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Chairmen from across the Country Gather to Share Research and...
CME Outfitters is Accepting Registrations for the 6th Annual Chair Summit: Master Class For Neuroscience Professional Development to be Held in Tampa, Florida September 26-28(PRWeb June 14, 2013)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10800969.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - June 16, 2013 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news
The Genetics Society of America announces Fall 2013 DeLill Nasser Travel Award recipients
(Genetics Society of America) The Genetics Society of America announces the selection of five graduate students and five postdoctoral researchers as recipients of 2013 DeLill Nasser Awards for Professional Development in Genetics. The award is a $1,000 travel grant for each researcher to attend any national or international meeting, conference or laboratory course that will enhance his or her career. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - June 11, 2013 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news
“Yes, U Can!” Professional Development Program
(Source: Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing)
Source: Journal of Obstetric, Gynecologic, and Neonatal Nursing - June 11, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Teresa Stanfill Tags: Professional Issue Source Type: research
Advance care planning in the oncology settings
ConclusionsThe study findings were disappointing, but this first audit is significant to provide insights for future dissemination and implementation of ACP interventions. An ongoing mandatory professional development programme in ACP for healthcare staff is promising to promote the uptake of ACP in healthcare settings. (Source: International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare)
Source: International Journal of Evidence-Based Healthcare - June 10, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Juliane Samara, David Larkin, Choi Wan Chan, Violeta Lopez Tags: EVIDENCE UTILISATION Source Type: research
Group supervision for general practitioners: a case study.
CONCLUSION: The results of this study indicate that participation in a supervision group can be beneficial for maintaining and developing GPs' skills in dealing with patients with mental health problems. Group supervision influenced other areas of GPs' professional lives as well. However, more studies are needed to assess the impact of supervision groups. PMID: 23735630 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Quality in Primary Care)
Source: Quality in Primary Care - June 8, 2013 Category: Primary Care Authors: Galina Nielsen H, Sofie Davidsen A, Dalsted R, Brostrøm Kousgaard M Tags: Qual Prim Care Source Type: research
The prescribing practices of nurses who care for patients with skin conditions: a questionnaire survey
ConclusionsA large number of nurses in primary care prescribe medicines for skin conditions and are involved in medicines management activities. Lack of specialist dermatology training is a concern and associated with lower prescribing–related activities. Access to dermatology training and continuing professional development are required to support nurse development in this area of practice and maximise benefits. Relevance to clinical practiceNurse prescribers' involvement in medicines management activities has important implications in terms of improving access to services, efficiency and cost savings. To maximise their...
Source: Journal of Clinical Nursing - June 8, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Nicola Carey, Molly Courtenay, Karen Stenner Tags: Enhancing medication compliance and prescribing practice Source Type: research
What's in store: how First Time Out opened our eyes to new possibilities
Two curators explain why displaying and swapping never before seen objects from their stores gets to the heart of curatorshipExplore the First Time Out exhibition – in picturesJohn Clayson, Tyne and Wear Museums & ArchivesThe First Time Out idea was road-tested by five London based collections in 2011. Each brought out an object from behind the scenes for contribution to a carousel-style programme in which the objects were displayed for consecutive six-week periods, first at their home institution and then in each of the partner settings in turn.While 'away' at the partner venues, the objects were interpreted by their ho...
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - June 7, 2013 Category: Science Tags: Blogposts Guardian Professional Museums Culture professionals network Logistics Audiences Education Professional development Science Source Type: news
The Effects of the SUN Project on Teacher Knowledge and Self-Efficacy Regarding Biological Energy Transfer Are Significant and Long-Lasting: Results of a Randomized Controlled Trial.
Abstract Biological energy flow has been notoriously difficult to teach. Our approach to this topic relies on abiotic and biotic examples of the energy released by moving electrons in thermodynamically spontaneous reactions. A series of analogical model-building experiences was supported with common language and representations including manipulatives. These materials were designed to help learners understand why electrons move in a hydrogen explosion and hydrogen fuel cell, so they could ultimately understand the rationale for energy transfer in the mitochondrion and the chloroplast. High school biology teachers a...
