A practical guide for medical teachers by Dent, John A.; Harden, Ronald M.

By Dent, John A.; Harden, Ronald M.

Show description

Read or Download A practical guide for medical teachers PDF

Best internal medicine books

Stereoscopic acuity in ocular pursuit of moving objects: Dynamic stereoscopy and movement parallax: relevance to road safety and occupational medicine

There was starting to be attractiveness of the perception that the tools up to now utilized in the checking out of visible capabilities were insufficient in terms of particular difficulties and will, for this reason, be supplemented with extra specialized tools for dynamic checking out. so long as twenty years in the past, large-scale mass screening produced proof to the influence that visible acuity, to this point completely decided through nonetheless samples, used to be no longer exact with visible acuity within the ocular pursuit of relocating pursuits (dynamic visible acuity).

Patient Safety in Dialysis Access

Not just are dialysis entry construction and upkeep susceptible to problems, yet sufferers struggling with end-stage renal ailment and its comorbidities ordinarily have a excessive chance of difficult occasions in the course of their non-stop remedy. Preventive innovations are key to prevent damage and to enhance the result of the therapy of the starting to be variety of sufferers with power kidney failure, particularly as medical professionals and nurses are usually not continually conscious of the results of harmful habit.

Extra resources for A practical guide for medical teachers

Example text

NUTS AND BOLTS OF THE POSTGRADUATE CURRICULUM Features of a postgraduate training include the following: • a progressive syllabus that has both formal and informal elements • a recognized trainer and training unit • proactive supervision • balance of clinical duties and educational activities • protected time for education • defined exit outcomes. There has been a marked improvement in provision by the relevant bodies of structured syllabi for most postgraduate medical diploma or degree courses.

Failure to keep staff and students informed about the curriculum is a common recipe for failure. Communication can be improved by providing students with: • a clear statement of the learning outcomes expected at each stage of the curriculum • a curriculum map which matches the learning outcomes to the learning experiences and the assessment • an electronic or print-based study guide which helps the students to manage their learning and make the best use of their time. 13 PROMOTING AN APPROPRIATE EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT The educational environment or ‘climate’ is a key aspect of the curriculum (Genn 2001).

For this reason, there has been a move towards centralization of curriculum planning with a single body being responsible for the final product, albeit in consultation with the relevant discipline experts. Centralized curriculum planning can lead to the disengagement of most teachers, who may feel that what they are being asked to teach conveys at best an inadequate, and at worst an inaccurate, picture of their discipline. It is important that the teachers who are to deliver the curriculum should feel that they have a stake in it.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.28 of 5 – based on 7 votes