Bedside teaching during the COVID‐19 pandemic

Stauss, Madelena, Breed, Hetty, Chatfield, Kate orcid iconORCID: 0000-0001-8109-0535, Madhavi, Paladugu, Zelhof, Bachar and Woywodt, Alexander (2021) Bedside teaching during the COVID‐19 pandemic. The Clinical Teacher, 18 (4). pp. 367-369. ISSN 1743-4971

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The impact of the SARS‐CoV‐2 (COVID‐19) pandemic on medical education is well described. Here, we describe an aspect that has received little attention so far, namely the ethical implications of continued bedside teaching. As a team of clinical educators supported by one of our students and an ethicist, we describe this unexpected challenge and how we navigated it in an already existing sea of COVID‐induced issues and uncertainty.

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