The current Covid-19 pandemic has significantly impacted upon the delivery of clinical education and training. Ensuring the safety of patients, staff and students limits traditional face-to-face teaching and as such, approaches to clinical education must evolve to encompass new attitudes, opportunities and methods.
The need to maintain educational activities remains paramount as even short-lived gaps in education risks profound impacts upon the current and future proficiency of healthcare workers, as well as implications on career progression and future workforce availability.
Despite the challenges that this crisis places upon clinical education, there is now an opportunity for the development of innovative teaching methods, many of which may prove more effective than traditional, pre-Covid-19 methods.
Full information can be found here.