Strategies for Effective Teaching in Clinical Clerkship

Sun Ju Im
2012 Hanyang Medical Reviews  
Clerkship has a vital role in undergraduated medical education. Despite potential benefits, clinical teaching has been much criticised for its variability due to its complex clinical environment. This article describes several problems and educational theories related to learning in clinical settings. Effective strategies were developed after these problems arised and learning theories were created, in terms of students, clinical teachers and teaching institution: first, the student should
more » ... student should prepare medical knowledge and survival skills for self-directed learning in the clinical setting; second, the clinical teachers provide opportunities for active participation-effective feedback-reflection to students; and lastly, the teaching institution has to design a clerkship curriculum effectively. A clinical environment for students allowing them to participate actively is essential.
doi:10.7599/hmr.2012.32.1.51 fatcat:iv6i5j47vfhrjkdjhlyweptxqq