Searchable abstracts of presentations at key conferences in endocrinology
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Society for Endocrinology BES 2014

Education Workshops

Teaching and learning in Endocrinology

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Endocrinologists as teachers: integrating teaching and practice in the real world

Meeran Karim

Endocrinologists are ideal teachers of physiology and biochemistry, major aspects of the underpinning of the science behind clinical practice. There are many methods that are successful in imparting this core knowledge to our medical students. Patients with endocrine disease also display symptoms and signs that that give clues to diagnoses, and the subject is ideal to serve as a broad general medical education.Evidence that teachers are effective comes f...

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Using technology to enhance your teaching in Endocrinology

Ball Stephen

The process of learning is an order-dependent process. It can be broken down into functional components: accessing information; assimilating that information as knowledge within a theoretical framework; and then being able to apply that knowledge in an appropriate context. There is nothing new in this. Indeed, the process of learning is part of our very nature. Generations of doctors have learned and taught; learned and taught some more; and learned and taught some more after ...

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Assessment in Medicine and Endocrinology

Dacre Jane

Medical Education as an area of scholarship has been gathering a head of steam over the past 10 years. Academic colleagues have been increasingly interested in developing the evidence base with which to support innovations in medical education.One of the areas which lends itself well to research is examinations and assessments of students and trainees.This presentation will provide some background theory about current best practise...

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Interprofessional learning through and for multidisciplinary working

Freeth Della

Modern healthcare requires effective multidisciplinary working: it is fundamental to modern professionalism, helps to ensure patient safety, supports efficient use of resources, and underpins patient safety. Through the mediating effect of improving the quality of working lives, it may also reduce burnout and staff turnover. So how do practitioners learn to collaborate effectively and to challenge poor collaboration?I will examine the evidence base for i...