The Educational Impact of Exposure to Clinical Psychiatry Early in an Undergraduate Medical Curriculum

  title={The Educational Impact of Exposure to Clinical Psychiatry Early in an Undergraduate Medical Curriculum},
  author={M. Brown and J. Barnes and Katie Silver and Nicholas D. Williams and P. Newton},
  journal={Academic Psychiatry},
  • M. Brown, J. Barnes, +2 authors P. Newton
  • Published 2015
  • Medicine
  • Academic Psychiatry
  • ObjectiveThe medical school at Swansea University provides compulsory early exposure to clinical education through short learning opportunities in the clinical setting (LOCS). These are 3–4-h sessions chosen by students from a list of over 900. Students are required to complete ten LOCS in each of their first 2 years of medical school, with at least one per year being in psychiatry. The objective of this study was to evaluate the educational experience of students undertaking LOCS in psychiatry… CONTINUE READING

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