Summary: The capability to perform the duties of one's profession generally, or to perform a particular professional task, with skill of an acceptable quality.
Publications259 found, 100 shown here
- The devil is in the third year: a longitudinal study of erosion of empathy in medical schoolMohammadreza Hojat
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, Center for Research in Medical Education and Health Care, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107 5083, USA
Acad Med 84:1182-91. 2009..This longitudinal study was designed to examine changes in medical students' empathy during medical school and to determine when the most significant changes occur...
- Viewpoint: today's professionalism: engaging the mind but not the heartJack Coulehan
Division of Medicine in Society, Department of Preventive Medicine, HSC L3 086, Health Sciences Center, School of Medicine, Stony Brook University, Stony Brook, New York 11794 8036, USA
Acad Med 80:892-8. 2005..This approach involves four specific catalysts: professionalism role-modeling, self-awareness, narrative competence, and community service...
- 'You're judged all the time!' Students' views on professionalism: a multicentre studyGabrielle Finn
Phase One Medicine, School of Medicine and Health, Durham University, Stockton on Tees, UK
Med Educ 44:814-25. 2010..An understanding of how Phase 1 students perceive professionalism will help us to teach this subject more effectively. Phase 1 medical students are those in the first 2 years of a 5-year medical degree...
- Viewpoint: learning professionalism: a view from the trenchesAndrew H Brainard
University of New Mexico School of Medicine, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA
Acad Med 82:1010-4. 2007..Evaluation of professionalism, when practiced in an often unprofessional learning environment, invites conflict and compromise by students that would otherwise tend naturally toward avowed professional virtues...
- Developing professionalism through the use of wikis: A study with first-year undergraduate medical studentsTünde Varga-Atkins
Centre for Lifelong Learning, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 3GW, UK
Med Teach 32:824-9. 2010..Med Teach 14:1-5. Accessed 2008 February 14]. This study aimed to discover whether the use of wikis (collaborative websites) could enhance medical students' development of professionalism...
- ISO 15189 accreditation: Requirements for quality and competence of medical laboratories, experience of a laboratory IOmer Guzel
Centro Laboratuvarlari, Gursel Mahallesi, Kagithane Caddesi, 14 3 Kagithane, Istanbul, Turkey
Clin Biochem 42:274-8. 2009..Quality of laboratory service is the major factor which directly affects the quality of health care. The clinical laboratory as a whole has to provide the best patient care promoting excellence...
- Self-administered instruments to measure cultural competence of health professionals: a systematic reviewAysegul Gozu
Department of Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD 21287, USA
Teach Learn Med 19:180-90. 2007..Tools that measure knowledge, attitudes, and skills reflecting cultural competence of health professionals have not been comprehensively identified, described, or critiqued...
- European Medical Writers Association (EMWA) guidelines on the role of medical writers in developing peer-reviewed publicationsAdam Jacobs
Dianthus Medical Limited, London, UK
Curr Med Res Opin 21:317-22. 2005..Although this practice can improve both the quality and speed of publications, it has attracted controversy as a result of concerns about the inappropriate influence of pharmaceutical companies...
- Poor performance of community health workers in Kalabo District, ZambiaJelle Stekelenburg
Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Leeuwarden Medical Centre, PO Box 888, 8901 BR Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
Health Policy 65:109-18. 2003..To determine the factors contributing to low performance of community health workers in Kalabo District, Zambia...
- Ethics counselors as a new priesthoodA C Michalos
Journal of Business Ethics
J Bus Ethics 29:3-17. 2001..In the penultimate section of the paper I addressed some of my own second thoughts about the discussion and some provocative suggestions that friends gave me about earlier drafts...
- Behavioral and electrophysiological evidence for configural processing in fingerprint expertsThomas A Busey
Department of Psychology, Indiana University, Bloomington, 1101 E 10th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405, USA
Vision Res 45:431-48. 2005..Together the results of both experiments point to the role configural processing in the development of visual expertise, possibly supported by idiosyncratic relational information among fingerprint features...
- A blueprint to assess professionalism: results of a systematic reviewTim J Wilkinson
University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
Acad Med 84:551-8. 2009..In this study, conducted during 2007-2008, the authors aimed to match assessment tools to definable elements of professionalism and to identify gaps where professionalism elements are not well addressed by existing assessment tools...
- Strategies for improving teaching practices: a comprehensive approach to faculty developmentL Wilkerson
Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1722, USA
Acad Med 73:387-96. 1998..Comprehensive faculty development, which is more important today than ever before, empowers faculty members to excel as educators and to create vibrant academic communities that value teaching and learning...
- The clinical conscientiousness index: a valid tool for exploring professionalism in the clinical undergraduate settingMartina Kelly
School of Medicine, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland
Acad Med 87:1218-24. 2012....
- Toward authentic clinical evaluation: pitfalls in the pursuit of competencyShiphra Ginsburg
Wilson Centre for Research in Education, University Health Network, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Acad Med 85:780-6. 2010..The purpose of this study was to better understand the tensions that exist between competency frameworks and faculty's real-life experiences in evaluating residents...
- Factors inhibiting assessment of students' professional behaviour in the tutorial group during problem-based learningWalther N K A van Mook
Department of Intensive Care and Internal Medicine, University Hospital Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Med Educ 41:849-56. 2007..We addressed the assessment of professional behaviour in tutorial groups by investigating students' perceptions of the frequency and impact of critical incidents that impede this assessment and 5 factors underlying these critical incidents...
- Fostering critical thinking, reasoning, and argumentation skills through bioethics educationJeanne Ting Chowning
Northwest Association for Biomedical Research, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
PLoS ONE 7:e36791. 2012....
