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How to Improve Situational Fluency with Microlearning

We’ve discussed the importance of hard skills and how they create a strong foundation for high performance, as well as highlighted the value of soft skills for building strong connections and engagement within the workplace. Now let’s dive into the harmonious marriage of the two, which creates an even more powerful skill [...] Read More

5 Ways Microlearning Can Make a Difference in Healthcare Training

This blog was originally published in ATD’s Insights and has been posted here with permission. Healthcare professionals must be fully equipped to deal with an emergency, follow protocol, and comply with constant regulatory changes in the quickest, most efficient way possible. Most of the basic, fundamental skills needed within the [...] Read More

Thinking FAST Leads to Learning and Development Success

This blog was originally published in ATD’s Insights and has been posted here with permission. The world of healthcare is ever-changing, and L&D professionals are continually on the lookout for the latest strategies and technologies to implement within their healthcare organization. Two important aspects of any L&D progr [...] Read More

Using Microlearning Tools as a Key Change Agent in Implementing Best Practice

It astounded me when I found out a number of years ago that it takes on average 18 years to Implement a new piece of evidence in to routine practice. I have spent the last 10 years trying to bend that curve. As anyone who has tried it knows, changing clinical practice and behaviour is hard work – our clinicians are always busy and deliv [...] Read More

Q&A with B. Price Kerfoot, MD EdM: Can Qstream Be Used to Teach New Material?

In a new blog series, Qstream co-founder and Spaced Education expert B. Price Kerfoot MD EdM answers some of the frequently asked questions we receive about how our solution improves knowledge retention and changes behaviors in just minutes a day. Have a question for our expert? Email us at marketing@Qstream.com. Can Qstream be used to t [...] Read More

A Look Inside Professional Development with Qstream at Winchester Medical Center

In this guest blog post, Bethann Mendez, Director of Critical Care at Winchester Medical Center, provides a detailed article describing her experience while implementing Qstream. Beth, a true innovator in her field, sought a cutting-edge solution to support her staff in achieving top patient care in a financially responsible manner. When [...] Read More

Q&A with B. Price Kerfoot, MD EdM: How Long Do the Benefits of Qstream Last?

In a new blog series, Qstream co-founder and Spaced Education expert B. Price Kerfoot MD EdM answers some of the frequently asked questions we receive about how our solution improves knowledge retention and changes behaviors in just minutes a day. Have a question for our expert? Email us at marketing@Qstream.com. How long do the benefits [...] Read More

Harnessing Brain Science to Drive Behavior Change in Healthcare

This blog was originally published in ATD’s Insights and has been posted here with permission. When I first started teaching Harvard medical students, I became despondent over how little of my teaching the students actually retained in the months following my course. I should not have been surprised. It turns out that Harvard medic [...] Read More

Filling in the Knowledge Gaps of a Clinical Trial Site Monitoring Team

You’ve spent countless hours of preparation setting up your clinical trial, finding the right team to staff it, and have set the final pieces into motion. But no matter how meticulous you’ve been in the pre-trial process, there is still no certainty that the trial will run smoothly. At worst, you don’t want to be another statistic [...] Read More

Four Considerations for Improving Healthcare Training and Delivery

This blog was originally published in ATD's Insights and has been posted here with permission. In healthcare, job proficiency can have a direct impact on patient experience, safety, and outcomes. From customer service to the CMO, the ability to collect and correctly interpret patient information is critical to making good decisions abo [...] Read More

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