Lifelong learning along the education and career continuum: metaanalysis of studies in health professions
1. Lifelong learning along the education and career continuum: metaanalysis of studies in health professions

OKSANA BABENKO; SUDHA KOPPULA; LIA DANIELS; LINDSEY NADON; VIJAY DANIELS

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 157-163

Abstract
  Introduction: Lifelong learning is an integral part of healthprofessionals’ maintenance of competence. Several studies haveexamined the orientation toward lifelong learning at variousstages ...  Read More
Interdisciplinary and inter-institutional differences in learning preferences among Malaysian medical and health sciences students
2. Interdisciplinary and inter-institutional differences in learning preferences among Malaysian medical and health sciences students

REBECCA S.Y. WONG; HENG LOKE SIOW; VINOTH KUMARASAMY; NAZRILA SHAHERAH FADHLULLAH SUHAIMI

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 164-171

Abstract
  Introduction: The learner-centred approach in medical and healthsciences education makes the study of learning preferences relevant andimportant. This study aimed to investigate the ...  Read More
Early clinical exposure program in learning renal physiology
3. Early clinical exposure program in learning renal physiology

ARMAN DEHGHAN; MITRA AMINI; MOHAMMAD MAHDI SAGHEB; SEYED MOSTAFA SHIDMOOSAVI; PARISA NABEIEI

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 172-176

Abstract
  Introduction: Teaching renal physiology for undergraduatemedical students in an understandable way using methods whichimprove their deep learning has always been a problem. In thisstudy, ...  Read More
Models of clinical reasoning with a focus on general practice: a critical review
4. Models of clinical reasoning with a focus on general practice: a critical review

SHAHRAM YAZDANI; MOHAMMAD HOSSEINZADEH; FAKHROLSADAT HOSSEINI

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 177-184

Abstract
  Introduction: Diagnosis lies at the heart of general practice.Every day general practitioners (GPs) visit patients with awide variety of complaints and concerns, with often minor butsometimes ...  Read More
Learning style preferences: A study of Pre-clinical Medical Students in Barbados
5. Learning style preferences: A study of Pre-clinical Medical Students in Barbados

NKEMCHO OJEH; NATASHA SOBERS-GRANNUM; UMA GAUR; MD. ANWARUL AZIM MAJUMDER

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 185-194

Abstract
  Introduction: Educators need to be aware of different learningstyles to effectively tailor instructional strategies and methodsto cater to the students’ learning needs and support ...  Read More
Presenting the students’ academic achievement causal model based on goal orientation
6. Presenting the students’ academic achievement causal model based on goal orientation

EBRAHIM NASIRI; ALI POUR-SAFAR; MAHDOKHT TAHERI; ABDULLAH SEDIGHI PASHAKY; ATAOLLAH ASADI LOUYEH

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 195-202

Abstract
  Introduction: Several factors play a role in academic achievement,individual’s excellence and capability to do actions and tasks thatthe learner is in charge of in learning areas. ...  Read More
Experiences of nursing students of evidence-based practice education according to rogers’ diffusion of innovation model: a directed content analysis
7. Experiences of nursing students of evidence-based practice education according to rogers’ diffusion of innovation model: a directed content analysis

SHAHZAD PASHAEYPOOR; TAHEREH ASHKTORAB; MARYAM RASSOULI; HAMID ALAVI_MAJD

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 203-208

Abstract
  Introduction: Evidence based practice (EBP) education isessential in promoting of clinical care, but an effective educationalstrategy for teaching EBP in nursing faculties is not available.The ...  Read More
Commentary
Addressing the physicians’ shortage in developing countries by accelerating and reforming the medical education: Is it possible?
8. Addressing the physicians’ shortage in developing countries by accelerating and reforming the medical education: Is it possible?

MUSTAFA AL-SHAMSI

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 209-212

Abstract
  Introduction: Doctors’ shortage has remained a concernworldwide. The developed countries started aids to recruitinternational medical graduates (IMG) to cope with the defectsthat ...  Read More
Letter to Editor
PhD supervisor-student relationship
9. PhD supervisor-student relationship

FILIPE PRAZERES

Volume 5, Issue 4 , October 2017, Pages 213-214

Abstract
  Dear Editor, The relationship between the PhD supervisorand the PhD student is a complex one. Whenthis relationship is neither effective nor efficient,it may yield negative consequences, ...  Read More