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Kathleen Wurth Bartlett

Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine
Box 102376 Med Ctr, Durham, NC 27710
T903F Children's Health Center, Box 3127, Durham, NC 27710

Selected Publications

Design and Evaluation of an Interprofessional Preceptor Development Mini-Fellowship Program.

Journal Article J Contin Educ Health Prof · July 19, 2023 INTRODUCTION: Health professions preceptors require skills and knowledge to effectively meet the educational needs of interprofessional students in clinical environments. We implemented a mini-fellowship program to enhance the knowledge, skills, and self-e ... Full text Link to item Cite

Caregiver Inclusivity and Empowerment During Family-Centered Rounds.

Journal Article Hosp Pediatr · February 1, 2022 OBJECTIVE: Despite widespread adoption of family-centered rounds, few have investigated differences in the experience of family-centered rounds by family race and ethnicity. The purpose of this study was to explore racial and ethnic differences in caregive ... Full text Link to item Cite

Diagnostic Testing: Assessing the Value of Studies of Diagnostic Tests

Chapter · January 1, 2022 Diagnostic testing is a core domain in any evidence-based medicine curriculum and is also a place where the concepts typically tested in early health professions education tend to differ from the concepts needed to apply data clinically. We believe it is c ... Full text Cite

Therapy: Assessing the Value of Clinical Interventions

Chapter · January 1, 2022 Teaching about therapy is the cornerstone of most curricula in evidence-based medicine. In order to address this core topic, we walk through background information and teaching techniques addressing (1) framing a therapy question, (2) assessing the risk of ... Full text Cite

Initial Modified Pulmonary Index Score Predicts Hospital Length of Stay for Asthma Subjects Admitted to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Journal Article Respir Care · September 2020 BACKGROUND: Scoring systems are frequently used to assess the severity of pediatric asthma exacerbations. The modified pulmonary index score (MPIS) has been found to be highly correlated with length of stay (LOS) in the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) ... Full text Link to item Cite

A Respiratory Therapist-Driven Asthma Pathway Reduced Hospital Length of Stay in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.

Journal Article Respir Care · November 2019 BACKGROUND: Asthma is a common reason for admissions to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). Since June 2014, our institution has used a pediatric asthma clinical pathway for all patients, including those in PICU. The pathway promotes respiratory ther ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

Explicitly Addressing Implicit Bias in a Cultural Competence Curriculum for Pediatric Trainees

Journal Article MedEdPublish · May 2, 2019 This article was migrated. The article was not marked as recommended. Background:Medical providers must learn to communicate effectively and demonstrate sensitivity to an increasingly diverse patient population. Implicit bias can contribute to stere ... Full text Cite

Milestone Ratings and Supervisory Role Categorizations Swim Together, but Is the Water Muddy?

Journal Article Acad Pediatr · March 2019 OBJECTIVE: This single-specialty, multi-institutional study aimed to determine 1) the association between milestone ratings for individual competencies and average milestone ratings (AMRs) and 2) the association between AMRs and recommended supervisory rol ... Full text Link to item Cite

Key Factors in Clinical Competency Committee Members' Decisions Regarding Residents' Readiness to Serve as Supervisors: A National Study.

Journal Article Acad Med · February 2019 PURPOSE: Entrustment has become a popular assessment framework in recent years. Most research in this area has focused on how frontline assessors determine when a learner can be entrusted. However, less work has focused on how these entrustment decisions a ... Full text Link to item Cite

Improving the Efficiency of Care for Pediatric Patients Hospitalized With Asthma.

Journal Article Hosp Pediatr · January 2017 BACKGROUND: Asthma exacerbations are a leading cause of hospitalization among children. Despite the existence of national pediatric asthma guidelines, significant variation in care persists. At Duke Children's Hospital, we determined that our average lengt ... Full text Open Access Link to item Cite

High-Value Care Pediatric Curriculum

Journal Article MedEdPORTAL · July 16, 2015 Full text Cite

Milestone-Based Assessments Are Superior to Likert-Type Assessments in Illustrating Trainee Progression.

Journal Article J Grad Med Educ · March 2015 BACKGROUND: The Pediatrics Milestone Project uses behavioral anchors, narrative descriptions of observable behaviors, to describe learner progression through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education competencies. Starting June 2014, pediatr ... Full text Link to item Cite

Using an innovative curriculum evaluation tool to inform program improvement: the clinical skills fair.

Journal Article J Grad Med Educ · March 2014 BACKGROUND: Program evaluation is important for assessing the effectiveness of the residency curriculum. Limited resources are available, however, and curriculum evaluation processes must be sustainable and well integrated into program improvement efforts. ... Full text Link to item Cite

Pyloric Stenosis Gastroesophageal Reflux Cow's Milk Protein Intolerance Hirschsprung Disease Approach to Diarrhea

Chapter · November 28, 2013 "A guide for third year medical students preparing for the end-of-rotation NBME shelf exam, the pediatrics clerkship, and the USMLE Step 2 CK"--Provided by publisher. ... Cite