Index to Chiropractic Literature
Index to Chiropractic Literature
My ICL     Sign In
Sunday, August 14, 2022
Index to Chiropractic LiteratureIndex to Chiropractic LiteratureIndex to Chiropractic Literature
Share:


For best results switch to Advanced Search.
Article Detail
Return to Search Results
ID 26958
  Title Chiropractic student diagnosis and management of headache disorders: A survey examining self-perceived preparedness and clinical proficiency
URL https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/33618352/
Journal J Chiropr Educ. 2021 Oct;35(2):229-241
Author(s)
Subject(s)
Peer Review Yes
Publication Type Article
Abstract/Notes

Objective: To explore the self-perceived preparedness and clinical proficiency in headache diagnosis and management of Australian chiropractic students in senior years of study.

Methods: Australian chiropractic students in the 4th (n = 134) and 5th year (n = 122) of 2 chiropractic university programs were invited to participate in an online cross-sectional survey. Descriptive analyses were conducted for all variables. Post hoc analyses were performed using simple linear regression to evaluate the relationship between self-perceived preparedness and correctness of headache diagnosis and management scores.

Results:Australian chiropractic students in senior years demonstrated moderate overall levels of self-perceived preparedness and proficiency in their ability to diagnose and manage headache disorders. Final-year students had a slightly higher self-perceived preparedness and proficiency in headache diagnosis and management compared to those students in the 4th year of study. There was no relationship between self-perceived preparedness and correctness of headache diagnosis and management for either 4th- or 5th-year chiropractic students.

Conclusion: Our findings suggest that there may be gaps in graduate chiropractic student confidence and proficiency in headache diagnosis and management. These findings call for further research to explore graduate chiropractic student preparedness and proficiency in the diagnosis and management of headache disorders.

Author keywords: Chiropractic, Curriculum, Education, Evidence-Based Practice, Preparedness, Headache

Author affiliations: CM, SW, MFernandez, RG, MS: Department of Chiropractic, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia; CM, MFunabashi, MFernandez, MS: Chiropractic Academy for Research Leadership, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia;
MFunabashi: Canadian Memorial Chiropractic College, Toronto, Ontario, Canada; MFunabashi: Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières (UQTR), Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada; DdeC: Faculty of Medicine, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada; JA: Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Technology, Faculty of Health, Ultimo, New South Wales, Australia
Corresponding author: Craig Moore—craig.moore@mq.edu.au

This abstract is reproduced with the permission of the publisher. Click on the above link to access free full text. Online access only. Publisher record | PDF


 

   Text (Citation) Tagged (Export) Excel
 
Email To
Subject
 Message
Format
HTML Text     Excel



To use this feature you must register a personal account in My ICL. Registration is free! In My ICL you can save your ICL searches in My Searches, and you can save search results in My Collections. Be sure to use the Held Citations feature to collect citations from an entire search session. Read more search tips.

Sign Into Existing My ICL Account    |    Register A New My ICL Account
Search Tips
  • Enclose phrases in "quotation marks".  Examples: "low back pain", "evidence-based"
  • Retrieve all forms of a word with an asterisk*, also called a wildcard or truncation.  Example: chiropract* retrieves chiropractic, chiropractor, chiropractors
  • Register an account in My ICL to save search histories (My Searches) and collections of records (My Collections)
Advanced Search Tips