The challenge for basic science education in problem-based medical curricula

Sweeney, George
February 1999
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Feb99, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p15
Academic Journal
Reviews briefly the nature of learning in a problem-based learning (PBL) curriculum, to explore the potential for a negative impact on education in the basic medical sciences in switching to PBL and to consider strategies to overcome negative impact. Information on the three revolutions in medical education in North America; Defining problem-based learning; Discussion on PBL and the acquisition of concepts in the basic sciences.


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