Optimising rural medical learning

Chater, Alan Bruce and Wyatt, Janine (2014). Optimising rural medical learning. In Jim Rourke, Roger Strasser, Ian Couper and Steve Reid (Ed.), WONCA rural medical education guidebook (pp. 1-14) Bangkok, Thailand: World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA).

Author Chater, Alan Bruce
Wyatt, Janine
Title of chapter Optimising rural medical learning
Title of book WONCA rural medical education guidebook
Place of Publication Bangkok, Thailand
Publisher World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA)
Publication Year 2014
Sub-type Chapter in textbook
Open Access Status Link (no DOI)
Year available 2014
Editor Jim Rourke
Roger Strasser
Ian Couper
Steve Reid
Chapter number 48
Start page 1
End page 14
Total pages 14
Total chapters 71
Language eng
Formatted Abstract/Summary
Approaches to rural medical education can be characterised in many ways. One significant dichotomy is the tension between all students receiving some rural experience versus providing some students with a longer encounter. Shorter terms provide a snapshot of rural practice and allow students who have had little or no previous rural experience to become acquainted with, and hopefully inspired to continue with, rural practice. The longer longitudinal clerkships, on the other hand, usually involve twelve-month placements and are usually targeted at students with a rural background or students who have an expressed interest in rural practice. This chapter concentrates on the shorter rural exposure and how to maximise the benefit of this experience.
Keyword Rural medicine
Rural medical education
Q-Index Code BX
Q-Index Status Provisional Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ
Additional Notes see http://www.globalfamilydoctor.com/groups/WorkingParties/RuralPractice/ruralguidebook.aspx

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