Making Sense of Clinical Teaching: a Hands-on Guide to Success

Author: Azer, Samy A.


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  • ISBN: 9781444144123
  • Author: Azer, Samy A.
  • Publ Date: 2013-04-10
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  • Pages: 238
  • Imprint: CRC PRESS *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 235080

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Be committed to your work Focus on the educational needs of your students Work with passion Uphold professional values Be enthusiastic about clinical teaching and learning Encourage an open and trusting environment Create a climate of trust Encourage students to learn from their mistakes Help students redefine failure as a learning experience Accept uncertainty in medicine Be accessible/available to students Interact and communicate with respect Communicate effectively with others Encourage input from others and give credit for contribution Act with integrity Provide a model of professional ethical standards Show a caring attitude Motivate students and co-workers Motivate your students to achieve their goals Monitor the progress of your students Motivate your co-workers Have a good sense of humor Encourage and appreciate diversity Do not stereotype or speak negatively of others Nurture and encourage diversity Seek and encourage understanding of and respect for people of diverse backgrounds Enforce equal opportunities in day-to-day practices Maintain positive relationships with students Bring a wide range of skills and talents to teaching Use a wide range of teaching/learning approaches Stimulate higher order thinking skills Present difficult concepts comprehensibly Encourage appropriate evidence to a critique Teach memorably Model a close doctor-patient relationship Use education in community development Foster critical thinking Teach students how to think, not what to think Explore with probing questions Discuss ideas in an organized fashion Help students to focus on key issues Train students to think strategically Encourage creative work Motivate students to create new ideas Foster innovations and new approaches Show enthusiasm for creative ideas Emphasize teamwork Encourage students to work in groups Encourage collaborative and inter-professional learning Encourage links at national and international levels in education Provide positive feedback Listen to your students and discover their educational needs Value students; never belittle them Provide constructive feedback and formative assessment Help and support your students to grow Teach your students how to monitor their own progress Seek continually to improve your teaching skills Seek to learn and incorporate new skills Seek feedback and criticism Keep up to date in your specialty Use technology to facilitate teaching and learning Monitor your progress Demonstrate leadership in teaching Contribute to course design and structure Contribute to publications on education Develop self-development in an education context Demonstrate creativity in teaching strategies Be committed to professional development Share in managing changes in curriculum and educational needs Contribute to appreciate the value of research Use evidence-based teaching in enhancing clinical teaching skills Contribute to research in clinical education Encourage students to undertake research and publish their work


Are you new to clinical teaching and looking for practical advice? Would you like to challenge and improve your current teaching style? Do you want to direct change in teaching practice within a department or institution? If your answer to any of the above is yes, then Making Sense of Clinical Teaching is the resource for you. It offers the novice and more experienced teacher concise advice in how to pinpoint and build upon existing strengths, address areas where confidence is lacking, develop mentoring skills, challenge existing practice, and influence strategic developments. Making Sense of Clinical Teaching will enable you to: * Add new skills to your teaching repertoire * Stimulate your creative thinking * Challenge current practice and facilitate the development of new strategies * Improve your coaching and mentoring skills and ultimately meet the needs of your students and improve their learning experience

Author Biography:

Samy A. Azer, Professor of Medical Education, Chair of the Medical Education Research & Development Unit, Faculty of Medicine, University Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam, Malaysia Visiting Professor of Medical Education, School of Medicine, University of Toyama, Japan


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