Covering the core concepts, activities and approaches involved in medical education, Medical Education at a Glance provides a concise, accessible introduction to this rapidly expanding area of study and practice.
This brand new title from the best-selling at a Glance series covers the range of essential medical education topics which students, trainees, new lecturers and clinical teachers need to know. Written by an experienced author team, Medical Education at a Glance is structured under the major themes of the discipline including teaching skills, learning theory,and assessment, making it an easy-to-digest guide to the practical skills and theory of medical education, teaching and learning.
Medical Education at a Glance:
- Presentscoreinformation in a highly visual way, withkeyconcepts and terminologyexplained.
- Is a usefulcompanion to theAssociationfortheStudy of Medical Education’s (ASME) bookUnderstanding Medical Education.
- Covers a widerange of topics and themes.
- Is a perfectguideforteaching and learning in boththeclassroom and clinicalsetting.
Part 1 Overview and broad concepts
1 What is medical education
2 Stages of medical education
3 Evidence –guided education
4 Learning theories: paradigms and orientations
5 Learning theories and clinical practice
6 The curriculum
7 Planning and design
8 Equality, diversity and inclusivity
9 Principles of selection
11 Educational leadership
12 International perspectives
Part 2 Medical education in practice
13 Large group teaching: planning and design
14 Large groups: delivery
15 Small group teaching: planning and design
16 Small group teaching: delivery
17 Clinical teaching: planning and design
18 Clinical teaching: delivery
19 Simulation: planning and design
20 Simulation: delivery
21 Patient involvement in education
22 Ward based and bedside teaching
23 Ambulatory learning and teaching
24 Teaching in the operating theatre
25 Interprofessional education (IPE)
26 Reflective practice
27 Teaching clinical Reasoning
29 Peer learning and teaching
31 Problem-based and case-based learning
32 Learner support
33 Supporting professional development activities
34 Mentoring and supervision
35 e learning
36 Social media
Part 3 Assessment and feedback
38 Principles of assessment
39 Written assessments
40 Assessment of clinical skills
41 Work-based assessment
42 Assessing professionalism
44 Setting pass marks
45 Developing yourself as a medical educator
Judy McKimm, Professor of Medical Education, Swansea University Medical School, Swansea University, UK.
Kirsty Forrest, Deputy Head of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Australia.
Jill Thistlethwaite, Adjunct Professor, University Technology Sydney, NPS MedicineWise Sydney, University of Queensland, Australia.