An innovative community patient volunteer program for teaching clinical skills at the regional campus of the University of Queensland School of Medicine

Lane, Margo, Mitchell, Geoffrey and Towers, Philip (2013). An innovative community patient volunteer program for teaching clinical skills at the regional campus of the University of Queensland School of Medicine. In: amee 2013: "Colouring outside the lines". Conference Abstracts 2013: Abstract Book. AMEE 2013: Association of Medical Educators in Europe, Prague, Czech Republic, (542-542). 24-29 August, 2013.

Author Lane, Margo
Mitchell, Geoffrey
Towers, Philip
Title of paper An innovative community patient volunteer program for teaching clinical skills at the regional campus of the University of Queensland School of Medicine
Conference name AMEE 2013: Association of Medical Educators in Europe
Conference location Prague, Czech Republic
Conference dates 24-29 August, 2013
Proceedings title amee 2013: "Colouring outside the lines". Conference Abstracts 2013: Abstract Book
Place of Publication Dundee, UK
Publisher An International Association for Medical Education (AMEE)
Publication Year 2013
Sub-type Published abstract
Open Access Status
Start page 542
End page 542
Total pages 1
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
The newly established Ipswich regional campus of the University of Queensland School of Medicine experienced significant difficulty in accessing hospital patients for clinical skills teaching during its initial two years of operation. The innovative Community Patient Volunteer (CPV) program was developed to address this problem. Patient volunteers were recruited from the local community and rostered to attend tutorials on campus. Students practised history taking and physical examination and developed clinical reasoning skills with the assistance of volunteers, under the guidance of their clinician tutor. An evaluation of t his program was undertaken...
Q-Index Code EX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status UQ
Additional Notes Presented during "9F Short Communications: Patients as Partners", as Paper 9F/4.

Document type: Conference Paper
Collection: School of Medicine Publications
 
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