ERIC Number: ED358752
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Annals of Community-Oriented Education, Volume 5.
Engel, C., Ed.; And Others
This collection of 34 papers from various nations reflects the state of the art in the development of community-based medical educational programs. Papers are grouped into the following topical areas: (1) community-oriented education, (2) evaluation, (3) innovation and change, (4) problem-based learning, (5) administration of education, and (6) medical education worldwide. Specific topics of papers include: demonstration programs, models, community based health programs, rural community programs, evaluation of innovative programs, evaluation models, outcomes evaluation, evaluation of problem based medical education, evaluation of tutor effectiveness, lecturer evaluation, the use of evaluation to effect program change, materials for problem based learning, use of standardized patients, admission to medical education, the World Federation for Medical Education, the World Health Organization's agenda for changing medical education, and research in medical and health professional education. Countries represented include the Sudan, Nigeria, the United States, Senegal, Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, Bulgaria, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, Indonesia, and Sweden. A bibliography lists 48 recent books, 19 journals and newsletters, and 53 abstracts of recent papers addressing: administration, assessment, community-oriented and general practice, educational methods, evaluation, problem-based learning, problem solving, skills training, students' learning, research, and teaching. Institutional members of the Network of Community-Oriented Educational Institutions for Health Sciences and members of the Network's executive committee are listed, and the Network's aims and objectives are outlined. (DB)
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Community Health Services, Community Problems, Developing Nations, Epidemiology, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Medical Education, Medical Students, Orientation, Primary Health Care, Problem Based Learning, Program Development, Public Health, Social Action
Secretariat of the Network of Community-Oriented Educational Institutions for Health Sciences, University of Limburg, POB 616, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Network of Community-Oriented Educational Institutions for Health Sciences (Netherlands).