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Training healthcare professionals to be ready for practice in an era of social distancing: A realist evaluation (2023)
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Background Programme changes due to the COVID-19 pandemic have impacted variably on preparation for practice of healthcare professional students. Explanations for such variability need exploration. The aim of our study was to understand what clinica... Read More about Training healthcare professionals to be ready for practice in an era of social distancing: A realist evaluation.

Design and evaluation of a new consolidation exercise for students studying cardiac physiology: a digital escape room. (2023)
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The current student body will, by and large, seek online resources to supplement their learning. However, resources that are freely available online vary in accuracy and quality, and the vast majority rely on passive learning. Therefore, there is a n... Read More about Design and evaluation of a new consolidation exercise for students studying cardiac physiology: a digital escape room..

Enhancing authenticity, diagnosticity and equivalence (AD-Equiv) in multicentre OSCE exams in health professionals education: protocol for a complex intervention study. (2022)
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INTRODUCTION: Objective structured clinical exams (OSCEs) are a cornerstone of assessing the competence of trainee healthcare professionals, but have been criticised for (1) lacking authenticity, (2) variability in examiners' judgements which can cha... Read More about Enhancing authenticity, diagnosticity and equivalence (AD-Equiv) in multicentre OSCE exams in health professionals education: protocol for a complex intervention study..

Epistemological process towards decolonial praxis and epistemic inequality of an international student (2022)
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This paper focuses on the epistemic inequality of international students as a “new” inequality that is under-represented in the current debates about decolonisation (albeit shaped by colonial discourses depicting international students as in deficit... Read More about Epistemological process towards decolonial praxis and epistemic inequality of an international student.

Role of social comparison in preparedness for practice as a junior doctor in Singapore: a longitudinal qualitative study (2022)
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ObjectivesTo date, most research on medical graduates’ preparedness for practice has conceptualised preparedness as something possessed by the individual. However, new doctors work within social settings with other people and, given this, we argue th... Read More about Role of social comparison in preparedness for practice as a junior doctor in Singapore: a longitudinal qualitative study.

“I’d have to fight for my life there”: a multicentre qualitative interview study of how socioeconomic background influences medical school choice. (2022)
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Introduction Students from lower socio-economic backgrounds who were educated in state funded schools are underrepresented in medicine in the UK. Widening access to medical students from these backgrounds has become a key political and research pri... Read More about “I’d have to fight for my life there”: a multicentre qualitative interview study of how socioeconomic background influences medical school choice..

The creation of an online learning resource to support the implementation of the nice shared decision making guideline (2022)
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Background: Shared decision making (SDM) is a joint process in which a healthcare professional works together with a person to reach a decision about care1; this can help ensure care is personalised to each individual. Research shows that SDM is not... Read More about The creation of an online learning resource to support the implementation of the nice shared decision making guideline.

Extended reality (XR) virtual practical and educational eGaming to provide effective immersive environments for learning and teaching in forensic science (2022)
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Online virtual learning resources have been available for learning and teaching in forensic science for some years now, but the recent global COVID-19 related periods of irregular lockdown have necessitated the rapid development of these for teaching... Read More about Extended reality (XR) virtual practical and educational eGaming to provide effective immersive environments for learning and teaching in forensic science.

The impact of nursing staff education on diabetes inpatient glucose management: a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial (2022)
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Background: An increasing number of patients in hospital have diabetes, with most of them cared for by non-specialist staff. The effect of diabetes education for staff on patient outcomes, as well as the most effective method of staff education is un... Read More about The impact of nursing staff education on diabetes inpatient glucose management: a pilot cluster randomised controlled trial.