Using accreditation to drive faculty development and evidence-base health professional education

Sen Gupta, Tarun (2014) Using accreditation to drive faculty development and evidence-base health professional education. In: Papers from the Prince Mahidol Award Conference. From: PMAC 2014: Prince Mahidol Award Conference, 27-31 January 2014, Bangkok, Thailand.

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[Extract] The crisis of our time relates not to technical competence, but to a loss of the social and historical perspective, to the disastrous divorce of competence from conscience (Boyer, 1990)

Accreditation has been defined as a process of review and approval by which an institution or program is granted a time-limited recognition of having met certain established standards. A recent WHO Policy Brief on Accreditation of Institutions for Health Professional Education argues that 'preparing an effective health workforce by accreditation of the preparing institutions has become increasingly important', citing a number of reasons, listed in the box.

Item ID: 33967
Item Type: Conference Item (Presentation)
Date Deposited: 02 Apr 2015 05:24
FoR Codes: 11 MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES > 1117 Public Health and Health Services > 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified @ 100%
SEO Codes: 92 HEALTH > 9205 Specific Population Health (excl. Indigenous Health) > 920506 Rural Health @ 100%
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