Swiss Federal Licensing Examination in Human Medicine
More than 1200 prospective doctors from six faculties took the written part of the Federal Licensing Examination in Human Medicine electronically for the first time. The switch from paper to tablets went smoothly.
A new system for oral and clinical examinations
Symposium «Assessment And Professional Identity Development»
28. - 29.6.2022: There is a growing call to reframe medical education from «doing the work» towards «being a medical professional».
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.
Während der IML-Kolloquien präsentieren Expertinnen und Experten aktuelle Beiträge rund um das Thema Medical Education.
PhD project: Entrustable Professional Activities in Old Age Psychiatry
Improving residency training with Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA’s) in Old Age Psychiatry.
PhD project: Peer teaching ultrasound
«Understanding and Facilitating Near-Peer-Teaching in Ultrasound Education.»
PhD project: Continuing Professional Development conferences
"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.
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.
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.
The challenge of holding examinations during the Covid-19 pandemic
How can exams take place during the Covid-19 pandemic? As an internationally recognised competence centre, the IML has dealt with the challenges that arose suddenly.
Measurement precision of written exams
PhD work: The work examines the measurement precision at the cut-score of multiple choice exams and scoring algorithms for multiple true-false (MTF) questions.
PhD project: Multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education
Which factors influence multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education?
Interprofessional Workplace-based Assessment in Diabetology
A qualitative research study in medical education at the University Hospital of Bern.
Importance of sample sizes in multiple choice exams
The project examines the extent to which the psychometric properties and candidate performances in multiple choice exams depend on the sample sizes “items/candidates”.
Develop and maintain the Examic® Assessment Suite
Applications to support exam services in the written and practical domains.
PhD work: Mini-CEX and DOPS are two forms of workplace-based assessment which are used to support physicians’ learning in the workplace.
Microscopy versus Endoscopy
Assessment of middle ear anatomy teaching using microscopy versus endoscopy: A randomized comparative study.
Improving the assessment of communication
Improving the assessment of communication competencies in the Swiss Federal Licensing Examination in Human Medicine: A project with a mixed methods approach.
Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training
PhD regarding “Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training”.
Kleine Patienten ganz gross
Das Projekt untersucht den Einsatz von Kindern als „standardisierte Patienten“ in praktischen Prüfungen (OSCE).
Lessons learned: Schriftliche Prüfungen mit CBA
Wie sind die Erfahrungen mit Computer-basiertem-Assessment (CBA)? Welche Empfehlungen leiten sich daraus für die Eidg. Prüfung Humanmedizin ab?
Authentischere Patientenszenarien dank Hybridstationen
Den Einsatz von Hybridstationen in der eidgenössischen Clinical Skills-Prüfung planen und pilotisieren.
Targeted creation of exam questions – it’s better together
In March 2017, the new exam questions for the Federal licensing MC examination in human medicine were created, for the first time, in a two-day workshop. The quantitative output was very good. The authors’ satisfaction and the qualitative output were considerably better than in previous years, when the questions were devised individually or in smaller workshops.
True-to-life examinations through hybrid simulation
For quality assurance of the Federal Clinical Skills Examination, the Institute for Medical Education (IML) is working on the innovative concept of hybrid simulation in cooperation with the Universities of Lausanne and Zurich, on behalf of the Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH).
Die Examic Assessment Suite Down-Under
Ende März 2016 haben wir die Examic Assessment Suite einem internationalen Publikum an der Ottawa Konferenz in Perth präsentiert.
Medical education up close and personal
The GMA conference took place from 13th to 17th September 2016 under the motto “innovative together”. Participants had the opportunity to immerse themselves in the world of medical education, get up to speed on scientific teaching opinions, and discuss burning issues directly with international experts.
How MC questions become ready for examinations
Not only the candidates feel challenged when preparing for a Federal medical examination
Tablet exam: Students are «positively surprised»
«Clearer and more practical»: Two out of three students prefer to solve multiple-choice exams on a tablet rather than on paper.
Datensicherheit früher und heute
Für die sichere Abwicklung von Prüfungen in der Medizin, Umfragen und Forschungsprojekten ist ein hoher Standard beim Datenschutz unerlässlich.