Medical Student Rotation Availability: Innovative Ideas to Meet Training Needs
Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

PRESENTER:

  • Anita Showalter, DO, FACOOG, Associate Dean for Clinical Education and Associate Professor and Chief, Women’s Health, Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine

SUMMARY:
As numbers of medical students needing clinical rotations increases, innovative ideas are needed to meet clinical rotation needs. Several programs being piloted by PNWU-COM will be described. Adjunct Clinical Faculty development practices to encourage preceptoring will be discussed as well as utilizing Interprofessional Education practices to increase capacity.

OBJECTIVES:
• Identify the challenge of sufficient clinical rotations for medical student and other learners
• Describe programs to help encourage regular teaching in the clinical setting
• Explore the role of Interprofessional Education in increasing capacity and improving educational experiences

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