Clinically Competent Peers and Support for Education: Structures and Practices That Work
- Benchmarking. Isenberg, Steven F. // ENT: Ear, Nose & Throat Journal;Jan2004, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p25
Discusses the use of benchmarking by physicians to establish performance assessment parameters. Sources of benchmarking parameters; Significance of benchmarking to physicians.
- Compiling evidence of best practice. Chambers, Ruth // GP: General Practitioner;11/2/2007, p44
The article offers suggestion to General Practitioners (GP) in Great Britain on the need to compile evidence of best practice. The author informs that GP's should be in the habit of collecting examples of their work for appraisal, so it is just a small step to prepare for revalidation. The...
- Fear of liability having major impact on physicians. // Urology Times;Mar2003, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p38
Details the results of a survey of physicians, nurses and hospital administrators regarding the U.S. medical liability system. High percentage of physicians who order more tests than are medically needed; High incidence of suggesting invasive procedures such as biopsies; Unnecessary or...
- PNC Standards Review. Groube, Janice // Dissector;Jul2012, Vol. 40 Issue 1, p9
The article reports that Perioperative Nurses College (PNC) Education Committee has reviewd the PNC standards in New Zealand conducted by PNC Standards Committee to ensure that the practice and research are updated and more accessible.
- Seal of approval for GP surgery. // Nursing Standard;4/21/2004, Vol. 18 Issue 32, p4
Reports that a general practice surgery where nurses see up to two thirds of patients has dramatically cut waiting times and is being hailed as an example of best practice by the British government. Thistlemoor surgery in Peterborough which has five nurses which see the majority of patients and...
- Physician Assistant Student Peer Evaluation. Symington, Susan; Warner, Mary // Journal of Physician Assistant Education (Lippincott Williams & ;Dec2015, Vol. 26 Issue 4, p220
The article offers information on development of professionalism in physicians' assistant students. Topics discussed include best practices and tools to evaluate students, advantages of peer evaluation, consistency of professional behavior, validity and reliability of the information gathered,...
- Employment = Better Collaboration. VAUGHAN, CARRIE // HealthLeaders Magazine;Jun2009, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p45
The article reports that hospitals in the U.S. are looking at an employment model in order to improve the relationship between nurses and physicians. According to Concord Hospital chief medical officer (CMO) Dr. David Green, an employment model promotes equality between physicians and nurses. He...
- Toolkit helps to get consistency for GP nurses. // People Management;10/12/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 20, p14
The article reports on the plan to launch the online General Practice Nursing toolkit designed to help general practitioners (GPs) deal with human resource issues when employing nurses in Great Britain in October 2006. The toolkit includes sample job descriptions and personal development plans...
- BEST PRACTICES IN PHYSICIAN HEALTH AVAILABLE ON PODCAST. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;6/10/2014, Vol. 186 Issue 9, p716
The article reports that the Canadian Physician Health Institute (CPHI) has released a series of podcasts focusing on best practices in physician health.