Teaching at the bedside: a new model.

@article{Janicik2003TeachingAT,
  title={Teaching at the bedside: a new model.},
  author={Regina W Janicik and Kathlyn E. Fletcher},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  year={2003},
  volume={25 2},
  pages={127-30}
}
The patient is at the center of clinical medicine. In order to effectively teach clinical skills a teacher must learn to involve patients in the educational process. It is through this process that learners acquire the skills of observation, communication, examination and professionalism. Despite the importance of teaching with the patient present, many clinical teachers are hesitant to teach at the bedside. This paper describes a workshop on bedside teaching. The authors present barriers and… CONTINUE READING