Source: CBE Life Sciences Education - June 7, 2013 Category: Cytology Authors: Batiza AF, Gruhl M, Zhang B, Harrington T, Roberts M, Laflamme D, Haasch MA, Knopp J, Vogt G, Goodsell D, Hagedorn E, Marcey D, Hoelzer M, Nelson D Tags: CBE Life Sci Educ Source Type: research
Career Development Through Local Chapter Involvement: Perspectives From Chapter Members
The importance of career development in professional organizations has been noted in the literature. Personal and professional benefits of membership regardless of discipline can be found across the career spectrum from student to executive. The benefits of professional membership with respect to career development in local chapter organizations have seldom been studied. Local chapter participation may offer significant career development opportunities for the practitioner, faculty member, and student. The purpose of this study was to explore the importance of local chapter involvement to the career development of health e...
Source: Health Promotion Practice - June 6, 2013 Category: Health Management Authors: Thomas, M., Inniss-Richter, Z., Mata, H., Cottrell, R. R. Tags: Career Development Source Type: research
How Can Both the Intervention and Its Evaluation Fulfill Health Promotion Principles? An Example From a Professional Development Program
This article seeks to demonstrate that it is possible to integrate the basic principles of health promotion into a professional development program and its evaluation. To this end, it presents an analytical reading of both the intervention and its evaluation component in light of the cardinal principles in this field. Initiatives such as the Health Promotion Laboratory and its evaluation are essential to consolidate the foundations of professional development and its assessment by concretely integrating health promotion discourse into these practices. (Source: Health Promotion Practice)
Source: Health Promotion Practice - June 6, 2013 Category: Health Management Authors: Tremblay, M.-C., Richard, L., Brousselle, A., Beaudet, N. Tags: Articles Source Type: research
Recording available: Professional Development Award winners talk about ACRL annual conference
From June 5 – Professional Development Award winners, Mary Helms and Heather Brown share highlights of conference they attended: Association of College and Research Libraries – annual conference of April 10-13, 2013. See it at: http://ow.ly/lKq6A (Source: Midcontinental Region News)
Source: Midcontinental Region News - June 5, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: All Members Source Type: news
The Applicability of a Seminal Professional Development Theory to Creative Arts Therapies Students.
Authors: Orkibi H Abstract The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to test the extent to which a seminal theory of the professional development of counsellors and therapists is applicable to the particular experiences of creative arts therapies graduate students who learn how to use the arts in psychotherapy. Nevertheless, readers may consider the results of the present study transferable to other healthcare disciplines. Questionnaires for each developmental phase were used for data collection, and analysis included data quantification, assessment of inter-rater agreement and theory derivation procedure. Result...
Source: Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy - June 5, 2013 Category: Psychiatry Tags: Clin Psychol Psychother Source Type: research
Evaluation of Pharmacist Continuing Professional Development Portfolios
Conclusion: Pharmacists completing CPD training are capable of following the CPD process with some potential challenges in documentation. Information submitted to the board of pharmacy is considered sufficient for license renewal purposes. (Source: Journal of Pharmacy Practice)
Source: Journal of Pharmacy Practice - June 5, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Tofade, T. S., Hedrick, J. N., Dedrick, S. C., Caiola, S. M. Tags: Research Articles Source Type: research
Continuing Professional Development
(Source: Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology)
Source: Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology - June 5, 2013 Category: Opthalmology Tags: Continuing Professional Development Source Type: research
EDUCATION: Professional Development Award winners – Highlights of ACRL conference – June 5 10:00 MT, 11:00 CT
June 5 – 10:00 MT, 11:00 CT – Catch the Highlights!- Professional Development Award winners, Mary Helms and Heather Brown will be “sharing back” information on conference attended: Association of College and Research Libraries – annual conference of April 10-13, 2013 URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone, Login: as a guest with your name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. This session will be recorded and captioning will be provided. Questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. (mm) (Source: Midcontinental Region News)
Source: Midcontinental Region News - June 4, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: All Members Health Sciences Libraries Source Type: news
Designing a pharmacy residency program: Focus on a common accreditation challenge.
CONCLUSION: Marshfield Clinic used an efficient step-by-step process in the development of its PGY1 pharmacy residency program and achieved full compliance with all of the criteria outlined in Principle 4 of the ASHP accreditation standard. PMID: 23719887 [PubMed - in process] (Source: American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy : AJHP)
Source: American Journal of Health-System Pharmacy : AJHP - June 3, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Griesbach SA, Larson TL, Wilhelm SA Tags: Am J Health Syst Pharm Source Type: research
The practice of pathology in Africa.
Abstract In attempting to advance the health of women and children in Africa, practitioners should be cognizant of the history of health care delivery in the continent and the nature of the existing systems. Although autopsies began in Africa several millennia ago, traditional healers have held sway for many centuries and continue to do so for most of Africa's people. The role of laboratory medicine in advancing modern health care has been impeded by its ever-increasing high cost, lack of confidence in the system, lack of adequately trained personnel, and inadequate provision of facilities and training opportunitie...
Source: Archives of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine - June 1, 2013 Category: Laboratory Medicine Authors: Kaschula RO Tags: Arch Pathol Lab Med Source Type: research
Reflection as part of continuous professional development for public health professionals: a literature review
Conclusions Health education literature has reflective models which could be applied to PH practice. (Source: Journal of Public Health)
Source: Journal of Public Health - June 1, 2013 Category: Health Management Authors: Jayatilleke, N., Mackie, A. Tags: Health Services Source Type: research
LifeTrain: towards a European framework for continuing professional development in biomedical sciences
Nature Reviews Drug Discovery 12, 407 (2013). doi:10.1038/nrd4026 Authors: Mike Hardman, Cath Brooksbank, Claire Johnson, Christa Janko, Wolf See, Pierre Lafolie, Heinrich Klech, Patrice Verpillat & Hans Lindén Successful biomedical scientists learn throughout their careers. The LifeTrain project aims to optimize investments in learning to support the development of medicines in Europe and to encourage stronger interactions between industry and academia. (Source: Nature Reviews Drug Discovery)
Source: Nature Reviews Drug Discovery - May 31, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Authors: Mike HardmanCath BrooksbankClaire JohnsonChrista JankoWolf SeePierre LafolieHeinrich KlechPatrice VerpillatHans Lindén Tags: Comment Source Type: research
Editor's Perspectives – June 2013
Probably the greatest manager in football history, Sir Alex Ferguson, has just retired. Queen Juliana of the Netherlands, has just abdicated, yet Robert Mugabe at the age of 89 is standing again for the Presidency of Zimbabwe for 5 more years. No-one has told these leaders to stop or continue; it is their own choice. What about surgeons? Some countries have laws to stop them operating at 65 or 70. Others allow them to continue provided they are registered to practice and have completed whatever is necessary to register in that particular country. This often means that they must prove Continuing Professional Development by ...
Source: International Journal of Surgery - May 31, 2013 Category: Surgery Authors: R. David Rosin Tags: Editorial Source Type: research
Maintaining Perianesthesia Competencies on a Tight Budget!
During tough economic times creativity and out of the box thinking was needed to meet our yearly validation requirements. The unit based education committee was given a one hour time frame to complete validations instead of the usual 4 hour allotment. The committee met and decided to do a simulation based validation. Utilizing the latest technology, our Nursing Practice and Professional Development colleagues and Sim Man, we created three different scenarios. Each case study included the high risk low frequency competencies seen in our hospital based ambulatory phase I and II surgery center. The ASPAN standards were also u...
