For those so engaged, here are a list of five “must reads.” I especially recommend #1 (Overton and MacVicar) because it describes CTC evaluation techniques associated with physician change – that’s right, just participating in a CTC evaluation can create change.

  1. Overton GK, MacVicar R. Requesting a commitment to change: conditions that produce behavioral or attitudinal commitment. J Cont Educ Health Prof.2008;28:60-6. (abstract)
  2. Wakefield JG. Commitment to change: exploring its role in changing physician behavior through continuing education.J Contin Educ Health Prof.2004;24:197-204. (abstract)
  3. White MI, Grzybowski S, Broudo M. Commitment to change instrument enhances program planning, implementation, and evaluation. J Contin Educ Health Prof. 2004;24:153-62. (abstract)
  4. Lockyer JM, Fidler H, Hogan DB, et al. Assessing outcomes through congruence of course objectives and reflective work. J Contin Educ Health Prof.2005;25:76-86. (abstract)
  5. Lockyer JM, Fidler H, Ward R, Basson RJ, Elliot S, Toews J. Commitment to change statements: a way of understanding how participants use information and skills taught in an educational session. J Contin Educ Health Prof.2001;21:82-9. (abstract)

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