Healthcare Education in Nigeria
Evolutions and Emerging Paradigms
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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
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.