The Role of Learning in Emergency Physicians' Process of Changing Practice Behavior

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The sequence of events leading to the implementation of a change in emergency physicians' practice and the learning activities and processes undertaken are examined and described in this study. A qualitative case study design was utilized and semi-structured interviews were employed as the primary means of data collection. Thirty emergency physicians were interviewed in face-to-face or telephone interviews. One change that required learning was selected per physician for an in-depth interview. The following factors were examined: motivation to change a practice behavior, time to implementation of changes, source of awareness, barriers to change, use of learning resources, stages in the ... continued below

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Garcia, Rebecca, 1953- May 1994.

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The sequence of events leading to the implementation of a change in emergency physicians' practice and the learning activities and processes undertaken are examined and described in this study. A qualitative case study design was utilized and semi-structured interviews were employed as the primary means of data collection. Thirty emergency physicians were interviewed in face-to-face or telephone interviews. One change that required learning was selected per physician for an in-depth interview. The following factors were examined: motivation to change a practice behavior, time to implementation of changes, source of awareness, barriers to change, use of learning resources, stages in the change process, and method of learning.

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Garcia, Rebecca, 1953-. The Role of Learning in Emergency Physicians' Process of Changing Practice Behavior, dissertation, May 1994; Denton, Texas. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc277844/: accessed August 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .