Teaching Physician is a comprehensive web-based resource that connects medical schools and residency programs to community preceptors. It delivers videos, tips, answers to frequently asked questions, and links to in-depth information on precepting topics. Learn more
Focus of the Month: Teaching in the Presence of Patients
Students gain invaluable experience in the exam room, communicating with patients and thinking critically about their conditions. When you observe students in the exam room, you’ll be able to identify gaps in the students’ knowledge and experience, and provide immediate feedback.
Visit TeachingPhysician.org to learn more about teaching in the presence of patients:
- TIPPS—Teaching in the Presence of Patients
- Structuring a Visit
- POwER Precepting
- Teaching Procedures
- Delivering Difficult News
- Role Play
- Two-Minute Lectures
This enduring material activity, Teaching Physician, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 37.50 Prescribed credits by the American Academy of Family Physicians. AAFP certification begins January 16, 2014. Term of approval is for two years from this date with the option of yearly renewal. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.