Kathyrn Smith

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Although there has been growing interest in problem-based learning (PBL) by professional entry-level therapy educators, its eff ectiveness is as yet unclear. Existing overviews of the fi eld do not provide high-quality evidence in terms of the eff ectiveness or otherwise of PBL in professional therapy education. The purposes of this article is to(More)
This paper recounts the development of family medicine postgraduate training in Jamaica, the challenges faced and lessons learned. A self-administered questionnaire was completed by past trainees exploring the perceived usefulness, strengths and weaknesses of the programme. The results of this study helped guide the strengthening of family medicine training(More)
Although care of the family has long been a focus of nursing, there has been an increased emphasis in recent years to provide opportunities for families to be an integral part of the hospitalization experience. This has been difficult for many nurses who perceive themselves as competent to care for a patient in "medical crisis" but feel unqualified to(More)
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