S-I-R approach to teach and learn Attitude, Ethics & Communication (AETCOM)
Keywords:AETCOM, Immersion, Reflective writing, Sensitization
AETCOM teaching and assessment have already become explicit part of MBBS curriculum in India. Obviously, medical faculties should now master effective appropriate teaching-learning methods for this domain also. Most fundamental teaching-learning methods are - Sensitization (S), followed by Immersion (I), which in turn in followed by Reflective writing (R). It can be remembered as S-I-R approach. Over and above, Immersion should be impactful and reflection should be effective, then and then, optimum learning outcome can be obtained. So, this is highly recommended.