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ERIC Number: ED176637
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jun-29
Pages: 118
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Final Report on a Faculty Workshop on Clinical Instruction for Optometric Education.
Smith, Lee W.; And Others
Report of a four-day workshop on optometric clinical education for clinical administration and faculty is presented. The workshop addressed the following four issues: (1) the objectives of present and future clinical education in the light of public needs and professional responsibilities; (2) the nature, types, setting, and extent of clinical experience required to provide for present and future educational needs; (3) methods and techniques of clinical education and responsibilities of the clinical instructors; and (4) evaluation of student performance and program effectiveness. For each issue a topic outline, presentation summary, workshop conclusions, and evaluation are provided. A summary of a special presentation on assessing medical competence is also included. Findings of the project evaluation are outlined. Half the report consists of the following appendices: a calendar of conference events, lists of the advisory committee, project staff, and attendees, copies of educational materials distributed by presenters, details of the evaluation data, and a curriculum vitae. (PHR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHEW/PHS), Bethesda, MD.
Authoring Institution: Association of Schools and Colleges of Optometry, Washington, DC.