A4

A4

  • 11 May 2021

A4: Training the generalist – a transformative approach to healthcare training and delivery

Session speaker(s):
Dr Jonathan Corne
Dr Ben Pearson
Dr Katherine Packham
Becky Steed

Session objectives:

  • Understanding generalism in terms of a broad approach to disease but also the wider determinants of ill-health.
  • To gain an appreciation of how social advocacy/social medicine training be can incorporated into generalist and specialty programs
  • To understand the service benefits of the generalist and how the ‘specialty of generalism’ can be promoted.

Session summary:
Giving healthcare workers the skills to influence the socio-economic causes of ill health, as well as managing a wide range of disease, could be transformative.  Using our experience of working with partners to develop a Generalist School we will explore the meaning of generalism, potential training models and the benefits to healthcare.

Session hosted by:
Health Education England (Midlands)

Session theme:
Designing and planning learning

Target audience group:
Undergraduates
Postgraduates
Managers
Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals
Policy Makers
Medical directors and service providers

Target care sector:
Postgraduate training

A4: Training the generalist – a transformative approach to healthcare training and delivery

Session speaker(s):
Dr Jonathan Corne
Dr Ben Pearson
Dr Katherine Packham
Becky Steed

Session objectives:

Session summary:
Giving healthcare workers the skills to influence the socio-economic causes of ill health, as well as managing a wide range of disease, could be transformative.  Using our experience of working with partners to develop a Generalist School we will explore the meaning of generalism, potential training models and the benefits to healthcare.

Session hosted by:
Health Education England (Midlands)

Session theme:
Designing and planning learning

Target audience group:
Undergraduates
Postgraduates
Managers
Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals
Policy Makers
Medical directors and service providers

Target care sector:
Postgraduate training