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Jefferies, Ann; Simmons, Brian; Ng, Eugene; Skidmore, Martin – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2011
Competency based medical education involves assessing physicians-in-training in multiple roles. Training programs are challenged by the need to introduce appropriate yet feasible assessment methods. We therefore examined the utility of a structured oral examination (SOE) in the assessment of the 7 CanMEDS roles (Medical Expert, Communicator,…
Descriptors: Medical Education, Competence, Medical Students, Student Evaluation
Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Silva, Liliana, Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends 2013, taking place in Madrid, Spain, from 26 to 28 of April. Our efforts and active engagement can now be rewarded with these three days of exciting new developments about what we are passionate about: Psychology and its connections. We take pride…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Psychoeducational Methods, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes
Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC. – 1982
Charges and assumptions of three AAMC (Association of American Medical Colleges) working groups that reviewed the general professional education of physicians and college preparation for medicine are presented. The 3-year project assessed the present educational approaches and developed recommendations to improve instructional programs and…
Descriptors: College Preparation, College Programs, Committees, Competence
Association of American Medical Colleges, Washington, DC. – 1983
Reports from the American Association of Medical Colleges' Project on the General Professional Education of Physicians and College Preparation for Medicine are presented. The 3-year project assessed the present educational approaches and developed recommendations to improve instructional programs and learning. Broad discussions about medical and…
Descriptors: College Preparation, College Programs, Competence, Educational Improvement
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Magin, Parker; Stewart, Rebecca; Turnock, Allison; Tapley, Amanda; Holliday, Elizabeth; Cooling, Nick – Advances in Health Sciences Education, 2017
Underperforming trainees requiring remediation may threaten patient safety and are challenging for vocational training programs. Decisions to institute remediation are high-stakes--remediation being resource-intensive and emotionally demanding on trainees. Detection of underperformance requiring remediation is particularly problematic in general…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Remedial Programs, Medical Education
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Risucci, Donald A.; Tortolani, Anthony J. – Academic Medicine, 1990
The paper reviews a construct validation framework for research on the selection and evaluation of residents. The application of the proposed methodology to surgery residents is described. The need to measure non-cognitive and neuropsychological factors in addition to cognitive knowledge and technical ability is emphasized. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Competence, Construct Validity, Graduate Medical Students, Higher Education
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Kassebaum, Donald G.; Eaglen, Robert H. – Academic Medicine, 1999
A study examined the extent to which current medical-student evaluation assesses noncognitive clinical skills and behaviors needed by graduates, including small-group conferences, case-based discussion, library research, lifelong learning, reasoned thinking, interpersonal skills, and logical/sequenced history taking and physical examinations.…
Descriptors: Allied Health Occupations Education, Clinical Teaching (Health Professions), Higher Education, Interpersonal Competence
Patel, Vimla; Cranton, Patricia A. – 1982
The use of an alternative methodology to study transfer of learning in clinical instruction during medical school was investigated. The environment in which clinical instruction takes place was examined, after which hypotheses were proposed and tested in a quasi-experimental design. The first phase of the study, an ethnographic analysis of the…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Classroom Observation Techniques, Clinical Experience, Cognitive Objectives
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Carey, Robert M.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1993
Evaluation of the clinical competence of medical faculty in teaching hospitals is discussed. Different approaches to clinical assessment and theoretical and practical problems in assessing clinical faculty's performance are discussed. A University of Virginia medical school system for evaluation that combines objective and subjective assessment is…
Descriptors: Competence, Faculty Evaluation, Higher Education, Job Performance
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Albanese, Mark A.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1989
At the University of Iowa problems associated with managing evaluations of anesthesia residents led to a major backlog of unanalyzed evaluation forms. A system developed at the University that enables ongoing feedback to residents and provides a method to assess the clinical competence of residents is described. (Author/MLW)
Descriptors: Anesthesiology, Clinical Experience, Feedback, Graduate Medical Education
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Marks, Lynne – International Journal of Disability, Development & Education, 2006
This article offers a reflective view of five articles published in this Special Issue of the "International Journal of Disability, Development and Education." The 5 articles address various aspects of indigenous healing practices in different cultures. In distilling a number of pertinent themes, the author presents the view that…
Descriptors: Health Needs, Indigenous Knowledge, Medicine, Professional Recognition
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Sargeant, Joan; MacLeod, Tanya; Sinclair, Douglas; Power, Mary – Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, 2011
Introduction: The Colleges of Physicians and Surgeons of Alberta and Nova Scotia (CPSNS) use a standardized multisource feedback program, the Physician Achievement Review (PAR/NSPAR), to provide physicians with performance assessment data via questionnaires from medical colleagues, coworkers, and patients on 5 practice domains: consultation…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Physicians, Performance Based Assessment, Focus Groups
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Peitzman, Steven J.; And Others – Academic Medicine, 1990
Performance by medical school sophomores (N=106) on higher-order questions in a second year introductory medicine course did not correlate with perceived performance in subsequent clerkships any better than did performance on fact-recall items. The use of multiple clinical simulations may emerge as the only satisfactory controlled assay of…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Clinical Experience, Cognitive Processes, Comparative Analysis
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Robins, Lynne S.; White, Casey B.; Alexander, Gwen L.; Gruppen, Larry D.; Grum, Cyril M. – Academic Medicine, 2001
Assessed students' competence in addressing the health beliefs and cultural concerns of a standardized patient, an African American woman with diabetes, during a clinical interview. Found that minority students displayed greater competence in addressing the patient's concerns about altering culturally-based dietary behaviors; white students…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Medical Evaluation, Medical Students, Physician Patient Relationship
Engel, Charles E.; And Others – Assessment in Higher Education, 1980
Reliable and valid methods of student assessment in Newcastle University's new undergraduate medical curriculum are examined as indices of competence within the constraints of the educational program objectives. Considerable attention is given to the assessment of sciences basic to medicine through assessment instruments developed from clinical…
Descriptors: Curriculum Design, Educational Diagnosis, Evaluation Methods, Learning Experience
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