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A Practical Guide for Medical Teachers. Edition No. 6

  • ID: 5230716
  • Book
  • May 2021
  • Elsevier Health Science

This Sixth 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, with its short, succinct chapters on current topics, is a practical guide to help them maximise their performance.

  • Offers comprehensive, succinct coverage of curriculum planning and development, assessment, student engagement, and more.
  • Includes 10 new chapters that discuss the international dimension to medical education, clinical reasoning, the roles of teachers, mentoring, burnout and stress, the patient as educator, professional identity, curriculum and teacher evaluation, how students learn, and diversity, equality and individuality.
  • Delivers the knowledge and expertise of more than 40 international contributors.
  • Features helpful boxes highlighting practical tips, quotes, and trends in today's medical education.
  • Enhanced eBook version included with purchase. Your enhanced eBook allows you to access all of the text, figures, and references from the book on a variety of devices.
  • As the scope of medical education continues to expand there is a continual emergence of new topics of interest to teachers in all healthcare disciplines. This is recognised in this Sixth Edition in eight new chapters: The international dimension of the curriculum; How students learn; Clinical reasoning; Roles of a teacher; Burnout, mistreatment and stress; Professional identity as a student; Curriculum and teacher evaluation; and Diversity equality and inclusivity.

  • In addition eight existing chapters will be re-named to reflect a substantial change of emphasis or content.

  • Over one hundred authors from twelve countries provide both an international perspective and a multi-professional approach to topics of interest to all healthcare teachers.
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  • Curriculum development

  • Learning situations

  • Educational strategies and technologies

  • Tools and aids

  • Curriculum themes

  • Assessment

  • Staff

  • Students

  • Medical school
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John Dent International Liaison Officer, Association of Medical Education in Europe, Dundee, UK. Ronald Harden General Secretary, Association of Medical Education in Europe; Former Professor of Medical Education, Director of the Centre for Medical Education and Teaching Dean, University of Dundee; Professor of Medical Education, Al-Imam University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. Professor Ronald M Harden is recognised as a leading international expert in medical education with experience as a teacher, curriculum developer, and teaching dean of a medical school. He is currently General Secretary of AMEE, an International Association for Medical Education. Dan Hunt Co-Secretary, LCME and Senior Director, Accreditation Services, Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington DC, USA.
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