Posts – education and training

This page shows the active posts in the category Education and Training. Posts in this category concern education and training of professionals specialising in rehabilitation. There is a focus on medical training of doctors because it is the only profession with training leading to official recognition of expertise. However increasingly it is covering training in rehabilitation across all professions.

Rehabilitation expertise

Rehabilitation is not therapy, and therapy is not rehabilitation. Rehabilitation expertise is the second area of expertise acquired by some people working within healthcare. Unfortunately, …
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Entrustability – what is it?

Mosr professions initially developed on the basis of trust. Examinations were rare. Doctors (and other professions) learned through experience. For healthcare, as science advanced and …
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Social Care research

Today (May 26th 2021) I attended a Zoom-based seminar on Social Care research run by the Research Design Service (South Central) of the National Institute …
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Exemplary paper

The published paper featured in this post illustrates many features of a good rehabilitation research paper. (A shame it was not published in a rehabilitation …
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Competency as a concept used within training and education was introduced in 1973. It is now used in many spheres, not simply health. A recent …
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Rehabilitation syllabus

I am currently involved in writing a syllabus for doctors training in Rehabilitation Medicine in the UK. This has involved considerable discussion within the group …
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A surfeit of guidelines?

I am writing a syllabus for doctors training in Rehabilitation Medicine. The syllabus will cover, among other things, the knowledge people need. The working party …
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National UK training

For many years there has been a grumbling level of dissatisfaction with training in Rehabilitation Medicine within the UK. Having just finished my fifth or …
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