Journal of Allied Health

Quarterly journal publishing scholary articles on theory, practice, and other aspects of general health industry.

Articles from Vol. 42, No. 4, Winter

2013 ASAHP Annual Conference: Abstracts of Paper Presentations
Interprofessional Education and Practice in The Allied Health ArenaASAHP CONCURRENT SESSIONSWEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013IPE PROGRAM MODELS: WORKSHOP TEMPLATESA.1: Opening Student IPE Event Opens Doors!Karen Denard Goldman,1 Katherine Dimitropoulou,2 Stacy...
Ceci Tuera Cela and Disruptive Technologies
Victor Hugo's novel Notre-Dame de Paris , which features the hunchback Quasimodo, possibly might be less well known for its depiction of cathedral archdeacon Claude Frollo whose famous slogan was "Ceci tuera cela"- "This will kill that." The thought...
Dissecting First-Year Students' Perceptions of Health Profession Groups: Potential Barriers to Interprofessional Education
BACKGROUND: Previous research has shown that health profession students enter interprofessional education (IPE) programs with negative perceptions of health disciplines other than their own, which could serve as possible barriers to engagement with interprofessional...
Innovating in Teaching Collaborative Practice with a Large Student Cohort at Université De Montréal
Université de Montréal implemented an interprofessional education (IPE) curriculum on collaborative practice in a large cohort of students (>1,100) from 10 health sciences and psychosocial sciences training programs. It is made up of three one-credit...
Interdisciplinary Group Learning in a Kinesiology Course: A Novel Approach
This paper describes an active, collaborative learning project that occurred during a kinesiology course for first-year graduate students in physical (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) that was taught by faculty from both disciplines and designed to...
Issues Affecting the Motivation of Nuclear Medicine Technologists in Kuwait
The demand for nuclear medicine technologists (NMTs) in Kuwait has increased, especially with the introduction of multimodality imaging systems. In order to increase the number of NMTs in the workforce and retain the existing NMTs, there should be a...
Jefferson Interprofessional Clinical Rounding Project: An Innovative Approach to Patient Care
BACKGROUND: Bedside rounding is an historical clinical model that brings together care providers and the patient to discuss the plan of care. Interprofessional clinical rounding is an approach that uses this historical model to involve multiple health...
Learning Style Preferences and Academic Success of Preclinical Allied Health Students
Student learning style modality preferences, in preclinical classes, were assessed using the visual-auralread/ write-kinesthetic (VARK) inventory. Preferences were assessed for 137 preclinical students, including those in nursing, physician's assistant,...
Quiddity
Quiddity, defined in the Oxford English Dictionary to mean essence, is intended to provide a brief survey of material that appears in other periodicals or in the world of gray literature, i.e., documents such as conference proceedings, that may be missed...
Sitting and Cardiometabolic Risk Factors in U.S. Adolescents
PURPOSE: To examine sitting time and cardiometabolic disease risk in US adolescents. METHODS: Data from the 2007-2008 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) were utilized. Self-reported daily sitting was ascertained by total time in...
Student Performance and Satisfaction for a Musculoskeletal Objective Structured Clinical Examination
BACKGROUND: The reliability and validity of various Objective Structured Clinical Examinations (OSCEs) have been well documented in the medical and nursing literature. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of exam preparation methods on...
Supervising Allied Health Assistants: A concerning Skill Gap in Allied Health Professionals
The purpose of this paper is to identify and discuss the problem of a skill gap in the training of allied health professionals. Allied health assistants are required to work under the supervision of allied health professionals. There is little evidence...
The Standardized Patient Encounter: A Dynamic Educational Approach to Enhance Students' Clinical Healthcare Skills
Occupational therapy educators are challenged to prepare students entering the profession to be skilled in assessment, critical thinking, self-analysis, and decisionmaking. Simulation is an effective strategy used in medical and nursing curriculums to...
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