Source: Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing - May 29, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Cidalia J. Vital, Cinnamon Desgres, Alison Colburn, Esther Brown, Maryann Tourtellotte, Maureen Maynard, Anne Marie Culver, Deb Pond, Barbara Zahm Tags: ASPAN National Conference Abstracts Source Type: research
Improving Staff Satisfaction Through Peer LED Professional Development
Staffs of the Digestive Health Center (DHC) Allen Hospital encompass two diverse campuses. It is a requirement of DHC staff to become specialty certified to maintain ongoing employment. Meeting the continuing education unit (CEU)/contact hour (CH) needs of staff was challenging from a staff scheduling, availability of specialty-specific programs and staff satisfaction point of view. It was proposed that support staffs should be included to enhance patient-centered care and practice at all levels. (Source: Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing)
Source: Journal of PeriAnesthesia Nursing - May 29, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Sandra J. Gardner Tags: ASPAN National Conference Abstracts Source Type: research
Continuing Professional Development Calendar
(Source: Australian Dental Journal)
Source: Australian Dental Journal - May 28, 2013 Category: Dentistry Tags: Continuing Professional Development Calendar Source Type: research
The Experience of Becoming a Therapist in a Foreign Culture
This phenomenological study explores the experience of becoming a therapist in a foreign culture. The purpose is to better understand the issues adjusting to a new culture and give voice to the lived experience of immigrant therapists. Few studies explore the experience of foreign therapists. Most focus on the experience of mainstream mental health professionals dealing with populations from specific cultural backgrounds. A total of eight therapists, who emigrated from another country to the United States, were asked to describe situations when practicing was challenging because of cultural differences. The descriptive phe...
Source: Journal of Humanistic Psychology - May 27, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Barreto, Y. K. Tags: Articles Source Type: research
Teacher feedback during active learning: Current practices in primary schools.
Conclusions. During active learning, feedback on meta-cognition and social learning is important. Feedback should be explicitly related to learning goals. In practice, these kinds of feedback appear to be scarce. Therefore, giving feedback during active learning seems to be an important topic for teachers' professional development. PMID: 23692539 [PubMed - in process] (Source: The British Journal of Educational Psychology)
Source: The British Journal of Educational Psychology - May 26, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: van den Bergh L, Ros A, Beijaard D Tags: Br J Educ Psychol Source Type: research
Supporting universal prevention programs: a two-phased coaching model.
This article provides a detailed account of a two-phased coaching model with empirical support developed and tested with coaches and teachers in urban schools (Becker et al. 2013). In the initial universal coaching phase, all teachers receive the same coaching elements regardless of their skill level. Then, in the tailored coaching phase, coaching varies according to the strengths and needs of each teacher. Specifically, more intensive coaching strategies are used only with teachers who need additional coaching supports, whereas other teachers receive just enough support to consolidate and maintain their strong implementat...
Source: Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review - May 25, 2013 Category: Psychiatry & Psychology Authors: Becker KD, Darney D, Domitrovich C, Keperling JP, Ialongo NS Tags: Clin Child Fam Psychol Rev Source Type: research
Evolving impressions: undergraduate perceptions of graduate teaching assistants and faculty members over a semester.
Abstract Undergraduate experiences in lower-division science courses are important factors in student retention in science majors. These courses often include a lecture taught by faculty, supplemented by smaller sections, such as discussions and laboratories, taught by graduate teaching assistants (GTAs). Given that portions of these courses are taught by different instructor types, this study explored student ratings of instruction by GTAs and faculty members to see whether perceptions differed by instructor type, whether they changed over a semester, and whether certain instructor traits were associated with stud...
Source: CBE Life Sciences Education - May 24, 2013 Category: Cytology Authors: Kendall KD, Schussler EE Tags: CBE Life Sci Educ Source Type: research
Social work training curriculum in disaster management.
This article describes training approaches in disaster recovery for social workers, allied workers, and volunteers. Recovery workers from diverse disciplines require specific training in the theoretical constructs, interventions, tasks, and policy to undertake their roles. The article links the knowledge and skills base of disaster recovery to core social work professional education. Current debates in disaster recovery practice are discussed. An undergraduate and postgraduate program developed for Singaporean social work students is outlined in detail. Other models of training are described, including interagency programs...
