ABC of Learning and Teaching in Medicine

Author: Peter Cantillon,Diana Wood,Sarah Yardley

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 111889216X

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 3216

ABC of Learning and Teaching in Medicine is an invaluable resource for both novice and experienced medical teachers. It emphasises the teacher’s role as a facilitator of learning rather than a transmitter of knowledge, and is designed to be practical and accessible not only to those new to the profession, but also to those who wish to keep abreast of developments in medical education. Fully updated and revised, this new edition continues to provide an accessible account of the most important domains of medical education including educational design, assessment, feedback and evaluation. The succinct chapters contained in this ABC are designed to help new teachers learn to teach and for experienced teachers to become even better than they are. Four new chapters have been added covering topics such as social media; quality assurance of assessments; mindfulness and learner supervision. Written by an expert editorial team with an international selection of authoritative contributors, this edition of ABC of Learning and Teaching in Medicine is an excellent introductory text for doctors and other health professionals starting out in their careers, as well as being an important reference for experienced educators.

ABC of Emergency Differential Diagnosis

Author: Francis Morris,Alan Fletcher

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118598679

Category: Medical

Page: 96

View: 5214

A practical guide to the diagnosis and treatment of acute symptoms and conditions, the ABC of Emergency Differential Diagnosis provides a step-by-step guide to emergency differential diagnosis for non-specialists in a hospital or primary care setting. This new title in the ABC series covers the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and management of the most common symptoms with 'walk through' diagnosis, clear learning outcomes, and easy to find treatment options. Using the familiar problem-based teaching approach for rapid assimilation of information, case studies in each chapter allow the reader to be sure that they have synthesised the information given and can apply it to clinical cases.

ABC of Diabetes

Author: Tim Holt,Sudhesh Kumar

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118850548

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 920

ABC of Diabetes provides primary care practitioners with a practical guide to all aspects of diabetes including the aetiology, diagnosis and management of Types 1 and 2 diabetes, detection and prevention, and the organization of care and support. Advances in diabetes care take place at a rapid rate and this new edition is updated throughout to cover the latest evidence-based information for contemporary practice. A new chapter describes the management of severe and complex obesity complicated by diabetes and the management of patients through bariatric surgery. It also covers the growing number of devices and digital technology, including health informatics, that can assist in diabetes care and provides evidence of their benefit. With more links to useful websites and resources online, it is now easier than ever to keep up-to-date with changes. Drawing on the professional and teaching experience of an expert author team, ABC of Diabetes is an essential guide for general practice, primary care practitioners, diabetes specialist nurses, as well as for medical students and those training in diabetes as a specialty.

ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence

Author: Susan Bewley,Jan Welch

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118482166

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 820

ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence is a practical guide for all health care professionals who are looking after abused individuals (whether knowingly or not) and who wish to learn more in order to help their patients. It employs a positive and hands on approach, emphasising simple history taking skills and clinical ‘tips’ and pitfalls to help demystify what is often considered a sensitive or difficult subject area. This new ABC title covers background and epidemiology, including: international and cultural perspectives, common presentations, how to identify abuse, and guidance on subsequent acute and longer-term medical and psychosocial interventions. It provides guidance on legal perspectives including documentation and sources of help and advice. While focusing mainly on women, it will also cover aspects relating to children and men. It also incorporates victim testimonies and case scenarios throughout. From a multidisciplinary team of contributors ABC of Domestic and Sexual Violence is ideal for all general practitioners, accident and emergency, practice nurses, health visitors, midwives, social workers, and other primary and secondary care health care professionals.

ABC of Health Informatics

Author: Frank Sullivan,Jeremy Wyatt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444312804

Category: Medical

Page: 56

View: 3651

New addition to the ABC series looking at how technology can aid health care This ABC focuses on how patient data, health knowledge, and local service information are managed during the routine tasks that make up clinical work. It looks at medical record keeping, how to use the information that records contain for clinical, quality improvement and research activities, how to use new media to communicate with clinical colleagues and patients, and the availability and uses of clinical knowledge resources. After a short introduction to health informatics, each chapter is organised around a typical patient scenario that illustrates information dilemmas arising in clinical consultations. These case studies help make the link between prescribing and treatment. A final chapter considers the implications of informatics and eHealth for the future of the health professions and their work. It also includes a glossary of health informatics terms. Click on the sample chapter above for a look at what is health information.

