Medical Education: Theory and Practice - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780702035227, 9780702049866

Medical Education: Theory and Practice

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780702035227
eBook ISBN: 9780702049866
Imprint: Churchill Livingstone
Published Date: 24th September 2010
Page Count: 396

Key Features

  • Written by key figures in medical educational research combined with a strong editorial influence from the international editorial team.
  • The text has a strong evidence-based approach that is fully cognisant of research methodology issues,
  • The book provides a scholarly explanation on the topic, rather than aiming to say the last word.
  • Written throughout in a clear and comprehensible style.

  • The content is extensively referenced with additional suggestions for further reading.

Table of Contents


  • Glossary
  • Medical Education – an introduction to the domain

Section 1 Theoretical and social foundations

  • Morality and philosophy of medicine and education
  • Perspectives on learning
  • Medical education in its societal context
  • Medical education in an interprofessional context
  • Patient involvement in health professional education
  • Curriculum development in learning medicine

Section 2 Educational processes

  • Creating a learning environment
  • Identifying learners’ needs and self assessment
  • Teaching and learning in small groups
  • Teaching and learning in large groups: the ‘lecture’ in the 21st century
  • Learning and teaching clinical procedures
  • Learning and teaching in workplaces
  • Learning from practice: routines, mentoring, feedback and portfolios
  • Assessing learners
  • Quality assurance of teaching and learning: enhancing the quality culture
  • Developing learning resources
  • Selecting for medicine
  • Predicting and guiding career success in medicine
  • Developing teachers and developing learners

  • Glossary


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