The Art of Teaching Medical Students - E-Book - 3rd Edition - ISBN: 9788131239810, 9788131242285

The Art of Teaching Medical Students - E-Book

3rd Edition

Editors: Pritha Bhuiyan Avinash Supe Nirmala Rege
Paperback ISBN: 9788131239810
eBook ISBN: 9788131242285
Imprint: Elsevier India
Published Date: 31st July 2015
Page Count: 534

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It is for all those medical professionals who are involved in the process of teaching. Although the general principles of teaching remain the same worldwide, this book is tailored to meet the demands of ‘Faculty Development’ in a Medical Institution. This is a text in demand from not only medical teachers, but also from all the faculty of paramedical and allied health courses.

Key Features

• Covers three broad aspects of teaching and learning, viz., (i) Technology in and of education, (ii) Management of education and (iii) Educational research.
• Beautifully illustrated educational science applies to medical teachers as well as members of heathcare team and also all those who are involved in the art of teaching.
• Authored by experts who have vast experience in medical education at both national and international levels. Their vision, thought process and knowledge get reflected in their writings.
• A ‘must read’ book for every young faculty making his/her entry in the educational field as a medical teacher before embarking on educational activities.

Table of Contents

SECTION I: Introduction
1. The Role of an Educator in Medical Education
2. Milieu Exterieur: The Environment in which We Work
3. Faculty Development: The Need of Tomorrow
SECTION II: The Process of Learning
4. Systems Approach to Medical Education
5. How Students Learn: Principles of Adult Learning
6. Motivation and Learning
7. Student–Teacher Relationship
SECTION III: Educational Objectives
8. Educational (Learning) Objectives: Guide to Teaching and Learning
SECTION IV: Teaching–Learning Methods
9. Teaching–Learning Methods
10. Early Clinical Exposure
11. Large Group Teaching: Lecture as a Teaching Tool
12. Small Group Teaching
13. Bedside Teaching: Teaching Clinical Skills
14. Distance Learning in Medical Education
15. Media in Medical Education
SECTION V: Developing Skills and Attitude
16. Group Dynamics
17. Attitudes, Values and Professionalism
18. Counselling Skills
19. Communication Skills
20. Microteaching
21. Effective Feedback in Medical Education
SECTION VI: Student Assessment
22. Assessment –  Principles and Tools
23. Mechanics of Paper Setting: Being a Paper Setter
24. Multiple Choice Questions: Formulation and Types
25. MCQ: Item Analysis and Banking
26. Oral Assessment (Viva Vocé)
27. Objective Structured Clinical and Practical Examinations
28. Workplace-Based Assessment
SECTION VII: Curriculum Design and Evaluation
29. Curriculum Planning
30. Integrated Teaching
31. Problem-Based Learning
32. Community-Oriented Medical Education
33. Tailoring Your Curriculum to the Local Context: Linking Medical Education With Healthcare Delivery
SECTION VIII: Management and Research in Medical Education
34. Role of Management in Medical Education
35. Educational Research
36. Scholarship in Medical Education
37. Outcome-Based Management in Clinical Practice and Its Impact on Medical Education
38. Quality Assurance in Medical Education: The Need of the Hour
SECTION IX: Medical Humanities
39. Introducing Medical Humanities in South Asian Medical Schools


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About the Editor

Pritha Bhuiyan

Dr. Pritha Bhuiyan, MBBS,MS, PGDME, Professor and Head;

Department of Anatomy, Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel , Mumbai - 400 012

Avinash Supe

Affiliations and Expertise

MBBS, MS, Dean, Lok manya tilak hospital, Mumbai

Nirmala Rege

MBBS, MD, Professor and Head, Department of Pharmacology and Therapeutics

Seth GS Medical College and KEM Hospital, Parel , Mumbai - 400 012