ABC of Clinical Leadership

Author: Tim Swanwick,Judy McKimm

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119134315

Category: Medical

Page: 98

View: 868

The ABC of Clinical Leadership explores and develops the key principles of leadership and management. It outlines the scope of clinical leadership, emphasising its importance in the clinical context, especially for improving patient care and health outcomes in rapidly changing health systems and organisations. Using short illustrative case studies, the book takes a systematic approach to leadership of clinical services, systems and organisations; working with others and developing individual leadership skills. This second edition has been fully updated to reflect recent developments in the field, including current thinking in leadership theory, as well as a focus throughout on workforce development and working in multidisciplinary healthcare teams. International examples are used to reflect global practice and two new chapters on leading projects and followership have been added. Combining theory and practical clinical examples, and written by clinical educators with a wealth of experience of leadership in the clinical and educational environment, the ABC of Clinical Leadership is an ideal resource for all healthcare professionals, both during training and for continuing professional development.

ABC of Clinical Reasoning

Author: Nicola Cooper,John Frain

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119059089

Category: Medical

Page: 64

View: 4134

Being a good clinician is not just about knowledge – how doctors and other healthcare professionals think, reason and make decisions is arguably their most critical skill. While medical schools and postgraduate training programmes teach and assess the knowledge and skills required to practice as a doctor, few offer comprehensive training in clinical reasoning or decision making. This is important because studies suggest that diagnostic error is common and results in significant harm to patients – and errors in reasoning account for the majority of diagnostic errors. The ABC of Clinical Reasoning covers core elements of the thinking and decision making associated with clinical practice – from what clinical reasoning is, what it involves and how to teach it. Informed by the latest advances in cognitive psychology, education and studies of expertise, the ABC covers: Evidence-based history and examination Use and interpretation of diagnostic tests How doctors think – models of clinical reasoning Cognitive and affective biases Metacognition and cognitive de-biasing strategies Patient-centred evidence based medicine Teaching clinical reasoning From an international team of authors, the ABC of Clinical Reasoning is essential reading for all students, medical professionals and other clinicians involved in diagnosis, in order to improve their decision-making skills and provide better patient care.

News Literacy: The Keys to Combating Fake News

Author: Michelle Luhtala,Jacquelyn Whiting

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440861536

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 140

View: 7824

At a time when misinformation in the media is abundant, this book explains the difficulty in nurturing students to become critical researchers and offers practical lessons that empower students to excavate information that will help them learn. • Provides easily replicated and adaptable standards-based lessons • Observes a classroom-tested research model applicable to grade levels 7–12 • Constructs a usable framework for collaboration with colleagues • Gives educators tools to advocate for the necessity of a vibrant, inquiry-based library media program

Medical Education at a Glance

Author: Judy McKimm,Kirsty Forrest,Jill Thistlethwaite

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118723821

Category: Medical

Page: 120

View: 2732

Covering the core concepts, activities and approaches involved in medical education, Medical Education at a Glance provides a concise, accessible introduction to this rapidly expanding area of study and practice. This brand new title from the best-selling at a Glance series covers the range of essential medical education topics which students, trainees, new lecturers and clinical teachers need to know. Written by an experienced author team, Medical Education at a Glance is structured under the major themes of the discipline including teaching skills, learning theory,and assessment, making it an easy-to-digest guide to the practical skills and theory of medical education, teaching and learning. Medical Education at a Glance: Presents core information in a highly visual way, with key concepts and terminology explained. Is a useful companion to the Association for the Study of Medical Education’s (ASME) book Understanding Medical Education. Covers a wide range of topics and themes. Is a perfect guide for teaching and learning in both the classroom and clinical setting.

Essential Skills for a Medical Teacher

An Introduction to Teaching and Learning in Medicine

Author: Ronald M Harden,Jennifer M Laidlaw

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702069590

Category: Medical

Page: 290

View: 7447

Essential Skills for a Medical Teacher is a perfect introduction for new teachers to the exciting opportunities facing them, whether they are working in undergraduate, postgraduate or continuing education. It will also be of considerable use to more experienced teachers to review and assess their own practice and gain a new perspective on how best to facilitate their students' or trainees' learning. The contents are based on the authors’ extensive experience of what works in medical education, whether in teaching and curriculum planning or in the organisation of faculty development courses in medical education at basic and advanced levels. The text provides hints drawn from practical experience to help teachers create powerful learning opportunities for their students, providing readable guidelines and introducing new techniques that potentially could be adopted for use in any teaching programme. Throughout the book introduces some key basic principles that underpin the practical advice that is given and which will help to inform teaching practice. This book will assist readers to reflect on and analyse with colleagues the different ways that their work as a teacher or trainer can be approached and how their student or trainee's learning can be made more effective. Medical Education is changing rapidly and this new edition takes full account of a number of important recent developments. The text is fully updated after a thorough review of the medical education literature. Five new chapters are incorporated: The teacher is important Collaborations in the delivery of the education programme The authentic curriculum Student engagement Inter-professional education New concepts added to the book include: Content specification as ‘threshold’ concepts Entrustable professional activities as an approach to outcomes Longitudinal integrated clinical clerkships as part of clinical teaching Integration of basic and clinical sciences Refinement and expansion of the FAIR principles Additional references to further reading.

