Title

Practice-based learning: Multiple dimensions and the importance of "others"

RIS ID

121767

Publication Details

Baldry Currens, J. & Coyle, J. (2013). Practice-based learning: Multiple dimensions and the importance of "others". In J. Higgs, D. Sheehan, J. Baldry Currens, W. Letts & G. M. Jensen (Eds.), Realising Exemplary Practice-Based Education (pp. 81-90). Rotterdam, The Netherlands: SensePublishers.

Abstract

Learning to become a professional, autonomous clinician requires the acquisition of an extensive set of knowledge, skills and behaviours. Regular immersion in the complex and diverse world of professional practice is a crucial aspect of the learning journey. In this chapter we argue that for practice-based learning to be both effective and meaningful it must include an appreciation of the multidimensional nature of healthcare. For graduates to be work-ready, they should previously have encountered three key dimensions of practice. First, as students they should have achieved competence and confidence in working and learning with a range of "others." This starts with fellow students, gaining teamwork and collaboration skills.

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Link to publisher version (DOI)

http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-94-6209-188-7_8