Journal of Biomedical Education / 2013 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Bedside Teaching in Australian Clinical Schools: A National Study

Table 4

Disadvantages of BST.

Disadvantages of BSTNumber of respondents noting this disadvantage

Class sizes too large57
Time consuming for tutors 54
Patients unwilling/unavailable 52
Patient inconvenience44
Student humiliation/intimidation/pressure 41
Unequal participation within groups 36
Variable quality of teaching 35
Difficult to organise 32

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