- Identifying and training non-technical skills for teams in acute medicineR Flin
Industrial Psychology Research Centre, University of Aberdeen, King s College, Old Aberdeen AB24 2UB
Qual Saf Health Care 13:i80-4. 2004..Further developments of this training programme for teams in emergency medicine are outlined...
- The conscientiousness index: a novel tool to explore students' professionalismJohn C McLachlan
School of Medicine and Health, Durham University, Stockton on Tees TS176BH, United Kingdom
Acad Med 84:559-65. 2009..The authors describe a measurement tool that does not rely on qualitative judgments from respondents but, nonetheless, clearly correlates with individuals' subjective views about what constitutes professional behavior...
- A necessary sea change for nurse faculty development: spotlight on quality and safetyDeirdre K Thornlow
University School of Nursing, Durham, NC, USA
J Prof Nurs 26:71-81. 2010....
- Expertise for cars and birds recruits brain areas involved in face recognitionI Gauthier
Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Wilson Hall, Nashville, Tennessee 37240, USA
Nat Neurosci 3:191-7. 2000..The results suggest that level of categorization and expertise, rather than superficial properties of objects, determine the specialization of the FFA...
- Collecting validity evidence for an assessment of professionalism: findings from think-aloud interviewsKathleen M Mazor
Acad Med 83:S9-12. 2008....
- Evaluation of the healthy schools program: Part I. Interim progressMargaret Beam
RMC Research Corporation, Portland, Oregon, USA
Prev Chronic Dis 9:E65. 2012..The 4-year program targets schools with predominantly low-income, African American, or Hispanic students...
- Development of a leadership competency modelRose O Sherman
Nursing Leadership Institute, Christine E Lynn College of Nursing, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 33431, USA
J Nurs Adm 37:85-94. 2007..There is a need to better understand the competencies needed by contemporary nurse managers and the challenges in the role...
- Evaluation of a learner-designed course for teaching health research skills in GhanaImelda Bates
Disease Control Strategy Group, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, UK
BMC Med Educ 7:18. 2007..The objective of our study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a novel UK accredited, learner-designed research skills course delivered in a teaching hospital in Ghana...
- Performance and skill retention of intubation by paramedics using seven different airway devices--a manikin studyKurt Ruetzler
Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Anesthesia and Intensive Care Medicine, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Resuscitation 82:593-7. 2011..This study investigates the usability of supraglottic airway devices compared to ETI and the skill retention of 41 previously inexperienced paramedics following training using a manikin model...
- Changes in standard of candidates taking the MRCP(UK) Part 1 examination, 1985 to 2002: analysis of marker questionsI C McManus
Dept of Psychology, University College London, Gower Street, London WC1E 6BT, UK
BMC Med 3:13. 2005..This paper describes two complementary studies of marker questions for 52 diets of the MRCP(UK) Part 1 Examination over the years 1985 to 2001 to assess whether standards have changed...
- A health professional students' cultural competence and attitudes toward the poor: the influence of a clinical practicum supported by the National Health Service CorpsBetty Smith-Campbell
School of Nursing, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS 67260 0041, USA
J Allied Health 34:56-62. 2005..They found their experience with the underserved to be rewarding, challenging, and humbling. Documenting the influence that government-funded programs have on health professional students is extremely important in studies such as this...
- Authentic community as an educational strategy for advancing professionalism: a national evaluation of the Healer's Art courseMichael W Rabow
Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, 1701 Divisadero St 500, San Francisco, CA 94143 1732, USA
J Gen Intern Med 22:1422-8. 2007..The Healer's Art elective is designed to create a genuine community of inquiry into these foundational elements of professionalism...
- Perceptions of complementary therapies among Swedish registered professions in surgical careKristofer Bjerså
Department of Surgery, Institute of Clinical Science, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden
Complement Ther Clin Pract 17:44-9. 2011..Scepticism over high costs of treatment was highlighted. In conclusion, a need for policies on management, education and research in the field of CAM should be addressed...
- Addressing the hidden curriculum: understanding educator professionalismAnita Duhl Glicken
University of Colorado at Denver and Health Sciences Center, Aurora, CO 80045 0508, USA
Med Teach 29:54-7. 2007..Assumptions regarding educator professionalism are subject to personal and cultural interpretation, warranting additional dialogue and research as we work to expand definitions and guidelines that assess and reward educator performance...
- The positive role of professionalism and ethics training in medical education: a comparison of medical student and resident perspectivesLaura Weiss Roberts
Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine, Medical College of Wisconsin, 8701 Watertown Plank Rd, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
Acad Psychiatry 28:170-82. 2004..To assess the perspectives and preferences of medical students and residents regarding professionalism and ethics education...
- Non-technical skills for surgeons in the operating room: a review of the literatureS Yule
School of Psychology, University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Surgery 139:140-9. 2006..The objectives of this paper are (1) to identify the non-technical skills required by surgeons in the operating room and (2) assess the behavioral marker systems that have been developed for rating surgeons' non-technical skills...
- The effect of professional skills training on patient-centredness and confidence in communicating with patientsLorraine M Noble
Academic Centre for Medical Education, University College London, London, UK
Med Educ 41:432-40. 2007..The professional skills training included weekly training in communication skills, ethics and law, and clinical skills...
- The First National Pain Medicine Summit--final summary reportPhilipp M Lippe
Pain Med 11:1447-68. 2010..That consideration be given to convening an International Pain Summit in conjunction with the IASP World Congress in Montreal. That the final report of the Pain Medicine Summit be widely disseminated...
- Peer review in diagnostic radiology: current state and a vision for the futureShmuel Mahgerefteh
Department of Radiology, Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, PO Box 12000, Jerusalem, Israel
Radiographics 29:1221-31. 2009..Each method of assessing diagnostic accuracy has strengths and weaknesses that should be carefully considered before it is implemented in a particular departmental or institutional setting...
