COVID-19: General practice education in the 'new normal'

Sen Gupta, Tarun, Chalmers, Sarah, and McGonigal, Emma (2020) COVID-19: General practice education in the 'new normal'. Australian Journal of General Practice, 49 (Suppl 30). pp. 8-9.

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[Extract] The recent pandemic has disrupted every aspect of modern life. Berwick notes that SARS-CoV-2 is a stern teacher, raising questions that ‘may reshape both healthcare and society as a whole’.1COVID-19 has brought learning opportunities for medical students, supervisors and the public. It has expanded waiting room vernacular and possibly health literacy. We have experienced exponential growth in people viewing graphs of exponential growth. The proverbial pub test now includes polymerase chain reactions, personal protective equipment (PPE) and pre-test probability. There is unprecedented use of the word 'unprecedented'.

Item ID: 66753
Item Type: Article (Commentary)
ISSN: 2208-7958
Copyright Information: © The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners 2020.
Date Deposited: 04 Aug 2021 23:12
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