Articles about ‘Learning’

What Is Competency-Based Medical Education?

What is Competency-Based Medical Education (CBME)? Think flexible, lifelong learning, with knowledge and/or skills assessed throughout a continuum of learning. In a competency-based educational program, you don’t just acquire knowledge and then spit it back at the time of a final exam. Instead, the method of assessment is [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2017-06-15T10:00:02-04:00June 15th, 2017|Learning|21 Comments

What I Love About My Medical Students

Editor’s Note: This post was previously published in Insights on Residency Training, which is hosted by NEJM Journal Watch. Kashif Shaikh, MD, is the 2016-17 Chief Resident in Internal Medicine at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine. We all start with medical school I [...]

By Kashif Shaikh, MD|2017-06-09T13:57:20-04:00June 9th, 2017|Learning|2 Comments

ACGME Duty Hours Not the Only Big Change in Requirements

Starting July 1, 2017, the ACGME duty hour requirements will be tweaked. Interns will be allowed to work a full 24-hour shift — up from 16 hours — followed by up to 4 hours for activities related to patient safety, education, and effective transitions. This follows their senior [...]

By Benjamin Doolittle, MD|2017-05-25T09:00:06-04:00May 25th, 2017|Learning|9 Comments

Interprofessional Education — A Core Competency?

There is a thick stack of visiting nurse reports piled in a physician’s inbox. He skims through the officious, dense documents, vaguely recognizes most of the patients, and signs his name attesting to their veracity. Later, a patient calls after hours. Apparently, there was a drug-drug interaction with [...]

By Benjamin Doolittle, MD|2017-04-06T11:33:11-04:00April 6th, 2017|Learning|3 Comments

Match Day 2017: The Right Residency Program for You

It’s Match Day 2017 — good luck today! We hope you read and followed our advice from August (in the blog post below) and are matched to the best program for you. It’s an emotional time, and you’re likely to remember your Match Day for the rest of [...]

By NEJM Knowledge+ Team|2017-03-17T09:24:14-04:00March 17th, 2017|Internal Medicine, Learning, Residency|Comments Off on Match Day 2017: The Right Residency Program for You

Asking Pediatric Patients About Drug Use

Editor’s Note: This post was previously published in In Practice which is hosted by the New England Journal of Medicine and NEJM Journal Watch. Emily F. Moore, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC, CCRN practices pediatric cardiovascular care across the Pacific Northwest. I remember the very first time I [...]

By Emily F. Moore, RN, MSN, CPNP-PC, CCRN|2017-03-09T13:18:23-05:00March 9th, 2017|Learning, Pediatrics|Comments Off on Asking Pediatric Patients About Drug Use
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