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Assessment and evaluation of admissions, knowledge, skills and attitudes

Section edited by Tim Wilkinson and Danette McKinley

This section considers manuscripts that investigate issues in assessment and evaluation with a focus on medical school admissions and the assessment and evaluation of knowledge, skills, and attitudes in medical students.

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  1. Content type: Research article

    Prior to 1999 students entering our MBBS course were selected on academic performance alone. We have now evaluated the impact on the demographics of subsequent cohorts of our standard entry students (those ent...

    Authors: Ian B Puddey, Annette Mercer, Sandra E Carr and William Louden

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:97

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  2. Content type: Research article

    An earlier study at Nottingham suggested that 10-15% of the medical student intake was likely to fail completely or have substantial problems on the course. This is a problem for the students, the Faculty, and...

    Authors: Janet Yates

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:95

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  3. Content type: Research article

    Computer-based examinations (CBE) ensure higher efficiency with respect to producibility and assessment compared to paper-based examinations (PBE). However, students often have objections against CBE and are a...

    Authors: Achim Hochlehnert, Konstantin Brass, Andreas Moeltner and Jana Juenger

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:89

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  4. Content type: Research article

    Learning styles determine how people manage new information. Evidence-based medicine (EBM) involves the management of information in clinical practice. As a consequence, the way in which a person uses EBM can ...

    Authors: Sandra E Zwolsman, Nynke van Dijk, Anita AH Verhoeven, Wouter de Ruijter and Margreet Wieringa-de Waard

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:81

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  5. Content type: Research article

    Clinical contact in the early curriculum and workplace learning with active tutorship are important parts of modern medical education. In a previously published study, we found that medical students' tutors ex...

    Authors: Bernhard von Below, Stig Rödjer, Mats Wahlqvist and Annika Billhult

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:79

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  6. Content type: Correspondence

    Teaching the steps of evidence-based practice (EBP) has become standard curriculum for health professions at both student and professional levels. Determining the best methods for evaluating EBP learning is ha...

    Authors: Julie K Tilson, Sandra L Kaplan, Janet L Harris, Andy Hutchinson, Dragan Ilic, Richard Niederman, Jarmila Potomkova and Sandra E Zwolsman

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:78

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  7. Content type: Research article

    Health educators need rigorously developed instruments to evaluate cognitive skills relating to evidence based practice (EBP). Previous EBP evaluation instruments have focused on the acquisition and appraisal ...

    Authors: Lucy K Lewis, Marie T Williams and Timothy S Olds

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:77

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  8. Content type: Research article

    The choice of whether to undertake an intercalated Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree is one of the most important decisions that students must make during their time at medical school. An effect on exam perform...

    Authors: Nishanthan Mahesan, Siobhan Crichton, Hannah Sewell and Simon Howell

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:76

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  9. Content type: Research article

    Improper catheterization can lead to urethral injury. Yet research from four continents suggests training of junior doctors in catheterization is insufficient. European research suggests a majority of catheter...

    Authors: Manuel Manalo Jr, Marie Carmela M Lapitan and Brian S Buckley

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:73

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  10. Content type: Research article

    Physicians working with multicultural populations need to know how to elicit the patient's understanding of the illness; determine the patient's sociocultural context and identify any issues that might affect ...

    Authors: Patricia Hudelson, Noelle Junod Perron and Thomas Perneger

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:63

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  11. Content type: Research article

    Good communication is a crucial element of good clinical care, and it is important to provide appropriate consultation skills teaching in undergraduate medical training to ensure that doctors have the necessar...

    Authors: Alexia Papageorgiou, Susan Miles, Michelle Fromage, Julie Kemmy and Sam J Leinster

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:55

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  12. Content type: Research article

    Professionalism is a difficult construct to define in medical students but aspects of this concept may be important in predicting the risk of postgraduate misconduct. For this reason attempts are being made to...

    Authors: Paul A Tiffin, Gabrielle M Finn and John C McLachlan

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:43

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  13. Content type: Research article

    Programmatic assessment that looks across a whole year may contribute to better decisions compared with those made from isolated assessments alone. The aim of this study is to describe and evaluate a programma...

    Authors: Tim J Wilkinson, Mike J Tweed, Tony G Egan, Anthony N Ali, Jan M McKenzie, MaryLeigh Moore and Joy R Rudland

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:29

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  14. Content type: Research article

    Patients with limited English proficiency (LEP) represent a growing proportion of the US population and are at risk of receiving suboptimal care due to difficulty communicating with healthcare providers who do...

    Authors: Fatima Rodriguez, Amy Cohen, Joseph R Betancourt and Alexander R Green

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:26

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  15. Content type: Research article

    Previous studies report various degrees of agreement between self-perceived competence and objectively measured competence in medical students. There is still a paucity of evidence on how the two correlate in ...

    Authors: Nai Ming Lai and Cheong Lieng Teng

    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2011 11:25

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2018 Journal Metrics

  • Citation Impact
    1.870 - 2-year Impact Factor
    2.317 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.358 - Source Normalized Impact per Paper (SNIP)
    0.802 - SCImago Journal Rank (SJR)


    Social Media Impact
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