High quality medical education is a cornerstone for the work of health professionals.
The most important highlights that occupied us in 2019.
EU project on clinical decision-making
An adaptive curriculum for clinical reasoning for students and instructors is to be developed, implemented and disseminated in order to better prepare future doctors and to avoid mistakes.
Communication is a key competence
Communication with cancer patients and their families about approaching death: schaffolding conceptual and practical learning for health professionals
DocCom.Deutsch: Web-based learning modules
DocCom.Deutsch is a series of media-supported online modules for basic, intermediate and advanced training in communication in the healthcare sector. Doctors and specialists from Switzerland, Germany and Austria are involved.
PhD regarding Continuing Professional Development conferences
PhD thesis: ”Improving the outcome of conferences on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for healthcare professionals”
Multisource feedback guideline
Use of multisource feedback in medical training: Creation of an implementation guideline.
Usability evaluation and interaction design for HCI solutions
Usability expert evaluation of patient advice and documentation software for pharmacies.
Self-Directed Learning (SDL) in Clinical Work-Life
How can specialists be supported in highly individualized learning processes with the help of modern tools?
Competencies of Attendings in GIM Departments in Swiss Hospitals
In Switzerland, the competencies for attending physicians in General Internal Medicine (GIM) are not sufficiently defined, and additional non-medical tasks to successfully practice hospital medicine are not addressed.
SPSIM-Conference 2019 in Bern
SPSIM is a biennial, international conference on the use of Standardized Patients and Simulation in undergraduate and postgraduate education of health professionals.
Communication Course for Pharmacists
All-day course on motivational interviewing for pharmacists with simulated patients.
HemoSurf is educational software teaching morphological haematology that is known and used worldwide.
Communication courses for Sanacare group practices
Communication courses for the medical staff of the 13 Sanacare group practices. Including role play among themselves and with simulated staff.
Videos to support 3rd year clinical skills training.
Interaction Design concept
Create an Interaction Design concept for online reference guides.
SOREL – maintain and redesign
SOREL is an online learning program funded by all five medical faculties in Switzerland and the Swiss Society of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery.
Spiritual Care in Chronic Pain
Interdisciplinary Research for Interprofessional Practice in Medicine and Nursing.
Presentation format with the greatest learning effect
A randomized field study shows which presentation format of patient-centered communication examples has the greatest learning effect for medical students.
Evaluation to accompany the “Steigbügel” project
Supporting professional reintegration following parental leave.
Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training
PhD regarding “Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training”.
Numerous online learning programs like MorphoMed, RadioSurf or CliniSurf, which were developed at the Department for Education and Media AUM at the IML in conjunction with specialist representatives from the Faculty of Medicine, need to be updated.
Develop and maintain the Examic® Assessment Suite
Applications to support exam services in the written and practical domains.
Quality of radiation protection training
Evaluate the quality of radiation protection training at the MTR (medical-technical radiology) schools in Switzerland.
The impact of a masters program in Medical Education
The impact on individuals, organizations and influencing factors: a qualitative study.
Evaluation tools: Interprofessional undergraduate and postgraduate education
Develop tools to evaluate interprofessional undergraduate and postgraduate education and professional practice on behalf of the Federal Office of Public Health.
Acceptance of simulated physicians in communication training with SPs
Change of sides in communication training: from standardized/simulated patient to physician.
Multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education
PhD project: Which factors influence multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education?
Accompanying research to support the “Mistake of the Week”
Since Spring 2018, we have been supporting the project “Mistake of the Week” of the Medical Clinics of the Klinikum Konstanz (Chief Physician Prof. H.-J. Kabitz and Prof. M. Schuchmann) through accompanying research.
Virtual reality now available in UniZiegler
As a media and technology expert, Dario Zaugg immersed himself in the topic of "virtual reality" for his thesis at the AUM. He shares his perspectives on the possible applications and considerations of this new technology in an interview.
The IML joins an international network for the work with SP
Dr. med. Beate Brem has been elected as Member of the Board of Directors of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators (ASPE).
Enthusiastic medical student develops an app for CliniSurf
Learning program of the IML provides the impulse for a heart sounds app.
The IML is participating in an EU project on clinical decision-making
As part of this EU project an adaptive curriculum for clinical reasoning for students and instructors is to be developed, implemented and disseminated in order to better prepare future doctors and to avoid mistakes.
The IML is committed to interprofessionalism
Healthcare professionals face increasingly complex challenges. Can interprofessionalism in education address this?