- Investigation of science faculty with education specialties within the largest university system in the United StatesSeth D Bush
San Diego State University, San Diego, CA 92182, USA
CBE Life Sci Educ 10:25-42. 2011..Our data suggest that science departments would likely benefit from explicit discussions about the role of SFES and strategies for supporting their professional activities...
- Understanding the transition from resident to attending physician: a transdisciplinary, qualitative studyMichiel Westerman
St Lucas Andreas Hospital, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Acad Med 85:1914-9. 2010....
- Quality initiatives: developing a radiology quality and safety program: a primerC Daniel Johnson
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Mayo Clinic, 13400 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ 85259, USA
Radiographics 29:951-9. 2009..A road map for thinking about quality and safety issues in radiology allows all of these areas to be tied together. Four main areas of development are required, each demanding a different skill set and approach...
- Proto-professionalism: how professionalisation occurs across the continuum of medical educationSean R Hilton
Department of Community Health Sciences, St George s Hospital Medical School, London SW17 0RE, UK
Med Educ 39:58-65. 2005..We consider the nature of professionalism and how it emerges and relates to the work carried out by doctors and doctors-in-training...
- Do students learn to be more conscientious at medical school?Andrew T Chaytor
School of Medicine and Health, Durham University, Queens Campus, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees, UK
BMC Med Educ 12:54. 2012..By comparing CI points awarded in year 1 and year 2 of study we were able to use the CI model to determine whether teaching and clinical exposure had any effect on students' conscientiousness...
- Breast lesion detection and classification: comparison of screen-film mammography and full-field digital mammography with soft-copy reading--observer performance studyPer Skaane
Department of Radiology, Ullevaal University Hospital, Breast Imaging Center, Kirkeveien 166, N 0407 Oslo, Norway
Radiology 237:37-44. 2005..To retrospectively compare screen-film and full-field digital mammography with soft-copy interpretation for reader performance in detection and classification of breast lesions in women in a screening program...
- To friend or not to friend? Social networking and faculty perceptions of online professionalismKatherine C Chretien
Washington DC Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC, USA
Acad Med 86:1545-50. 2011..To assess faculty perceptions of professional boundaries and trainee-posted content on social networking sites (SNS)...
- Enhancing professional competence through developmental approaches to supervisionCal D Stoltenberg
Department of Educational Psychology, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK 73019 2041, USA
Am Psychol 60:857-64. 2005....
- Radiographers' areas of professional competence related to good nursing careBodil T Andersson
Department of Health Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden
Scand J Caring Sci 22:401-9. 2008..Nursing care is an integral part of the radiographer's work. The demand for high competence in clinical activities has increased in diagnostic radiology and has had an impact on the development of the profession...
- The theory of planned behaviour in medical education: a model for integrating professionalism trainingRay Archer
Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Med Educ 42:771-7. 2008....
- [Use of standardized blood smear slide sets for competency assessment in the malaria microscopic diagnosis in the Peruvian Amazon]Angel Rosas-Aguirre
Organismo Andino de Salud Convenio Hipólito Unanue, Lima, Peru
Rev Peru Med Exp Salud Publica 27:540-7. 2010..To assess the competency of microscopists for malaria diagnosis using standardized slide sets in the Peruvian Amazon...
- Approaches to professional behaviour assessment: tools in the professionalism toolboxWalther N K A van Mook
Department of Intensive Care and Internal Medicine, Maastricht University Medical Centre, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Eur J Intern Med 20:e153-7. 2009....
- Promoting professional behaviour in undergraduate medical, dental and veterinary curricula in the Netherlands: evaluation of a joint effortScheltus J van Luijk
Free University Medical Centre, Institute for Education and Training, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Med Teach 32:733-9. 2010....
- Medical curriculum reform in Sun Yat-sen University: implications from the results of GMER evaluation in ChinaHaipeng Xiao
Sun Yat Sen Medical School, Sun Yat Sen University, Guangzhou, P R China
Med Teach 29:706-10. 2007..The modifications of our medical curriculum for the new 8-year track program based on the results of GMER evaluation are discussed in this paper...
- Differentiating nursing leadership and management competenciesBonnie Mowinski Jennings
Nursing Outlook, Alexandria, VA 22306, USA
Nurs Outlook 55:169-175. 2007..This will better prepare nurse administrators to succeed in their arduous work...
- The National Tuberculosis Curriculum Consortium: a model of multi-disciplinary educational collaborationS Harrity
School of Medicine, University of California, San Diego 92103, USA
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 11:270-4. 2007..The collaborative effort of the NTCC serves as a model for future endeavors to strengthen curricula, particularly pertaining to health concerns that are best served by multi-disciplinary approaches...
- Public health worker competencies for emergency responseKristine Gebbie
Center for Health Policy, Columbia University School of Nursing, New York, New York, USA
J Public Health Manag Pract 8:73-81. 2002..Documentation of the qualitative research methods used, which include competency validation with the practice community, can be applied to competency development in other areas of public health practice...
- Closing the gap and widening the scope. New directions for research capacity building in primary health careEdi Albert
University Department of Rural Health, University of Tasmania
Aust Fam Physician 32:1038-40, 1043. 2003..Many of these approaches have been unable to build the necessary skills among primary health care researchers to fully integrate research evidence into clinical practice, and ultimately to inform policy in this complex arena...
- A general system for evaluating therapist adherence and competence in psychotherapy research in the addictionsK M Carroll
Department of Psychiatry, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06519, USA
Drug Alcohol Depend 57:225-38. 2000..Strategies for using the YACS in both psychotherapy and pharmacotherapy research in the addictions are described...
- Incorporating the views of obstetric clinicians in implementing evidence-supported labour and delivery suite ward rounds: a case studyNeelima Deshpande
Birmingham Women s Health Care NHS Trust, Birmingham, UK
Health Info Libr J 20:86-94. 2003..To implement evidence-supported delivery suite ward rounds using strategies to overcome barriers...
