Susan M Tracz

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OBJECTIVE To describe the development and validation of a test of knowledge and skills in evidence based medicine. DESIGN Cross sectional study. SETTING Family practice residency programme in California; a list server for those who teach evidence based medicine; and an evidence based medicine seminar series. PARTICIPANTS Family practice residents and(More)
Accurately predicting NCLEX-RN® success has a positive impact on all nursing education stakeholders. This study focused on the ability to predict NCLEX-RN pass rates on the basis of prenursing academic aptitude variables and the Assessment Technologies Institute (ATI) nursing aptitude program. The ATI predictors were the Test of Essential Academic Skills(More)
This study explored the counselling self-efficacy of students in a counsellor education programme, in regard to age, gender, and ethnicity characteristics. To assess counselling self-efficacy, the Counselling Self-Estimate Inventory (COSE) of Larson et al. (Counsellor Education & Supervision 41: 120–130, 1992) was administered at the end of a semester to(More)
BACKGROUND Radiographic study following inversion ankle sprain commonly is used to determine the presence of anatomic laxity across the talocrural joint. PURPOSE To compare the degree of talar tilt derived from a radiographic ankle stress exam under 2 conditions: self-stress vs manual stress applied by the clinician. METHODS Twenty-four subjects seeking(More)
  • S Tracz
  • 1992
In the British Columbia health care industry from 1988 to 1990 occupational back injury accounted for 37 per cent of the time lost to injuries and 47 per cent of costs associated with wage loss. In 1988, the Royal Inland Hospital in Kamloops, British Columbia, implemented an early-intervention and occupational rehabilitation program. By 1990, this program(More)
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