For the IML, as probably for the colleagues at the university in general, 2021 was a year consolidating into the new normal.
The most important highlights that occupied us in 2021.
Usability and User Experience
Two Challenging Disciplines as Drivers of Software Development
A new system for oral and clinical examinations
E-Learning-Modul in «Scientific Literature Searching»
Entwicklung eines E-Learning-Moduls in «Scientific Literature Searching»
E-Learning für die Ärztekammer Niedersachsen
Beratung, Evaluation und Einbindung von eLearning für die Ärztekammer Niedersachsen (D).
PhD project: Online and blended learning in Precision Medicine
Improving our understanding of teaching and learning methods acceptable and applicable for frontline healthcare professionals.
PhD project: Peer teaching ultrasound
PhD-title: «Understanding and Facilitating Near-Peer-Teaching in Ultrasound Education»
PhD project: Entrustable Professional Activities in Old Age Psychiatry
PhD regarding improving residency training with Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA’s) in Old Age Psychiatry.
PhD project: Post-graduate medical education programs
What makes post-graduate medical education programs (CME) at the University-level attractive?
PhD project: Continuing Professional Development conferences
PhD thesis: ”Improving the outcome of conferences on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for healthcare professionals”
PhD project: multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education
Which factors influence multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education?
Digital Learning and Teaching (DLT)
Implementing effective digital learning and teaching in higher education beyond the Covid-19 pandemic. Aligning key players’ needs, bringing distant communication close and supporting students’ individual learning.
From threat to challenge
Improving medical students’ stress response and communication skills performance through stress arousal reappraisal and preparatory worked example-based learning when breaking bad news to simulated patients
Medical Education and Corona
This project aims at identifying and describing the experiences made at the Swiss medical schools after having to suddenly switch from on-site to online teaching; in particular, the experienced issues, needs, and solution approaches shall be investigated.
Precision Medicine for FRONTLINERS
Is a multi-support learning platform on Precision Medicine for the daily practice of frontline care professionals.
Gender gap phenomenon
Gender differences in the career motivations of health professionals.
Communication is a key competence
Communication with cancer patients and their families about approaching death: schaffolding conceptual and practical learning for health professionals
Spiritual Care in Chronic Pain
Interdisciplinary Research for Interprofessional Practice in Medicine and Nursing.
Self-Directed Learning (SDL) in Clinical Work-Life
How can specialists be supported in highly individualized learning processes with the help of modern tools?
Develop the Examic Assessment Suite
Applications to support exam services in the written and practical domains.
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.
EU project „did-act“ 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.
HemoSurf is educational software teaching morphological haematology that is known and used worldwide.
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.
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.
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.
Evaluation of the «BeFit» Project.
Literature search and academic writing
Evaluation of workshops and lectures in literature search and academic writing.
Good communication between all stakeholders in the healthcare system can be learned.
Good teaching and research go hand in hand
Educational research provides important building blocks to promote excellence in education. With two new 4 year SNSF projects, we are able to incorporate current themes in teaching and approach them with the necessary care and resources.
Online platform for communication training
Communication is a key skill in healthcare and central to build a good relationship between healthcare professionals and patients.
10 years of clinical skills exams with Examic EOSCE
As a pioneer in the field of electronic OSCE assessments on tablet computers, the Institute for Medical Education (IML) started supporting clinical examinations with its own software Examic EOSCE 10 years ago.
Children as simulated patients in practical exams
Use of primary school children as simulated patients as part of a practical exam (OSCE) meets international criteria for good examinations.