The Microskills of Clinical Teaching & Learning

About this Workshop

Teaching medical students doesn't need to take a lot of time. This workshop introduces residents to the 5(+2) microskills used for teaching medical students efficiently, effectively, and quickly after they have seen a patient.

Workshop Objectives

  • Describe characteristics of effective clinical teachers
  • Identify, analyze and practice effective clinical teaching, using the One Minute Preceptor

Facilitator's Guide

Logistics

  • Optimum number of learners: 5-10
  • Approximate runtime: 1hour - 2hours (depending on use of videos)
  • AV requirements: speakers

Outline

Slide #2 Workshop Objectives
Slide #3 Rationale for Residents as Teachers
Slide #4-11 The Clerkship
Slide #12-13 The Student
Slides #14-24 The Resident
Slide #25 Acknowledgements

Workshop Materials

PowerPoint Presentation

Teaching in the Clinical Setting: Microskills in Teaching | Presentation Notes

Videos

Microskill 1 Bad | Microskill 1 Good  Microskill 1 Bad | Microskill 1 Good  
Microskill 2 Bad | Microskill 2 Good  Microskill 2 Bad | Microskill 2 Good
Microskill 3 Bad | Microskill 3 Good  Microskill 3 Bad | Microskill 3 Good 
Microskill 4 & 5 Bad | Microskill 4 & 5 Good  Microskill 4 & 5 Bad | Microskill 4 & 5 Good 
Microskill 6 & 7 Bad | Microskill 6 & 7 Good Microskill 6 & 7 Bad | Microskill 6 & 7 Good

References

  • Irby, DM. Ramsey P, Gillmore J, Schad D. Characteristics of effective clinical teachers of ambulatory care medicine. Acad Med, 1991:66:54-55.
  • Irby, DM. What clinical teachers in medicine need to know. Acad Med 1994;69:333-342.
  • Irby, D. (1997, February). The One-Minute Preceptor. First presented at the annual Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Predoctoral meeting, Orlando, FL.

Events Log

Bookmark this link: http://resteach.ccnmtl.columbia.edu/

You are required to document your resident as teacher activities. If you have run events recently using these modules or your own, log them in the Resident as Teacher Event log. It will take you approximately 15 minutes.