ERIC Number: EJ453118
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: 0
How Attending Physicians Make Instructional Decisions When Conducting Teaching Rounds.
Irby, David M.
Academic Medicine, v67 n10 p630-38 Oct 1992
A study of six distinguished clinical teachers in internal medicine investigated how they made rapid instructional decisions in response to each case presentation in teaching rounds. Results indicated these characteristics: substantial planning before rounds; quick, simultaneous diagnosis of patient problems and learners' level of understanding; and reflection after rounds. (Author/MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Clinical Diagnosis, Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Curriculum Design, Decision Making, Educational Needs, Higher Education, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Design, Internal Medicine, Medical Education, Physicians, Professional Education, Time Factors (Learning)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A