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Arain, Shoukat Ali; Afsar, Nasir Ali; Rohra, Dileep Kumar; Zafar, Muhammad – Advances in Physiology Education, 2019
Learning clinical skills in a large group of undergraduate medical students is challenging. Innovative technology-based modalities are being evaluated to complement limited hospital rotations. We determined the effectiveness of clinical skills-related audiovisual (AV) aids embedded in electronic-problem-based learning (PBL) sessions, in terms of…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Skill Development, Audiovisual Aids, Educational Technology
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AlMohanna, Asmaa M.; Suliman, Mohammed E.; AlEssa, Noran A.; Khatib, Said Y.; Saeed, Abdallah A.; Hamza, Muaawia A. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2018
The aim of the study was to explore the factors associated with the recall of basic medical physiology knowledge among medical interns and to determine the level of retained basic science knowledge. Two hundred and four interns, 114 women and 90 men, working in two major tertiary medical care centers, King Fahad Medical City (KFMC; 29 students)…
Descriptors: Recall (Psychology), Physiology, Graduate Medical Education, Hospitals
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Mumtaz, Sadaf; Latif, Rabia – Advances in Physiology Education, 2017
We explored medical student's views and perceptions of a series of debates conducted during problem-based learning (PBL) practiced as a part of the Spiral curriculum at the Imam Abdulrahman Bin Faisal University, Saudi Arabia. A series of debates were employed during PBL sessions for second-year female medical students, over the period 2014-2016.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Debate, Persuasive Discourse, Problem Based Learning
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Yaqinuddin, Ahmed; Ikram, Muhammad Faisal; Zafar, Muhammad; Eldin, Nivin Sharaf; Mazhar, Muhammad Atif; Qazi, Sadia; Shaikh, Aftab Ahmed; Obeidat, Akef; Al-Kattan, Khaled; Ganguly, Paul – Advances in Physiology Education, 2016
Anatomy has historically been a cornerstone in medical education regardless of specialty. It is essential for physicians to be able to perform a variety of tasks, including performing invasive procedures, examining radiological images, performing a physical examination of a patient, etc. Medical students have to be prepared for such tasks, and we…
Descriptors: Instructional Innovation, Teaching Methods, Anatomy, Physiology
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Shareef, Mohammad Abrar; Dweik, Loai M.; Abudan, Zainab; Gazal, Abdalla M.; Abu-Dawas, Reema B.; Chamseddin, Ranim A.; Albali, Nawaf H.; Ali, Alaa A.; Khan, Tehreem A.; AlAmodi, Abdulhadi A. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2015
Student contributions to research have been shown to effectively reflect on their communication and critical thinking skills. Short-term research courses offer opportunities for medical students to advance their research experience in subsequent high-demanding long-term research opportunities. The purpose of the present study was to describe the…
Descriptors: Medical Research, Medical Students, Biomedicine, Undergraduate Students
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Latif, Rabia – Advances in Physiology Education, 2014
Lecture-Based Teaching (LBT) remains the predominant form of teaching in healthcare profession education. It is excellent in providing an overview of a particular topic to a large number of students. However, the concern, which has been highlighted time and again, is the monotony and passive nature of this form of information transmission, which…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Case Method (Teaching Technique), Medical Students
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Awad, Ayman M.; AlAmodi, Abdulhadi A.; Shareef, Mohammad A.; Alsheikh, Ammar J.; Mahmod, Asim I.; Daghistany, Asem O.; Hijazi, Mohammed M.; Abu-Zaid, Ahmed; Alsadoon, Mohamed; Shabllout, Mohamed; Rasool, Abduljabar; Yaqinuddin, Ahmed – Advances in Physiology Education, 2014
The freshman academic year is one of the most difficult years that a medical student experiences in his/her academic life at a medical school. Freshmen are frequently faced with several challenges, such as adaptation to a new academic environment and its associated different methods of teaching, learning, skills, and assessment. The aim of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Medical Education, Premedical Students, Summer Programs
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Meo, Sultan Ayoub – Advances in Physiology Education, 2013
This study aimed to assess knowledge and skills in a respiratory physiology course in traditional versus problem-based learning (PBL) groups in two different medical schools. Two different undergraduate medical schools were selected for this study. The first medical school followed the traditional [lecture-based learning (LBL)] curriculum, and the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Medical Students, Physiology
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Ramjiawan, Bram; Pierce, Grant N.; Anindo, Mohammad Iffat Kabir; AlKukhun, Abedalrazaq; Alshammari, Abdullah; Chamsi, Ahmad Talal; Abousaleh, Mohannad; Alkhani, Anas; Ganguly, Pallab K. – Advances in Physiology Education, 2012
An important part of training the next generation of physicians is ensuring that they are exposed to the integral role that research plays in improving medical treatment. However, medical students often do not have sufficient time to be trained to carry out any projects in biomedical and clinical research. Many medical students also fail to…
Descriptors: Medical Services, Medical Students, Summer Programs, Intellectual Property
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Yar, Talay – Advances in Physiology Education, 2008
Obesity is a global problem; however, relatively little attention is directed toward preparing and inspiring students of medicine and allied medical sciences to address this serious matter. Students are not routinely exposed to the assessment methods for obesity, its overall prevalence, causative factors, short- and long-term consequences, and its…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Obesity, Body Composition, Physical Activities