Lesson plan for teaching a component of knowledge base
The title of chapter three (Facilitating Leaning) examined various ways of teaching learners and facilitating learning in both practice settings and university settings, it also addresses theories and principles of teaching clinical skills. Template 3.1 in the chapter presents a proforma for a lesson plan for teaching a clinical skill, namely, the manual measurement of blood pressure (MMBP). Very briefly, this comprises 5 steps, viz: introduce the skill > demonstrate the skill > explain key actions taken > demonstrate and give rationale for each action > practice by the learner(s). The proforma therefore provides details of the sequence of activities involved in teaching skills effectively.
The following template technically completes the picture by providing a template for a lesson plan for teaching a component of knowledge base.