Focused didactic training for skills lab student tutors – which techniques are considered helpful?

Martin Heni, Maria Lammerding-Köppel, Nora Celebi, Thomas Shiozawa, Reimer Riessen, Christoph Nikendei & Peter Weyrich
Objective: Peer-assisted learning is widely used in medical education. However, little is known about an appropriate didactic preparation for peer tutors. We herein describe the development of a focused didactic training for skills lab tutors in Internal Medicine and report on a retrospective survey about the student tutors’ acceptance and the perceived transferability of attended didactic training modules. Methods: The course consisted of five training modules: ‘How to present and explain effectively’: the student tutors...