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2015 Calgary Chronic Disease Management Conference

Registration is open! Amazing talks from leading experts in Alberta. Andre Picard giving an opening plenary. Drs Peter Sargious and Louis Francescutti giving great keynotes. Focus on collaborative care and current updates in obesity, chronic heart diseases, chronic kidney disease, and chronic lung diseases: what happens when my patient has multiple comorbidities?
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Blogging as a Curation Platform

Blogging as a Curation Platform | Continuing Medical Education | Scoop.it
I have written about curation before using Twitter as a Curation Tool and about the importance of helping our Students Becoming Curators of Information.  Sue Waters also just published a very compr...

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A deeper look at SoMe which we can apply in context of med ed. Thanks @langwitches 

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Edinburgh Medical School's curator insight, June 16, 2014 4:07 PM

Good sense and excellent graphic

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Courteous but not curious: how doctors' politeness masks their existential neglect. A qualitative study of video-recorded patient consultations -- Agledahl et al. 37 (11): 650 -- Journal of Medical...

Courteous but not curious: how doctors' politeness masks their existential neglect. A qualitative study of video-recorded patient consultations -- Agledahl et al. 37 (11): 650 -- Journal of Medical... | Continuing Medical Education | Scoop.it

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callooh's curator insight, August 2, 2013 7:23 PM

"While a focus on patient autonomy and better communication has probably improved clinical encounters, it does not seem to have resolved the issue of professional caring. Lack of respect and empathy are among the most common complaints made by patients." 

Lara Cooke's curator insight, April 23, 2015 12:56 PM

#CanMEDS #Communicator

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Patient & Family Stories

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callooh's curator insight, March 4, 2015 12:23 PM

Patient stories give life to patent safety issues.

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Rx Narrative: Story As Medicine #dotmed14

Rx Narrative: Story As Medicine #dotmed14 | Continuing Medical Education | Scoop.it
Last Friday I had the great pleasure of presenting at DotMED The Creative Medicine Conference, on the role of story in medicine.  I spoke about how healthcare is at heart a narrative activity and h...

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callooh's curator insight, March 31, 2015 7:51 PM

Story as a bridge to compassion and empathy

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BMC Geriatrics | Full text | Comprehensive geriatric assessment predicts mortality and adverse outcomes in hospitalized older adults

Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment (CGA) provides detailed information on clinical, functional and cognitive aspects of older patients and is especially useful for assessing frail individuals.
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Depression: 'Mindfulness-based therapy shows promise'

Depression: 'Mindfulness-based therapy shows promise' | Continuing Medical Education | Scoop.it
A mindfulness-based therapy could provide a "new choice for millions of people" with recurrent depression, a study in the Lancet says.

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Julianna Bonola's curator insight, April 27, 2015 9:19 PM

Being mindful of the thoughts that trigger a lowering of mood, can help those who have suffered from clinical depression.  When used in conjunction with anti depression medications, mindfulness can assist patients to better engage with their own mental health.

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How Is Information Technology Changing Healthcare? [INFOGRAPHIC]

How Is Information Technology Changing Healthcare? [INFOGRAPHIC] | Continuing Medical Education | Scoop.it
"Health informatics" is the intersection of healthcare, information technology and business. Check out an infographic explaining this healthcare-IT mashup.

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New ways to teach MDs?

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Keith Russell's curator insight, September 12, 2013 7:07 PM

Nice infographic.......

Sandra Davidson's curator insight, February 3, 2014 11:42 AM

Neat infographic about health informatics

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New Chart Comparing The Best Tools for Creating Educational Posters and Inforgaphics

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: New Chart Comparing The Best Tools for Creating Educational Posters and Inforgaphics | Continuing Medical Education | Scoop.it
Info graphic resources for education
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Learning Theory v5 - What are the established learning theories?

Learning Theory v5 - What are the established learning theories? | Continuing Medical Education | Scoop.it

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Edinburgh Medical School's curator insight, November 12, 2014 4:13 PM

Not only a short list of learning theories (with clickable links to more info on each), but also a nice implementation of a concept map (made with cmap tools, http://cmap.ihmc.us)(Free)

Note the clickable icons on each box.  

Mededtutor's curator insight, February 14, 2016 4:05 AM
Love this!
Janita Keating's curator insight, March 23, 2016 4:33 AM

Love this!

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Courteous but not curious: how doctors' politeness masks their existential neglect. A qualitative study of video-recorded patient consultations -- Agledahl et al. 37 (11): 650 -- Journal of Medical...

Courteous but not curious: how doctors' politeness masks their existential neglect. A qualitative study of video-recorded patient consultations -- Agledahl et al. 37 (11): 650 -- Journal of Medical... | Continuing Medical Education | Scoop.it

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#CanMEDS #Communicator

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callooh's curator insight, August 2, 2013 7:23 PM

"While a focus on patient autonomy and better communication has probably improved clinical encounters, it does not seem to have resolved the issue of professional caring. Lack of respect and empathy are among the most common complaints made by patients." 

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A Narrative Medicine "Closer" Close Reading Drill

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In the narrative medicine course I teach at the University of Washington I have been using Rita Charon's narrative medicine close reading drill (as described in her chapter "Close Reading" from her...

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The other C word: what makes great content marketing great

The other C word: what makes great content marketing great | Continuing Medical Education | Scoop.it

Now that content marketing has gone mainstream, the average stuff isn’t really going to work any more. We all need to be aiming higher, to create the ‘home run’ pieces that really drive successful programs.

So what makes for a ‘home run’ piece? Clearly, there’s no recipe to follow – but there is one ingredient that all great content marketing shares. That’s what this little rant is all about…


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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, September 24, 2013 1:13 PM

I won't spoil the punchline but Doug Kessler's presentation is a good read and a good rant on what makes great content. For those who do presentations, this is a good-looking, engaging presentation to use as a blueprint.

Lara Cooke's curator insight, September 25, 2013 12:18 AM

This is a c-word I like. Food for thought in marketing our wares.

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Essential Guide to Visual Thinking for E-Learning

Essential Guide to Visual Thinking for E-Learning | Continuing Medical Education | Scoop.it
Want to communicate the right way in your e-learning courses? One trick is to apply visual thinking skills. This post on visual thinking offers some tips.

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The other C word: what makes great content marketing great

The other C word: what makes great content marketing great | Continuing Medical Education | Scoop.it

Now that content marketing has gone mainstream, the average stuff isn’t really going to work any more. We all need to be aiming higher, to create the ‘home run’ pieces that really drive successful programs.

So what makes for a ‘home run’ piece? Clearly, there’s no recipe to follow – but there is one ingredient that all great content marketing shares. That’s what this little rant is all about…


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This is a c-word I like. Food for thought in marketing our wares.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, September 24, 2013 1:13 PM

I won't spoil the punchline but Doug Kessler's presentation is a good read and a good rant on what makes great content. For those who do presentations, this is a good-looking, engaging presentation to use as a blueprint.