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AMEE 2012 will include the opportunity to take part in a variety of AMEE's Essential Skills in Medical Education (ESME) courses including ESME, ESMEA, RESME, ESMESim and ESCEL.

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The highly successful AMEE Essential Skills in Medical Education (ESME) courses have been offered around the world by AMEE since 2005.

Courses on offer at AMEE 2012 include the original ESME course for those new to teaching, Essential Skills in Medical Education Assessment (ESMEA) aimed at those who would like a basic introduction to a wide variety of assessment methods, Research Essential Skills in Medical Education (RESME) designed to meet the demand for basic skills in carrying out research in medical education, and Essential Skills in Medical Education Simulation (ESMESim) which provides an introduction to essential skills for delivering simulation based healthcare education through a variety of techniques and technologies.

The course schedule this year also includes Essential Skills in Computer-Enhanced Learning (ESCEL), a new course taught by David Cook (Mayo Clinic, USA), Rachel Ellaway (Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Canada), John Sandars (University of Leeds, UK). This course will prepare participants to develop, deliver, and evaluate computer-enhanced learning activities using sound educational principles and a range of creative technologies.

The RESME and ESME have now reached capacity.

For more details or to enrol visit http://www.amee.org/index.asp?tm=58

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