- The involvement of professional medical writers in medical publicationsStella S Daskalopoulou
Curr Med Res Opin 21:307-10. 2005..We also discuss suggestions for the accreditation of professional writers in specific fields. Professional writers play a useful role but this has to be clearly defined so as to achieve high ethical and scientific standards...
- Measures of cultural competence: examining hidden assumptionsZofia Kumas-Tan
Center for Health Policy and Research, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
Acad Med 82:548-57. 2007....
- Faculty development as an instrument of change: a case study on teaching professionalismYvonne Steinert
Centre for Medical Education, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Acad Med 82:1057-64. 2007..The authors hope that their school's experience will be useful to others who seek institutional change via faculty development...
- What makes a good clinical teacher in medicine? A review of the literatureGary Sutkin
Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Magee Women s Hospital, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
Acad Med 83:452-66. 2008..The authors perform a review of the literature pertinent to the question, "What makes a good clinical teacher in medicine?"..
- Laparoscopic radical prostatectomy: the learning curveRenaud Bollens
Clinics University of Brussels, Department of Urology, Erasme Hospital, 808 Route de Lennik, B 1070 Brussels, Belgium
Curr Opin Urol 15:79-82. 2005..In this review, we will present our views on how this can be done...
- Medical professionalism: can it be taught?Michael E Whitcomb
Acad Med 80:883-4. 2005
- Viewpoint: teaching professionalism: is medical morality a competency?Thomas S Huddle
Division of General Internal Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, FOT 722, 1530 Third Avenue South, Birmingham, Alabama 35294, USA
Acad Med 80:885-91. 2005..To be valid, assessment of professionalism must be subjective, narrative, personal, undertaken during periods of stress, and obtained during routine activity (rather than on special occasions)...
- Teaching practicing surgeons critical appraisal skills with an Internet-based journal club: A randomized, controlled trialHelen M Macrae
Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Surgery 136:641-6. 2004..The objective of this study was to evaluate whether an Internet-based intervention would lead to enhanced critical appraisal skills in practicing surgeons...
- A framework of teaching competencies across the medical education continuumW M Molenaar
Center for Professional Development of Teachers, Institute of Medical Education, University Medical Center Groningen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Med Teach 31:390-6. 2009..The quality of teachers in higher education is subject of increasing attention, as exemplified by the development and implementation of guidelines for teacher qualifications at Universities in The Netherlands...
- Fostering students' personal and professional development in medicine: a new framework for PPDJill Gordon
Faculty of Medicine, University of Sydney NSW, New South Wales, Australia
Med Educ 37:341-9. 2003..We need some level of agreement on how to teach and assess PPD, but traditional educational methods may not be strong determinants of students' or graduates' actual behaviour in clinical settings...
- Performance-based assessment of clinical ethics using an objective structured clinical examinationP A Singer
Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Faculty of Medicine, Ontario, Canada
Acad Med 71:495-8. 1996..To further examine the objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) as a performance-based assessment method for clinical ethics...
- Leadership competencies: an introductionAndrew N Garman
Department of Health Systems Management, Rush University, Chicago, USA
J Healthc Manag 51:13-7. 2006
- 'Let me tell you what I really think about you'--evaluating nursing managers using anonymous staff feedbackIlya Kagan
Continuing Nursing Education Unit, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv and Nursing Management Department, Assaf Harofeh Medical Center, Tzrifin, Israel
J Nurs Manag 14:356-65. 2006..Nurses felt empowered and respected and that manager-subordinate relations were improved. Other results and recommendations are discussed...
- Succession planning: multilevel organizational strategies for the new workforceEdna Cadmus
Patient Care Services, Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, Englewood, NJ, USA
J Nurs Adm 36:298-303. 2006..Partnerships with human resources and the education department are key for success. The author shares one medical center's experience with succession planning and ongoing strategies for success...
- Conflicting professional values in medical educationJack Coulehan
Department of Preventive Medicine, Institute for Medicine in Contemporary Society, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA
Camb Q Healthc Ethics 12:7-20. 2003
- Perceptual-cognitive expertise in sport: some considerations when applying the expert performance approachA Mark Williams
Research Institute for Sport and Exercise Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool L3 2ET, UK
Hum Mov Sci 24:283-307. 2005..The relevance of this approach to the study of perceptual-cognitive expertise in sport is discussed and suggestions for future work highlighted...
- The development of medical teachers: an enquiry into the learning histories of 10 experienced medical teachersJane MacDougall
Postgraduate Medical Education Centre, Clinical School, Addenbrooke s Hospital, Cambridge, UK
Med Educ 39:1213-20. 2005..The aim of the study was to explore the different ways in which doctors have learned to teach and train...
- Building an understanding of the competencies needed for health administration practiceRichard M Shewchuk
Department of Health Services Administration, University of Alabama at Birmingham, USA
J Healthc Manag 50:32-47; discussion 48. 2005..but instead from some basic procedural and philosophical differences among those racing to define the concept and to set the model for the way the rest of us will use competencies (Zemke 1982)...
- Educating nurses for leadership rolesBarbara R Heller
Centerfor Health Workforce Development, University of Maryland, 515 W Lombard St, Suite 479, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA
J Contin Educ Nurs 35:203-10; quiz 232-3. 2004..Recommendations also included adapting course content to a continuing education format...
- Self-perceived attitudes and skills of cultural competence: a comparison of family medicine and internal medicine residentsJohanna Shapiro
Department of Family Medicine, University of California Irvine College of Medicine, Orange, 92686 3298, USA
Med Teach 25:327-9. 2003..Over half the residents in both specialties tended to identify as serious cross-cultural problems those that focused on perceived patient shortcomings...