Source: Journal of Social Work in Disability and Rehabilitation - May 24, 2013 Category: Disability Authors: Rowlands A Tags: J Soc Work Disabil Rehabil Source Type: research
Dermatology within the UK podiatric literature: a content analysis (1989-2010)
Conclusions: It is evident from this analysis that there has been an increasing focus on dermatology as a topic within the main podiatric journals in the UK over the last 21 years, primarily reflecting a rise in commercial advertising and an increase in academic dermatology related publications. Whilst earlier publications tended to focus on warts and fungal infections, more recent publications address a broader spectrum of topics. Changes in prescribing rights may be relevant to these findings, as may the enhanced professional and regulatory body requirements on continuing professional development. (Source: Journal of Foo...
Source: Journal of Foot and Ankle Research - May 24, 2013 Category: Podiatry Authors: Ivan BristowAlan Borthwick Source Type: research
New Professional Development Awards for 2013-2014
Interested in attending something for your professional development? A conference you may not have attended before? Four awards are targeted for our 2013-2014 year. Please see new requirements at: http://nnlm.gov/mcr/funding/. Questions to email@example.com (Source: Midcontinental Region News)
Source: Midcontinental Region News - May 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: All Members Source Type: news
EDUCATION: Professional Development Award winners – Highlights of ACRL conference – June 5 10:00 MT, 11:00 CT
June 5 – 10:00 MT, 11:00 CT – Catch the Highlights!- Professional Development Award winners, Mary Helms and Heather Brown will be “sharing back” information on conference attended: Association of College and Research Libraries – annual conference of April 10-13, 2013 URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone, Login: as a guest with your name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. This session will be recorded and captioning will be provided. Questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. (mm) (Source:...
Source: Midcontinental Region News - May 23, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: All Members Health Sciences Libraries Source Type: news
How effectively do midwives manage the care of obese pregnant women? A cross-sectional survey of Australian midwives.
CONCLUSIONS: Registered midwives need continuing professional development in communication and counselling to more effectively manage the care of obese pregnant women. The universal use of a clinical guideline may have a positive impact by helping midwives to base early care decisions on clinical evidence. PMID: 23485364 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Women Birth)
Source: Women Birth - May 23, 2013 Category: Midwifery Authors: Biro MA, Cant R, Hall H, Bailey C, Sinni S, East C Tags: Women Birth Source Type: research
Increasing research capacity in the chiropractic profession: A case study and evaluation of an innovative research program in Norway.
CONCLUSIONS: The program was well received by the participants and gave them the tools and resources to perform research. The two-level attendance system afforded a basis for setting up a network of research clinics with a fundamental understanding of optimal data collection. This initiative has shown that research skills can be revisited through CPD programs as part of evidence-based lifelong learning. PMID: 23519168 [PubMed] (Source: The Journal of Chiropractic Education)
Source: The Journal of Chiropractic Education - May 23, 2013 Category: Podiatry Authors: Lothe LR, Bolton JE Tags: J Chiropr Educ Source Type: research
Promoting Equity and Reducing Health Disparities Among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Adolescents: A Position Paper of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine
The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) is an international and multidisciplinary organization whose mission is “committed to improving the physical and psychosocial health and well-being of all adolescents through advocacy, clinical care, health promotion, health service delivery, professional development and research.” As a leader in adolescent health, SAHM recognizes the need to specifically address racial/ethnic disparities and inequity that can negatively impact adolescent development, health, and achievement. (Source: Journal of Adolescent Health)
Source: Journal of Adolescent Health - May 22, 2013 Category: Child Development Authors: The Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Tags: Positions of the Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine Source Type: research
University of Hawaii medical school donates used equipment to public schools
The University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine has donated thousands of dollars worth of science equipment this year to 13 public high schools on four of Hawaii’s islands. Three years ago, the medical school’s professional development program paired its Center for Cardiovascular Research faculty with local high school science teachers. The point of the program is to show local teachers the latest technologies, equipping them with cutting-edge knowledge that they can take back to… (Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com Health Care:Biotechnology headlines - May 21, 2013 Category: Biotechnology Authors: Jenna Blakely Source Type: research
