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Teaching professionalism: a South African perspective
Background: Incorporating the teaching and assessment of professionalism in an undergraduate medical curriculum is a challenging process. There are two components that require attention: theExpand
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Pretoria medical students' perspectives on the assessable attributes of professionalism
Abstract Background Professionalism forms an important aspect of medicine's contract with society, and it is therefore important that it should be assessed and developed in medical schools. For theExpand
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Exposure incidents among medical students in a high-prevalence HIV setting.
INTRODUCTION Occupational injuries in medical students are concerning, especially in countries with a high prevalence of bloodborne infections. With more HIV-infected patients on antiretroviralExpand
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The prevalence of post-abortion syndrome in patients presenting at Kalafong hospital's family medicine clinic after having a termination of pregnancy
ABSTRACT Background: Post-abortion syndrome (PAS) is said to be the emotional, psychological, physical and spiritual trauma caused by an abortion, which is an event outside the normal range of humanExpand
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Using an Audit of Medical Student Behavior to Inform Curriculum Change
Background: Hospitalized patients in South Africa have an HIV infection prevalence of at least 46%. Therefore, while involved in the experiential learning of practical skills, South African medicalExpand
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Evaluation Systems of Family Medicine Trainees in Belgium
Extracted from text ... SA Fam Pract 2005;47(10) 22 Article 5 Evaluation Systems of Family Medicine Trainees in Belgium Van Rooyen M, MBChB(Pret), MMed(FamMed)(Pret) Family Physician and SeniorExpand
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Intern to independent doctor: basic surgical skills required for South African practice and interns’ reports on their competence
Background: The role and scope of general practitioners in semi-urban and rural areas is poorly understood and documented. An absence of specialist support results in generalists being called toExpand
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Medical student participation in community-based experiential learning: reflections from first exposure to making the diagnosis
Abstract Background: Fifth-year medical students from the University of Pretoria participated in a four-week rotation in the primary care clinics of a large metropolitan centre. An academicExpand
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Educational Ideas and Lessons Learnt
Morris G, MBChB(Pret), DTM&H(Wits) MPraxMed(MEDUNSA) Family Physician and Lecturer, Nelson Mandela Medical School Van Rooyen M, MBChB(Pret), MMed(FamMed)(Pret) Family Physician and Senior Lecturer,Expand
The Flemish model of training and supervision
Students in undergraduate training in Flanders have the choice in their seventh year which is a form of internship to get jobs in various specialist departments. Those entering the Family MedicineExpand