Chapter 1 What is a clinical skill?
Emma Read and Sarah Baillie
Chapter 2 Clinical skills curricula: How are they determined, designed and implemented?
Jennifer Hodgson, Elrien Scheepers, Sarah Baillie
Chapter 3 How are clinical skills taught?
Sarah Baillie, Matt Read and Emma Read
Chapter 4 How are clinical skills practiced?
Emma Read and Robin Farrell
Chapter 5 How do I know if I’m learning what I need to?
Sheena Warman and Emma Read
Chapter 6 How do I prepare for assessment and how do I know I am being assessed fairly?
Kate Cobb and Sarah Cripps
Chapter 7 How can I learn best in a simulated environment?
Julie Hunt, Stacy Anderson, Jennifer Johnson
Chapter 8 How do I make use of peer teaching?
Lucy Squire and Marc Dilly
Chapter 9 What other skills are vital to successful clinical practice?
Elizabeth Armitage-Chan and Susan Matthew
Appendix 1: OSCEs (Objective Structured Clinical Examinations)
Making a cheese and pickle sandwich
Sarah Baillie, Rachel Harris, Emma Read
Gowning and gloving
Tatiana Motta, Emma Read
Draping a small animal patient
Bovine surgical anatomy
Canine physical examination
Steve Horvath, Missy Matusicky
Surgical towel placement
Equine handling and restraint
Teresa Burns, Emma Read
Intramuscular injection in a canine model
Anesthetic machine set up and leak testing
Matt Read, Carolina Ricco-Pereira
Appendix 2: Model Recipes – Simple models you can make yourself
Canine castration model
Lindsey Ramirez, Megan Preston, Julie Hunt
Dental scaling model
Rachel Harris, Andrew Gardiner, Rachel Lumbis
Endotracheal intubation model
Equine abdominocentesis model
Catherine May, Catherine Werners, Keshia John, Sarah Baillie, Emma Read
Canine leg with cephalic vein model
Silicone skin suturing model
Surgical prep model
Jean-Yin Tan and Alfredo Romero
Tea towel suturing model