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How to Teach Continuing Medical Education




How to Teach Continuing Medical Education

Mike Davis, Kirsty Forrest

ISBN: 978-1-444-31248-5 April 2009 BMJ Books 144 Pages


This new volume in the concise "How To" series explores the foundations and principles of continuing education of professionals and then relates these to the practice of teaching the various modalities used in CME. The areas covered include experiential learning, group dynamics, situated learning and reflective practice - and make these understandable for all health professionals tasked with teaching continuing medical education. An ideal introduction to teaching for clinical instructors.
About the authors.




1 Introduction to some theories of adult learning.

2 Teaching design and presentation.

3 The lecture.

4 Workshops and discussion groups.

5 Teaching skills.

6 Role play and simulated scenarios.

7 Clinical teaching.

8 E-learning.

9 Annotated bibliography.



The ideal introduction to teaching for clinical instructors

  • Written by a leading educator in health care
  • A new title in the popular BMJ ‘How To’ series
  • Explores basic issues related to the continuing education of professionals
  • A timely publication with increasing need for this skill among Foundation Programme supervisors