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BACKGROUND The Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination conducted a trial of multimedia items in the 2008-2009 Level 3 testing cycle to determine (1) if multimedia items were able to test additional elements of medical knowledge and skills and (2) how to develop effective multimedia items. METHOD Forty-four content-matched multimedia and(More)
INTRODUCTION Eligible residents during their fourth postgraduate year (PGY-4) of emergency medicine (EM) residency training who seek specialty board certification in emergency medicine may take the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM) Part 1 Board Certifying Examination (AOBEM Part 1). All residents enrolled in an osteopathic EM(More)
CONTEXT Instructional videos for osteopathic manipulative treatment (OMT) are a potentially valuable resource for novice learners. OBJECTIVE To evaluate student experiences and the effectiveness of instructional videos in lieu of live faculty demonstration in a second-year osteopathic manipulative medicine course. METHODS Faculty created and produced(More)
CONTEXT The relationship between the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Achievement Test (COMAT) series of subject examinations and the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination-USA Level 2-Cognitive Evaluation (COMLEX-USA Level 2-CE) has not been thoroughly examined. OBJECTIVE To investigate the factors associated with performance on COMAT(More)
CONTEXT Few studies have investigated how well scores from the Comprehensive Osteopathic Medical Licensing Examination-USA (COMLEX-USA) series predict resident outcomes, such as performance on board certification examinations. OBJECTIVES To determine how well COMLEX-USA predicts performance on the American Osteopathic Board of Emergency Medicine (AOBEM)(More)
Supporting student success well in a global economy under the very realworld constraints of scarce resources requires certain economies of instructional practice. Teachers with ever-more-limited time and ever-increasing demands need to make critical decisions concerning educational interventions for individual students quickly and accurately. Supporting(More)
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