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Assessment of physician performance in Alberta: the physician achievement review.
The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta, in collaboration with the Universities of Calgary and Alberta, has developed a program to routinely assess the performance of physicians, intendedExpand
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Helping Babies Breathe: global neonatal resuscitation program development and formative educational evaluation.
OBJECTIVES To develop an educational program designed to train health care providers in resource limited settings to carry out neonatal resuscitation. We analyzed facilitator and learner perceptionsExpand
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Commitment to change statements: A way of understanding how participants use information and skills taught in an educational session
Background: Commitment to change has gained increasing use in assessing short course effectiveness. This study examined the changes that learners intended to make in practice following an intensiveExpand
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Changing physicians' practices: the effect of individual feedback.
OBJECTIVE To determine whether physicians who received feedback from six peers, six referring/referral physicians, six co-workers, and 25 patients about 55 aspects of their medical practices (e.g.,Expand
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Permanent small groups: Group dynamics, learning, and change
Introduction: The concept of “communities of practice,” a special facet of social constructivist learning theory, provides a new template against which we can examine the learning that goes on withinExpand
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Feasibility and psychometric properties of using peers, consulting physicians, co‐workers, and patients to assess physicians
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Push, pull, and plant: the personal side of physician immigration to alberta, Canada.
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES The global migration of physicians has led many international physicians to enter practice in Alberta, Canada. The study was designed to explore the personal side ofExpand
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Mentorship for the physician recruited from abroad to Canada for rural practice
Background: Mentoring is one way to help physicians new to a country assimilate. Aim: This study examined the feasibility and focus of a mentoring program from the perspective of medical leadersExpand
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International medical graduates: Learning for practice in Alberta, Canada
Introduction: There is little known about the learning that is undertaken by physicians who graduate from a World Health Organization–listed medical school outside Canada and who migrate to Canada toExpand
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Acute Care of At-Risk Newborns (ACoRN): quantitative and qualitative educational evaluation of the program in a region of China
BackgroundThe Acute Care of at-Risk Newborns (ACoRN) program was developed in Canada for trained health care providers for the identification and management of newborns who are at-risk and/or becomeExpand
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