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Des Moines University, Ryan Hall 281

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Des Moines,IA50322United States
515-271-1400

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September 2016
Free

The Breadth and Depth of Standardized Patients in the Teaching and Assessment of Clinical Skills

September 29 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

 Open to DMU faculty and staff only. There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.For more information, click here.Over the past five decades Standardized Patient methodology has evolved from its roots in teaching and assessing proficiency in communicating with patients. Standardized Patients (SPS) now perform a variety of roles in medical and non-medical education from undergraduate learning to licensure examinations to continuing education. In this presentation, we will use a non-traditional definition of Standardized Patients (SPs): “individuals…

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October 2016
Free

New Tools and Paradigms for Assessing Professionalism in the Health Sciences

October 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

 Open to DMU faculty and staff only. There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.For more information, click here.Professionalism is a critical component of both undergraduate and graduate medical education. Continual assessment of professionalism is necessary for mastery of this competency and to help learners understand and ultimately develop skills to avoid professionalism lapses. Individual behavior and attitudes are often affected by the overall work and learning environments and role modeling by attending physicians and peer pressure…

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