- Perceptions, use and attitudes of pharmacy customers on complementary medicines and pharmacy practiceLesley A Braun
Cardiothoracic Surgical Research Unit, Department of Surgery, Monash University, Alfred Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
BMC Complement Altern Med 10:38. 2010..This study explores pharmacy customer use, attitudes and perceptions of complementary medicines, and their expectations of pharmacists as they relate to these products...
- The Human Capital Competencies Inventory for developing nurse managersKathleen Donaher
Quality Health Informatics, Tufts Health Plan, Watertown, USA
J Contin Educ Nurs 38:277-83. 2007..Nurse managers play a vital role in healthcare delivery systems. Psychometrically sound measures of management practices grounded in empirical practice data are needed...
- Anticipated behaviors of emergency prehospital medical care providers during an influenza pandemicVivienne C Tippett
Australian Centre for Prehospital Research, Brisbane
Prehosp Disaster Med 25:20-5. 2010..Understanding these attitudes and behaviors is crucial to mitigating the psychological and operational effects of biohazard events such as pandemic influenza, and will support the business continuity of essential prehospital services...
- An interfaculty pain curriculum: lessons learned from six years experienceJudith Hunter
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont, Canada
Pain 140:74-86. 2008..3% to 91.2%. This curriculum continues to be a unique and valuable learning opportunity as we utilize lessons learned from extensive evaluation to move the pain agenda forward with pre-licensure health science students...
- Improving the peer-review process for grant applications: reliability, validity, bias, and generalizabilityHerbert W Marsh
Department of Education, University of Oxford, United Kingdom
Am Psychol 63:160-8. 2008....
- Does faculty development enhance teaching effectiveness?William D Hendricson
ADEA Commission on Change and Innovation in Dental Education, Educational and Faculty Development, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Dental School, 7703 Floyd Curl Drive, San Antonio, TX 78229, USA
J Dent Educ 71:1513-33. 2007....
- Designing and implementing a cultural competence OSCE: lessons learned from interviews with medical studentsAlexander R Green
Disparities Solutions Center, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Ethn Dis 17:344-50. 2007..We designed an OSCE station emphasizing cross-cultural communication skills (ccOSCE) and interviewed students to better understand and improve upon this tool...
- The transition from veterinary student to practitioner: a "make or break" periodMarg L Gilling
Educational Studies, Massey University, Palmerston North, New Zealand
J Vet Med Educ 36:209-15. 2009..Many of the changes that the veterinary profession is currently experiencing, particularly in terms of the demographics of its entrants, impact upon this first post-graduation year...
- Graduate attributes in the disciplines of Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Medicine: a survey of expert opinionsAnita Laidlaw
Bute Medical School, University of St Andrews, Fife, UK
BMC Med Educ 9:28. 2009....
- Common competencies for all healthcare managers: the Healthcare Leadership Alliance modelMary E Stefl
Department of Health Care Administration, Trinity University, San Antonio, Texas, USA
J Healthc Manag 53:360-73; discussion 374. 2008..This article discusses the steps that the HLA followed. It also presents the HLA Competency Directory; its application and relevance to the practitioner and academic communities; and its strengths, limitations, and potential...
- "Then you get a teacher"--guidelines for excellence in teachingWendy Jayne McMillan
Faculty of Dentistry, University of the Western Cape, Private Bag XI, Tygerberg, Cape Town, 7505, South Africa
Med Teach 29:e209-18. 2007..Current literature calls for the explicit teaching to health-science educators of the skills, knowledge and dispositions that are required for successful teaching in higher education...
- Performance during internal medicine residency training and subsequent disciplinary action by state licensing boardsMaxine A Papadakis
University of California at San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143, USA
Ann Intern Med 148:869-76. 2008..Information is limited on whether similar performance measures taken during residency can predict performance as practicing physicians...
- Predicting soccer matches after unconscious and conscious thought as a function of expertiseAp Dijksterhuis
Behavioral Science Institute, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Psychol Sci 20:1381-7. 2009..In addition, experts who thought unconsciously were better at applying diagnostic information than experts who thought consciously or who decided immediately. The results are consistent with unconscious-thought theory...
- The skills gap in hospital management in the South African public health sectorRubin Pillay
Department of Management, University of the Western Cape, Bellville, South Africa
J Public Health Manag Pract 14:E8-14. 2008....
- Management development: a study of nurse managerial activities and skillsLi Min Lin
Department of Nursing, Mei Ho Institute of Technology, Pingtung, Taiwan
J Healthc Manag 52:156-68; discussion 168-9. 2007..These findings provide guidelines for nursing-management development programs, training, and career planning. They also can serve as a guideline for recruiting and selecting an effective nurse manager...
- Learning health professionalism at Makerere University: an exploratory study amongst undergraduate studentsRhona K Baingana
College of Health Sciences, Makerere University, P O Box 7072, Kampala, Uganda
BMC Med Educ 10:76. 2010..We sought to explore undergraduate health professions students' perceptions and experiences of learning professionalism as a preliminary step in addressing the problem of unprofessional conduct amongst health workers in Uganda...
- Faculty perspectives regarding the importance and place of nontechnical competencies in veterinary medical education at five North American colleges of veterinary medicineIndia F Lane
Department of Small Animal Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996, USA
J Am Vet Med Assoc 237:53-64. 2010..To explore perceptions of faculty educators regarding the importance of nontechnical competencies in veterinary graduates and the placement of nontechnical competency development in veterinary education...
- Modifiable factors influencing relatives' decision to offer organ donation: systematic reviewArabella L Simpkin
Intensive Care Society Clinical Trials Group, Kadoorie Centre, John Radcliffe Hospital, Headington, Oxford OX3 9DU
BMJ 338:b991. 2009..To identify modifiable factors that influence relatives' decision to allow organ donation...
