Tag: "learners" at medical news
Call for national collaboration on medical education research
...rning what types of educational strategies produce learners
with the highest level of competency, they say. "I...ation would benefit everyone, including educators, learners
and especially patients, by minimizing costs, reducing medical errors and medical malpractice and ma...
A bird 'language' gene pinpointed
...pression of the FoxP2 gene in birds that are vocal learners
with those that are nonlearners. Vocal learners
included species of finches, song sparrows, canaries, black-capped chickadees, parakeets and humming...
Patient simulator improves performance of clinical trial coordinators
...l the reactions of the simulated patients to allow learners
to experience a variety of situations that may occ...bedside." Taekman continued. "The simulator allows learners
to hone their skills before coming in contact with patients, thereby shortening the learning curve."...
Brief exposure to Mandarin can help American infants learn Chinese
...She added, "Babies are very sophisticated language learners
who use every clue provided to learn the sounds they hear, their statistical distribution and even the social clues provided by speakers to crack code. The babies were mesmerized by the sight and sound of the foreign language speakers. You could ...
Academic Medicine highlights strong DMS education in patient care
...ion learning and learner competence certification, learners
were able to fill roles traditionally fulfilled by...ptor's patient care team with clinically competent learners
able to efficiently contribute to patient care. A second article describes an innovative educationa...
Teamwork characterizes surgical teams that are faster learners of new procedures, suggests O.R. study
...authors offer a case study of one of the speediest learners
in the study, a respected community hospital performing 1,200 cardiac operations a year. At this hospital, the surgeon who adopted the procedure for the hospital handpicked the team based on their prior experience working together and their demonstra...
National Science Foundation Awards Knowledge And Distributed Intelligence Grants
...ing is facilitated by computer software with which learners
construct and manipulate visual representations of their emerging knowledge. "Representational bias" refers to how these software environments facilitate the expression and inspection of different kinds of information.The research will provide a bet...