Theater based Learning - TBL

A unique and innovative methodology to learn and understand educational material

Medical Theater

Medical Theatre is the use of TBL for medical and healthcare topics.

WORKSHOP DETAILS

Duration of  workshop:

Basic : 5 hours (Excludes 1 large break of 30 minutes and 1 short break of 15 minutes)

Advanced : 8 hours (Excludes 1 large break of 30 minutes and 2 short breaks of 15 minutes)
Target Groups :

Basic : Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, psychologists, Medical students, Nursing students and Patient relatives.
Advanced: Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, psychologists, basic workshop participants and other health professionals/ interested graduates.

 
Number of participants :

Basic : Maximum 50 ( Minimum 25)
Advanced: Maximum 30 (Minimum 15)
Specific Learning Objectives:

By the end of this basic workshop, the participant must be able to
1. Describe what pain is and list the different types of pain.
2. Outline the process ( pathophysiology ) of pain
3. List the effects of pain on the body ( Autonomic, heart, lungs, mind and movement)
4. Outline the management options for acute and chronic pain
5. List the methods for pain assessment and should be able to use a visual analogue scale independently.

 
By the end of this advanced workshop, the participant must be able to
1. Describe what pain is and list the different types of pain.
2. Outline the process ( pathophysiology ) of pain
3. List the effects of pain on the body ( Autonomic, heart, lungs, mind and movement)
4. Outline the management options for acute and chronic pain
5. List the methods for pain assessment and should be able to use a visual analogue scale independently.
6. Describe the theatrical methodologies applied and the concepts behind them.
7. Demonstrate the theatrical methodologies used in medical theatre for pain education
8. Organize and conduct a workshop on pain education in the same manner in their institution/organization independently.

 

Individual Learning Objectives-

1. Doctors : Must be able to decide how to manage pain and should be able to Explain to the patient and their relatives a realistic  outcome of pain management.
2. Nurses, physiotherapists and psychologists : Must be able to empathize with the patient and their relatives.
3. Medical students and nursing students: Must be able to explain the specific learning Objectives to their peers and relatives.
4. Patient Relatives: must be able to explain the specific learning objectives to the patient and project realistic approach with outcomes.

 
Workshop team objective :

At the end of each basic workshop the team must be able To make a video of less than 10 minutes duration on the best enacted performance (After prior written consenting from participants) explaining any one of the specific learning Objectives at the end of the workshop. (this video is edited and specific educational content in the form of text is incorporated and the video is uploaded on an online database (eg. youtube.com) for circulation of information on pain.

To make a comic strip of less than 5 pages on the best enacted performance (After prior written consenting from participants) explaining any one of the specific learning Objectives at the end of the workshop. These comic strips are distributed in hospitals
as hard copies and put on online websites as free reading material for pain education.