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Morrison, Stewart C.; Barrett, Laura; Haines, David – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: Foot problems have been reported to be a very common health issue in adults with intellectual disabilities; foot problems in children and young people are, however, poorly understood. The aim of this study was to explore foot care needs of children and young people with intellectual and developmental disability. Methods: An…
Descriptors: Podiatry, Young Children, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities
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Coronado, Carmen; Freijomil-Vázquez, Carla; Fernández-Basanta, Sara; Andina-Díaz, Elena; Movilla-Fernández, María-Jesús – International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, 2020
Purpose: Higher education institutions have a significant impact in preparing future generations for the creation of a sustainable society. By formulating appropriate curricula, the university can shape student personality with sustainability concerns. This study aims to present the results of a teaching approach on environmental sustainability…
Descriptors: Sustainability, Foreign Countries, Environmental Education, Instructional Effectiveness
Abrahamson, Earle Derek; Puzzar, Claire; Ferro, Melissa S.; Bailey, Sarah – Online Submission, 2019
Peer mentoring schemes are increasingly visible within professional practice, and in recent years, universities have integrated mentoring across undergraduate programmes. In order to provide the appropriate support to peer mentors and contribute to the future development and success of peer-mentoring schemes, it is necessary to investigate not…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Health
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2019
For 65 years, the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education (WICHE) has been serving the students of the West. The largest of WICHE's three Student Access Programs, the Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE), helps more than 40,000 Western undergraduates save on nonresident tuition. The Western Regional Graduate Program (WRGP) allows…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Exchange Programs, Geographic Regions, Out of State Students
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Olson, Jay; Rinehart, Jim; Spiegel, Jacqueline Jordan; Al-Nakkash, Layla – Advances in Physiology Education, 2019
A variety of medical simulators have been developed over recent years for students of all medical professions. These simulators serve to teach basic science concepts, advanced clinical skills, as well as empathy and student confidence. This study aimed to understand the students' perception of the integration of high-fidelity simulation exercises…
Descriptors: Physiology, Medical Education, Simulation, Teaching Methods
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Halmatov, Sultanberk – World Journal of Education, 2019
Nowadays, the problem of prevention and correction of various diseases in preschool children has become particularly relevant. This is due, first of all, the presence of a large number of preschoolers (84.9%) with different deviations in the state of health and with pathologies in the development of the musculoskeletal system in particular. The…
Descriptors: Identification, Psychological Characteristics, Preschool Children, Human Body
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Abrahamson, Earle Derek; Puzzar, Claire; Ferro, Melissa S.; Bailey, Sarah – Journal of Pedagogical Research, 2019
Peer mentoring schemes are increasingly visible within professional practice, and in recent years, universities have integrated mentoring across undergraduate programmes. In order to provide the appropriate support to peer mentors and contribute to the future development and success of peer-mentoring schemes, it is necessary to investigate not…
Descriptors: Peer Teaching, Mentors, Undergraduate Students, Health
Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, 2018
The Western Undergraduate Exchange (WUE)--the nation's largest regional tuition-reciprocity program--is celebrating its 30th year of regional exchange in the 2017-18 academic year. The tuition reciprocity agreement allows nonresident students from a WICHE state to enroll in participating two- or four-year public institutions located in another…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Student Exchange Programs, Geographic Regions, Out of State Students
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Verenna, Anne-Marie A.; Noble, Kim A.; Pearson, Helen E.; Miller, Susan M. – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2018
The first four levels of Bloom's taxonomy were used to create quiz questions designed to assess student learning of the gross anatomy, histology, and physiology of the gastrointestinal (GI) system. Information on GI histology and physiology was presented to separate samples of medical, dental, and podiatry students in computer based tutorials…
Descriptors: Podiatry, Medical Students, Dentistry, Physiology
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Matheson, Ruth; Mathieson, Ian – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2016
This paper draws on the experiences of students from two vastly different disciplines to both explore the theoretical background supporting the use of multimedia resources to teach practical skills and provide a qualitative evaluation of student perceptions and experiences of using bespoke resources. Within ceramics and podiatry, practical skills…
Descriptors: Multimedia Materials, Skill Development, Student Attitudes, Student Experience
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Abey, Sally; Lea, Susan; Callaghan, Lynne; Cotton, Debby; Shaw, Steve – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2015
Clinical educators play an important role in the development of clinical skills during health care undergraduates' practice placements. The supportiveness of the learning environment and the attitude of the clinical educator towards student development are considered to be important factors that impact upon practice placement experience, although…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Education, Undergraduate Students, Undergraduate Study
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Daoud, Nihaya; Osman, Amira; Hart, Trevor A.; Berry, Elliott M.; Adler, Bella – Health Education Journal, 2015
Objective: Little research exists on diabetes self-care management (DSCM) in Arab populations. We examined the contribution of health belief constructs, socioeconomic position (SEP) and clinical factors (glycated haemoglobin [HbA1C] level, type of diabetes treatments, and receiving professional guidance) to DSCM among Arab patients in East…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Management, Daily Living Skills, Patients
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Kammer, Rebecca; Schreiner, Laurie; Kim, Young K.; Denial, Aurora – Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning, 2015
There is a need for an assessment tool for evaluating the effectiveness of active learning strategies such as problem-based learning in promoting deep learning and clinical reasoning skills within the dual environments of didactic and clinical settings in health professions education. The Active Learning in Health Professions Scale (ALPHS)…
Descriptors: Validity, Active Learning, Psychometrics, Teaching Methods
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Coppin, Rosalie; Fisher, Greg – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2015
The benefits of mentoring in the health sector have received a great deal of attention from health management researchers. Much of this research has concentrated on doctors and nurses at pre-qualification or early career stages in their professional lives working in large organizations. Little attention has been paid to the needs of podiatrists…
Descriptors: Podiatry, Mentors, Professional Development, Foreign Countries
Verenna, Anne-Marie – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The universal presence of anatomy in healthcare professions is undeniable. It is a cornerstone to each of the clinical and basic sciences. Therefore, further expansion of current anatomical knowledge and effective methods to teach anatomy is essential. In this work, the relationship of the dorsal scapular artery with the trunks of the brachial…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Medical Students, Dentistry, Podiatry
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