American Association of Neurological Surgeons Joint Sponsored Activities: A longitudinal comparison of learning objectives and intent-to-change statements by meeting participants (Abstract)

Abstract Background: Continuing medical education (CME) activities are required for physician board certification, licensure, and hospital privileges. CME activities are designed to specifically address professional knowledge or practice gaps. We examined statements taken from participants of their “intent-to-change” as data to determine whether the CME activity content achieved a stated learning objective. Methods: We performed …

One-Minute Preceptor: An Efficient and Effective Teaching Tool

This document will become one of many chapters in a text book on education in the health professions to be published by Oxford University Press. All of the chapters in the textbook will follow a Problem-based Learning (PBL) format dictated by the editors and used by these authors. Abstract As learners progress from early health …

Assessment of Learners

This document will become one of many chapters in a text book on education in the health professions to be published by Oxford University Press. All of the chapters in the textbook will follow a Problem-based Learning (PBL) format dictated by the editors and used by these authors. Learning objectives Compare and contrast feedback, formative …

Feasibility and Benefit of Using a Community-Sponsored, Team-Based Management Project in a Pharmacy Leadership Course

Abstract Objective. Assess the impact of community-sponsored, team-based management projects in a leadership and management course on PharmD students’ teamwork skills and project sponsor satisfaction.  Design. Third-year pharmacy students were divided into eight to ten groups to complete a project proposed by local pharmacists as a “lab” to practice teamwork skills. Projects intended to meet a …

On-site pediatric and neonatal point-of-care ultrasound (POCUS) course led by multi-disciplinary local experts may promote sustainable clinical POCUS integration.

Disclosure BC was a consultant for GE company and received research grant from Chiesi USA. BC did not receive any financial support specifically for this project. The other authors disclosed no conflict of interest. The research and REDcap database reported in this publication was supported (in part) by the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences …

Two sides of the same coin: Elements that can make or break clinical learning encounters

Abstract Phenomenon: This project explored how faculty, residents, and students at an academic medical center have experienced meaningful learning moments, what contributed to such moments within the clinical learning environment, and how these moments map on to a previously developed conceptual model of the learning environment. Approach: During AY 2018-19, the authors interviewed faculty (n=8), and residents (n=5) from the …

Analyzing the cost of medical education as a component to understanding education value

Problem What is the cost of medical education?  In 2016, the average yearly tuition for students was $36,755 for public US medical schools  and $60,474 for private US medical schools1 , and the average indebtedness for all medical graduates was $189,165.3  But tuition is only part of the picture. The total annual financial cost of …

The Influence of Revising an Online Gerontology Program on the Student Experience

Posted 2021/04/08 Acknowledgements We acknowledge the support of the University of Utah Teaching and Learning Technologies, the University of Utah College of Nursing, and the University of Utah Consortium for Families and Health Research. Funding Program revisions were funded through a University of Utah Teaching and Learning Technologies Online Program Development Grant. Declaration of Interest …

Student-Faculty Co-Production of a Medical Education Design Challenge as a Tool for Teaching Health System Science

Posted 2021/04/08 Funding AMA Accelerating Change in Education Innovation Grant program Disclosures None What problem was addressed: Medical schools prepare students to enter a complex health system with the knowledge to care for patients but provide little training on the health system they join. Health systems science (HSS) is an important topic that is starting …

Personal, Social, Organizational, and Space Components of the Clinical Learning Environment: Variations in their Perceived Influence

Posted 2021/04/08 Abstract Purpose. Because of its impact on learning, interest in the learning environment continues unabated. This includes a framework which emerged from a Macy-sponsored conference which organizes factors that influence the quality of the learning environment into four components: personal, social, organizational, and space. This paper reports a study which assessed the relative …