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Consumers as tutors - legitimate teachers?

Owen, Cathy; Reay, Rebecca


BACKGROUND: The aim of this study was to research the feasibility of training mental health consumers as tutors for 4th year medical students in psychiatry. METHODS: A partnership between a consumer network and an academic unit in Psychological Medicine was formed to jointly develop a training package for consumer tutors and a curriculum in interviewing skills for medical students. Student attitudes to mental health consumers were measured pre and post the program. All tutorial evaluation...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2004-09-20
Type: Journal article
Source: BMC Medical Education
DOI: 10.1186/1472-6920-4-14.


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