Medical student participation in community-based experiential learning: reflections from first exposure to making the diagnosis

@article{Cameron2011MedicalSP,
  title={Medical student participation in community-based experiential learning: reflections from first exposure to making the diagnosis},
  author={D. Cameron and L. Wolvaardt and M. van Rooyen and J. Hugo and J. Blitz and Am Bergh},
  journal={South African Family Practice},
  year={2011},
  volume={53},
  pages={373 - 379}
}
  • D. Cameron, L. Wolvaardt, +3 authors Am Bergh
  • Published 2011
  • Medicine
  • South African Family Practice
  • Abstract Background: Fifth-year medical students from the University of Pretoria participated in a four-week rotation in the primary care clinics of a large metropolitan centre. An academic service-learning (ASL) approach was introduced into this rotation to improve the integration of theoretical learning and clinical practice through relevant community service and structured reflection. Methods: Students wrote semi-structured reflective journals as a means to gaining greater insight into their… CONTINUE READING
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