Articles about ‘Learning’

Covid-19 Vaccine Training Update: Editors Discuss Free Course for Healthcare Professionals

Most Common Questions about the Coronavirus Covid-19 Vaccine Drs. Varun Phadke and Ole-Petter Hamnvik, Education Editor, NEJM Group, discuss the development of the NEJM Knowledge+ Covid-19 Vaccine Training program and what clinicians can expect to learn by taking it. Read the full transcript here. The NEJM Knowledge+ Covid-19 Vaccine [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2021-05-07T12:08:01-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|1 Comment

NEJM Knowledge+ Challenge Us Feature: Exploring Challenger Motivation and Educational Effect

Introduction Learners in medical education are utilizing e-learning products, such as podcasts, question banks, and videos, at an increasing rate. Specifically, question banks are likely a popular method to help learners reinforce knowledge and assess their individual learning needs.1,2 However, there is great variability in question banks, which [...]

By Michael G. Healy, EdD, Carl Gustaf S. Axelsson, MD, MPhil, MMSc, Matthew O'Rourke, Michelle Hache, Catherine Ryan, Managing Editor, NEJM Knowledge+, Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education, Ole-Petter Riksfjord Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc and Roy Phitayakorn, MD, MHPE (MEd), FACS|2021-02-17T12:39:46-05:00February 17th, 2021|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|3 Comments

Non-Opioid Analgesics Role in Pain Management

Non-opioid analgesics are over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription medications used to alleviate pain. They have become increasingly emphasized in a variety of clinical settings as a preferred, safe, and effective first-line therapy alternative to opioid medications for mild to moderate acute and chronic pain. The most common non-opioid analgesics [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2020-10-22T16:32:48-04:00December 19th, 2019|Learning, NEJM Knowledge+|5 Comments

The ABIM Knowledge Check-In: Q&A with a double-boarded physician

Internal medicine physicians looking for an alternative to the high-stakes, every-10-years board exam that was required to keep up certification are now able to opt-in to a 2-year Knowledge Check-In (KCI), the longitudinal assessment option from the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2020-09-21T16:21:08-04:00August 8th, 2019|Learning|3 Comments

Scoring the USMLE – where to next?

Since the inception of the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) in 1992, sitting for this multi-part examination is a rite of passage for all physicians wishing to practice medicine in the United States — but has it become too important? Sponsored by the Federation of State Medical [...]

By Ole-Petter Riksfjord Hamnvik, MB BCh BAO, MMSc|2020-09-21T16:26:18-04:00June 27th, 2019|Learning, News, Residency|1 Comment

Spaced Repetition: The Most Effective Way to Learn

The first time I remember feeling panicky the day before a test was in seventh grade: My math teacher had handed out a list of what was definitely going to be on the mid-year exam, and half of it I didn’t actually remember learning in the first place. [...]

By Josette Akresh-Gonzales, Editorial Systems Manager, NEJM Group Education|2019-05-17T09:00:32-04:00May 17th, 2019|Learning|5 Comments