Oxford Textbook of Medical Education

Author: Kieran Walsh

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199652678

Category: Medical

Page: 784

View: 9111

Providing a comprehensive and evidence-based reference guide for those who have a strong and scholarly interest in medical education, the Oxford Textbook of Medical Education contains everything the medical educator needs to know in order to deliver the knowledge, skills, and behaviour that doctors need. The book explicitly states what constitutes best practice and gives an account of the evidence base that corroborates this. Describing the theoretical educational principles that lay the foundations of best practice in medical education, the book gives readers a through grounding in all aspects of this discipline. Contributors to this book come from a variety of different backgrounds, disciplines and locations, producing a book that is truly original and international.

The ABCs of CBM, Second Edition

A Practical Guide to Curriculum-Based Measurement

Author: Michelle K. Hosp,John L. Hosp,Kenneth W. Howell

Publisher: Guilford Publications

ISBN: 1462524672

Category: Psychology

Page: 244

View: 995

Curriculum-based measurement (CBM) has been adopted by growing numbers of school districts and states since the publication of this definitive practitioner guide and course text. The second edition presents step-by-step guidelines for using CBM in screening, progress monitoring, and data-based instructional decision making in PreK-12. It describes the materials needed and all aspects of implementation in reading, spelling, writing, math, and secondary content areas. Twenty sets of reproducible CBM administration and scoring guides and other tools are provided; the large-size format and lay-flat binding facilitate photocopying. Purchasers get access to a Web page where they can download and print the reproducible materials. This book is in The Guilford Practical Intervention in the Schools Series, edited by T. Chris Riley-Tillman. New to This Edition: *Broader grade range--now has a chapter on secondary content areas. *Chapter on early numeracy; expanded content on early reading. *Nearly twice as many reproducible tools, including new or revised administration and scoring guides. *Key updates on graphing and on using online CBM databases. See also The ABCs of Curriculum-Based Evaluation, by John L. Hosp, Michelle K. Hosp, Kenneth W. Howell, and Randy Allison, which presents an overarching problem-solving model that utilizes CBM.

ABC's of Cultural Understanding and Communication

National and International Adaptations

Author: Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt,Claudia Finkbeiner

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 1607527073

Category: Education

Page: 297

View: 3846

This book is a valuable one for teacher educators and teacher education programs in the United States and Europe, since it is organized around numerous data sources. It contains national and international adaptations of the ABC’s of Cultural Understanding and Communication. Authors for this book represent many languages and cultures and know, first hand, the socially constructed issues related to language, culture, and ethnicity. This book promises to make a significant contribution to preparing teachers to work with families and children. It should be read by all teacher educators as well as preservice and inservice teachers. In the new millennium teachers must redefine their responsibilities to ensure that ALL children have the opportunity to succeed. ABC’s of Cultural Understanding and Communication: National and International Adaptations is a perfect place to start.

Understanding Medical Education

Evidence,Theory and Practice

Author: Tim Swanwick

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118472381

Category: Medical

Page: 520

View: 8944

In this new and extensively updated second edition, the Association for the Study of Medical Education presents a complete and authoritative guide to medical education. Written by leading experts in the field, Understanding Medical Education provides a comprehensive resource of the theoretical and academic bases to modern medical education practice. This authoritative and accessible reference is designed to meet the needs of all those working in medical education from undergraduate education through postgraduate training to continuing professional development. As well as providing practical guidance for clinicians, teachers and researchers, Understanding Medical Education will prove an invaluable resource to those studying at certificate, diploma or masters level and a first ‘port-of-call’ for anyone engaged in medical education as an academic discipline. Exploring medical education in all its diversity and containing all you need in one place, Understanding Medical Education is the ideal reference not only for medical educators, but for anyone involved in the development of healthcare professionals, in whatever discipline wherever they are in the world.

