Education for Health

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT
Year
: 2003  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 155--162

Establishing a Women俟Q製 Health Curriculum Using the Delphi Method


Billy U Philips1, Garland D Anderson2, Kimberly A Ridl3 
1 Department of Preventive Medicine & Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
2 Department of Obstetric and Gynecology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
3 Surgical Resident, Baylor University Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA

Correspondence Address:
Billy U Philips
The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston, Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health301 University Blvd.GalvestonTX 77555-1153
USA

Context: A Women俟Q製 Health Initiative Task Force was formed with the collaboration of five primary care medical specialties at the University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) at Galveston to address the education of medical students about important issues related to women俟Q製 health. Objective: To identify and prioritize key concepts in issues related to women俟Q製 health. Methods: Literature review and three generational Delphi Method. Results: The content was identified for development of a curriculum in Women俟Q製 Health for medical students and resident physicians. Objectives, tasks, skills, learning opportunities, and learning materials were defined, and the curriculum is being designed to produce, within all specialities, parallel and consistent opportunities to educate students about issues important for women俟Q製 health. Conclusion: The rankings of topics gathered though the Delphi Method will be used to develop a curriculum in Women俟Q製 Health Issues that defines objectives, tasks, skills, learning opportunities, and learning materials for the purpose of educating UTMB medical students and resident physicians about the health needs of women.


How to cite this article:
Philips BU, Anderson GD, Ridl KA. Establishing a Women's Health Curriculum Using the Delphi Method.Educ Health 2003;16:155-162


How to cite this URL:
Philips BU, Anderson GD, Ridl KA. Establishing a Women's Health Curriculum Using the Delphi Method. Educ Health [serial online] 2003 [cited 2020 Sep 23 ];16:155-162
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