Future of Medical Education in Nigeria
Archives of Ibadan Medicine
ABSTRACT Societies continue to change and medical education has to adjust regularly in response to these changes in order to remain relevant.Inaddition, the scientific bases of medicine are universal and there is a high degree of uniformity in medical schools worldwide. As such, common international standards can and have been defined for basic medical education. This considered, doctors are now expected to acquire competencies that would meetthe current needs of their society while ensuring that global standards of medical education are maintained during their training. In summary, current and future medical practice requires graduates with excellent clinical, research, computer and entrepreneuri.al skills, and who possess a problem-solving and a life-long learning attitude. This article focuses on the aspects of medical education considered to be central to the production of doctors with these skills. These are curriculum review, web-based learning, healthcare informatics and the involvement of stakeholders.
CURRlCULUM REVIEW , PROBLEM-SOLVING , WEB-BASED LEARNING , CONTINUOUS EDUCATION , HEALTHCARE INFORMATICS , Research Subject Categories::MEDICINE::Surgery::Obstetrics and women's diseases
Olapade-Olaopa EO, Afolabi BB, Falase OA. Future of Medical Education in Nigeria. Archives of Ibadan Medicine. 2005; 6:16-21.