Pocket Guide to Teaching for Medical Instructors. 2nd Edition

  • ID: 2248856
  • March 2008
  • 104 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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This new edition of the bestselling Pocket Guide to Teaching for Medical Instructors by the Advanced Life Support Group and Resuscitation Council (UK) provides an updated guide for instructors teaching on life support courses. Compiled by authors experienced in designing highly respected and successful courses, this guide gives sound, clear advice on the most effective methods of teaching.

Content covers an introduction to the basic principles of teaching and deals in detail with a number of modes of teaching on courses. Lectures, skill stations, role play, workshops, discussions and e-learning are all explored and in each case practical guidance is given to help the reader to become a more effective teacher.

Though designed for trainees on life support instructor courses, Pocket Guide to Teaching for Medical Instructors contains practical guidance applicable to any health professional interested in becoming a more effective teacher.

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Working group.

Contributors to the Second Edition.

Contributors to the First Edition of the Pocket Guide to.

Teaching for Medical Instructors and/or ALS Instructor.


Preface to the Second Edition.

Preface to the First Edition.


Chapter 1 Adult learning.

Chapter 2 A structured approach to teaching.

Chapter 3 Lecturing effectively.

Chapter 4 Teaching skills.

Chapter 5 Managing role-play and scenarios.

Chapter 6 Facilitating discussions and workshops.

Chapter 7 Getting assessment right.

Chapter 8 Giving feedback.

Chapter 9 E-learning.

Chapter 10 The role of the instructor.

Chapter 11 Annotated bibliography.


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Ian Bullock PhD, Head of Education and Training,Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals, London UK.

Mike Davis, Lead Educator, Advanced Life Support Group, Manchester UK .

Andrew Lockey, Consultant in Accident and Emergency Medicine, Calderdale Royal Hospital, Halifax UK.

Kevin Mackway-Jones, Professor of Emergency Medicine, Manchester Royal Infirmary, UK

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