"User involvement is a sine qua non, almost, in medical education": learning with rather than just about health and social care service users.

@article{Rees2007UserII,
  title={"User involvement is a sine qua non, almost, in medical education": learning with rather than just about health and social care service users.},
  author={Charlotte E. Rees and Lynn Valerie Knight and Clare E Wilkinson},
  journal={Advances in health sciences education : theory and practice},
  year={2007},
  volume={12 3},
  pages={359-90}
}
Despite the General Medical Council emphasising the value of service users to medical students' education, there is scant literature about service user involvement in medical education. Although some research has outlined the effectiveness of service users as teachers, none has explored social issues surrounding how medical students learn 'with' rather than just 'about' service users. Incorporating insights from contemporary socio-cultural learning theory, this study examines the views and… CONTINUE READING