Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions

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Encouraging Reflection and Change in Clinical Practice: Evolution of a Tool

This article describes the systematic development and gradual transformation of a tool to guide participants in a continuing medical education program to reflect on their current practices and to make commitments to change. The continuous improvement of this tool was influenced by evolving needs of the program, reviews of relevant educational literature,...

Using LinkedIn for Continuing Community of Practice Among Hand Surgeons Worldwide

Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, Volume 35, Issue 3, Page 185-191, Summer 2015.

Considering “Nonlinearity” Across the Continuum in Medical Education Assessment: Supporting Theory, Practice, and Future Research Directions

The purpose of this article is to propose new approaches to assessment that are grounded in educational theory and the concept of “nonlinearity.” The new approaches take into account related phenomena such as “uncertainty,” “ambiguity,” and “chaos.” To illustrate these approaches, we will use the example of assessment of clinical reasoning, although...

Using a Critical Incident Scenario With Virtual Humans to Assess Educational Needs of Nurses in a Postanesthesia Care Unit

IntroductionDuring critical incidents, teamwork failures can compromise patient safety. This study provides evidence that virtual humans can be used in simulated critical incidents to assess the learning needs of health professionals, and provide important information that can inform the development of continuing education programs in patient safety....

Is the Cognitive Complexity of Commitment-to-Change Statements Associated With Change in Clinical Practice? An Application of Bloom's Taxonomy

IntroductionThis study categorizes 4 practice change options, including commitment-to-change (CTC) statements using Bloom's taxonomy to explore the relationship between a hierarchy of CTC statements and implementation of changes in practice. Our hypothesis was that deeper learning would be positively associated with implementation of planned practice...

Encouraging Reflection and Change in Clinical Practice: Evolution of a Tool

This article describes the systematic development and gradual transformation of a tool to guide participants in a continuing medical education program to reflect on their current practices and to make commitments to change. The continuous improvement of this tool was influenced by evolving needs of the program, reviews of relevant educational literature,...

Networked Learning and Network Science: Potential Applications to Health Professionals’ Continuing Education and Development

Prior interpersonal relationships and interactivity among members of professional associations may impact the learning process in continuing medical education (CME). On the other hand, CME programs that encourage interactivity between participants may impact structures and behaviors in these professional associations. With the advent of information...

Using LinkedIn for Continuing Community of Practice Among Hand Surgeons Worldwide

BackgroundHand surgeons need continuing professional development due to rapid advancement in the field. Traditional approaches have proven to be challenging due to the nature of surgical practice and other demands. Social media sites have shown the potential to build an online community of practice. MethodsOne of the authors (VR) started Hand Surgery...

Collaboration Between JECME and JCEHP: Providing New Opportunities for CME Researchers and Practitioners

Organizational Change, Leadership, and the Transformation of Continuing Professional Development: Lessons Learned From the American College of Cardiology

There is a need for a transformational change in clinical education. In postgraduate medical education we have traditionally had a faculty-centric model. That is, faculty knew what needed to be taught and who were the best teachers to teach it. They built the agenda, and worked with staff to follow Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education...

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