Dermatology undergraduate skin cancer training: a disconnect between recommendations, clinical exposure and competence

BMC Medical Education, 05/09/2012

In the light of what we know about learning in dermatology our data would suggest that the current (traditional) undergraduate attachment is inadequate to meet the UK recommendations for graduate competence. As well as critically examining the basis for these recommendations, we need more empirical data on student performance and exposure, in order to improve teaching and learning.

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