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This study compared student performance in problem-based (PBL) and conventional curricula on: 1) basic science knowledge following two preclinical years; 2) the Medical Council of Canada Qualifying Examination (MCC) Part I, written upon completion of the four year MD, and 3) Part II of the MCC...
Comparisons between PBL and non-PBL medical schools on problem-solving ability often show no differences. This could be either due to the fact that no difference in problem-solving skills exists or that the instruments used are inadequate. In this study a key-feature approach case-based...
This meta-analytic study 1) examines outcomes from primary research comparing the impact of problem-based learning (PBL) and traditional curricula on medical students' National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME) I and II performance and 2) explores the use of Hierarchical Linear Modeling (HLM) in...
Context: The University of Iowa College of Medicine has developed a series of computer-based clinical simulations and successfully integrated them into the clinical clerkship curriculum. The computerized patient simulations provide a high degree of realism in simulating a clinical encounter. In...
Passing scores for licensure and certification tests are justified by showing that decisions based on the passing score achieve the purposes of the credentialing program while avoiding any serious negative consequences. The standard should be high enough to provide adequate protection for the...
Medical faculties have traditionally relied on gratuitous contributions of both university affiliated and community-based physicians to fulfill important goals and objectives. This phenomenon is likely to assume increasing importance as new assessment tools for student evaluation are developed...
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