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.
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; Programmativeassessment; 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.
- 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.
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
Table of Contents
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