Elaine R Cohen

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Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Cost savings from reduced catheter-related bloodstream infection after simulation-based education for residents in a medical intensive care unit
    Elaine R Cohen
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Simul Healthc 5:98-102. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Making July safer: simulation-based mastery learning during intern boot cAMP
    Elaine R Cohen
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Acad Med 88:233-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Use of simulation-based mastery learning to improve the quality of central venous catheter placement in a medical intensive care unit
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:397-403. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Unexpected collateral effects of simulation-based medical education
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Acad Med 86:1513-7. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Simulation-based mastery learning reduces complications during central venous catheter insertion in a medical intensive care unit
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2697-701. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Long-term retention of central venous catheter insertion skills after simulation-based mastery learning
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 85:S9-12. 2010
  7. pmc First-year residents outperform third-year residents after simulation-based education in critical care medicine
    Benjamin D Singer
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Simul Healthc 8:67-71. 2013
  8. pmc Code status discussion skill retention in internal medicine residents: one-year follow-up
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:1325-8. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Clinical performance and skill retention after simulation-based education for nephrology fellows
    Shubhada N Ahya
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Semin Dial 25:470-3. 2012
  10. pmc Simulation-based mastery learning improves cardiac auscultation skills in medical students
    John Butter
    Augusta Webster, MD Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:780-5. 2010

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  1. doi request reprint Cost savings from reduced catheter-related bloodstream infection after simulation-based education for residents in a medical intensive care unit
    Elaine R Cohen
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Simul Healthc 5:98-102. 2010
    ..However, little is known about the cost-effectiveness of simulation-based education. The aim of this study was to estimate hospital cost savings related to a reduction in CRBSI after simulation training for residents...
  2. doi request reprint Making July safer: simulation-based mastery learning during intern boot cAMP
    Elaine R Cohen
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Acad Med 88:233-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of a simulation-based mastery learning (SBML) boot camp on internal medicine interns' clinical skills...
  3. doi request reprint Use of simulation-based mastery learning to improve the quality of central venous catheter placement in a medical intensive care unit
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Department of Medicine, Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Hosp Med 4:397-403. 2009
    ..Complications, including arterial puncture and pneumothorax, decrease when operators use fewer needle passes to insert the CVC. In this study, we evaluated the effect of simulation-based mastery learning on CVC insertion skill...
  4. doi request reprint Unexpected collateral effects of simulation-based medical education
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Acad Med 86:1513-7. 2011
    ..The collateral effects of SBE on the skills of residents who have not yet experienced SBE are unknown...
  5. ncbi request reprint Simulation-based mastery learning reduces complications during central venous catheter insertion in a medical intensive care unit
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Crit Care Med 37:2697-701. 2009
    ..To determine the effect of a simulation-based mastery learning model on central venous catheter insertion skill and the prevalence of procedure-related complications in a medical intensive care unit over a 1-yr period...
  6. doi request reprint Long-term retention of central venous catheter insertion skills after simulation-based mastery learning
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 85:S9-12. 2010
    ..Simulation-based mastery learning (SBML) of central venous catheter (CVC) insertion improves trainee skill and patient care. How long skills are retained is unknown...
  7. pmc First-year residents outperform third-year residents after simulation-based education in critical care medicine
    Benjamin D Singer
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Simul Healthc 8:67-71. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Code status discussion skill retention in internal medicine residents: one-year follow-up
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:1325-8. 2012
    ..However, many trainees are not competent to perform a code status discussion (CSD). A multimodality intervention improved skills in a group of first-year residents in 2011. How long these acquired CSD skills are retained is unknown...
  9. doi request reprint Clinical performance and skill retention after simulation-based education for nephrology fellows
    Shubhada N Ahya
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Semin Dial 25:470-3. 2012
    ..At 1 year, there was statistically significant skills decay. We recommend booster training at 6 months...
  10. pmc Simulation-based mastery learning improves cardiac auscultation skills in medical students
    John Butter
    Augusta Webster, MD Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gen Intern Med 25:780-5. 2010
    ..Cardiac auscultation is a core clinical skill. However, prior studies show that trainee skills are often deficient and that clinical experience is not a proxy for competence...
