Teaching Medicine in the Community: A Guide for Undergraduate Education

Paperback | January 1, 1997

EditorCarl Whitehouse, Martin Roland, Peter Campion

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This book is for all those who teach general practice to medical students, both those based in academic departments and `service' general practitioners. It aims to combine the theoretical basis for teaching with practical material, and explores the extent to which general practice can andshould take on teaching traditionally carried out in hospital (e.g. basic clinical skills training).

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This book is for all those who teach general practice to medical students, both those based in academic departments and `service' general practitioners. It aims to combine the theoretical basis for teaching with practical material, and explores the extent to which general practice can andshould take on teaching traditionally carried ou...

C. Whitehouse and M. Roland are both at the University of Manchester. P. Campion is at University of Hull.
Format:PaperbackDimensions:238 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.55 inPublished:January 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0192626531

ISBN - 13:9780192626530

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction2. Contemporary approaches to education and learning3. Objectives of undergraduate medical education4. Learning objectives for the community5. One to one teaching6. Learning on one's own: projects and independent tasks7. Learning in small groups8. Lectures and laboratories9. Choosing an approach10. Learning how to assess the needs of a population11. Learning about the family12. Learning about health promotion and prevention13. Learning about disease, illness, and treatment14. Learning how to assess patients15. Learning about ethics16. The Family Attachment Scheme at Queen's University, Belfast17. The community module18. Patients as partners in medical education19. An integrated course in public health and primary care20. The King's Medical Firm in the Community21. Developing an experimental parallel track medical course22. Teaching cultural apsects of health23. Shadowing other professionals24. Mental health in the community25. Audit projects26. Student completed records of learning27. The purpose of assessing medical students28. Principles of assessment29. Assessing knowledge30. Assessing clinical skills31. Assessing communication skills32. Guidelines for assessing clinical competence33. Evaluating the curriculum34. Demonstrating the benefits35. Changing education in the 21st century

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The 35 short chapters offer succinct outlines of modern medical education that will be of value to anyone who wants to be a better teacher.