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Learning parasitology through virtual clinical case studies: the DMU e-Parasitology project.
(Advance Higher Education (formerly HEA), 2018-07-05)
A novel online package for teaching and learning human parasitology named DMU e-Parasitology is being co-developed by EU academics at De Montfort University (DMU). Content currently covered includes virtual clinical case ...
Developing a digital environment for teaching and learning parasitology.
(Higher Education Academy (HEA), 2018-02-01)
Eukaryotic parasites represent serious human health threats that require health professionals with the necessary foundation in parasitology to prevent infections and minimise morbidity and mortality in humans. However, the ...
Teaching medical parasitology in a new Physician Associate master’s programme.
The programme of Physician Associate (PA) is a relatively new Master (MSc) in the United Kingdom (UK) to train future health care professionals that will work under the supervision of a medical doctor as part of a medical ...
Novel resources for learning the identification of human-related parasites.
Microscopic detection of human-related parasites in a range of clinical samples remains the cornerstone of parasitological diagnosis despite recent advances in technology and molecular sciences. However, the use of the ...
Developing a novel resource for teaching and learning parasitology: DMU e-Parasitology.
Background: The study of parasitology has become essential to develop future health care professionals with skills to respond to public health threats such as the recent outbreak of Cryptosporidium in the UK. To facilitate ...
Interventions to enhance the teaching status of parasitology.
Recent surveys have highlighted an erosion of the teaching of parasitology in medical and veterinary schools across Europe and other developed countries, despite reports of increasing instances of food and water borne ...