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Key Literature in Medical Education (KeyLIME) is a bi-weekly podcast produced by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.

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Aug 29, 2017

Sometimes health professional education can be embarrassing.  Despite the maturity of the field, there are occasions when a study, such as the one in Jon's paper selection this week, can highlight shared assumptions among clinician educators. So, what is the most effective way to teach a technical skill? The KeyLIME team is here to help you figure it out! 

Authors: Rossettini G, Rondoni A, Palese A, Cecchetto S, Vicentini M, Bettale F, Furri L, Testa M.

Publication details: Effective teaching of manual skills to physiotherapy students. A Randomized Clinical Trial. Medical Education. 2017. August. [ePub ahead of print] PubMed Link

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