Terrific T6 talks – Giving Feedback

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Most educators know how to give feedback using the “SH#T Sandwich Technique” [Good points followed by bad points followed by a “there’s still hope for the future” statement]. Here’s a great link by the Alberta Rural Physicians Action Plan that provides concise and high-quality teaching tools for clinicians including how to give effective feedback.[bookmark this site] Feedback and the Learning cycle: Learners exist in a cycle of competence. You need to know where …

Terrific T6 talks – Teaching Clinical Reasoning

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The SNAPPS approach Unsatisfied with teaching historically “passive” learners in the outpatient context, Wopaw and co[ Link ] created this paradigm. They believed that it would allow more engagement during case presentations – linking learner initiation and preceptor facilitation in an “active learning conversation“.SNAPPS stands for: (1) Summarize briefly the history and findings. (2) Narrow the differential to two or three relevant possibilities. (3) Analyze the differential by comparing and contrasting the possibilities. …

Terrific ‘train the trainer to teach trainees’ (T6) talks – Diagnosing the Learner

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Recently participated in a Faculty Development workshop with some brilliant colleagues – Dr Rob Woods together with Sean Polreis and Deirdre Bonnycastle [see her work on my fav links page] . Below I will share the pearls that I gleaned. Some of the concepts derived from the ED STAT course put on by the Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians. “Smartest person in the room is THE ROOM”. Train the trainer [or “T3” if …