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Going beyond the traditional measures

Noncognitive predictors of academic performance: Going beyond the traditional measures DeAngelis, Susan Going Beyond the Traditional Measures The purpose of this study was to examine comparatively the use of an atypical, noncognitive predictor of academic achievement, the Problem Solving Inventory (PSI), with the traditional cognitive measures of American College Testing (ACT) score and grade point […]

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Strategies to Promote a Climate of Academic Integrity and Minimize Student Cheating and Plagiarism

Strategies to Promote a Climate of Academic Integrity and Minimize Student Cheating and Plagiarism Scanlan, Craig L Student academic misconduct is a growing problem for colleges and universities, including those responsible for preparing health professionals. Although the implementation of honor codes has had a positive impact on this problem, further reduction in student cheating and […]

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Variables Associated with Occupational and Physical Therapy Stroke Rehabilitation Utilization and Outcomes

Variables Associated with Occupational and Physical Therapy Stroke Rehabilitation Utilization and Outcomes Cook, Chad Many studies have reported the benefits of a comprehensive stroke team including occupational therapy/physical therapy (OT/PT) services; however, factors associated with access to these services are less known. This study used a subsample of the Health and Retirement Study database, a […]

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Reliability and Validity of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination for Physical Therapy Students

Reliability and Validity of an Objective Structured Clinical Examination for Physical Therapy Students Wessel, Jean The purpose of this study was to examine the reliability and validity of an objective structured clinical examination (OSCE) for students in the first year of a 2-year physical therapy program. Forty-eight students were examined at eight stations in one […]

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What Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, and Physiotherapy Share

Core Competencies for Health Care Professionals: What Medicine, Nursing, Occupational Therapy, and Physiotherapy Share Verma, Sarita This paper describes the amalgamation of the core competencies identified for medicine, nursing, physical therapy, and occupational therapy and the “harmonization” of these competencies into a framework tor interprofessional education. The study was undertaken at a Canadian university with […]

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Use of Mintzberg’s Model of Managerial Roles to Evaluate Academic Administrators

Use of Mintzberg’s Model of Managerial Roles to Evaluate Academic Administrators Muma, Richard D Quantitative and qualitative methods were used to measure the administrative activities of physician assistant (PA) department chairpersons as compared with Henry Mintzberg’s model of managerial roles. The use of Mintzberg’s model is unique in that it was developed from observations in […]

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Exploring the Impact of Certification Activity, Years of Laboratory Experience, Highest Degree Held, Occupational Commitment, and Job Loss Insecurity on Intent to Leave Occupation for Medical Technologists

Exploring the Impact of Certification Activity, Years of Laboratory Experience, Highest Degree Held, Occupational Commitment, and Job Loss Insecurity on Intent to Leave Occupation for Medical Technologists Blau, Gary This study used a sample of 205 repeat-respondent medical technologists over a 3-year period to explore the impact of certification activity, years of laboratory experience, highest […]

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Evolution of an Interdisciplinary Curriculum

Evolution of an Interdisciplinary Curriculum Harriett, Bonita Need for Interdisciplinary Rural Health Education Within the next decade, a growing elderly population that bears the burden of chronic illnesses will continue to challenge health practitioners with ever more complex health care needs. The number of patients with active human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection will continue to […]

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Gender Differences in Oral Health Knowledge and Behavior of the Health Science College Students in Kuwait

Gender Differences in Oral Health Knowledge and Behavior of the Health Science College Students in Kuwait Al-Ansari, Jassem M Dental caries and periodontal diseases have been declining in most industrialized countries, but this positive trend has not been seen in the Middle East. This study aimed to determine oral health knowledge and behavior of the […]

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Correlates of Peer, Supervisor, and Patient Communication Effectiveness Satisfaction

Correlates of Peer, Supervisor, and Patient Communication Effectiveness Satisfaction Blau, Gary Using a sample of 200 medical technologists over a 4-year period, this study investigated whether peer, supervisor, and patient communication satisfaction facets were related but distinct referents. Confirmatory factor analyses on the medical technologist sample and a second independent sample of 85 medical/health professionals […]