Impact of Covid-19 on Online Teaching of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Ream Langhe

Abstract


The Covid-19 pandemic has tremendous effect in the educational system worldwide, resulting in closure of schools, colleges and universities. Royal College of surgeons, Ireland was among the first institutions to shut down their campus facilities. This meant that students and staff had to turn to online teaching in order to continue their education. This change dramatically altered the teaching environment and required both students and educators to adapt and be creative. Here, the author reports a reflection on their online teaching of two different groups of undergraduate medical students and the challenges students and educators faced during this period


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Covid-19, Online Teaching, Obstetrics, Gynaecology.

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