Journal article

Patient-based not problem-based learning: An Oslerian approach to clinical skills, looking back to move forward

AD Franklyn-Miller, EC Falvey, PR McCrory

JOURNAL OF POSTGRADUATE MEDICINE | WOLTERS KLUWER MEDKNOW PUBLICATIONS | Published : 2009

Abstract

CONTEXT: There have been significant changes in the past decade in both the curriculum and its delivery, in undergraduate medical education. Many of these changes have been made simultaneously, preventing clear assessment of outcome measures. The move away from a pre-clinical science grounding, to an integrated 'problem-based learning (PBL) approach' has been widespread in many countries across the world. PURPOSE: One effect of these changes has been the way in which clinical skills, in particular history and examination are taught. By integrating clinical scenarios earlier in the undergraduate course, clinical skills are increasingly taught in tutorials. This approach, when used in the pre-..

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