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Jan 23rd 2017

Teaching and Assessing Clinical Skills (Coursera)

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The purpose of this course is to improve feedback, clinical teaching, and assessment of clinical skills.

Clinical teaching takes place in the clinical setting for health professions. Clinical teachers have the challenging and meaningful responsibility to convey the bedside art and science of medical practice. This course will provide clinicians with the tools to improve their clinical teaching and assessment practices. This course provides instruction and experience for educating members of the health professions an asynchronous way to obtain, expand, and improve their clinical teaching skills. While many courses seek to build knowledge and knowledge application, this course will extend the application to performance- based skills. These skills can be applied within their own professional context, with a variety of learners, extending across many stages. We will ask you go out and apply the skills you are learning and then come back and reflect discuss with classmates.
Course Objectives

After completing this course, learners will:

- Learn a variety of applied teaching techniques

- Be able to have an effective feedback discussion

- Be able to orient the learner in their clinical setting

- Be able to analyze the RIME* level of the learner and share strategies for learner to improve

- Understand and apply entrustment and autonomy to effectively supervise and teach residents

- Share successful strategies in these areas

- Integrate these teaching and assessing strategies successfully in their clinical environment



Syllabus


WEEK 1

UNIT 1 - PROVIDING FEEDBACK

The objectives for this module are that after you actively engage in the activities, you will be able to 1: Understand the importance of feedback and the barriers to providing feedback. 2: Provide effective feedback to learners.

Graded: Feedback Knowledge Test


WEEK 2

UNIT 2 - ORIENTING THE LEARNER

The objectives for this module are that after you actively engage in the activities, you will be able to 1: Describe the importance of orienting learners. 2: Implement an effective orientation for your learners

Graded: ORIENT Knowledge Test


WEEK 3

UNIT 3 - USING THE RIME MODEL

The objectives for this module are that after you actively engage in the activities, you will be able to: 1: Describe the RIME method of assessment (Reporter Interpreter Manager Educator) 2: Utilize RIME for feedback and assessment in your interactions with students

Graded: RIME Knowledge Test


WEEK 4

UNIT 4 - ENTRUSTMENT AND AUTONOMY

The objectives for this module are that after you actively engage in the activities, you will be able to: 1. Describe the factors affecting autonomy 2. Be prepared to navigate the barriers to entrustment 3. Understand how to appropriately facilitate resident autonomy and grant trainee suitable entrustment of patient care to enhance education.

Graded: Entrustment Knowledge Test


WEEK 5

UNIT 5 - THE BRIEFING, INTER-CASE OR INTRA-OPERATIVE TEACHING, DEBRIEFING (BID) MODEL FOR CLINICAL TEACHING

The objectives for this module are that after you actively engage in the activities, you will be able to: 1. Describe the basic theoretical underpinnings of the BID model. 2. Develop a briefing focused on a learning objective 3. Perform intra-encounter teaching focused on the learning objective 4. Perform a short debriefing focused on the learning objective Note: while this model was developed for the operating room, you will find that it applies to any clinical setting. In each encounter think about first working with learner to set her objectives, then teaching during the clinical encounter and finally providing feedback or debriefing.

Graded: BID Knowledge Test


WEEK 6

How to Effectively Incorporate Evidence Based Medicine Teaching into the Clinical Environment

Graded: EBM Knowledge Test


WEEK 7

Integration & Summation

Please be sure your are caught up on the exercises. Review the sections you feel you did not really learn. I encourage you to look at the handouts for Providing Feedback and Orienting the Learner. Use the discussion board to discuss the integration questions.

Graded: Integration Exam