Assessment of Clinical Reasoning: A Script Concordance Test Designed for Pre-Clinical Medical Students

Des Moines, IA US
September 7, 2012

Hosted by the Microbiology and Immunology Department.

Target Audience

Des Moines University faculty, staff, and students.

Purpose

Part of a clinician’s competence is the capacity to deal with the complex and ambiguous nature of patient care. The Script Concordance Test (SCT) is a method for evaluating data interpretation, one of the measurable dimensions of problem-solving skill.

Objectives

  1. Discover the SCT, an innovative competency-based assessment.
  2. Apply the application of this tool for the evaluation of problem- solving competency in medical learners.
  3. Appreciate the SCT as a validated assessment for differentiating among medical learners from student to resident physician to expert clinician.

Speaker

Mary Johnson, PhD
Associate Dean, Academic Affairs, Des Moines University

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
09/07/2012
Course expires: 
09/07/2012
Event starts: 
09/07/2012 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
09/07/2012 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
SEC 115
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 1.00 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
09/07/2012
Course expires: 
09/07/2012

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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