Training socially responsive healthcare graduates: Is Service Learning an effective educational approach?
Mc Menamin, Ruth
Mc Grath, Margaret
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McMenamin, R Mc Grath, M Cantillon, P MacFarlane,A (2014) 'Training socially responsive healthcare graduates: Is Service Learning an effective educational approach?'. Medical Teacher, 36 (4):291-307.
Health care educators strive to train graduates who are socially responsive and can act as “change agents” for communities they serve. Service learning (SL) is increasingly being used to teach the social aspects of health care and develop students’ social responsiveness. However, the effectiveness of SL as an educational intervention has not been established.