Clinical skills education: outcomes of relationships between junior medical students, senior peers and simulated patients.

@article{Hudson2008ClinicalSE,
  title={Clinical skills education: outcomes of relationships between junior medical students, senior peers and simulated patients.},
  author={Judith Nicky Hudson and Anne L. Tonkin},
  journal={Medical education},
  year={2008},
  volume={42 9},
  pages={901-8}
}
OBJECTIVES Peer-assisted learning (PAL) has been reported to have educational benefits in cross-year, small-group teaching in other contexts. Accordingly, we explored whether senior medical students are effective tutors for their junior peers in clinical skills education, and how the participants in the learning triad (tutors, learners and simulated patients [SPs]) perceive the learning environment created in PAL. METHODS Year 2 students were randomly allocated to one of two groups for skills… CONTINUE READING

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