Need to know a little more about “My NCBI?” – Watch the archived recording…
Professional Development Award winner, Ben Harnke attended “My NCBI” training at the National Library of Medicine. The recording of his online presentation of May 21, 2013, is now available at: http://ow.ly/lfD8k (Source: Midcontinental Region News)
Source: Midcontinental Region News - May 21, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: All Members Health Sciences Libraries Source Type: news
The role of leadership in the implementation of person‐centred care using Dementia Care Mapping: a study in three nursing homes
Conclusion and Implications for Nursing ManagementThis study provided useful information about the influence of leadership in the implementation of person‐centred care in nursing homes. Leaders should be active role models, expound a clear vision and include and empower all staff in the professional development process. (Source: Journal of Nursing Management)
Source: Journal of Nursing Management - May 16, 2013 Category: Nursing Authors: Anne Marie Mork Rokstad, Solfrid Vatne, Knut Engedal, Geir Selbæk Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
EDUCATION: Professional Development Award winners – Highlights of ACRL conference – June 5 10:00 MT, 11:00 CT
June 5 10:00 MT, 11:00 CT – Catch the Highlights!- Professional Development Award winners, Mary Helms and Heather Brown will be “sharing back” information on conference attended: Association of College and Research Libraries – annual conference of April 10-13, 2013 URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone, Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided. Questions to email@example.com. (mm) (Source: Midcontinental Region News)
Source: Midcontinental Region News - May 13, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: All Members Source Type: news
EDUCATION: Highlights of MY NCBI sessions from NLM – Tuesday, May 21, 9:00 MT, 10:00 CT
Catch the Highlights!- Professional Development Award winner, Ben Harnke will be “sharing back” information on training attended: My NCBI training from the National Library of Medicine URL: https://webmeeting.nih.gov/mcr2/ Equipment: connection to the Internet and a phone, Login: as a guest with your first and last name. Instructions to connect to the audio will show up once you’ve logged in. Captioning will be provided. Questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. (mm) (Source: Midcontinental Region News)
Source: Midcontinental Region News - May 13, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: liaison Tags: All Members Source Type: news
Questions on adolescent articles
Welcome to the first of this new feature. Epilogue will appear regularly in Education and Practice and is intended to serve as means by which practising paediatricians can assess their own knowledge and skills. Some articles, as this one, will be based on articles already published in the journal. Others will be based on clinical cases, images or current practice guidelines. By successfully answering the questions, readers will be able to demonstrate to their own satisfaction that they have fully grasped the article, and thereby contribute to their own continuing professional development. Annotated answers will always be a...
Source: Archives of Disease in Childhood - Education and Practice - May 13, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Scott-Jupp, R. Tags: Adolescent health, Child health, Confidentiality, Legal and forensic medicine, Medical humanities Epilogue Source Type: research
Impact of participation on a solid organ transplant team on student pharmacists' perceptions of interprofessional roles.
Conclusion. Student pharmacist participation in interprofessional clinical APPEs can positively influence their professional development as they prepare to become members of multi-disciplinary teams in the healthcare workforce. PMID: 23716742 [PubMed - in process] (Source: American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education)
Source: American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education - May 13, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Maldonado AQ, Bray BS, Woodard LJ, Barbosa-Leiker C, Hardinger KL, Wu V, Hayney MS Tags: Am J Pharm Educ Source Type: research
Self-authorship in pharmacy education.
Abstract The theory of self-authorship describes the developmental process students undergo in the transition away from dependence on authority figures for learning and identity. Self-authored individuals are also capable of self-directed learning, critical thinking, complex problem-solving, mature decision-making, and the development of collaborative relationships with diverse others. According to this theory, an individual's transformation to self-authorship is not instantaneous but occurs over time, and that college experiences can be designed to promote development of self-authorship. The Accreditation Council ...
Source: American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education - May 13, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Johnson JL Tags: Am J Pharm Educ Source Type: research
Does student confidence on multiple‐choice question assessments provide useful information?
