health occupations students


Summary: Individuals enrolled in a school or formal educational program in the health occupations.

Top Publications

  1. Cooper H, Spencer Dawe E, McLean E. Beginning the process of teamwork: design, implementation and evaluation of an inter-professional education intervention for first year undergraduate students. J Interprof Care. 2005;19:492-508 pubmed
    ..It is also working on strengthening e-learning by integrating the generic materials into the curricula of all courses. Alongside this, strategies are being explored for interprofessional learning in practice. ..
  2. Mays V, Ly L, Allen E, Young S. Engaging student health organizations in reducing health disparities in underserved communities through volunteerism: developing a student health corps. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2009;20:914-28 pubmed publisher
    ..Universities are in an excellent position to train, supervise, and organize volunteer health corps in order to engage students in reducing health disparities and to train culturally competent health care providers. ..
  3. Weese J, Archambault M, Willey B, Hearn P, Kreiswirth B, Said Salim B, et al. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in horses and horse personnel, 2000-2002. Emerg Infect Dis. 2005;11:430-5 pubmed
    ..All tested isolates from clinical infections were negative for the Panton-Valentine leukocidin genes. Equine MRSA infection may be an important emerging zoonotic and veterinary disease. ..
  4. Li Tsang C, Weiss P. Evaluation of a web-based rheumatology course for students in rehabilitation sciences. Work. 2003;20:13-8 pubmed
  5. Charles G, Bainbridge L, Copeman Stewart K, Kassam R, Tiffin S. Impact of an interprofessional rural health care practice education experience on students and communities. J Allied Health. 2008;37:127-31 pubmed
    ..Exposure to new ways of providing service and the impact that the introduction of teams of passionate students can have on both practitioners and small communities have greatly enriched the broader communities. ..
  6. Livecchi N, Merrick M, Ingersoll C, Stemmans C. Pre-athletic training students perform better on written tests with teacher-centered instruction. J Allied Health. 2004;33:200-4 pubmed
    ..05). Teacher-centered instruction improves written test performance compared with student-centered instruction. When initially teaching a skill, direct teacher involvement may help students learn and perform better. ..
  7. Lambert Shute J, Jarrott S, Fruhauf C. Service learning at dementia care programs: an orientation and training program. Gerontol Geriatr Educ. 2004;25:19-35 pubmed
    ..The following sections describe the project and its procedures, benefits, and challenges. Recommendations for continuing the project and for adapting the project to other dementia sites are provided. ..
  8. Shah J, Shah A, Pietrobon R. Scientific writing of novice researchers: what difficulties and encouragements do they encounter?. Acad Med. 2009;84:511-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Remedies that address these challenges are needed to substantially improve scientific writing instruction. ..
  9. Hoppes S, Chesbro S. Elements of instruction in allied health: do faculty and students value the same things?. J Allied Health. 2003;32:167-72 pubmed
    ..Results of this study will further understanding between allied health faculty and students concerning similarities and differences in instructional values. ..

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  1. Corrêa L, Lunardi V, Santos S. [Constructing knowledge about solid waste in health services in the education of health professionals]. Rev Gaucha Enferm. 2008;29:557-64 pubmed
  2. Baillie S, Shore H, Gill D, May S. Introducing peer-assisted learning into a veterinary curriculum: a trial with a simulator. J Vet Med Educ. 2009;36:174-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The trial of PAL proved a successful way of delivering simulator-based training and the project has provided a basis for the further use of PAL in our curriculum. ..
  3. Pettersen S, Olsen R. Exploring predictors of health sciences students' attitudes towards complementary-alternative medicine. Adv Health Sci Educ Theory Pract. 2007;12:35-53 pubmed
    ..HS students' Paranormal beliefs, and their Willingness to include CAM in HS education were the most important predictors. The study results suggest stronger emphasis on teaching about epistemologies in HS educations. ..
  4. Mahomed S, Al Obaidi S, Al Zoabi B. Outcome measures and psychomotor skills related to shoulder conditions for clinical orthopedic training. Med Princ Pract. 2008;17:481-5 pubmed publisher
    ..PT students' application of PJM, PNF, and therapeutic exercise improved ROM and decreased pain in patients with shoulder pathologies. ..
  5. Belinsky S, Tataronis G. Past experiences of the clinical instructor and current attitudes toward evaluation of students. J Allied Health. 2007;36:11-6 pubmed
  6. Delany C, Bragge P. A study of physiotherapy students' and clinical educators' perceptions of learning and teaching. Med Teach. 2009;31:e402-11 pubmed
    ..The findings of this research were used to develop a set of teaching and learning statements and strategies that are grounded in the perspectives and experiences of students and educators in the clinical education setting. ..
