Growing medical educators in the Pacific - How do knowledge and skills learned from a medical education workshop translate to Fijian clinicians teaching practice?

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Abstract

A qualitative case study explored how nine Fijian clinicians translated knowledge and skills gained from a medical education workshop in Fiji to their teaching practice. Data Included reflective journals, interviews, lesson plans and teaching videos. Six themes identified their journey: Perception of the workshop; Evolving learning and teaching philosophy; Changing practice; Teachers' perception of students' feedback; Inhibitors and enablers of change.
A model of change was developed and key recommendations to facilitate change in low-resource settings Included: considering organisational culture, experience of clinical teachers, enablers, and inhibitors. Clinicians require support through mentoring, feedback, and collaboration for sustainable faculty development.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationMasters
Awarding Institution
  • The University of Western Australia
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Brand, Gabrielle, Supervisor
  • Lindemann, Iris, Supervisor, External person
Award date15 Apr 2019
DOIs
Publication statusUnpublished - 2018

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