ConclusionsRecording student confidence was helpful in identifying uninformed versus misinformed responses, which may allow for targeted remediation strategies. Making errors of calibration (confidence and accuracy) more visible may be relevant in feedback for professional development. (Source: Medical Education)
Source: Medical Education - May 12, 2013 Category: Universities & Medical Training Authors: Donald A Curtis, Samuel L Lind, Christy K Boscardin, Mark Dellinges Tags: Assessment and Feedback Source Type: research
2013/2014 Professional Development Awardees
Congratulations to the 2013 /2014 NN/LM SCR Professional Development Awardees: Awardee: Carolyn Bridgewater Institution: Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center – New Orleans Conference: American Public Health Association 141st Annual Meeting and Exposition Awardee: Stephanie Cheramie Institution: Lafourche Public Library, Thibodaux LA Conference: American Library Association Annual Conference and Exhibition Awardee: Lisa Huang Institution: Collin College, Denton TX Conference: First Science Boot Camp for Libraries in the West Awardee: Joanne Romano Institution: The TMC Library, Houston TX Conference: First Sci...
Source: Network News - May 8, 2013 Category: Databases & Libraries Authors: Michelle Malizia Tags: General (all entries) Grants and Funding Source Type: news
Nurse CPD framework launched
RCGP has released a framework for improved continuing professional development (CPD) in practice nursing with help from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) read more (Source: Management in Practice)
Source: Management in Practice - May 7, 2013 Category: Practice Management Authors: lspringer Tags: *** Editor ' s Pick *** Featured HR CPD Latest News Source Type: news
Building Without a Plan: The Career Experiences of Australian Strength and Conditioning Coaches
AbstractDawson, AJ, Leonard, ZM, Wehner, KA, and Gastin, PB. Building without a plan: The career experiences of Australian strength and conditioning coaches. J Strength Cond Res 27(5): 1423–1434, 2013—The purpose of this investigation was to explore the career experiences of Australian strength and conditioning coaches. Six Australian strength and conditioning coaches (mean age = 33.7 years, SD = 6.0 years) with a mean of 10.4 (SD = 4.9) years experience working with elite Olympic and professional athletes were interviewed about their experiences of career development. Each interview was transcribed verbatim and analyz...
Source: Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research - May 1, 2013 Category: Sports Medicine Tags: Original Research Source Type: research
Performance Reviews: A Saving Grace or the Devil?
I believe it is a fair statement to say that everyone has been through some type of performance review in their career. For some, it is a meaningful professional development tool to set goals and review progress, whereas for others it is a source of frustration and confusion or an opportunity for the once-a-year sit down with the boss. A structured performance review system is a mighty tool that allows for systematic and reliable coaching and an opportunity to guide the professional development of an organization's employees. At the opposite end of the spectrum is the process for an employer to accurately and dispassionate...
Source: Air Medical Journal - May 1, 2013 Category: Emergency Medicine Authors: John R. Clark Tags: Legal Matters Source Type: research
Cluster (School) RCT of ParentCorps: Impact on Kindergarten Academic Achievement
CONCLUSIONS: Early childhood population-level intervention that enhances both home and school environments shows promise to advance academic achievement among minority children from disadvantaged, urban neighborhoods. (Source: PEDIATRICS)
Source: PEDIATRICS - May 1, 2013 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Brotman, L. M., Dawson-McClure, S., Calzada, E. J., Huang, K.-Y., Kamboukos, D., Palamar, J. J., Petkova, E. Tags: Developmental/Behavior Article Source Type: research
Effects of continuing professional development on clinical performance: Results of a study involving family practitioners in Quebec.
CONCLUSION: This study supports earlier research showing that CPD activities of sufficient quality and quantity are correlated with a high quality of professional practice by family physicians. PMID: 23673591 [PubMed - in process] (Source: Canadian Family Physician Medecin de Famille Canadien)
Source: Canadian Family Physician Medecin de Famille Canadien - May 1, 2013 Category: Primary Care Authors: Goulet F, Hudon E, Gagnon R, Gauvin E, Lemire F, Arsenault I Tags: Can Fam Physician Source Type: research