A Practical Guide for Medical Teachers , 5th Edition

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Edited by John Dent, MMEd, MD, FHEA, FRCSEd, Ronald M Harden, OBE MD FRCP(Glas) FRCPC FRCSEd and Dan Hunt, MD, MBA
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9780702068911
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Publication Date
28-06-2017
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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.


Key Features
  • 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.

New to this Edition
  • A leading educationalist from the USA joins the book's editorial team.
  • The continual emergence of new topics is recognised in this new edition with nine new chapters: The role of patients as teachers and assessors; Medical humanities; Decision-making; Alternative medicine; Global awareness; Education at a time of ubiquitous information; Programmative assessment; Student engagement; and Social accountability.
  • An enlarged group of authors from more than 15 countries provides both an international perspective and a multi-professional approach to topics of interest to all healthcare teachers.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
ISBN 9780702068911
Table of Content

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

Lectures

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

Distance education

SECTION 3 EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES AND TECHNOLOGIES

Outcome-based education

Integrated learning

Interprofessional education

Problem-based learning

Team-based learning

Using digital technologies

Instructional design

SECTION 4 CURRICULUM THEMES

Basic sciences and curriculum outcomes

Social and Behavioural Sciences in Medical School Curricula

Clinical communication

Ethics and attitudes

Professionalism

Evidence-based medicine

Patient safety and quality of care

Medical humanities

Integrative medicine in the training of physicians

Global awareness

Medical education in an era of ubiquitous information

SECTION 5 ASSESSMENT

Concepts in assessment including standard setting

Written assessments

Performance and workplace assessment

Portfolios, projects and thesis

Feedback, reflection and coaching: a new model

The assessment of attitudes and professionalism

Programmatic assessment

SECTION 6 STAFF

Staff development

Academic standards and scholarship

SECTION 7 STUDENTS

Student selection

Student support

Student engagement in learning

Peer-assisted 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

Index

Author Informaiton Edited by John Dent, MMEd, MD, FHEA, FRCSEd, International Liaison Officer, Association of Medical Education in Europe, Dundee, UK ; Ronald M Harden, OBE MD FRCP(Glas) FRCPC FRCSEd, Professor Emeritus Medical Education, University of Dundee, UK; General Secretary, Association for Medical Education in Europe (AMEE). and Dan Hunt, MD, MBA, Assistant Secretary, Liaison Committee on Medical Education; Senior Director of Accreditation Services, Association of American Medical Colleges Washington DC, USA
Trim 246 X 189 (7 11/16 x 9 7/16)
Pages 406
Publication Date 28-06-2017
Stock Status In Stock
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