IML Annual Report 2021
For the IML, as probably for the colleagues at the university in general, 2021 was a year consolidating into the new normal.
A new system for oral and clinical examinations
Usability and User Experience
Two Challenging Disciplines as Drivers of Software Development
E-Learning-Modul in «Scientific Literature Searching»
Entwicklung eines E-Learning-Moduls in «Scientific Literature Searching».
Good teaching and research go hand in hand
Educational research provides important building blocks to promote excellence in education. With two new, SNSF projects, each with a duration of 4 years, we are able to incorporate current themes in teaching and approach them with the necessary care and resources.
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.
Good communication between all stakeholders in the healthcare system can be learned.
Während der IML-Kolloquien präsentieren Expertinnen und Experten aktuelle Beiträge rund um das Thema Medical Education.
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.
Communication is a key competence
Communication with cancer patients and their families about approaching death: schaffolding conceptual and practical learning for health professionals
SNF project: 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
SNF project: 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.
Gender gap phenomenon
Gender differences in the career motivations of health professionals.
PhD project: Continuing Professional Development conferences
"Improving the outcome of conferences on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for healthcare professionals."
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
«Understanding and Facilitating Near-Peer-Teaching in Ultrasound Education.»
PhD project: Entrustable Professional Activities in Old Age Psychiatry
Improving residency training with Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA’s) in Old Age Psychiatry.
Literature search and academic writing
Evaluation of workshops and lectures in literature search and academic writing.
Swiss interprofessional evaluation instrument SIPEI
Application and, if necessary, optimization of the Swiss interprofessional evaluation instrument SIPEI.
Evaluation of the «BeFit» Project.
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.
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.
Spiritual Care in Chronic Pain
Interdisciplinary Research for Interprofessional Practice in Medicine and Nursing.
DocCom.Deutsch: Web-Basierte Lernmodule zum Kommunikationstraning
DocCom.Deutsch ist eine Serie medienunterstützter Online Module für die Aus-, Weiter- und Fortbildung in der Kommunikation im Gesundheitswesen. Daran beteiligt sind Ärztinnen und Ärzte sowie Fachpersonen aus der Schweiz, Deutschland und Österreich.
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).
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.
Self-Directed Learning (SDL) in Clinical Work-Life
How can specialists be supported in highly individualized learning processes with the help of modern tools?
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.