Bedside Teaching

Summary of Plan

•   Mondays and Thursdays
•   2 Tutors
•   6 students
•  3 hours


•   Discuss current barriers to bedside teaching and how to overcome these
•   Reducing contact and infection risk to patients’ staff and students
•   Keep social distancing
•   Maintaining students in same bubble
•   Maximising clinical exposure

Description of the plan

First 60 minutes
•   Meet in dedicated rooms
•   Describe clear learning objectives for the session
•   Practice history taking using role play. (Tutors can introduce to any anonymous case and act as patients while students act as doctors)
•   Go through examination videos (1-2 systems each session) and discuss the system and important findings to look for

10 minutes quick break

Next 40 Minutes
•   Split into 2 groups 3 students with each tutor and practice examination on a patient in the ward (max 40 minutes)


Any Queries?

Tara Woodbridge                                                                                Dr Zehra Irshad
Medical School Administrator                                                             Clinical Teaching Fellow (Acute)
Medical Education Department                                                           Bedside Teaching Lead CTF
02476 968787 (Ext: 28787)                                                                 Medical Education Department
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Dr Jacqueline Woodman
Undergraduate Lead UHCW
Medical Education Department