Homeopathy
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1701665
Debate
The Faculty of Homeopathy

Preparing and Presenting Journal Club Content: An Essential Component of Homeopathic Learning

1  Department of Organon of Medicine, National Institute of Homoeopathy, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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Shubhamoy Ghosh
2  Department of Pathology and Microbiology, Mahesh Bhattacharyya Homoeopathic Medical College and Hospital, Howrah, West Bengal, India
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Publication History

04 December 2019

27 December 2019

Publication Date:
13 April 2020 (online)

Abstract

Homeopathic education has passed through significant incremental changes in the past few years, where especially postgraduate education has become increasingly slanted toward advanced knowledge of clinical work and research methods. Among many educational activities, a great source of learning is from presenting at or attending a journal club meeting, which is a gathering of people to learn and to critically appraise a journal article or other study material. There has been little previous guidance in homeopathy regarding how to prepare and present journal club content. Selection of a suitable topic is one of the critical prerequisites. Each and every step, from preparation to presentation, needs to be carefully planned and considered. For the meeting to be successful, the final discussion phase requires the active participation and critical insight of all those attending.