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2013-12-07 23:03:35

In celebration of the new website name, Medic Journey International has released free UKCAT and BMAT practice questions for those preparing for medical school or interested in the field of medicine. London, UK (PRWEB) December 07, 2013 Medic Journey International (MJI), the leading provider of expert preparation for the medical school application process, announces the renaming of its website and domain to MJCourses.com. The new site still contains all of MJI's highly sought after...

2012-07-30 10:44:41

UK medical school teaching on physical activity is "sparse or non-existent," finds research published online in the British Journal of Sports Medicine today. This knowledge gap will leave tomorrow's doctors ill equipped to promote physical activity effectively to their patients and stem the rising tide of serious disease associated with lack of exercise, say the authors. They base their findings on the results of a survey sent to the curriculum lead or director for medical studies for...

2011-05-17 11:52:15

Readiness for legally literate medical practice? Student perceptions of their undergraduate medico-legal education Most medical students feel they lack the skills and legal knowledge required to challenge poor clinical practice and promote better patient care, reveals research published ahead of print in the Journal of Medical Ethics. This suggests more time and emphasis needs to be put on legal skills in the formal medical curriculum and that these need to be practised and honed during...

2010-11-03 17:17:08

Personal view: Selecting tomorrow's doctors -- not a level playing field In the UK, medical students are 4.5 to 7.2 times more likely to come from the wealthier socio-economic groups 1-3 than 4-7, write Professor Terence Stephenson, president of the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, and Lucy Stephenson, a medical student. Selection to a medical course should not depend on the applicants' financial status. However, with "grade inflation" at A level, choosing between applicants can...

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2010-08-10 09:35:00

Survey of medical students at University of Michigan and University of Wisconsin-Madison shows strong interest in role-playing and strategy games for doctor training Today's students were raised with a digital mouse in their hands. So it should be no surprise that a majority of medical school students surveyed say video games and virtual reality environments could help them become better doctors. A reported 98 percent of medical students surveyed at the University of Michigan and University...

2010-02-17 08:09:43

Research: Comparison of A-level and UKCAT performance in students applying to UK medical and dental schools in 2006: Cohort study A new aptitude test, aimed at increasing diversity and fairness in selecting school leaver applicants to UK medical and dental schools, still has inherent gender and socioeconomic bias, although it is less subject to bias than A level results alone, finds a study published on bmj.com Feb. 16. Selection to highly competitive UK degree courses such as medicine and...

2008-09-02 00:00:28

By Yvonne Cook The Open University is supporting a new medical school in Ethiopia that's also providing a base for distance learning. Yvonne Cook reports Ethiopia has a population of 84 million people, and fewer than 1,800 qualified doctors. Many people, particularly the poor, cannot get access to a doctor when they need one. The Ethiopian government is making strenuous efforts to improve the situation; it has plans to create 11 new medical schools with 8,000 new places over the next two...

2008-07-02 06:01:01

RESEARCHERS at Warwick Medical School have found that reducing the hours of junior doctors does not compromise patients' safety Their study found it could even dramatically cut mistakes on wards. The research, carried out at Coventry's University Hospital in 2007, was being presented today at an NHS conference in London by Francesco P Cappuccio, professor of cardiovascular medicine at Warwick Medical School. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by ProQuest Information and...

2008-06-18 00:00:30

Medical students will be holding a Teddy Bear Hospital for young children later this month. The Keele University branch of Medsin will be hosting the event at Forsbrook Primary School, in Cheadle Road, Blythe Bridge, at 1pm on June 25. The event offers the opportunity for one-to-one consultations with children, increasing confidence for the students while reducing childhood anxiety about hospitals and doctors, and promoting child health. Medical students will deliver workshops on...

2007-10-02 09:01:08

By Youdas, James W Krause, David A; Hellyer, Nathan J; Hollman, John H; Rindflesch, Aaron B Background and Purpose. Reciprocal peer teaching (RPT) describes an education method whereby students alternate between teacher and student roles. The use of RPT has not been described in previous physical therapist education literature. The first purpose of this study was to assess the perceived usefulness of RPT among first- year Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) students as a method for teaching...


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