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Sbaraini, Alexandra; Carter, Stacy M.; Evans, R. Wendell – Health Education Journal, 2012
Although there is now a large evidence-based dentistry literature, previous investigators have shown that dentists often consider research evidence irrelevant to their practice. To understand why this is the case, we conducted a qualitative study. Objective: Our aim was to identify how dentists define evidence and how they adopt it in practice.…
Descriptors: Evidence, Grounded Theory, Dentistry, Qualitative Research
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Wang, Yuehong; Li, Wenjie; Cai, Xinjia; Li, Long; Quan, Hongzhi; Tang, Zhangui; Huang, Junhui – Cogent Education, 2018
In 2015, the Ministry of Education of the People's Republic of China (PRC) issued the notice about "Renovating the 7-year MD & Master's degree clinical medical programme into a new '5+3' consecutive program". After that, 10 qualified seven-year dental schools recruited fresh high school graduates into this revolutionized system. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dental Schools, Dentistry, Masters Programs
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Shahriari-Rad, Arash; Cox, Margaret; Woolford, Mark – Technology, Knowledge and Learning, 2017
This study was the fourth study (Study 4) of four consecutive cohort studies (2007/2008, 2008/2009, 2009/2010 and 2010/2011) of over 520 dental undergraduate first year students at King's College London as part of their 5-year undergraduate programme. The study reported in this paper is a 2-year longitudinal investigation of 140 first year…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dentistry, Medical Education, Undergraduate Students
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Brocklehurst, Paul; Tickle, Martin – Health Education Journal, 2012
Background: The two most common models of workforce planning are the "stock and flow" and the demographic approach. The former balances future losses from a system against recruitment and retention, whilst the latter simply "grosses up" current provision based on changes to population demographics. However, such approaches…
Descriptors: Health Services, Agency Cooperation, Dentistry, Foreign Countries
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Birch-Bécaas, Susan; Hoskins, Laüra –, 2017
This chapter reports on the design, implementation and evaluation of an English for Specific Purposes (ESP) course for dental students at the University of Bordeaux. We give an overview of the "English for Dental Studies" courses taught from second year through to fifth year before focussing on the fifth year course in which the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Instructional Design, Second Language Instruction, English for Special Purposes
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Thomson, A. K.; Glasson, E. J.; Bittles, A. H. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2006
Background: An investigation of the clinical morbidity and genetic profiles of individuals with Prader?Willi syndrome (PWS) in Western Australia (WA) was undertaken as part of a wider study into the effects of intellectual disability (ID) on the life course of individuals. Methods: All persons with a diagnosis of PWS were identified from the…
Descriptors: Congenital Impairments, Mental Retardation, Disease Incidence, Patients
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San Diego, Jonathan P.; Cox, Margaret J.; Quinn, Barry F. A.; Newton, Jonathan Tim; Banerjee, Avijit; Woolford, Mark – Computers & Education, 2012
hapTEL, an interdisciplinary project funded by two UK research councils from 2007 to 2011, involves a large interdisciplinary team (with undergraduate and post-graduate student participants) which has been developing and evaluating a virtual learning system within an HE healthcare education setting, working on three overlapping strands. Strand 1…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Curriculum Development, Undergraduate Study, Graduate Students
Cranton, P. A. – 1987
Clinical teaching involves instruction in a natural health-related environment which allows students to observe and participate in the actual practice of the profession. The use of objectives, the sequence of instruction, the instructional methods and materials, and the evaluation of student performance constitute the components studied in…
Descriptors: Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Course Organization, Educational Theories, Foreign Countries
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Harland, Tony; Kieser, Jules; Meldrum, Alison – Teaching in Higher Education, 2006
This research looks at student experiences of learning in a clinical teaching situation. At the end of a course, students took part in a class that was led by a user of the health system, rather than their usual lecturer. We chose to study this class because we knew that it provided a very different learning experience for the students and…
Descriptors: Learning Experience, Science Curriculum, Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Allied Health Occupations Education
Boyd, Marcia A. – 1986
Advantages of the performance simulation setting are considered, along with what can be studied or developed within this setting. Experiences at the University of British Columbia (UBC) and views on future development and research opportunities in the performance simulation setting are also discussed. The benefits of simulating the clinical…
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Dental Schools, Dental Students
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Maeda, S.; Kita, F.; Miyawaki, T.; Takeuchi, K.; Ishida, R.; Egusa, M.; Shimada, M. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2005
Patients with serious intellectual disability (ID) are occasionally unable to tolerate dental treatment when intravenous sedation or general anaesthesia (IVSGA) is involved. In order to make a decision regarding the application of IVSGA, the International Classification of Functioning, Disability and Health (ICF) is useful. Therefore, in this…
Descriptors: Measures (Individuals), Patients, Classification, Dental Schools