  11. doi request reprint Use of simulation-based education to reduce catheter-related bloodstream infections
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Arch Intern Med 169:1420-3. 2009
    ..The effect of simulation-based education in CVC insertion on the incidence of catheter-related bloodstream infection (CRBSI) is unknown. The aim of this study was to determine if simulation-based training in CVC insertion reduces CRBSI...
  12. pmc Translational educational research: a necessity for effective health-care improvement
    William C McGaghie
    Center for Education in Medicine and Department of Preventive Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611 3008, USA
    Chest 142:1097-103. 2012
    ..National research priorities are served from translational educational research. National funding priorities should endorse the contribution and value of translational education research...
  13. doi request reprint Use of simulation-based education to improve resident learning and patient care in the medical intensive care unit: a randomized trial
    Clara J Schroedl
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Crit Care 27:219.e7-13. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study is to determine the effect of simulation-based education on the knowledge and skills of internal medicine residents in the medical intensive care unit (MICU)...
  14. doi request reprint Progress toward improving medical school graduates' skills via a "boot camp" curriculum
    Diane B Wayne
    From the Department of Medicine D B W, E R C, B D S, F M, J H B, E A L J B, and Augusta Webster MD Department of Medical Education and Faculty Development W C M, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL
    Simul Healthc 9:33-9. 2014
    ..We designed a simulation-based "boot camp" experience for students entering internal medicine residency and compared medical student performance with the performance of historical controls who did not complete boot camp...
  15. doi request reprint Raising the bar: reassessing standards for procedural competence
    Elaine R Cohen
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Teach Learn Med 25:6-9. 2013
    ..How often passing standards for clinical skills examinations should be reexamined is unknown...
  16. pmc Improving residents' code status discussion skills: a randomized trial
    Eytan Szmuilowicz
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Palliat Med 15:768-74. 2012
    ..Inpatient Code Status Discussions (CSDs) are commonly facilitated by resident physicians, despite inadequate training. We studied the efficacy of a CSD communication skills training intervention for internal medicine residents...
  17. pmc Simulation-based education with mastery learning improves residents' lumbar puncture skills
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Neurology 79:132-7. 2012
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  18. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes after bedside and interventional radiology paracentesis procedures
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Am J Med 126:349-56. 2013
    ..Our aims were to develop a prediction model for which location (bedside vs IR) clinicians select for inpatient paracentesis procedures, and to compare clinical outcomes...
  19. ncbi request reprint Mastery learning of temporary hemodialysis catheter insertion by nephrology fellows using simulation technology and deliberate practice
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Department of Medicine, MD Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Am J Kidney Dis 54:70-6. 2009
    ..Our aim was to use a central venous catheter (CVC) simulator to assess nephrology fellows' THDC insertion skills and evaluate the impact of an educational intervention on skill development to mastery standards...
  20. pmc Does simulation-based medical education with deliberate practice yield better results than traditional clinical education? A meta-analytic comparative review of the evidence
    William C McGaghie
    Northwestern University Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 303 East Chicago Avenue, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 86:706-11. 2011
    ..This article presents a comparison of the effectiveness of traditional clinical education toward skill acquisition goals versus simulation-based medical education (SBME) with deliberate practice (DP)...
  21. doi request reprint Are United States Medical Licensing Exam Step 1 and 2 scores valid measures for postgraduate medical residency selection decisions?
    William C McGaghie
    Augusta Webster, MD, Office of Medical Education and Faculty Development, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois 60611 3008, USA
    Acad Med 86:48-52. 2011
    ....
  22. doi request reprint A diuretic protocol increases volume removal and reduces readmissions among hospitalized patients with acute decompensated heart failure
    Jeffrey H Barsuk
    Division of Hospital Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Congest Heart Fail 19:53-60. 2013
    ..A diuretic dosing protocol for patients admitted with ADHF improves weight loss and may lower 30-day readmissions, at the cost of potentially increasing LOS...
  23. doi request reprint Setting defensible standards for cardiac auscultation skills in medical students
    Diane B Wayne
    Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Galter 3 150, 251 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    Acad Med 84:S94-6. 2009
    ..Cardiac auscultation is a critical clinical skill for physicians, but minimum performance standards do not exist...