New Directions for Medical Education: Problem-based Learning and Community-oriented Medical Education

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This work is a key introduction to the most major medical educational innovation of the last half-century: problem-based learning combined with community oriented education. The book includes history, conceptual bases, case examples and an introduction to key persons and institutions. It documents the experiences, accomplishments and problems of a number of medical schools forging new pathways in medical education. Education for Tomorrow's Medicine Today clearly explains the need for innovation in medical ...

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Overview

This work is a key introduction to the most major medical educational innovation of the last half-century: problem-based learning combined with community oriented education. The book includes history, conceptual bases, case examples and an introduction to key persons and institutions. It documents the experiences, accomplishments and problems of a number of medical schools forging new pathways in medical education. Education for Tomorrow's Medicine Today clearly explains the need for innovation in medical education. With respect to standardized evaluation, particularly interesting results show the equivalence of new methods to existing approaches.

Reviews the development and current state of problem-based learning & community-oriented medicine/faculty development.

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In the face of a worldwide decline in financial support for medical care two obvious options present: prevention of disease and prevention of birth; only the former is addressed here. The main topics are new techniques in physician training, community-oriented training, evaluation of innovative education, problem-based training, and faculty development. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461281146
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Series: Frontiers of Primary Care Series
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1989
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 300
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.68 (d)

Table of Contents

I The Need: New Ways to Train Doctors.- 1 Towards the Education of Doctors Who Care for the Needs of the People: Innovative Approaches in Medical Education.- 2 Needed: A New Way to Train Doctors.- 3 A Medical School for the Future.- II Community-oriented Medical Education Today.- 4 Important Issues in Community-oriented Medical Education.- 5 Implementation of a Community-oriented Curriculum: The Task and the Problems.- 6 Medical Education in Action: Community-based Experience and Service in Nigeria.- 7 Community-based Medical Education in Nigeria: The Case of Bayero University.- III Problem-based Learning: Rationale and Examples.- 8 The Rationale Behind Problem-based Learning.- 9 Problem-based Medical Education: The Newcastle Approach.- 10 Toward an Emphasis on Problem Solving in Teaching and Learning: The McMaster Experience.- IV Evaluation in Innovative Medical Education.- 11 Evaluation of Health Sciences Education Programs: Program and Student Assessment at McMaster University.- 12 The Evaluation System at the Maastricht Medical School.- 13 Issues and Guidelines for Student and Program Evaluation.- 14 Teaching and Measuring Interviewing Skills in the Maastricht Medical Curriculum.- 15 How Effective Are Problem-based, Community-oriented Curricula: Experienced Evidence.- 16 Dutch Comparisons: Cognitive and Motivational Effects of Problem-based Learning on Medical Students.- V Faculty Development.- 17 Attitude Change Among Medical Teachers: Effects of a Workshop on Tutorials.- 18 Training Medical Teachers: Rationale and Outcomes.- 19 Preparing Faculty and Students for Problem-based Learning.- 20 Introducing Problem-based Learning into a Conventional Curriculum.- Conclusions.- Appendix A The Network Jacobus M. Greep and Henk G. Schmidt.- Appendix B List of Members of the Network of Community-oriented Educational Institutions for Health Sciences.

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