Bringing Evidence to Practice: A Team Approach to Teaching Skills Required for an Informationist Role in Evidence-Based Clinical and Public Health Practice * ([Dagger]) (Report)

Bringing Evidence to Practice: A Team Approach to Teaching Skills Required for an Informationist Role in Evidence-Based Clinical and Public Health Practice * ([Dagger]) (Report)

Objective: The objectives were (1) to develop an academic, graduate-level course designed for information professionals seeking to bring evidence to clinical medicine and public health practice and to address, in the course approach, the “real-world” time constraints of these domains and (2) to further specify and realize identified elements of the “informationist” concept. Setting: The […]

Training the Trainers: Teaching Clinician Educators to Provide Information Literacy Skills Feedback (Report)

Training the Trainers: Teaching Clinician Educators to Provide Information Literacy Skills Feedback (Report)

INTRODUCTION “Competency-based education focuses on learner performance in reaching specific objectives goals and objectives in the curriculum” [1]. At the time of this writing, the Stanford University School of Medicine (SOM) was in the process of developing a comprehensive competency-based curriculum with an emphasis on providing students with feedback on their performance. Feedback is defined […]

Refresher Training on Maternal and Child Health for Urban Community Health Volunteers: Assessing Knowledge and Skills (Original Work)

Refresher Training on Maternal and Child Health for Urban Community Health Volunteers: Assessing Knowledge and Skills (Original Work)

ABSTRACT: Refresher training is given to the health volunteers/workers for updating and upgrading the knowledge & skills to deliver comprehensive and integrated services and to increase female involvement in the healthcare delivery system and also to develop selfhelp mechanisms at the community & family level. This study was carried out to understand the effect of […]

Communication Skills for Foreign and Mobile Medical Professionals

Communication Skills for Foreign and Mobile Medical Professionals

Around the world, the number of internationally mobile medical professionals is steadily increasing, posing potential difficulties for the good communication with patients and colleagues that is vital to satisfactory outcomes and personal professional success.   Communication Skills for Foreign and Mobile Medical Professionals  is an evidence-based communication resource book designed for all medical professionals who […]