Medical education has grown expeditiously in the last decade, triggered by innovations in educational approaches, such as problem-based learning (PBL) and community-based education (CBE). This had led to medical schools establishing departments for medical education and developing special introductory courses for undergraduate curricula. As a result, an enormous amount of literature is now available for teachers and medical educators, but only a limited amount of medical education material is aimed directly at at students.
The International Handbook of Medical Education takes the lead by giving students access to basic medical education, knowledge and skills, presented in a simple and interactive format. The Handbook provides students with a tool to guide them on the road to success during their academic lives and beyond by helping to improve study skills, such as reading, writing, searching and research, and giving students essential information on assessment skills, such as answering multiple-choice questions and preparing for objective structured clinical examination.
With this handbook, students will develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes that will advance their care
Foreword Editors and Contributors Preface PART ONE: FOUNDATION Applying Adult Learning - Margaret Elzubeir How is Your Curriculm Designed? - Ronald M. Harden Current Trends in Medical Education - Rania Ghazi Zaini Standards in Medical Education - John Hamilton Problem-Based Learning - Henk G. Schmidt and Willem de Gave The Student as a Valuable Source in Medical Education - Fadi Munshi and Peter H. Harasym PART TWO: STUDY SKILLS Reading Skills - Rana Faisal Kattan and Hanan Balkhy Writing Skills - Rana Faisal Kattan and Hanan Balkhy Managing Time - Mohammed Zamakshary, Tariq Al Tokhais, Mohi Eldin Magzoub, and Margaret Elzubeir Guide to Literature Search for Medical Students - Hana M. Fakhoury and Ali H. Hajeer Research Skills - Hani Tamim Presentation Skills - Ibrahim Al Alwan PART THREE: LEARNING IN THE CLASSROOM Learning in Small Groups in PBL - Diana H. J. M. Dolmans, Floris van Blankenstein, and Rachelle Kamp Interactive Lectures - Julie Browne and John Bigh Learning in Teams, Working in Teams - Emily Hall, Melinda Perlo, and Boyd Richards Communication Skills - Geke A. Blok PART FOUR: LEARNING IN THE LABORATORY Learning in the Skills Lab - Robert J. Duvivier and Jan van Dalen PART FIVE: LEARNING IN THE HOSPITAL Clinical Reasoning - Silvia Mamede Learning and Teaching around the Bed - Hossam Hamdy PART SIX: LEARNING IN THE COMMUNITY Community-Based Education: What? Why? How? - Bashir Hamad Primary and Ambulatory Care Education - Samuel Scott Obenshain Leadership in Medicine - John Bligh and Julie Browne PART SEVEN: GETTING THE MOST OUT OF ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION An Introduction to Assessment - Mohi Eldin Magzoub, Hanan Al Kadri, Ahmed Al Rumayyan, and Cess van der Vleuten Student Guidelines for a Written Test - Andleeb Arshad Strategies for Performing Well in Multiple-Choice Question Tests - Susan Case Preparing for OSCE - James Ware Student Portfolios - Nadia Al Attas Formative Assessments - Clarke Hazlett The Student's Role in Evaluation: Rationale and Benefits - Francis Michael Seefeldt Receiving Feedback - Zubair Amin PART EIGHT: STUDENT'S SUPPORT Involving Patients in Medical Education: Ethical Guidelines for Clinical Teachers and Medical Students - Merrilyn Walton Stress and Stress Management - Henk T. Van der Molen and Abdullah Mohammed Al Zahem Career Choices and Opportunities after Medical School - Rogayah Jaafar and Zulkifli Ahmad Preparing for Practice - Chris Roberts and Mohamed Al Moamary Developing a Career as a Medical Educator - Julie Browne and Jamie Read PART NINE: INTERNATIONAL STUDENT EDUCATION The International Federation of Medical Students' Associations (IFMSA) - Nayef Dajim and Robert J. Duvivier Index