Journal of Biomedical Education / 2013 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

Bedside Teaching in Australian Clinical Schools: A National Study

Table 3

Advantages of BST.

Advantages of BSTNumber of respondents noting this advantage

Receiving feedback from tutors132
Opportunity to practice examination technique/clinical skills 130
Opportunity for tutors to identify/demonstrate physical signs 104
Exposure to patients/practical experience78
Developing clinical reasoning skills 66
Consolidation of material learnt in lectures or in textbooks54
Simulation of exam conditions/help towards preparation for assessment29
Opportunity to ask questions of tutors16
Gain tips not available in textbooks 14
Developing bedside manner 8

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