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Volume 20 Supplement 2

Peer Teacher Training in health professional education

Research

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Edited by Sue Carr, Aileen Barrett, Charlotte Denniston, Mary Lawson, Michelle Kelly, Michelle Lazarus and Simon Tweddell.

  1. Skills in supervision, teaching, facilitation, assessment and feedback, leadership and interprofessional teamwork are required graduate attributes for health professionals. Despite this, the opportunity for le...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):454
  2. Provision of feedback forms an integral part of the learning process. Receipt of feedback enriches the learning experience, and helps to narrow the gap between actual and desired performance. Effective feedbac...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):460
  3. A structured approach is critical to the success of any small group teaching session; preparation and planning are key elements in ensuring the session is systematic and effective. Learning activities guide an...

    Authors: Christie van Diggele, Annette Burgess and Craig Mellis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):462
  4. There is now good evidence that small group teaching provides a fruitful academic environment, which optimises learning, particularly in the healthcare setting, and especially when compared to lectures. An ind...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):457
  5. Teaching with real patients in the clinical setting lies at the heart of health professional education, providing an essential component to clinical training. This is true of all the health disciplines – parti...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):463
  6. The teaching of procedural skills required for clinical practice remains an ongoing challenge in healthcare education. Health professionals must be competent to perform a wide range of clinical skills, and are...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):458
  7. Clinical handover is one of the most critical steps in a patient’s journey and is a core skill that needs to be taught to health professional students and junior clinicians. Performed well, clinical handover s...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):459
  8. Interprofessional education (IPE) is a critical approach for preparing students to enter the health workforce, where teamwork and collaboration are important competencies. IPE has been promoted by a number of ...

    Authors: Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts, Annette Burgess and Craig Mellis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):455
  9. Team-based learning (TBL) provides an active, structured form of small group learning, that can be applied to large classes. Student accountability is achieved through the specific steps of TBL, including pre-...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):461
  10. Effective leadership is a complex and highly valued component of healthcare education, increasingly recognised as essential to the delivery of high standards of education, research and clinical practice. To me...

    Authors: Christie van Diggele, Annette Burgess, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):456
  11. Peer Assisted Learning (PAL) is well accepted as an educational method within health professional education, involving a process of socialisation among students. PAL activities provide a framework whereby stud...

    Authors: Annette Burgess, Christie van Diggele, Chris Roberts and Craig Mellis
    Citation: BMC Medical Education 2020 20(Suppl 2):453

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