- Survey of hospital healthcare personnel response during a potential avian influenza pandemic: will they come to work?Charlene B Irvin
St John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA
Prehosp Disaster Med 23:328-35. 2008..In order to prepare for pandemics, it is important to assess the likelihood that hospital personnel would report to work and to identify the issues that may affect this decision...
- Effects of formal training in communication skills on the ability of veterinary students to communicate with clientsC E Latham
Department of Clinical Veterinary Medicine, University of Cambridge, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0ES
Vet Rec 160:181-6. 2007..The clients' recall of information given in the consultation was more variable; but the group with the highest level of training achieved higher rankings in all the areas of client recall except for the animal's medication...
- Defining cultural competence: a practical framework for addressing racial/ethnic disparities in health and health careJoseph R Betancourt
Institute for Health Policy, Massachusetts General Hospital and Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02114, USA
Public Health Rep 118:293-302. 2003....
- Key communication skills and how to acquire themPeter Maguire
Cancer Research UK Psychological Medicine Group, Christie Hospital NHS Trust, Manchester M20 4BX
BMJ 325:697-700. 2002
- Complementary and alternative therapies: survey of knowledge and attitudes of health professionals at a tertiary pediatric/women's care facilityJanis Brown
Department of Interdisciplinary Research, IWK Health Centre, Halifax, NS, Canada
Complement Ther Clin Pract 13:194-200. 2007....
- How patient-centred am I? A new method to measure physicians' patient-centrednessDorte Kjeldmand
Department of Public Health and Caring Sciences, Section for Health Services Research, University of Uppsala, Sweden
Patient Educ Couns 62:31-7. 2006..To describe a new method to determine physicians' self-perceived degree of patient-centredness. A pilot study combining qualitative and quantitative methods...
- The public health workforce, 2006: new challengesKristine M Gebbie
Columbia University School of Nursing, New York City, USA
Health Aff (Millwood) 25:923-33. 2006....
- Integrated Microfluidic Platform for Point-of-Care SerodiagnosticsXiaowu Liang; Fiscal Year: 2013..This proposal is an effective integration of emerging microarray technologies and will set the stage for future serological detection systems. ..
- EPIMORPHIN DELETION ALTERS STEM CELL NICHE MYOFIBROBLAST SECRETIONAnisa Shaker; Fiscal Year: 2012..These studies may provide the basis for novel therapeutic approaches to inflammatory bowel disease and CAC. ..
- The Somatotropic Axis and Health Aging: A Search for MechanismsAndrzej Bartke; Fiscal Year: 2013..5. To prepare annual progress reports and coordinate preparation of a competing renewal application. ..
- Dopamine's Role in the Rapid Estradiol Enhancement of Excitatory SynapsesCAROLINE COFER SMITH HAMILTON; Fiscal Year: 2013..Thus, in Aims 2 and 3 I will pursue whether E2 recruits the dopaminergic system through an increase in dopamine release from noradrenergic terminals or through an increase in post-synaptic D1R activation. ..
- The PKCepsilon-regulated oncogenic and tumor suppressor roles of ATF2 in melanomaERIC KIRK LAU; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- A Rapid Point-of-care Diagnostic for Neisseria gonorrhoeae STDsRichard F Selden; Fiscal Year: 2012..Dean and Shafer, and the microfluidic and molecular biology expertise of Dr. Selden, the application provides a unique collaborative opportunity to finally obtain a rapid point-of-care diagnostic for GC. ..
- Effects of environmental thyroid hormone disrupting compounds on CNS developmentCHRISTOPHER KIRK THOMPSON; Fiscal Year: 2013..The goal of this project is to determine how these compounds affect brain development using Xenopus laevis tadpoles as a model species. ..
- A Rapid Point-of-care Diagnostic for C.trachomitis STDsRICHARD F contact SELDEN; Fiscal Year: 2010..Network Biosystems aims to develop an easy to use, cost effective, one hour diagnostic for C. trachomatis that also differentiates strains types for appropriate treatment. ..
- Biomarker Reference Laboratory, EDRNWilliam E Grizzle; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- NICHD Maternal Fetal Medicine Units NetworkGeeta K Swamy; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Core Center for BioBehavioral Sciences of Communication DisordersMabel L Rice; Fiscal Year: 2013..PARC works collaboratively with the DEEC and ATT cores in developing the data management systems for integrative science. ..
- A Rapid Point-of-care Diagnostic for C. trachomatis STDsRichard F Selden; Fiscal Year: 2013..Dean, and the molecular biological and microfluidic expertise of Dr. Selden, the application provides a unique collaborative opportunity to finally obtain a rapid nucleic-acid based POC diagnostic for C. trachomatis. ..
- WHOLE SLIDE IMAGING SYSTEM FOR TRANSLATIONAL NEUROSCIENCEJin Moo Lee; Fiscal Year: 2010..Data sharing provides great dividends by facilitating comparisons between disease models, and allowing new research findings on existing data without having to perform additional animal experiments. ..
- Identification of Central Targets of GhrelinJeffrey M Zigman; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Molecular mechanisms of electrical synapse formation in vivoAdam C Miller; Fiscal Year: 2013..Investigating the genetic pathways required for neural circuit wiring and synapse formation will lend insight into disease states that will ultimately allow for the identification of targets for therapy. ..
- High Resolution Peripheral Quantitative CTMARY BETH LEONARD; Fiscal Year: 2013..We have a detailed and ready-to-execute plan for operation that includes technical expertise and support, and full institutional commitment. ..
- Microinjection Station for Utah Transgenic and Gene Targeting Mouse CoreSUSAN JENIFER TAMOWSKI; Fiscal Year: 2010..ICSI (intracytoplasmic sperm injection) is used to directly inject immobile sperm into an egg. This procedure is used if normal IVF or AIVF is unsuccessful. It is imperative that the injector have excellent optics in this procedure. ..
