Medical Education: Developing a Curriculum for Practice

Medical Education: Developing a Curriculum for Practice

by Della Fish, Colin Coles

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ISBN-10: 0335216226

ISBN-13: 9780335216222

Pub. Date: 11/28/2005

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

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Table of Contents

List of abbreviations


About the authors


Part one: Starting points

Developing rigorous curricula for medical practice in the twenty-first century: a matter of urgency

Part two: The bases of curriculum design for medical practice

The practice of curriculum design: its principles, processes, components and logic

Clarifying curriculum aims: the practice of education, its nature and expertise

Clarifying values: professionalism in practice — stories from the field of medicine

Analysing the context: the nature of practice in medicine — a survey of the field

Clarifying the content: the nature of professional knowledge in medicine

Selecting appropriate educational strategies: how doctors learn to practise medicine

Getting assessment right: identifying and recording doctors’ educational achievements in the clinical setting

From problematic to procedural matters: setting the regulations for supporting and managing the curriculum on the ground

Part three: Curriculum development in medicine: a way forward

Shaping an evaluation policy: some principles, values and practices for developing and refining a curriculum

Some principles of change: the problems of curriculum development and ways forward

Developing a curriculum for postgraduate medicine at the local, Intermediate and national level

Appendix: A response to the consultation on Curriculum for the Foundation Years in Postgraduate MedicalEducation and Training (November 2004)



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