Journal article

Purpose, Pleasure, Pace and Contrasting Perspectives: Teaching and Learning in the Emergency Department.

Nancy Sadka, Victor Lee, Anna Ryan

AEM Education and Training | Published : 2021


Objectives: Teaching and learning in the clinical setting are vital for the training and development of emergency physicians. Increasing service provision and time pressures in the emergency department (ED) have led to junior trainees' perceptions of a lack of teaching and a lack of support during clinical shifts. We sought to explore the perceptions of learners and supervisors in our ED regarding teaching within this diverse and challenging context. Methods: Nine ED physicians and eight ED trainees were interviewed to explore perceptions of teaching in the ED. Clinical teaching was described as "on-the-floor" teaching during work shifts. We used a validated clinical teaching assessment inst..

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