- Identifying the Neural Basis and Functional Role of Emotional Empathy in DementiaVIRGINIA EMILY STURM; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Studies of Chondroyte MaturationCristina C Teixeira; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Structural Biochemistry of DNA Base RepairJohn A Tainer; Fiscal Year: 2012..abstract_text> ..
- Hyperglycemia-induced translational control of gene expression in the retinaMichael D Dennis; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Acquisition of a Leica TCS SP5 Confocal Microscope For A Multi-User FacilityPatricia A Conrad; Fiscal Year: 2013..All of these projects use methods of multiparameter mapping strategies in living and fixed cells and tissues and critically need the capabilities of th requested SP5 confocal for their NIH-funded projects to move forward. ..
- Therapeutic effects of ketogenic diet in a mouse model of severe myoclinic epilepFranck K Kalume; Fiscal Year: 2013..Furthermore, this study will give new insights that may help in the design of future pharmacological- or non-pharmacological therapies for SMEI and other epilepsy syndrome refractory to current antiepileptic drugs. ..
- The role of reactive oxygen species in alveolar epithelial-mesenchymal transitionShilpa Vyas-Read; Fiscal Year: 2013..Additionally, this proposal and the Mentored Clinical Scientist Research Career Development Award will lay the foundation for future investigations into alveolar epithelial cell biology and plasticity for Dr. Vyas-Read. ..
- Pittsburgh Pelvic Floor Research ProgramHalina M Zyczynski; Fiscal Year: 2013..The RCT will serve to pilot the database, compare clinical outcomes of meshes whilst providing specimens for translational studies. ..
- Alternaria and ribonucleases in Th2-type immunityHirohito Kita; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Cyclotron for PET RadiopharmaceuticalsJogeshwar Mukherjee; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Molecular Mechanisms of Prion Disease with Translation to Novel TherapeuticsMisol Ahn; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- SIS_REQUESTING A PURCHASE ORDER IN THE AMOUNT OF $615,000 TO SUPPORT FOR THE NATDavid Blackburn; Fiscal Year: 2011..abstract_text> ..
- Advances in Plasmodium Vivax Malaria ResearchJane M Carlton; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Investigation of a novel regulator of Myc-driven tumorigenesisMark W Gramling; Fiscal Year: 2012..Our studies should also define the potential of MTBP and its interacting factors as therapeutic targets in Myc driven malignancies. ..
- Characterization of embryonic stem cell-derived hematopoietic stem cellsShannon L McKinney-Freeman; Fiscal Year: 2012..The work out-lined in this proposal will significantly advance goal by increasing our understanding of cells isolated from embryonic stem cells. ..
- Presynaptic Fragile X ProteinsMichael R Akins; Fiscal Year: 2011..Our recent work has indicated that some of the deficits seen in FXS may arise from loss of FMRP function at presynaptic sites. The proposed work will address this possibility and may lead to treatments for FXS and autism. ..
- Investigating the molecular and mechanical regulation of pulsed actomyosin contraADAM CHRISTOPHER MARTIN; Fiscal Year: 2013..Overall, this experience will help me achieve my goal of running a multidisciplinary lab that performs cutting edge research on morphogenesis. ..
- Sustained Release Inner Ear Delivery of CorticosteroidWilliam H Slattery; Fiscal Year: 2011..We have the technology and the expertise to develop steroid eluting cochlear implants. ..
- TRP Channels, From Sensory Signaling to Human DiseaseCraig Montell; Fiscal Year: 2009..One of the major challenges, which will be discussed, is the development of therapeutic strategies for treating human diseases due to defects in TRP channels. ..
- Genetic analysis of mitochondrial regulators in mammalian cellsJOHN C YOON; Fiscal Year: 2012..These studies may eventually help understand and treat diseases, such as type 2 diabetes, which are known to be characterized by abnormalities in mitochondrial number and function. ..
- N-type Calcium Channels in Nociceptive NeuronsDiane Lipscombe; Fiscal Year: 2013..By studying a novel form of the N-type calcium channel in the pain pathway, our studies of novel knock-in mice should lead to new strategies for inhibiting the activity of this N-type calcium channel and alleviating pain sufferers. ) ..
- Caveolar Transport of Therapeutic NanoparticlesZhenjia Wang; Fiscal Year: 2013..We will test the usefulness of caveolae-mediated transcytosis of nanoparticles for efficient and effective delivery of anti-TNF-[unreadable] mAb in vivo. ..
- CORE GRANT FOR VISION RESEARCHChristopher W Tyler; Fiscal Year: 2011....
- Assessment of Biomarkers and Behavior in a Transgenic Rat Model of ADEDMOND HUATUNG TENG; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Preterm Birth in Nulliparous Women: An Understudied Population at Great RiskHyagriv N Simhan; Fiscal Year: 2013..Because nulliparas are a large proportion of pregnant women, understanding the mechanism for future prevention of preterm birth and other related adverse pregnancy outcomes will have a significant public health impact. ..
- Presynaptic Fragile X ProteinsMichael R Akins; Fiscal Year: 2013..abstract_text> ..
- Stanford Neuroscience Research Cores for Gene Vectors, Microscopy, and BehaviorGary K Steinberg; Fiscal Year: 2013..Moreover, the resulting formal and informal collaborations will provide the foundation for a richer, stronger, and more vibrant research community. ..
- Metabolomic Analysis as a Tool to Understanding the Use of Novel Therapeutics inMARY CLOUD BOSWORTH AMMONS; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- VisualSonics Vevo LAZR Photoacoustic Imaging SystemKATHLEEN BRIDGET BROSNIHAN; Fiscal Year: 2012..We expect that use of the Vevo LAZR for imaging in preclinical rodent models of human disease will advance our efforts in the treatment and eradication of complex chronic diseases such as hypertension, atherosclerosis and cancer. ..