The ABC's of Homeschooling

Author: Laura Huber

Publisher: Laura Huber

ISBN: 9781937387914

Category: Education

Page: 117

View: 6820

The ABC's of Home Schooling is an alphabet book with a twist. It is a guide for parents - not their children. Each letter is assigned a basic principle necessary to educating your kids at home with confidence and success. Incorporated with gentle life lessons and quotes from Aristotle to Einstein parents will learn how to bring out their child's God - given gifts and natural talents in a cozy, comfortable, and orderly atmosphere. E - teaches parents the importance of being a shining EXAMPLE at all times. D - examines ideas for getting your children to help with household DUTIES. U - states the usefulness of UN-SCHOOLING yourself to become a better teacher. C - prepares the way of order by learning how to: COMBINE, CONDENSE, and CONTAIN. A - reminds us that a good ATTITUDE and AUTHORITY will carry the day. T - tells of the gift of TECHNOLOGY and how to use it to your advantage. I - will enhance the IMAGINATION of you and your children. O - is the leverage you need for overcoming OBSTACLES. N - will show how easy NESTING makes learning, and ensure proper NUTRITION for you and your child.

Peer-Assisted Learning in Academic Libraries

Author: Erin Rinto,John Watts,Rosan Mitola

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440846898

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 220

View: 6551

Written specifically for academic librarians and library administrators, this book identifies the myriad benefits of peer-assisted learning, exploring how the implementation of peer-assisted learning benefits information literacy instruction, cocurricular outreach, and reference services. • Introduces readers to a well-established and effective practice in higher education and demonstrates how it can be used in library-initiated programs • Provides the means to extend library staff resources by incorporating student employees in instruction, outreach, and reference services • Supplies practical examples—complete with assessments, administrative justifications and lessons learned—for training and assessing student peer mentors • Offers justification for how peer-assisted learning programs provide student employees with rewarding and enriching opportunities that can benefit them academically, personally, and professionally

ABC Yoga

Join Us and the Animals Out in Nature and Learn Some Yoga!

Author: Christiane Engel

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 1633221466

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 36

View: 892

Pairing simplified yoga poses with alphabetized animals and objects, ABC Yoga features colorful illustrations of children and animals practicing yoga along with playful rhymes to explain each movement. A fun family read, this interactive title is perfect for teaching toddlers their ABCs, as well as introducing them to familiar animals and basic, simplified yoga poses that promote health and well-being. Each letter of the alphabet is paired with an engaging illustration mimicking the various animals' natural movements. Clever rhymes explain how toddlers (and their parents!) can copy the poses, each of which encourage movement, physical fitness, and mental health. The 26 yoga poses, one for each letter of the alphabet, are renamed for easy understanding, while an index at the end of the book identifies the correct name for each asana (yoga pose) for the adults. The engaging illustrations and playful rhymes encourage children and their parents to get up and move, promoting physical activity, learning, and togetherness.

ABC of Emergency Radiology

Author: Otto Chan

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118703030

Category: Medical

Page: 144

View: 396

A great source of examples that can be referred to in the heat of emergency. Mistakes can easily be made when interpreting emergency radiographs. The situation is often made more difficult by the urgency and circumstances in which the radiograph has to be evaluated. This book describes a systematic approach to assessing radiographs, instructing you on the appearances of radiological abnormalities and comparing these with normal radiographs. Each chapter covers a different part of the body and leads you through the anatomy, followed by the different types of view to request, the system of assessment itself, and pitfalls to avoid. With its clear explanation, combined with over 400 radiographs and illustrations, this essential book provides a great source of examples that can be referred to in the heat of an emergency. It will be invaluable for accident and emergency staff, trainee radiologists, medical students, nurses, and radiographers.

The New ABCs of Research

Achieving Breakthrough Collaborations

Author: Ben Shneiderman

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0191076651

Category: Mathematics

Page: 320

View: 5480

The problems we face in the 21st century require innovative thinking from all of us. Be it students, academics, business researchers of government policy makers. Hopes for improving our healthcare, food supply, community safety and environmental sustainability depend on the pervasive application of research solutions. The research heroes who take on the immense problems of our time face bigger than ever challenges, but if they adopt potent guiding principles and effective research lifecycle strategies, they can produce the advances that will enhance the lives of many people. These inspirational research leaders will break free from traditional thinking, disciplinary boundaries, and narrow aspirations. They will be bold innovators and engaged collaborators, who are ready to lead, yet open to new ideas, self-confident, yet empathetic to others. In this book, Ben Shneiderman recognizes the unbounded nature of human creativity, the multiplicative power of teamwork, and the catalytic effects of innovation. He reports on the growing number of initiatives to promote more integrated approaches to research so as to promote the expansion of these efforts. It is meant as a guide to students and junior researchers, as well as a manifesto for senior researchers and policy makers, challenging widely-held beliefs about how applied innovations evolve and how basic breakthroughs are made, and helping to plot the course towards tomorrow's great advancements.