J A Cleland

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Affiliation: University of Aberdeen
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc "What am I Going to Say Here?" The Experiences of Doctors and Nurses Communicating with Patients in a Cancer Unit
    Margaret McLean
    Clinical and Counselling Psychology, NHS Grampian Aberdeen, UK
    Front Psychol 2:339. 2011
  2. doi request reprint Using databases in medical education research: AMEE Guide No. 77
    Jennifer Cleland
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Teach 35:e1103-22. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Student-patient communication during physical examination
    Jennifer Cleland
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Clin Teach 10:84-7. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The remediation challenge: theoretical and methodological insights from a systematic review
    Jennifer Cleland
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Educ 47:242-51. 2013
  5. doi request reprint A qualitative study of stakeholder views of a community-based anticipatory care service for patients with COPD
    Jennifer Cleland
    Department of General Practice, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 21:255-60. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Attracting healthcare professionals to remote and rural medicine: learning from doctors in training in the north of Scotland
    J Cleland
    Center for Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Teach 34:e476-82. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Community pharmacists' perceptions of barriers to communication with migrants
    Jennifer A Cleland
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Int J Pharm Pract 20:148-54. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Associations between medical school and career preferences in Year 1 medical students in Scotland
    Jennifer Cleland
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Educ 46:473-84. 2012
  9. pmc Can asthma control be improved by understanding the patient's perspective?
    Rob Horne
    Centre for Behavioural Medicine, School of Pharmacy University of London, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 7:8. 2007
  10. pmc Students' attitudes towards the introduction of a Personal and Professional Development portfolio: potential barriers and facilitators
    Sarah Ross
    University of Aberdeen, Division of Medical and Dental Education, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Med Educ 9:69. 2009

