Teorías de la Educación en la Práctica (Education Theory Made Practical): An International Collaboration

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The vast majority of medical education materials (free or with cost) are available in the English language, a consequence of its hegemony as the language of science at a global level. In the world there are about 560 million people who speak Spanish, 460 million are native speakers, so Spanish is the language that has the second largest population of native speakers in the world after Mandarin. Although written English is understood by the Spanish-speaking community of health professionals, the best way to fully understand a text is reading it in the mother tongue!

It is therefore important to thank Teresa Chan from ALiEM and the clinical educators’ team that collaborate in the development of several texts on how to make educational theories practical, for their willingness to translate their material into other languages. The series “Education Theory Made Practical” (ALiEM Library) presents, with a simple but powerful strategy, educational clinical cases and reviews of the main educational theories for the consumption of students, resident physicians, and medical teachers around the world. These heroes and heroines of medical education have made this material available in free digital format, and with the Spanish translation of the first volume of this series (available at the Apple Bookstore and in ResearchGate) will help the community of Spanish-speaking medical educators with high-quality material for use in our countries. There is a great need for similar materials in Spanish, it is our fervent desire that the process of translation of these books continue, to help improve the quality of medical education globally.

 


La gran mayoría de los materiales de educación médica (gratuitos o con costo) están disponibles en el idioma inglés, consecuencia de su hegemonía como el idioma de la ciencia a nivel global. En el mundo hay cerca de 560 millones de personas que hablan español, 460 millones son hablantes nativos, por lo que el español es el idioma que tiene la segunda población de hablantes nativos en el mundo después del mandarín. A pesar de que la comunidad de profesionales de la salud hispanoparlantes entienden el inglés escrito, ¡no hay como leer un texto en la lengua materna para entenderlo cabalmente!

Es por ello importante agradecer a Teresa Chan de McMaster, Canadá y el equipo de clínicos educadores que colaboran en el desarrollo de varios textos sobre cómo hacer prácticas las teorías educativas, por su disposición para realizar la traducción de su material a otros idiomas. La serie “Teorías de la educación en la práctica” presenta, con un esquema sencillo pero poderoso, casos clínicos educativos y revisiones de las principales teorías educativas para consumo de estudiantes, médicos residentes y profesores de medicina de todo el mundo. Estos héroes y heroínas de la educación médica han puesto este material en formato digital y gratuito, y con la traducción al español del primer volumen de esta serie (disponible en la librería de Apple y en ResearchGate) ayudan a la comunidad de educadores médicos hispanoparlantes a tener un material de excelente calidad para su uso en los países hispanoamericanos. Hay una gran necesidad de materiales similares en español, es nuestro ferviente deseo que continúe la traducción de estos libros para mejorar la calidad de la educación médica en el mundo.

 

Free eBook Announcement: Emergency Medicine Resident Simulation Curriculum for Pediatrics (EM ReSCu Peds)

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The Emergency Medicine Resident Simulation Curriculum for Pediatrics (EM ReSCu Peds) is here! This free ebook contains 16 EM resident-tested, peer reviewed cases covering essential pediatric content identified through a robust modified Delphi process [1] with experts across the United States. Each chapter contains robust supporting materials to help educators prepare, execute, and debrief cases with residents at every level to help supplement the clinical experience.

Download the EM ReSCu Peds eBook

We request some basic demographic about you and how you plan to use the educational cases in the download form to provide us with necessary insights whether there is a need for such a resource.

A National Collaborative Effort

Cases were created and iteratively peer reviewed by members of 10 organizations represented in a national collaborative of EM, PEM, and simulation experts. Participating organizations included:

  • American Academy of Emergency Medicine
  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Council of Emergency Medicine Residency Directors
  • Emergency Medicine Residents’ Association
  • International Network for Simulation-based Pediatric Innovation, Research, & Education
  • International Pediatric Simulation Society
  • Pediatric Trauma Society
  • Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • Society for Simulation in Healthcare

In total, EM and PEM physicians from 44 institutions participated in the development process of this educational resource aimed at preparing EM residents to care for critically ill children.

 

Reference

  1. Mitzman J, Bank I, Burns RA, et al. A Modified Delphi Study to Prioritize Content for a Simulation-based Pediatric Curriculum for Emergency Medicine Residency Training Programs. AEM Educ Train. 2019;4(4):369-378. Published 2019 Dec 12. doi:10.1002/aet2.10412
By |2021-01-09T11:52:36-08:00Jan 12, 2021|Pediatrics, Simulation|

Tricks of the Trade in Emergency Medicine book holiday sale

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Well wishes to all of you for this COVID-19 holiday season. As a thank you for your public health efforts and sacrifices during this pandemic, we are discounting our autographed Tricks of the Trade in Emergency Medicine book from $69 to $59 to clear out our remaining few copies [order site]. This sale will end December 31, 2020 or whenever we run out of books in my garage. Get it for yourself, or gift it as coffee-table book for your emergency medicine colleague or trainee. Proceeds go entirely to the ALiEM endeavor to allow us to continue delivering you educational content and innovations.

You can also read many of these these for free on the ALiEM site in our Tricks of the Trade series.

By |2020-11-25T18:41:09-08:00Nov 27, 2020|Tricks of the Trade|

Tricks of the Trade Book: Pre-order release of first 500 copies

tricks of the trade in emergency medicine bookWill there be a return to book publishing in this era of digital information chaos and overload? We believe so. We are proud to announce “Tricks of the Trade in Emergency Medicine: Where Experience, Ingenuity, and Evidence Intersect.” Being our own publishers (ALiEM Publishing) and selling through a print-on-demand bookstore has allowed us to design the book with full creative license. In stark contrast to our blog and other digital-based projects, we aimed to create a hardback, full-color book that you can read on a lazy Sunday afternoon, give as a graduation gift, or look delightful on your coffee table. We hope these tips spark your own creativity on how you can better improve your troubleshooting abilities on your next Emergency Department shift.

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By |2020-05-12T23:19:53-07:00May 18, 2020|Tricks of the Trade|

NEW: 2nd Edition of In-Training Exam Prep Book (Sets 1-5)

ALiEM In-Training Exam Prep book in Emergency MedicineHot off the press! The 2nd edition to the ALiEM In-Training Exam Prep Book in Emergency Medicine book is already out less than 6 months from the first edition. This 2nd edition book includes fixes for broken links, spelling and grammar errors, and ambiguous questions. Many thanks to the readership for their feedback. This book is released again in iBook and PDF form for free. Congratulations to the editors-in-chief Dr. Michael Gottlieb, Dr. Rochelle Zarzar, and Philippe Bierny, as well as the previous editors-in-chief Dr. Dorothy Habrat, Dr. Margaret Sheehy, Dr. Samuel, and Zidovetzki from the first edition. To clarify, these 250 multiple-choice questions are designated as Question Sets #1-5, because the 2016-17 Chief Resident Incubator team is working on publishing the next set of new questions.

By |2019-01-28T21:38:29-08:00Nov 25, 2016|Medical Education|
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