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 …

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

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 …

Comparison of a Self-Care Therapeutics Course Taught in the P1 versus the P2 Year

Abstract Objective: The objective of this study was to compare student learning outcomes, behaviors, and attitudes in a non-prescription drug and self-care therapeutics course taught in the second professional (P2) year versus the first professional (P1) year at one pharmacy school. Methods: Mean performance of students by class year on case consultations and exam scores …

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 …

Improving the Promotions Dossier with the Enhanced CV

In contrast to trends calling for the use of an educator portfolio to present evidence of accomplishment in the promotion dossier for faculty with a career focus on education or patient care, we propose use of an Enhanced Curriculum Vitae (CV).