Adult Learners in the Emergency Department

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Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationPractical Teaching in Emergency Medicine, Second Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9780470671115
StatePublished - Sep 23 2012


  • Adult and childhood learning, adult learning as problem centered
  • Adult learners in the emergency department (ED)
  • Andragogy, as "the art and science of helping adults learn"
  • Behaviorism, cognitive learning, constructivism
  • Learner and physician-in-training
  • Malcolm Knowles' assumptions about adult learning
  • Pedagogical style, in certain adult learning situations
  • Principles of adult education and teaching in the ED
  • Reconciling new information with existing knowledge base
  • Role modeling as guide to education in the ED

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine

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