  7. LePard K. Student demonstration of relationship between intestinal slow waves and phasic contractions. Adv Physiol Educ. 2005;29:131-2 pubmed
  8. Hammick M, Freeth D, Koppel I, Reeves S, Barr H. A best evidence systematic review of interprofessional education: BEME Guide no. 9. Med Teach. 2007;29:735-51 pubmed publisher
    ..In the context of quality improvement initiatives interprofessional education is frequently used as a mechanism to enhance the development of practice and improvement of services. ..
  9. Tervo R, Palmer G, Redinius P. Health professional student attitudes towards people with disability. Clin Rehabil. 2004;18:908-15 pubmed
    ..Work experience was important for comfort with challenging rehabilitation situations. Specific educational experiences are needed to promote more positive attitudes. ..
  10. Busse J, Wilson K, Campbell J. Attitudes towards vaccination among chiropractic and naturopathic students. Vaccine. 2008;26:6237-43 pubmed publisher
    ..Reasons for this are discussed, and we provide suggestions for strategies to address the situation. ..
  11. Steckelberg A, Balgenorth A, Berger J, Mühlhauser I. Explaining computation of predictive values: 2 x 2 table versus frequency tree. A randomized controlled trial [ISRCTN74278823]. BMC Med Educ. 2004;4:13 pubmed
    ..These findings do not support the hypothesis that the 2 x 2 table is more valuable to facilitate the calculation of positive predictive values than the frequency tree. ..
  12. Powers K. Radiologic sciences. Faculty needs assessment. Radiol Technol. 2005;76:211-5 pubmed
    ..The data will help maximize ASRT support for present and future educators. Services created by the ASRT Education Department will deepen the relationship with this key segment of the professional community. ..
  13. Dreyer J, West W, Wagner E, Kearfott K. The University of Michigan Student Health Physics Society's Radiation and Health Physics World Wide Web Site. Health Phys. 2005;88:S115-20 pubmed
    ..Although these changes have been beneficial for the site, the UMSHPS continuously seeks professional opinions and ideas to further the services that this online resource can provide to the profession and to the general public. ..
  14. Milligan N. Effects of training about academic accommodations on perceptions and intentions of health science faculty. J Allied Health. 2010;39:54-62 pubmed
    ..This article describes the training methods used in the training workshop and the methods participants identified as making the most impact on their intentions, perceptions, and willingness to provide academic accommodations. ..
  15. McLeod S, Barbara A. Online technology in rural health: supporting students to overcome the tyranny of distance. Aust J Rural Health. 2005;13:276-81 pubmed
    ..The use of online chat rooms was seen to be beneficial to encouraging peer support while on fieldwork for allied health students. ..
  16. Brown K, Piotrowski M. How to do your part to attract more professionals to the field. Biomed Instrum Technol. 2004;38:381-2 pubmed
  17. Weerakoon P, Jones M, Pynor R, Kilburn Watt E. Allied health professional students' perceived level of comfort in clinical situations that have sexual connotations. J Allied Health. 2004;33:189-93 pubmed
    ..Further research investigating the nature and cause of discomfort in clinical settings is required. Studies that examine the usefulness of sexuality education programs in increasing practitioner comfort also should be carried out. ..
  18. Tavolacci M, Ladner J, Bailly L, Merle V, Pitrou I, Czernichow P. Prevention of nosocomial infection and standard precautions: knowledge and source of information among healthcare students. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. 2008;29:642-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Ward training for daily infection control practice (ie, bedside instructions training and course work) could be improved for healthcare students. ..
  19. Waites C, Lee E. Strengthening aging content in the baccalaureate social work curricula: what students have to say. J Gerontol Soc Work. 2006;48:47-62 pubmed
    ..Strategies to promote student interest, organize curricula, and create an inclusive learning context are discussed. ..
  20. Philip M, Turnbull B. A study into the effectiveness of unqualified GP assistants. Br J Nurs. 2006;15:782-6 pubmed
    ..Ultimately this allowed both GP and practice nurse to focus on dealing with chronic illness targets, as required in the new directive (Scottish Executive, 2004). ..
  21. Elison Bowers P, Snelson C, Casa de Calvo M, Thompson H. Health science students and their learning environment: a comparison of perceptions of on-site, remote-site, and traditional classroom students. Perspect Health Inf Manag. 2008;5:2 pubmed
    ..Students' responses to open-ended questions indicated they enjoyed the convenience of online instruction, but reported finding frustration with technology itself. ..
