1st Edition

Prescription for Learning
Learning Techniques, Games and Activities

ISBN 9781857755305
Published February 27, 2002 by CRC Press
128 Pages

USD $46.95

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Book Description

This book consists of more than 400 questions (multiple true-false and extended matching types) covering basic surgical sciences and clinical general surgery in an integrated fashion. As well as all the major areas of surgery other topics covered include pre-operative assessment anaesthesia intensive care trauma surgical oncology and post-operative complications. Short answers to all the questions are included. Although aimed at candidates preparing for Papers 1 and 2 of the new MRCS AFRCS and American Board examinations others such as undergraduate medical students and GPs will also find the book valuable.

Table of Contents

Introduction to learning with games, activities and learning techniques. The learning environment: establishing a learning culture. Running small groups. Communicating better. Examining attitudes. Understanding feelings. Teamwork. Motivation. Organisation of work. Leadership. Strategy. Managing change. Organisational management. Time management. Stress management and support. Multidisciplinary learning. Evaluation. Accessing, assessing and using information management. Under-performance. Appraisal. Interviews and interviewing. Making a presentation. Written and audiovisual aids to learning. Learning about evidence-based practice, guidelines and patient group directives.

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