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Train the Trainer: What is Clinical Reasoning and Models

Target Group

Educators at Healthcare Schools (Medicine, Basic Sciences, Nursing)

Course Description

This course consists of three parts: It starts with a synchronous meeting, followed by a subsequent asynchronous learning phase with individual homework to be prepared for the final synchronous meeting.
After this learning unit you will be able to...

  • teach about the clinical reasoning process and terminology of the different health professions.
  • explain the importance of clinical reasoning in the different health professions to students.
  • support students in reflecting on clinical reasoning theories.

Moreover, the course supports the development of a joint understanding of what clinical reasoning is, which is an important prerequisite for implementing clinical reasoning into healthcare curricula in a consistent way.

The course will be held in English, because of international participants.

Number of Participants:

Minimum: 5, Maximum: 25

Dates and Registration:

  • September 4th & 11th 2023, 4-5:30pm CEST
  • Self-directed learning in between (requires ca. 60 min)
  • Please register here


Julian Benkel, Karolin Dospil, MMEPD Dr. med. Inga Hege, M.Comp.Sc.

Certificate of attendance (course credit) for LMU staff:

After successful participation in the course you will receive a certificate of participation.
The course can be credited towards the advanced levels of the Certificate in Medical Didactics ("Aufbaustufe Zertifikat Medizindidaktik der bayerischen Universiäten").

Bereich A (Lehr- und Lernkonzepte): 6 Working Units (AE)


Institute of Medical Education
LMU University Hospital, LMU Munich
AG Evaluation und Medizindidaktische Qualifikation
Pettenkoferstraße 8a
80336 München