Catherine A Powers
Affiliation: Boston University
- Evaluation of current tobacco curriculum at 12 US medical schoolsCatherine A Powers
Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Cancer Educ 19:212-9. 2004..Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Education at US Medical Schools (PACE), a National Cancer Institute funded project, was launched to assess and improve curriculum content and teaching at 12 US medical schools...
- Tobacco education and counseling in obstetrics and gynecology clerkships: a survey of medical school program directorsCatherine A Powers
Division of Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacoeconomics, Brigham and Women s Hospital, and Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA
Matern Child Health J 15:1153-9. 2011..These findings suggest that although medical students see many OB and GYN patients who smoke, they have few opportunities to learn comprehensive cessation skills during their clerkships...
- Smoking Sleuths: a pilot tobacco prevention elective for medical school studentsCatherine A Powers
Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
J Cancer Educ 23:122-5. 2008..Smoking Sleuths is an experiential learning curriculum that was developed and taught to elementary through high school aged children by medical students...
- Tobacco cessation and prevention practices reported by second and fourth year students at US medical schoolsAlan C Geller
Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
J Gen Intern Med 23:1071-6. 2008..To date, there has been little information on students' self-reported skills and practice opportunities to provide 5A's (Ask, Advise, Assess, Assist, and Arrange) counseling for tobacco cessation...
- Cultural competency and tobacco control training in US medical schools: many but missed opportunitiesCatherine A Powers
Office for Diversity and Community Partnership, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA
J Cancer Educ 25:290-6. 2010..Additionally, students should receive supervised clinical opportunities to practice counseling, including opportunities to discuss and reflect on their experiences...
- Tobacco control competencies for US medical studentsAlan C Geller
Cancer Prevention and Control Center, Department of Dermatology, Boston University School of Medicine, MA 02118, USA
Am J Public Health 95:950-5. 2005..Because there was neither an explicit set of tobacco competencies for medical schools nor a process to develop them, one of the consortium's tasks was to articulate competencies and learning objectives...
- Basic skills for working with smokers: a pilot test of an online course for medical studentsMary Jo White
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
J Cancer Educ 22:254-8. 2007..Online learning can be an excellent method for presenting clinical skills to address health behaviors...