Recent Teaching and Learning Trends in Health Professional Education

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Recent Teaching and Learning Trends in Health Professional Education

Mohammad Iqbal Khan

Shifa Tameer -e- Millat University Islamabad Pakistan

The way medicine is taught and learnt has changed beyond recognition. Technology of education has undergone fabulous modification. More emphasis is laid on education which must be competency, contextual and outcome based. The technology had a significant impact on the practice of teaching, and this is increasingly becoming evident in the field of medicine; where technology‐enabled curriculum is more and more introduced in unison! Active learning modalities are adopted rapidly across the globe.  Scientific knowledge and principles, as well as understanding how knowledge is justified revolves around the  understanding of biological complexity, genetic diversity, interactions of systems in the body, human development, and the influence of the environment and the ability to synthesize information and collaborate across disciplines.


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