MedEdPublish (ISSN 2312-7996) is an e-journal which offers an easy-to-search open access resource of papers relevant to the field of medical education with peer review following publication.
Student perceptions on the introduction of training in diagnostic laboratory techniques in an African school of medicine
Diagnostic laboratory support is a critical component of successfully addressing the challenges posed by high rates of communicable and non-communicable diseases in sub-Saharan Africa. The aim of this study was to explore the value of teaching students diagnostic laboratory techniques.
Medical Students Participation for Developing Professional Identity
Participation is a learning process essential for developing professional identity. This qualitative study explores the forms of participation conducted by medical students with a focus on getting to know, interacting, practising, reflecting, and convincing.
Measuring the Iceberg Quantifying the hidden and informal curriculum in clinical rotations using the Hidden Informal Curriculum Assessment Tool (HICAT)
The study aimed to develop and validate an instrument- the Hidden Informal Curriculum Assessment Tool (HICAT) to quantify both the frequency of positive and negative aspects of the hidden / informal curriculum and the “impact factor” of these experiences for medical students.
Gaming to Enhance Students’ Patient-Safety Skills: Evaluation of Air Medic Sky One
This paper aimed to evaluate the effects of a patient safety game the aim of which was to reduce preventable adverse events in health care through educational game-playing, on satisfaction, knowledge and self-efficacy.
Developing Core Competencies for Naturopathic Medicine Programs in North America: AANMC Core Competencies of the Graduating Naturopathic Student
A set of universally accepted core competencies is needed for naturopathic students. In 2012 AANMC's Council of Chief Academic and Clinical Officers (CCACO), convened to develop these competencies. This paper presents the AANMC approved document and discusses the group's process.