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Best Practices in Medical Teaching

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  • Date Published: August 2011
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521151764

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  • In medical education a lot of attention is given to what is said, but less consideration is given to how it is said. There is sometimes a misplaced focus on the content at the expense of the experience for the learner. Best Practices in Medical Teaching illustrates the general principles of effective medical presentation. Stahl and Davis are leading experts in medical communication and they effectively explain the practice and methods behind their success. Applying the principles of adult learning, they provide examples of how to design a successful lecture and teach the reader how to influence the behaviors of their audience. Each chapter ends with a chapter summary, progress check, and a performance self-assessment test to ensure that the concepts are understood. This book is an essential guide for all those involved in the process of educating the next generation of doctors and supporting them through their training.

    • Explains the science of communication to help the reader design and present an effective lecture
    • Written by leading experts in medication education and corporate training
    • Contains numerous evaluation tools to test both learning and teaching
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    Product details

    • Date Published: August 2011
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521151764
    • length: 192 pages
    • dimensions: 235 x 155 x 10 mm
    • weight: 0.32kg
    • contains: 98 b/w illus. 35 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Applying the principles of adult education to the designing of medical presentations
    2. Using audience learning psychology to advantage in designing and delivering medical presentations
    3. Executing the principles of adult learning in medical presentations
    4. Measuring outcomes and ensuring success
    5. Using interval learning in a comprehensive medical educational program

  • Authors

    Stephen M. Stahl, University of California, San Diego
    Stephen M. Stahl is Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, University of California, San Diego; Chairman, Neuroscience Education Institute and Honorary Visiting Senior Fellow in Psychiatry, University of Cambridge, UK.

    Richard L. Davis, Arbor Scientia
    Richard L. Davis is President of Arbor Scientia, a global medical communications company headquartered in Carlsbad, California.

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