  22. Fritsch R. Threats to the teaching alliance. Psychiatry. 2007;70:200-2 pubmed
  23. Arias Cruz A, Monsiváis Toscano G, Gallardo Martínez G, González Díaz S, Galindo Rodríguez G. [Prevalence of hymenoptera sting allergy in veterinary medicine students from Monterey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico]. Rev Alerg Mex. 2007;54:77-81 pubmed
    ..The prevalence of large local reactions and hymenoptera sensitization found in this group was similar to that found in other epidemiologic studies. ..
  24. Snodgrass S, Rivett D, Robertson V, Stojanovski E. Real-time feedback improves accuracy of manually applied forces during cervical spine mobilisation. Man Ther. 2010;15:19-25 pubmed publisher
    ..4N, IQR 3.1-14.7). Practice with real-time objective feedback enables students to apply forces similar to an expert, supporting its use in manual therapy training. ..
  25. Hayward K, Kochniuk L, Powell L, Peterson T. Changes in students' perceptions of interdisciplinary practice reaching the older adult through mobile service delivery. J Allied Health. 2005;34:192-8 pubmed
  26. Oberprieler G, Masters K, Gibbs T. Information technology and information literacy for first year health sciences students in South Africa: matching early and professional needs. Med Teach. 2005;27:595-8 pubmed
  27. Jamrozinski K, Kuda M, Mangholz A. [Academic procrastination in clients of a psychotherapeutic student counselling center]. Psychother Psychosom Med Psychol. 2009;59:370-5 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, they had larger amounts of their study self-financed. On the basis of these results, concrete recommendations for preventive measures to improve on-time completion of study, and to prevent student drop-out are presented. ..
  28. Johnston G, Ryding H, Campbell L. Evolution of interprofessional learning: Dalhousie University's "From Family Violence to Health" module. J Can Dent Assoc. 2003;69:658 pubmed
    ..Feedback from practitioners on the development of IP education is welcomed, particularly with regard to the IP module addressing family violence. ..
  29. Opacic D. The relationship between self-efficacy and student physician assistant clinical performance. J Allied Health. 2003;32:158-66 pubmed
    ..Utilizing both noncognitive and cognitive variables can improve upon the predictability of the student physician assistant's clinical performance. ..
  30. Al Hussaini R, Al Kandari M, Hamadi T, Al Mutawa A, Honkala S, Memon A. Dental health knowledge, attitudes and behaviour among students at the Kuwait University Health Sciences Centre. Med Princ Pract. 2003;12:260-5 pubmed
    ..In general, female students were more aware and concerned about dental health issues and more engaged in dental behaviour than male students. ..
  31. Reynolds F. Initial experiences of interprofessional problem-based learning: a comparison of male and female students' views. J Interprof Care. 2003;17:35-44 pubmed
    ..The findings overall suggested that PBL made a positive, well-received contribution to learning during an interprofessional module. ..
  32. González Torrente S, Bennasar Veny M, Pericás Beltran J, de Pedro Gómez J, Aguiló Pons A, Bauzá Amengual M. [Smoking among nursing and physical therapy students of the University of the Balearic Islands: opinions on regulation of smoking in public places]. Enferm Clin. 2008;18:245-52 pubmed
    ..The prevalence of occasional smokers has fallen since 2003. Most students had a favorable view of the new Smoking Prevention Act. ..
  33. Markström U, Gyllensten A, Bejerholm U, Björkman T, Brunt D, Hansson L, et al. Attitudes towards mental illness among health care students at Swedish universities--a follow-up study after completed clinical placement. Nurse Educ Today. 2009;29:660-5 pubmed publisher
  34. FitzPatrick K, Campisi J. A multiyear approach to student-driven investigations in exercise physiology. Adv Physiol Educ. 2009;33:349-55 pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, the large number of subjects and statistical power offered by the use of the database provides distinct pedagogical advantages. ..
  35. Fennell R. The impact of an international health study abroad program on university students from the United States. Glob Health Promot. 2009;16:17-23 pubmed publisher
    ..All students indicated the program influenced their global view of the world. Participants indicated the experience continues to have an impact on how they critically think about the world, including US politics. ..
  36. Robson M, Kitchen S. Exploring physiotherapy students' experiences of interprofessional collaboration in the clinical setting: a critical incident study. J Interprof Care. 2007;21:95-109 pubmed
    ..Facilitating the development of informal (ad hoc) collaborative teamwork skills is proposed as an important consideration when planning and implementing IPE in this setting. ..
