ERIC Number: EJ462754
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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A Continuous Quality Improvement Cycle for Teaching the Identification of Psychosocial Problems to General Internal Medicine Residents.
Gunther, Peter G. S.; Bingham, Richard L.
Academic Medicine, v68 n4 p308-10 Apr 1993
A study at the University of Vermont investigated the effectiveness of using a continuous quality improvement (CQI) cycle for teaching internal medicine residents the importance and techniques of psychosocial evaluation in patient examinations. Social workers audited students' examination data and provided feedback. The method was found to improve performance. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Clinical Diagnosis, Educational Quality, Educational Strategies, Feedback, Graduate Medical Education, Higher Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Internal Medicine, Medical Evaluation, Professional Education, Psychological Evaluation, Quality Control, Social Work, Total Quality Management
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Journal Articles
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