Medical Education and Training: From theory to delivery

Paperback | November 16, 2008

EditorYvonne Carter, Neil Jackson

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The field of medical education and training has undergone dramatic changes within the past few years, and continues to evolve. Modernising Medical Careers, changes in the statutory role of the Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board, and the Good Doctors, Safer Patients report fromLiam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer, are just some of the factors affecting the way doctors are now learning. In this book, Yvonne Carter and Neil Jackson, experienced medical educators of both undergraduates and postgraduates who have demonstrated a long standing commitment to multi-professionaleducation and training, bring together a prestigious team of contributors with a wide variety of experience across diverse academic, service and lay backgrounds, to provide a comprehensive, up to date review of medical education and training.With the demands on young doctors increasing, along with higher patient expectations, the need for ongoing education and training within the medical profession has never been higher. This book offers theoretical and practical guidance for those planning, delivering, and receiving education andtraining in ever-changing healthcare environments. Themes covered include assessment, professionalism and medical regulation, educational standards, patients' expectations, Continuing Professional Development, leadership and management, the European Working Time Directive, Fitness to Practice,interprofessional learning, the development of the NHS workforce, equality and diversity, and ethical and legal issues. Medical education needs to be a lifelong process, and this book integrates both undergraduate and postgraduate issues throughout, to encourage continued learning.This book will help ensure that future generations of doctors are trained to meet the changing needs of our population.

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The field of medical education and training has undergone dramatic changes within the past few years, and continues to evolve. Modernising Medical Careers, changes in the statutory role of the Postgraduate Medical Education and Training Board, and the Good Doctors, Safer Patients report fromLiam Donaldson, Chief Medical Officer, are ju...

Professor Yvonne Carter was appointed as Dean of Warwick Medical School in October 2004, following her role as Vice-Dean of Leicester Warwick Medical Schools. In August 2007 she became a Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University of Warwick with responsibility for regional engagement. She is an academic GP and Honorary Consultant in Primar...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:350 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.83 inPublished:November 16, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 13:9780199234219

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1. Donald Irvine: Professionalism and medical regulation2. Richard Hays: Measuring professionalism3. Yvonne Carter and Neil Jackson: Educational standards4. Angela Coulter: Patients' expectations5. Chris McManus and Michael Goldacre: Predicting career destinations6. Val Wass: Extending learning into the community7. Peter Cantillon and Liam Glynn: Peer assisted learning8. Val Wass and C P M van der Vleuten: Assessment in medical education and training (1)9. Gareth Holsgrove and Helena Davies: Assessment in medical education and training (2)10. Fiona Patterson, Pat Lane and Victoria Carr: Selection methods for medicine11. Neil Johnson and David Davies: Continuing Professional Development12. Isobel Down and John Clark: Medical leadership13. Geoff Meads: Learning from other countries14. Ed Peile: Maturing learners15. Michael Bannon: The European Working Time Directive and postgraduate medical training: Challenge or opportunity?16. Isobel Bowler: Doctors in training: their views and experiences17. David Wall: Doctors in difficulty18. John Spencer: Fitness to Practice19. Sue Morrison: Interprofessional learning and working in medical education and training20. Neil Jackson and Jonathan Burton: Work based learning and the development of the NHS workforce21. Sue Morrison and Neil Jackson: Leadership and management in education and training22. Anne Hastie: Flexible working and training23. Rex Bird: Equality and diversity24. John Spicer and Ann Marie Slowther: Ethical and legal issues