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Publications32

  1. pmc "What am I Going to Say Here?" The Experiences of Doctors and Nurses Communicating with Patients in a Cancer Unit
    Margaret McLean
    Clinical and Counselling Psychology, NHS Grampian Aberdeen, UK
    Front Psychol 2:339. 2011
    ..Without recognition of the need for staff to protect their own emotional well-being, communication skills training programs, emphasized in current UK cancer care guidelines, may have little impact on practice...
  2. doi request reprint Using databases in medical education research: AMEE Guide No. 77
    Jennifer Cleland
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Teach 35:e1103-22. 2013
    ..Future AMEE Guides in the research series will address statistical analysis of data in more detail...
  3. doi request reprint Student-patient communication during physical examination
    Jennifer Cleland
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Clin Teach 10:84-7. 2013
    ..The objective of this exploratory study was to explore how medical students communicate with patients when performing a physical examination in the absence of formal teaching on how to communicate in this situation...
  4. doi request reprint The remediation challenge: theoretical and methodological insights from a systematic review
    Jennifer Cleland
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Educ 47:242-51. 2013
    ..The aim of this systematic review was to synthesise the available evidence to clarify how and why remediation interventions may have worked in order to progress knowledge on this topic...
  5. doi request reprint A qualitative study of stakeholder views of a community-based anticipatory care service for patients with COPD
    Jennifer Cleland
    Department of General Practice, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 21:255-60. 2012
    ..The need to consider anticipatory preventive care for people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) has been highlighted in UK guidelines and policy...
  6. doi request reprint Attracting healthcare professionals to remote and rural medicine: learning from doctors in training in the north of Scotland
    J Cleland
    Center for Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Teach 34:e476-82. 2012
    ..Our aim was to gain an understanding of the experiences and perceptions of Foundation Programme (FP) doctors training in placements in remote and rural areas of the north of Scotland...
  7. doi request reprint Community pharmacists' perceptions of barriers to communication with migrants
    Jennifer A Cleland
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Int J Pharm Pract 20:148-54. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to explore community pharmacists' perceptions of communication barriers during the provision of care to A8 (nationals from central/Eastern European states) migrants...
  8. doi request reprint Associations between medical school and career preferences in Year 1 medical students in Scotland
    Jennifer Cleland
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, Faculty of Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Educ 46:473-84. 2012
    ..Little is known about the relationship between the career preferences of medical students and the medical schools at which they are enrolled. Our aim was to explore this relationship early in students' medical training...
  9. pmc Can asthma control be improved by understanding the patient's perspective?
    Rob Horne
    Centre for Behavioural Medicine, School of Pharmacy University of London, UK
    BMC Pulm Med 7:8. 2007
    ..An international panel of experts invited by the International Primary Care Respiratory Group considered the evidence and discussed the implications for primary care practice...
  10. pmc Students' attitudes towards the introduction of a Personal and Professional Development portfolio: potential barriers and facilitators
    Sarah Ross
    University of Aberdeen, Division of Medical and Dental Education, Polwarth Building, Foresterhill, Aberdeen, AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Med Educ 9:69. 2009
    ..This study's aim was to survey student views about a prospective Professional and Personal Development (PPD) portfolio...
  11. pmc Why medical students choose not to carry out an intercalated BSc: a questionnaire study
    Jamie A Nicholson
    Division of Applied Medicine, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen AB25 2ZD, UK
    BMC Med Educ 10:25. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to find out why medical students opted not to take an intercalated degree...
  12. pmc Can a GP be a generalist and a specialist? Stakeholders views on a respiratory General Practitioner with a special interest service in the UK
    Mandy A Moffat
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB41 6ST, UK
    BMC Health Serv Res 6:62. 2006
    ..The objective of the current study is to explore the attitudes and views of stakeholders to the provision of a respiratory GPwSI service within the six PCTs in Leicester, UK...
  13. pmc Leaders, leadership and future primary care clinical research
    John Furler
    Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
    BMC Fam Pract 9:52. 2008
    ..To meet the increasing demands being made of it, primary care needs its own thriving research culture and knowledge base...
  14. doi request reprint A remedial intervention linked to a formative assessment is effective in terms of improving student performance in subsequent degree examinations
    Jennifer Cleland
    University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, AB25 2AY, UK
    Med Teach 32:e185-90. 2010
    ..We asked: is remedial intervention linked to a formative assessment effective in terms of improving student performance in subsequent degree examinations?..
  15. doi request reprint Innovation in medical education: summer studentships
    Jennifer Cleland
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Clin Teach 7:47-52. 2010
    ..The approach selected was to establish a programme of competitive Teaching Development Awards: the 'Summer Studentship Scheme'...
  16. doi request reprint A mixed-methods study identifying and exploring medical students' views of the UKCAT
    J A Cleland
    Division of Medical and Dental Education, Centre for Academic Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Med Teach 33:244-9. 2011
    ..The United Kingdom Clinical Aptitude Test (UKCAT) is used by 23 UK medical schools. Research to date has focused on validity and utility but it is also critical to examine selection processes from the applicant's perspective...
  17. ncbi request reprint The use of simulated patients in medical education: AMEE Guide No 42
    Jennifer A Cleland
    Division of Medical Education, Foresterhill Health Centre, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Teach 31:477-86. 2009
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  18. doi request reprint "There is a chain of Chinese whispers ...": empirical data support the call to formally teach handover to prequalification doctors
    J A Cleland
    Division of Medical Education, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Qual Saf Health Care 18:267-71. 2009
    ..Shift handovers, or hand/sign-off, can give rise to miscommunication of critical information, a patient safety issue. How can we best prepare new doctors for handover?..
  19. pmc An intercalated BSc degree is associated with higher marks in subsequent medical school examinations
    Jennifer A Cleland
    School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen, UK
    BMC Med Educ 9:24. 2009
    ..To compare medical students on a modern MBChB programme who did an optional intercalated degree with their peers who did not intercalate; in particular, to monitor performance in subsequent undergraduate degree exams...
  20. ncbi request reprint Undergraduate students' attitudes to communication skills learning differ depending on year of study and gender
    Jennifer Cleland
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Med Teach 27:246-51. 2005
    ..Differences between male and female students reflect those seen in previous studies. The findings presented support the use of the CSAS as an appropriate tool to measure attitudes in a wide population of medical students...
  21. ncbi request reprint Failing finals is often a surprise for the student but not the teacher: identifying difficulties and supporting students with academic difficulties
    Jennifer Cleland
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, University of Aberdeen, London, UK
    Med Teach 27:504-8. 2005
    ..We conclude that while the onus is on Faculty to identify and support failing students, the results indicate that students would benefit from support in developing self-reflection skills in such a way to support life-long learning...
  22. ncbi request reprint Teaching smoking cessation knowledge to second-year undergraduates
    Jennifer Cleland
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, UK
    Med Teach 27:655-7. 2005
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  23. pmc A pragmatic, three-arm randomised controlled trial of spiritual healing for asthma in primary care
    Jennifer A Cleland
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen
    Br J Gen Pract 56:444-9. 2006
    ..Well-designed trials are required to assess if complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) is effective.Aim:This study assessed the effectiveness of spiritual healing for asthma...
  24. ncbi request reprint Management of COPD in primary care in north-east Scotland
    J Cleland
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, University of Aberdeen, AB25 2AY
    Scott Med J 51:10-4. 2006
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  25. ncbi request reprint A qualitative study of the attitudes of patients and staff to the use of mobile phone technology for recording and gathering asthma data
    Jennifer Cleland
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, UK
    J Telemed Telecare 13:85-9. 2007
    ..There was a high degree of acceptability to both patients and staff...
  26. ncbi request reprint Associations of depression and anxiety with gender, age, health-related quality of life and symptoms in primary care COPD patients
    Jennifer A Cleland
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Westburn Road, Aberdeen AB25 2AY, UK
    Fam Pract 24:217-23. 2007
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  27. ncbi request reprint An exploratory, pragmatic, cluster randomised trial of practice nurse training in the use of asthma action plans
    Jennifer A Cleland
    Senior Clinical Lecturer, Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 16:311-8. 2007
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  28. doi request reprint Cohort study on predicting grades: is performance on early MBChB assessments predictive of later undergraduate grades?
    Jennifer A Cleland
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill Health Centre, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Educ 42:676-83. 2008
    ..If it does, this information could be used to signpost strategically placed supportive interventions for our students...
  29. doi request reprint Is it me or is it them? Factors that influence the passing of underperforming students
    Jennifer A Cleland
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Educ 42:800-9. 2008
    ..Barriers to failing underperformance in students have been identified in other vocational settings. Is 'failure to fail' an issue for medical educators in the UK, and, if so, what are its determinants?..
  30. ncbi request reprint Undergraduate medical students' perceptions and expectations of theatre-based learning: how can we improve the student learning experience?
    N Fernando
    School of Medicine, University of Aberdeen
    Surgeon 5:271-4. 2007
    ..Theatre-based teaching can be seen as having little inherent benefit otherwise. We wished to identify other factors contributing to the experience of theatre-based teaching...
  31. ncbi request reprint Undergraduate medical students: who seeks formative feedback?
    Hazel K Sinclair
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK
    Med Educ 41:580-2. 2007
    ..This study aimed to monitor which undergraduate students collected formative feedback on their degree essays and to quantify any correlations between gender or summative mark achieved and whether formative feedback was sought...
  32. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology teaching: student and tutor perceptions
    Mandy Moffat
    Department of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Aberdeen, Scotland, UK
    Med Teach 26:691-5. 2004
    ..Most students are exam driven and will only make efforts to learn topics that are assessed. Tutors also find epidemiology to be difficult and want their teaching to be clinically relevant...