Journal Club: The Inevitable Reimagining of Medical Education

Reference: Emanuel EJ. The Inevitable Reimagining of Medical Education. JAMA. Published online February 27, 2020. doi:10.1001/jama.2020.1227 The End of Preclinical Classroom Instruction Move to online training Introduction of standardised tests Competency-based assessments Reduction of in-person lectures Online approach offers flexibility Offer a series of short—about 6 to 15 minutes—video sessions, each covering 1 or 2 major points…

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Journal Club: Online Formative Assessment

Article: Gikandi, Morrow, & Davis. (2011). Online formative assessment in higher education: A review of the literature. Computers & Education, 57(4), 2333-2351. As an educator in higher education or hospital setting it is likely part, some or all of your education will be delivered via online or blended learning approach. An essential component of education…

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Incivility in Nursing

Journal Club Article: Shen, H., Wang, H., Yan, L., Liu, W., Zhang, J., Zhou, F., … & Deng, L. (2020). Incivility in nursing practice education in the operating room. Nurse Education Today, 104366 [abstract]. We will use Twitter to follow some great discussion and experiences around “nurses eating their young”.

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Team of Teams

Book Club: McChrystal, G. S., Collins, T., Silverman, D., & Fussell, C. (2015). Team of teams: New rules of engagement for a complex world. Penguin. “Technology and human behaviours have transformed dramatically in the past few decades, but organizations have not kept up. The pace of disruption has become overwhelming and unpredictable” McChrystal Group. I must…

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Basic Model of Supervision

Journal Club Article: Milne, D., Aylott, H., Fitzpatrick, H., & Ellis, M. V. (2008). How does clinical supervision work? Using a “best evidence synthesis” approach to construct a basic model of supervision. The Clinical Supervisor, 27(2), 170-190. Background: One of the major challenges hindering the further development of clinical supervision has been poor conceptualization in both theory…

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The Essential Elements of Digital Literacies

Journal Club Article: Belshaw, D. (2016). The essential elements of digital literacies. ” This is the kind of book that still requires some work on the part of the reader to translate into practical action. In other words, this isn’t a handbook. “ Importance of how to learn, Skills are not learned in isolation, but…

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Check-In Check-Out Process

Journal Club Article: Henderson, A., Harrison, P., Rowe, J., Edwards, S., Barnes, M., & Henderson, S. (2018). Students take the lead for learning in practice: A process for building self-efficacy into undergraduate nursing education. Nurse Education in Practice, 31, 14-19 [abstract]. Aim: To prepare graduate nurses for practice, the curriculum and pedagogy need to facilitate student engagement,…

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12 Tips for Applying the Science of Learning to Health Professions Education.

Journal Club Article: Gooding, H. C., Mann, K., & Armstrong, E. (2017). Twelve tips for applying the science of learning to health professions education. Medical teacher, 39(1), 26-31. Background: There is a vast amount of data around the science of learning. The evidence comes from an array of specialties, from cognitive psychology, neuroscience, sociology, anthropology and behavioral…

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Creating effective learning in today’s emergency departments

Journal Club Article: Bandiera, G., Lee, S., & Tiberius, R. (2005). Creating effective learning in today’s emergency departments: how accomplished teachers get it done. Annals of Emergency Medicine, 45(3), 253-261. Background: The Emergency department (ED) should be an ideal place for learning but due to the unpredictive nature of the workload, significant impediments occur which can effect…

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Tools for Knowledge and Learning: A Guide for Development and Humanitarian Organisations

Journal Club Article: Ramalingam, B. (2006). Tools for knowledge and learning: A guide for development and humanitarian organizations. London: Overseas Development Institute. Background “No one should be dying or suffering because knowledge that already exists in one part of the world has not reached other parts. It is up to each of us to take…

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