Chapter 26. Teaching Small Groups

  1. Nicola Cooper Specialist Registrar1,
  2. Kirsty Forrest Consultant in Anaesthesia2 and
  3. Paul Cramp Consultant in Anaesthesia3

Published Online: 21 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470757925.ch26

Essential Guide to Generic Skills

Essential Guide to Generic Skills

How to Cite

Cooper, N., Forrest, K. and Cramp, P. (2006) Teaching Small Groups, in Essential Guide to Generic Skills, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470757925.ch26

Author Information

  1. 1

    General Internal Medicine and Care of the Elderly, Yorkshire, UK

  2. 2

    The Leeds Teaching Hospitals, NHS Trust Leeds, UK

  3. 3

    Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Bradford Teaching Hospitals, NHS Trust, Bradford, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405139731

Online ISBN: 9780470757925



  • teaching;
  • doctors;
  • constructive feedback;
  • open discussions;
  • clinical teaching


This chapter contains section titled:

  • What is a small group?

  • Closed discussions

  • Open discussions

  • Facilitation

  • Opportunistic clinical teaching

  • Exercises

  • Further reading