Five Microskills Model to Facilitate Learning in the Clinical Setting
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Healthcare providers who teach medical students in the clinical setting.
Des Moines University is supportive of healthcare providers who choose to actively participate in the education of our students by offering excellent clinical training opportunities. Preceptors transmit skills and are mentors who convey the core values important to Des Moines University: accountability, collaboration, honesty, inclusiveness, and wellness. Preceptors do what no textbook or classroom can accomplish. The students benefit from the community-based experience, while preceptors benefit from integrating new ideas and techniques into their practices currently being taught in academic health sciences institutions. Join us for a series of educational opportunities which provide precepting pearls to aid in shaping the next generation of clinicians.
- Describe the RIME model regarding student roles in the clinical setting.
- State the five Microskills model for clinical teaching.
- Describe how the utilization of wait time can facilitate the success of using the five Microskills.
- Identify strategies for using the five Microskills model.
- Identify barriers to using the five Microskills model.
Dennis Baker, PhD
Assistant Dean for Faculty Enrichment and Professor of Family Medicine, Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine
Emeritus Professor of Family Medicine and Associate Dean for Faculty Development, Florida State University College of Medicine
Dr. Baker earned his PhD in Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Florida. He has more than 42 years of medical education experience in faculty and curriculum development. This experience includes Veterinary Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine, and Allopathic Medicine. Dr. Baker retired from the Florida State University College of Medicine, where he served as Associate Dean for Faculty Development. In that position, Dr. Baker developed and conducted a nationally recognized faculty development program for community-based preceptors in six regional campuses throughout Florida where FSUCOM students completed their 3rd and 4th year training. The LCME identified his faculty development program as one of the five major strengths of the FSCUOM educational program in their October 2011 report. Dr. Baker retired from FSUCOM in 2012. He now holds a part-time position with the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine as the Assistant Dean for Faculty Enrichment and Professor of Family Medicine. He is one of the founding faculty at the Alabama School. Dr. Baker created the “ARCH Feedback Model” in 2003 when working with the FSU College of Medicine to make conducting feedback sessions with students easier and more efficient for clinical preceptors while simultaneously building students’ metacognitive skills.
Relevant to the content of this educational activity, the speaker(s) does not have any conflict(s) with ineligible companies to disclose.
Recording date: July 12, 2020
Date of original release: July 29, 2020
Most recent review/update: July 23, 2020
Termination date: July 28, 2023
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- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 0.50 AOA Category 2B
- 0.50 CE Contact Hour(s)
- 0.50 CPME