Trends and Analysis
Some early results reported to us suggest that PANCE passing rates may be lower this year, catching educators and students off guard.
In our exploration of empathy, evidence suggests that empathic health care practitioners make better practitioners, and this leads to better patient outcomes.
While academic preparedness and strength are critical, emotional intelligence encapsulates what admissions folks often look for in their applicants.
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 in the health sciences is seen as critical to patient-centered care and achieving better outcomes.
Use of assessments to meet the challenges of variability in clinical experiences
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.
Pharmacy schools are exploring how to adjust their curriculum and prepare their students for the now-mandatory Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment (PCOA).
Many ADN programs confront challenges with student attrition and retention, so we set out to identify several real-world strategies schools could adopt to help improve student outcomes.
In the many conversations we have been having with Pharmacy educators, student performance on the PCOA seems to be high on their list of concerns.