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"Critical discussion should be encouraged!" - a qualitative analysis of medical students' evaluation of a complementary medicine course.

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Summary of ""Critical discussion should be encouraged!" - a qualitative analysis of medical students' evaluation of a complementary medicine course."

 In 2002, the new version of the German Medical Licensure Act integrated Naturopathy and Complementary Medicine into the cross-sectoral unit 12 "Rehabilitation, Physical Medicine and Naturopathy" (QB12) of the medical undergraduate course. At the University of Heidelberg, Complementary Medicine (CAM) is an obligatory clinical subject of the medical undergraduate curriculum and is delivered in the form of lectures and small group work. As a central educational objective, medical students should be able to explain the principles of classical Naturopathy and the most commonly used CAM procedures. The aim was to explore the attitudes, learning needs and interests of medical students with regard to Naturopathy and CAM, and thus establish the teaching requirements.

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Name: Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift (1946)
ISSN: 1439-4413
Pages: e125-e130

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