An Ethics Core Curriculum for Australasian Medical Schools

Braunack-Mayer, A., Gilliam, L., Vance, E., Gillett, G.R., Kerridge, I.H., McPhee, J., Saul, P., Smith, D. E., Wellsmore, H.M., Koczwara, B., Rogers, W.A., Stoffell, B. F., McNeill, P.M., Newell, C.J. and Parker, M. H. (2001) An Ethics Core Curriculum for Australasian Medical Schools. Medical Journal of Australia, 175 4: 205-210.

Author Braunack-Mayer, A.
Gilliam, L.
Vance, E.
Gillett, G.R.
Kerridge, I.H.
McPhee, J.
Saul, P.
Smith, D. E.
Wellsmore, H.M.
Koczwara, B.
Rogers, W.A.
Stoffell, B. F.
McNeill, P.M.
Newell, C.J.
Parker, M. H.
Title An Ethics Core Curriculum for Australasian Medical Schools
Journal name Medical Journal of Australia   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0025-729X
Publication date 2001
Sub-type Editorial
Volume 175
Issue 4
Start page 205
End page 210
Total pages 6
Editor M Van Der Weyden
Place of publication Sydney, NSW
Publisher Australian Medical Publishing Company Pty Ltd
Collection year 2001
Language eng
Subject C1
330299 Curriculum Studies not elsewhere classified
740301 Higher education
Abstract Teaching ethics incorporates teaching of knowledge as well as skills and attitudes. Each of these requires different teaching and assessment methods. A core curriculum of ethics knowledge must address both the foundations of ethics and specific ethical topics. Ethical skills teaching focuses on the development of ethical awareness, moral reasoning, communication and collaborative action skills. Attitudes that are important for medical students to develop include honesty, integrity and trustworthiness, empathy and compassion, respect, and responsibility, as well as critical self-appraisal and commitment to lifelong education.
Keyword Role Models
Education
Students
Q-Index Code C1

Document type: Journal Article
Sub-type: Editorial
Collection: School of Population Health Publications
 
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