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  • Trevor Lambert, Oxford University
  • Matthias Siebeck, University of Munich
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    The right tool for the job

    A new, 15-item, 1 page questionnaire designed to evaluate post-graduate training is shown to be both valid and reliable. The JEST can be used as a means of quality assuring posts in post-graduate medical training and may also be adapted to be used internationally.

    BMC Medical Education 2014, 14:210
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    Staff involved in refugee reception and the cross-cultural context

    Cross-cultural mental health training for staff involved in refugee reception and mental health care was seen to be successful in reducing the hindering effect of lack of knowledge for these participants, whilst an increase in experienced capacity to understand the social vulnerability of newly arrived refugees was reported.

    BMC Medical Education 2014, 14:207

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BMC Medical Education is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles in relation to the training of healthcare professionals, including undergraduate, postgraduate and continuing education. The journal has a special focus on curriculum development, evaluations of performance, assessment of training needs and evidence-based medicine.

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