Name of the activity: Workshop for Practicing Clinical Skills

Country/NMO: China (IFMSA-China)

Program: Teaching Medical Skills

Contact information: [email protected]

Type of the activity: Capacity Building (Training or Workshop). Teaching and develop knowledge, skills and techniques in a particular field. While training can have any form, workshops are more formal and also include exchange of information between participants.

General description:

The activity is divided into three parts: the lecture part about clinical experience and skills; the practice part about practicing clinical skills with tools and the evaluation part about grading others’ works and writing down opinions and suggestions about the activity.

Focus area:

Surgical Skills

Problem statement:

We need to choose topic that can get students’ interest. And there has to be a evaluation step in order to let us know what are we good at and where we need to do more.

Target groups:

Medical students

Beneficiaries:

Medical students

Objectives and indicators of success:

The objectives are to teach students clinical skills in advance and to share clinical experience of seniors with juniors.

The indicator for both objectives is the works participators have done with learned clinical skills.

Methodology:

Inviting seniors who have already worked in the hospital to come and give a lecture on clinical experience and skills. Providing students with tools to practice clinical skills.

Plans for evaluation:

Each participator and invited senior will grade others’ works to see who has achieved better clinical skills. Also, sticker notes will give to participators to allow them to write down their feelings and evaluation on the activity.