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Healthcare Education in Nigeria
Evolutions and Emerging Paradigms

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ISBN 9780367482091
December 30, 2020 Forthcoming by Routledge
240 Pages 18 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the training of health professionals in Nigeria, looking back to how healthcare education has evolved in the country over time, before investigating new and emerging trends.

The book begins with a discussion of the fundamentals of healthcare education, the art of teaching healthcare students, and modelling professionalism in healthcare. The book goes on to highlight the work of pioneer Nigerian healthcare academics, and to explore the administration of healthcare education at a departmental level. Finally, it highlights the role of elite Nigerian healthcare academics in the diaspora, chronicles contemporary challenges in healthcare education, and makes recommendations for reform.

This book will be of interest to students, scholars and practitioners working on healthcare education in Africa.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: The Fundamentals of Healthcare Education

Chapter 2: The Art of Teaching in Healthcare Education

Chapter 3: Teaching and Modeling Professionalism in Health Professions

Chapter 4: Administration of Healthcare Education Departments

Chapter 5: The Evolution of Healthcare Education in Nigeria

Chapter 6: Pioneer Nigerian Healthcare Academicians

Chapter 7: Emerging Paradigms in Nigeria’s Healthcare Education

Chapter 8: Contemporary Challenges in Nigeria’s Healthcare Education System

Chapter 9: Reforming Nigerian’s Healthcare Education System 

Chapter 10: Elite Nigerian Healthcare Academics in Diaspora  

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Joseph A. Balogun is a Distinguished University Professor at the College of Health Sciences, Chicago State University, USA, and Emeritus Professor of Physiotherapy and Associate Director of Research Development and Innovation at the University of Medical Sciences, Ondo City, Ondo State, Nigeria.