  37. Flynn T, Wainner R, Fritz J. Spinal manipulation in physical therapist professional degree education: A model for teaching and integration into clinical practice. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2006;36:577-87 pubmed
    ..Education within an evidence-based framework is thought to contribute to practice behaviors and outcomes that are more consistent with best practice guidelines. ..
  38. Cliff W. Chemistry misconceptions associated with understanding calcium and phosphate homeostasis. Adv Physiol Educ. 2009;33:323-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Instructors can help students gain greater understanding of these physiochemical phenomena by adopting strategies that enable students achieve more accurate conceptions of chemical equilibria. ..
  39. Sorrell J. Minority recruitment and retention. Phys Ther. 2006;86:756-7; author reply 757-9 pubmed
  40. Lindqvist S, Duncan A, Shepstone L, Watts F, Pearce S. Case-based learning in cross-professional groups - the development of a pre-registration interprofessional learning programme. J Interprof Care. 2005;19:509-20 pubmed
  41. Loebs S. A study of the decision factors for careers in health administration. J Health Adm Educ. 2004;21:485-528 pubmed
  42. Heiss D, Basso M. Physical therapy on trial: the rationale, organization, and impact of a mock trial on physical therapy students' attitudes toward and confidence in research. J Allied Health. 2003;32:202-10 pubmed
    ..If attitudes predict behavior, these future practitioners are more likely to be physical therapists who critically appraise and use evidence to determine practice. ..
  43. Tucker B, Jones S, Mandy A, Gupta R. Physiotherapy students' sources of stress, perceived course difficulty, and paid employment: comparison between Western Australia and United Kingdom. Physiother Theory Pract. 2006;22:317-28 pubmed
    ..16 (4.02), respectively, there was no correlation between any stress subscale and number of hours worked. Reducing the amount of content and revision of the outcomes of physiotherapy curricula could potentially reduce academic stress. ..
  44. Brown T, Williams B, Boyle M, Molloy A, McKenna L, Molloy L, et al. Levels of empathy in undergraduate occupational therapy students. Occup Ther Int. 2010;17:135-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Limitations of the study include the convenience sampling of occupational therapy students enrolled at one university which limits the generalizability of the results to groups of participants with similar characteristics. ..
  45. Askew S. Occupational exposures to blood and body fluid: a study of medical students and health professions students in Virginia. AAOHN J. 2007;55:361-71 pubmed
    ..Students must be deemed competent in basic health care procedures, universal precautions, and suturing techniques before being allowed to assist with or perform patient procedures. ..
  46. Jackson M, Harrity S, Hoffman H, Catanzaro A. A survey of health professions students for knowledge, attitudes, and confidence about tuberculosis, 2005. BMC Public Health. 2007;7:219 pubmed
    ..The NTCC-developed educational products may be used by faculty to improve student performance to be assessed with future surveys. ..
  47. Schiffer B, Champod C. The potential (negative) influence of observational biases at the analysis stage of fingermark individualisation. Forensic Sci Int. 2007;167:116-20 pubmed
    ..For test II no effect of the stimuli used to induce observational biases has been observed by all of the factors studied. ..
  48. Stowe A. Exploring the concept of caring: novel strategies for a diverse student group. Nurse Educ. 2006;31:124-8 pubmed
    ..The concepts of caring, health, illness, human need, and human potential are explored in the course using a variety of teaching strategies. ..
  49. Boone E, Rye K. Distance education in respiratory care. Respir Care Clin N Am. 2005;11:461-75 pubmed
    ..Further investigation and better understanding of the various issues affecting online learning for respiratory care students are needed, however. ..
  50. Ricks K. PT vs OT. Rehab Manag. 2002;15:14-5 pubmed
  51. Nabe Nielsen K, Garde A, Tuchsen F, Hogh A, Diderichsen F. Cardiovascular risk factors and primary selection into shift work. Scand J Work Environ Health. 2008;34:206-12 pubmed
    ..These results indicate that smoking status should not solely be treated as a mediator between some variants of shiftwork schedules and cardiovascular diseases but should also be considered a confounder. ..
  52. Rowe D, Massoumi N, Hyde S, Weintraub J. Educational and career pathways of dental hygienists: comparing graduates of associate and baccalaureate degree programs. J Dent Educ. 2008;72:397-407 pubmed
    ..0 percent versus 3.6 percent, p<0.05). The two groups did not differ in regard to other dental and DH-related positions. In conclusion, graduates from B.S./B.A. programs are more likely to have positions in nontraditional settings. ..
  53. Boucaut R. OHS students: reaching a decision about hosting placements. Physiother Theory Pract. 2008;24:43-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Knowldege about influencing factors gained from this study may assist physiotherapy educators in securing student placements in industry. ..