Learning in a Web-Based World: An Innovative Approach to Teach Physical Examination Skills in Patients with Neurodisability

Acad Pediatr. 2018 Aug;18(6):714-716. doi: 10.1016/j.acap.2018.02.014. Epub 2018 Mar 5.


Despite increasing numbers of patients with neurodisability, residents lack training to develop physical examination skills. Following a blended educational intervention combining online and bedside teaching, residents demonstrated desired patient-care behaviors on standardized clinical exam assessment.

Keywords: curriculum; medical education; neurodisability; pediatric residents; physical examination.

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Clinical Competence*
  • Curriculum
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Internet*
  • Internship and Residency*
  • Male
  • Neuromuscular Diseases / diagnosis*
  • Ohio
  • Pediatrics / standards*
  • Physical Examination / standards*
  • Problem-Based Learning
  • Video Recording