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Mary Ann Nichols 
Vanderbilt University 


Tuesday November 27, 2012 from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM CST

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439 Light Hall



 "Assessing Learners"

FACILITATOR: Charlene Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., FACP

Workshop Description: An interactive workshop for participants to gain an understanding of learner assessments and apply principles of learner assessments in practice scenarios.  Participants will brainstorm assessment tools for both clinical assessments and classroom-based assessments.  Using cases and role plays participants will select appropriate assessment tools and practice assessing a learner’s knowledge through questioning.

 Goal: The purpose of the session is to enhance participants’ knowledge and comfort with areas of assessment, various ACGME assessment tools, and apply principles of assessment using paper cases and role plays.

  1. Define and discuss learning domains and principles of assessment.
  2. Practice using questions to assess a learner’s knowledge.
  3. Describe R.I.M.E.
  4. Select appropriate assessment tools from the ACGME toolbox for various case scenarios.

This workshop is open to VUMC Faculty, Residents, and Staff

CME Credit:

Sponsored by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine; Department of Office of Teaching and Learning in Medicine.

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.  Vanderbilt School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s).  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. It is the policy of the ACCME and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to require disclosure of financial relationships from individuals in a position to control the content of a CME activity; to identify and resolve conflicts of interest related to those relationships; and to make disclosure information available to the audience prior to the CME activity.  Presenters are required to disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentations.