The Fifth Edition of the highly praised Practical Guide for Medical Teachers provides a bridge between the theoretical aspects of medical education and the delivery of enthusiastic and effective teaching in basic science and clinical medicine. Healthcare professionals are committed teachers and this book is an essential guide to help them maximise their performance.
- This highly regarded book recognises the importance of educational skills in the delivery of quality teaching in medicine.
- The contents offer valuable insights into all important aspects of medical education today.
SECTION 1 CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
New horizons in medical education
Curriculum planning and development
The undergraduate curriculum
Postgraduate medical education: A ‘pipeline’ to competence
Continuing professional development
The hidden curriculum
SECTION 2 LEARNING SITUATIONS
Learning in small groups
Learning with patients: inpatient and outpatient
Learning in the community
Learning in rural and remote locations
Learning in longitudinal integrated clerkships
Learning in a simulated environment
SECTION 3 EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES AND TECHNOLOGIES
Using digital technologies
SECTION 4 CURRICULUM THEMES
Basic sciences and curriculum outcomes
Social and Behavioural Sciences in Medical School Curricula
Ethics and attitudes
Patient safety and quality of care
Integrative medicine in the training of physicians
Medical education in an era of ubiquitous information
SECTION 5 ASSESSMENT
Concepts in assessment including standard setting
Performance and workplace assessment
Portfolios, projects and thesis
Feedback, reflection and coaching: a new model
The assessment of attitudes and professionalism
SECTION 6 STAFF
Academic standards and scholarship
SECTION 7 STUDENTS
Student engagement in learning
SECTION 8 MEDICAL SCHOOL
Understanding medical school leadership: medical teachers as agents of change
Medical education leadership
The medical teacher and social accountability
The educational environment
Medical education research
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- © Elsevier 2017
- 12th May 2007
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International Liaison Officer, Association of Medical Education in Europe, Dundee, UK
Professor Ronald M Harden is recognised as a leading international expert in medical education with experience as a teacher, curriculum developer, and teaching dean of a medical school. He is currently General Secretary of AMEE, an International Association for Medical Education.
General Secretary, Association of Medical Education in Europe; Former Professor of Medical Education, Director of the Centre for Medical Education and Teaching Dean, University of Dundee; Professor of Medical Education, Al-Imam University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Co-Secretary, LCME and Senior Director, Accreditation Services, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington DC, USA
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