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Principles for success- Facilitating small group learning

Principles for success- Facilitating small group learning

                      This workshop focuses on empowering the facilitator to shift their thinking and teaching methods to being more learner centred in approach, whilst encouraging shared and collaborative learning amongst their learners. We shall look at what the role of the facilitator should be in small […]

An Introduction to phenomenology

An Introduction to phenomenology

                                    The workshop will introduce phenomenology as a qualitative research methodology that is used to explore the nature and meaning of people‚Äôs lived experiences – accepting such experiences as complex and multi-faceted phenomena. It will look at the […]

14th Primafamed Meeting 15+16 August 2023

14th Primafamed Meeting 15+16 August 2023

    Primafamed held it’s 14th annual conference on the 15th and 16th August with participants from our member institutions and strategic partners. Please find all the presentations¬† in the link below: Meeting Presentations and Resources Bob Mash – Annual Primafamed Meeting Bob Mash – The State of the Network Oisin Bates – General Practice […]

An introduction to observational analytical studies

An introduction to observational analytical studies

                    The workshop will introduce Observation Studies as an indispensable alternative to experimental studies such as Randomized Controlled Trials. Workshop attendees will learn about the main observational study designs including cohort, cross-sectional and case-control studies. The advantages and disadvantages of each design will be discussed using […]

How to plan an educational activity

How to plan an educational activity

                  Every contact with a registrar/student should be seen as a training opportunity. To ensure that the required training takes place, training should be planned according to the setting and time available. When conducting the training emphasis should be place on the 4Cs namely Connect, Clarify, Conduct […]

How to create Entrustable Professional Activities for workplace b...

How to create Entrustable Professional Activities for workplace based assessments.

                  Workplace based assessments is moving towards entrustable professional activities (EPAs) as the key focus of assessments. Clinical training entrustment decisions, porfolios of learning and high-stakes assessments are increasingly built around EPAs. In South Africa all medical specialist training is moving towards the use of EPAs. Prof […]

How to write an original research journal article

How to write an original research journal article

                  This workshop is targeted at notive and early career researchers who want to submit their research to a scientific journal. The workshop will look at the structure and content of the typical journal article – introduction, methods, results, discussions, and conclusion. The workshop will also look […]