- Genome-wide Exploration of DNA Methylation Markers for Thyroid CancerMICHAEL MINGZHAO XING; Fiscal Year: 2013..The research team and their laboratory are well experienced and equipped with both technical expertise and thyroid tumor patient specimens required to successfully pursue the proposed studies. ..
- Epigenetic factors in vulnerability to aging and stressArthur A Simen; Fiscal Year: 2010..Understanding how aging leads to increased risk for these conditions, particularly during periods of stress, is therefore of great importance and is the focus of this work. ..
- Role of beta catenin mediated neural stem cell and astrocyte proliferation in TBIDiana M Sama; Fiscal Year: 2013..The proposed studies will greatly enhance my training in the pathobiology of TBI and my technical expertise for studying neurodegenerative conditions. ..
- Detection of HIV drug resistance mutations using highly multiplexed qPCR assaysEUGENE SPIER; Fiscal Year: 2013..We plan to develop a set of multiplexed rhPCR/qPCR assays for research use and partner with a molecular diagnostics vendor to develop both diagnostic and CLIA tests for use in developed and resource limited countries. ..
- A non-surgical embryo transfer device for producing gene modified ratsSHANNON C BASS; Fiscal Year: 2010..The goal of this proposal is to develop, manufacture, and determine the efficacy of a non- surgical embryo transfer prototype device for the transfer of rat embryos. ..
- Allergen-induced IL-33 release by the airway epitheliumSCOTT M O'GRADY; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Automated point-of-care PCR for hemorrhagic fever diagnosisAlan L Rothman; Fiscal Year: 2010..Assay validation will focus initially on a commercially viable assay for detecting dengue virus and be extended to detection of other viruses. ..
- Improving etoposide treatment of Ewing's sarcomaALEXANDER JAMES BISHOP; Fiscal Year: 2013..Ultimately, our goal is to improve etoposide treatment of Ewing's sarcoma. ..
- Shared Genomic Segments in Multiplex Families with GastroschisisMARCIA LYNN FELDKAMP; Fiscal Year: 2013....
- Carbon-11 Radiopharmaceutical Production SystemAnna Liisa Brownell; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Duke University Program in Environmental HealthSteven R Patierno; Fiscal Year: 2013..Trainees in this program will contribute to our understanding of the linkages among environmental exposures to chemicals and other stressors, mechanisms underlying cellular responses, and human health outcomes. ..
- Thermo TSQ Quantum Access Mass SpectrometerYusuf Awni Hannun; Fiscal Year: 2010..g., atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes, inflammatory disorders, infectious diseases, neurodegeneration, obesity and stroke, research in this area is vital for identifying potential therapeutic targets. ..
- Comparing and contrasting the biology of damage survival at a genomic levelALEXANDER JAMES BISHOP; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- FAK in Stress-activated Signaling and Tumor InvasionJ Lunn; Fiscal Year: 2009..This K08 award will permit me to establish an independent publishing track record which is so critical to obtaining a future R01. ..
- UPLC with Tandem MS for Sensitive Quantitative Analysis of Small MoleculesMichelle A Rudek; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- Proteomic Strategies for AIDS and Drug Abuse - HIV and METH CNS SynergyHoward S Fox; Fiscal Year: 2010..The relevance of this project is that it will result in the discovery of the mechanisms that HIV and METH interact to damage the brain, and identify proteins mark disease processes and serve as targets of therapeutic intervention. ..
- Investigating the molecular and mechanical regulation of pulsed actomyosin contraADAM CHRISTOPHER MARTIN; Fiscal Year: 2010..We will investigate how these genes generate forces in cells and tissues and whether the mechanical forces in a tissue regulate individual cell behavior. ..
- Mouse model of oral infection with virulent FrancisellaWangxue Chen; Fiscal Year: 2005..tularensis infection so that future hypothesis-driven studies with more focused research objectives can be designed and developed. ..
- EHR Implementation for Continuum Care in Rural IowaJOHN O BRIEN; Fiscal Year: 2007..abstract_text> ..
- 7th International Conference on Frontotemporal DementiasBERNARDINO FRANCESCO GHETTI; Fiscal Year: 2010....
- PREVENTION OF PNEUMOCOCCAL DISEASE IN HIV INFECTIONMARY MCELLISTREM; Fiscal Year: 2004..All patients who exhibit a greater that 3-fold transient rise in HIV-1 RNA levels 2 and 4 weeks postimmunization will be evaluated by Fisher's Exact and McNemar's Tests. ..
- Simple Test for Identifying Recent HIV InfectionNiel Constantine; Fiscal Year: 2007..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
- A non-surgical embryo transfer (NSET) device for producing gene-modified miceShannon Bass; Fiscal Year: 2009..The goal of this proposal is to determine the efficacy of a manufactured non-surgical embryo transfer device for the transfer of embryos that are transgenic, cryopreserved, or generated by in vitro fertilization. ..
- BD Facsaria for use in BSL3Padmini Salgame; Fiscal Year: 2009..tuberculosis-infected animals and sorting of live M. tuberculosis bacteria. The success of their program would be greatly enhanced with the acquisition of a "dedicated" high speed Flow Cytometer in the BSL3 facility. ..
- Podocyte Dysfunction in Diabetic GlomerulopathySheldon Chen; Fiscal Year: 2006..Lastly, specific inhibitors of TGF-beta will be used to determine whether some of the high glucose effects may be mediated by the TGF-beta system in the podocyte. ..
- Agilent 6890 GC/5973 mass detector for ProfilingRoger Davis; Fiscal Year: 2005..The projected use of each investigator is shown in table 1 and will account for 100% time use. Therefore, we have no alternative equipment for this essential technique. ..