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Question of Competence Reconsidering Medical Education in the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 0801479509

ISBN-13: 9780801479502

Edition: 2014

Authors: Brian D. Hodges, Lorelei Lingard, M. Brownell Anderson

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Medical competence is a hot topic surrounded by much controversy about how to define competency, how to teach it, and how to measure it. While some debate the pros and cons of competence-based medical education and others explain how to achieve various competencies, the authors of the seven chapters in The Question of Competence offer something very different. They critique the very notion of competence itself and attend to how it has shaped what we pay attention to--and what we ignore--in the education and assessment of medical trainees.Two leading figures in the field of medical education, Brian D. Hodges and Lorelei Lingard, draw together colleagues from the United States, Canada, and…    
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Book details

List price: $34.95
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Cornell University Press
Publication date: 2/28/2014
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 240
Size: 5.98" wide x 9.02" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English

Lorelei Lingard is Professor in the Department of Medicine and Faculty of Education and Director of the Centre for Education Research & Innovation, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University. She is coeditor of The Rhetoric and Ideology of Genre .