Introduction to Narrative Medicine (online course)

Free taster course - explore the use of creativity in medicine (1 hour+)

This free course gives you a taste of the ways in which arts can be used to enhance your medical practice.

In this course, we will cover:

  • What is narrative medicine?
  • What are the benefits of narrative medicine?
  • An art-based observational task
  • A creative or reflective writing exercise
  • Advice on how to incorporate arts into your professional development
  • A downloadable worksheet to help you plan your future learning

After completion of the module, you will receive a certificate for one hour of CPD.


 

Your Instructor


Dr Lucy Wilkinson
Dr Lucy Wilkinson

Lucy is a General Practitioner and narrative medicine tutor.

She holds an MA in creative writing and was awarded Senior Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy for her work at Manchester University.


Course Curriculum


  Section 3: A narrative medicine exercise
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  Section 4: Planning future learning
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  Section 5: Conclusion
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    Frequently Asked Questions


    When does the course start and finish?
    The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
    How long do I have access to the course?
    After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for one year.
    Who is this course for?
    Any medical professional, from undergraduate to graceful senior. You do not need any prior experience or knowledge of art, literature or humanities - just enthusiasm and an internet connection.
    Can I use this course for CPD?
    Yes! We are accredited CPD providers. On completion of this course, you will receive a certificate for 1 hour of CPD.

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