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Evidence Based Medicine Thread in the College of Medicine Legacy Curriculum: PPD I 8/5/19

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Journal Club Presentations in the COM Curriculum

Evidence: Journal Club Workshop

PPD I
August 5, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

HOUR 1: 3-4 pm
TOPIC: Evidence: Journal Club Workshop

FACULTY: Paul Lecat, M.D. & Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this session, students will be able to…

1. List the components of a research articles and explain how physicians can apply basic and clinical research to patient care.
2. List some common pitfalls often missed in research articles and discuss why literature evaluation is a necessary skill for physicians.

3. Answer questions about the components of a research article discussed and complete an article evaluation worksheet in class.

PRIOR To CLASS: Students are not required to read the article prior to class.

ASSESSMENT: Complete journal club worksheet. Submit to AIMS by 11:59 pm on August 11th.

SESSION RESOURCES: See AIMS for the session guide and PowerPoint slides. You will need the student session guide and AIMS and the journal article during class.

Evidence: Research to Answer a Scientific Question/ and Observational Evidence

PPD I
August 5, 2019

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

HOUR 2: 4-5 pm
TOPIC: Evidence: Using Observational Skills

FACULTY: Paul Lecat, M.D. & Heather McEwen, MLIS, MS


LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

By the end of this session, students will be able to…

  1. Discuss how observation skills can help healthcare provide better patient care during the physical exam.
  2. Use their observation skills to ask more effective patient questions.
  3. Understand how clinicians have utilized the Sherlock Holmes literature to illustrate observations skills needed by healthcare providers.
  4. Work toward generating differential possibilities from an observation, then use further questions and exam maneuvers, to determine which possibility is most likely.
  5. Choose 5 abnormal physical exam findings (visual, auditory) for at least two different conditions.  Study and learn to recognize them.   You can use any text or online image.  Submit URLs if using web material.  Hint: library guide : physical diagnosis.   Submit to AIMS repository for PPD I
  6. Search AccessMedicine’s Diagnosaurus to find two possible differential diagnosis for a symptom given in a clinical case in class

ASSESSMENT: 5 abnormal physical exam findings and 2 differential diagnoses. Submit to AIMS by 11:59 pm on August 11th.

SESSION RESOURCES:

SUPPLEMENTAL RESOURCES: