1 x 4-hour independent study weekly 1 x 3-hour on-line exercises weekly
^ = may be enrolled concurrently
1 ^ HLED9101 - Symbiotic Clinical Education for the Health Professions 1 1a HLED9001 - Symbiotic Clinical Education 1 Must Satisfy: ((1 or 1a))
Enrolment not permitted
HLED9002 has been successfully completed
Assignments; Tutorial participation
This topic builds on Symbiotic Clinical Education in the Health Professions 1 (HLED9101). It focuses on the axes between clinicians & patients, and health services & educational institutions. It enables experienced health professionals to transfer their clinical skills to the role of clinical educator. Students will study clinical reasoning and assess different approaches to helping health professional students learn the skill of making sound clinical decisions. The benefits and challenges of using patients as teachers, and in providing authentic and experiential learning experiences for students will be studied. Students will learn how to apply their clinical skills in judgement and communication to assessment of students and giving constructive feedback.Students will consider ways of applying their clinical diagnostic skills to difficult learner-teacher relationships. Students will discuss their role as educators in assisting their students to resolve problems & where this overlaps & differs from the clinicians’ role in patient management.Students will develop skills in assessing learning needs, establishing positive, inclusive learning environments and planning learning symbiotically with health services & educational institutions.
This topic aims to:
Clarify the similarities and differences between being a clinician and a clinical educator
Enable health professionals to transfer their clinical skills to the role of clinical educator
Explore the clinician-patient axis of the symbiotic model
Explore the health service - educational institution axis of the symbiotic model
Expected learning outcomes
Students will be able to apply their skills as health professionals to their roles as clinical educators. In particular students will be able to:
Understand the principles of achieving symbiotic relationship between patients, learners and clinicians
Help health professional students learn the principles and practice of clinical reasoning
Establish inclusive, positive learning environments for students in health services
Demonstrate the ability to teaching a practical skill
Use patients as teachers in a way that enhances rather than detracts from their care and treatment
Understand the principles of establishing symbiotic relationship between health services and educational institutions
Establish authentic and experiential learning environments
Understand the impact of assessment on learning
Transfer skills in clinical judgment to assessment of students (basic level)
Give constructive feedback
Transfer skills in diagnosis and management to assessment and management of students in difficulty
Key dates and timetable
Timetable details for 2019 are no longer published.
This information is from current details held on the Student Information System. Please report any errors or omissions to the relevant College Office.
If you consent to the use of our cookies then please click the button below:
If you do not consent to the use of all our cookies then please click the button below. Clicking this button will result in all cookies being rejected except for those that are required for essential functionality on our website.