone Donnon
    Medical Education and Research Unit, Department of Community Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada
    Acad Med 82:100-6. 2007
    ..To conduct a meta-analysis of published studies to determine the predictive validity of the MCAT on medical school performance and medical board licensing examinations...
  41. doi request reprint How much do gastroenterology fellows know about nutrition?
    Maitreyi Raman
    Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Clin Gastroenterol 43:559-64. 2009
    ..Many people are afflicted with chronic diseases, in which nutrition plays a key role. The need for greater nutrition training among physicians, particularly gastroenterologists, is becoming increasingly evident...
  42. doi request reprint How much do differences in medical schools influence student performance? A longitudinal study employing hierarchical linear modeling
    Kent Hecker
    Medical Education Research Unit, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Teach Learn Med 20:104-13. 2008
    ..There is little evidence, however, for the impact of various curricula and educational policies on student learning once incoming performance and the nonrandom nature of students nested within schools has been accounted for...
  43. doi request reprint A predictive and construct validity study of a high-stakes objective clinical examination for assessing the clinical competence of international medical graduates
    Andrea Vallevand
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Teach Learn Med 24:168-76. 2012
    ....
  44. ncbi request reprint A model of childhood perceived peer harassment: analyses of the Canadian National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth Data
    Tanya N Beran
    Division of Applied Psychology, Faculty of Education, University of Calgary, 2500 University Drive NW, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 1N4
    J Psychol 138:129-47. 2004
    ..Their parents reported using high levels of control and low levels of warmth with their children and reported high levels of depression and marital conflict themselves. These results are discussed from a social-cognitive perspective...
  45. ncbi request reprint A meta-analysis of the published research on the affective, cognitive, and behavioral effects of corporal punishment
    Elizabeth Oddone Paolucci
    Faculty of Medicine, University of Calgary, AB, Canada
    J Psychol 138:197-221. 2004
    ..The results of the present meta-analysis suggest that exposure to corporal punishment does not substantially increase the risk to youth of developing affective, cognitive, or behavioral pathologies...
  46. doi request reprint Clerkship evaluation--what are we measuring?
    Kevin McLaughlin
    University of Calgary, Canada
    Med Teach 31:e36-9. 2009
    ..But how well do we evaluate these multiple roles? Aims: To investigate the principal components of evaluation in the Internal Medicine clerkship rotation at the University of Calgary...
  47. pmc Problem-solving strategies in psychiatry: differences between experts and novices in diagnostic accuracy and reasoning
    Adel Gabriel
    Departments of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada Medical Education, Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary Calgary, Canada
    Adv Med Educ Pract 4:11-6. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine and compare diagnostic success and its relationship with the diagnostic reasoning process between novices and experts in psychiatry...
  48. pmc Structural equation modeling in medical research: a primer
    Tanya N Beran
    Medical Education and Research Unit Faculty of Medicine University of Calgary 3330 Hospital Dr, N, W, Calgary, AB T2N 4N1, Canada
    BMC Res Notes 3:267. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present paper is to explicate SEM to medical and health sciences researchers and exemplify their application...
  49. doi request reprint Adjunctive atomoxetine to SSRIs or SNRIs in the treatment of adult ADHD patients with comorbid partially responsive generalized anxiety (GA): an open-label study
    Adel Gabriel
    Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary and Calgary Health Region, 2000 Pegasus Road NE, Calgary, AB, T2E 8K7, Canada
    Atten Defic Hyperact Disord 3:319-26. 2011
    ..Two patients withdrew from the study during the first 4 weeks of treatment due to side effects. Atomoxetine can be used as an adjunctive treatment in adult patients with ADHD and comorbid partially responsive anxiety symptoms...
  50. ncbi request reprint Students' perception on medical professionalism: the psychometric perspective
    Tsuen Chiuan Tsai
    Department of Pediatrics, Taipei Medical University College of Medicine, Taiwan
    Med Teach 29:128-34. 2007
    ..The main purpose of this study was to identify and understand the structure of latent traits underlying the concept of medical professionalism of Taiwanese students...
  51. ncbi request reprint A validity study of expert judgment procedures for setting cutoff scores on high-stakes credentialing examinations using cluster analysis
    Claudio Violato
    Edumetrics Ltd, University of Calgary
    Eval Health Prof 26:59-72. 2003
    ..Thus the subjective approaches to setting cutoff scores (i.e., expert judgment methods) converge with the objective method (i.e., cluster analysis) of classifying test takers in the same categories...