Some early results reported to us suggest that PANCE passing rates may be lower this year, catching educators and students off guard.
Trends and Analysis
Empathy in the Context of Health Care
In our exploration of empathy, evidence suggests that empathic health care practitioners make better practitioners, and this leads to better patient outcomes.
Looking for Emotional Intelligence in the Healthcare Workers of Tomorrow
While academic preparedness and strength are critical, emotional intelligence encapsulates what admissions folks often look for in their applicants.
How big of an impact does moving to the INBDE have on dental schools and their curriculum?
Dental education is moving to the INBDE, representing challenges for dental educators and students, as they seek to adjust to a more integrated exam which includes previously untested topics.
Interprofessional Education Hot Topic at Conferences
Interprofessional Education in the health sciences is seen as critical to patient-centered care and achieving better outcomes.
Use of Standardized Exams to Improve APPE Assessment
Use of assessments to meet the challenges of variability in clinical experiences
ADEA Take-Away: Assessing Student Readiness Important
Assessing student readiness gains traction at ADEA. Educators see a need for better identifying what their students know and don’t know at the beginning of the program.
PCOA Implementation: Five strategies
Pharmacy schools are exploring how to adjust their curriculum and prepare their students for the now-mandatory Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment (PCOA).