eLearning for the Swiss National Foundation
eLearning is an efficient way of reaching out to experts and supporting them in their evaluation tasks.
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.
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.
Während der IML-Kolloquien präsentieren Expertinnen und Experten aktuelle Beiträge rund um das Thema Medical Education.
Die Konferenz findet on-line statt.
Precision Medicine for FRONTLINERS
Is a multi-support learning platform on Precision Medicine for the daily practice of frontline care 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.
PhD project: Entrustable Professional Activities in Old Age Psychiatry
Improving residency training with Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA’s) in Old Age Psychiatry.
PhD project: Continuing Professional Development conferences
"Improving the outcome of conferences on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for healthcare professionals."
PhD project: Peer teaching ultrasound
«Understanding and Facilitating Near-Peer-Teaching in Ultrasound Education.»
Multisource feedback guideline
Use of multisource feedback in medical training: Creation of an implementation guideline.
Videos to support 3rd year clinical skills training.
The pandemic is a chance for teaching innovation
The pandemic uncovered a pressing need to implement digital learning and teaching in higher education more broadly. Research shows that previous implementation has progressed slowly and is not always aligned with the requirements and needs of the key players.
BiSS recognised as a «Certified Skills Lab» according to the APF standard
The Association for Medical Education GMA (Committee for Practical Skills APF) awards the Bern Interprofessional Skills and Simulation Personnel Center (BiSS), including its simulation person program, accreditation as a certified skills lab.
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.
Communication training in Corona times
When face-to-face classes at the University of Bern were discontinued in mid-March, several courses organized by the IML were also affected, including communication training with the simulated patients (SPs). Thanks to the University's video conferencing system, these were nevertheless still held.
Successful use of peer tutors in a formative OSCE
In January 2020, the Institute for Medical Education (IML), on behalf of the Medical Faculty of the University of Bern, held for the first time a formative OSCE event in the third year of academic study using peer experts in the fifth year. The feedback indicates this was a great success.
The IML is committed to interprofessionalism
Healthcare professionals face increasingly complex challenges. Can interprofessionalism in education address this?
Videos on carrying out sonographic examinations
Recording videos of ultrasound examinations for learning purposes.
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.
Self-Directed Learning (SDL) in Clinical Work-Life
How can specialists be supported in highly individualized learning processes with the help of modern tools?
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.
PhD work: Mini-CEX and DOPS are two forms of workplace-based assessment which are used to support physicians’ learning in the workplace.
Together with various partners, a foundation course on the theme of sonography of the abdomen is created. This is based on the Blended Learning method.
The impact of a masters program in Medical Education
The impact on individuals, organizations and influencing factors: a qualitative study.
New location for the BiSS
On behalf of the Medical Faculty of the University of Bern, the IML runs the Bern Interdisciplinary Skills and Simulated Patient Centre BiSS at the new location “UniZiegler”. Thanks to the addition of a new learning centre, the UniZiegler meets the needs that arose from the creation of 100 additional study places in human medicine.
The IML once again receives the SAMS award for best practice in interprofessional teaching.
Für Studierende der Humanmedizin, Pflege und Hebammengeburtshilfe soll ein interprofessioneller Kurs in "Punktion peripherer Venen" implementiert werden.
Elektrokardiogramme (EKGs) korrekt interpretieren? Worauf es dabei ankommt, lernen Medizinstudierende von speziell geschulten Peers.
Students teach students
Students support their colleagues in learning to report and evaluate electrocardiograms (ECGs).
Interprofessional teaching with simulations and standardized patients
The conference “Standardized Patients and Simulation” (SPSim) on 16.-18.3.2017 fell under the motto “Curricular Integration of Simulation in Healthcare – from Concept to Reality”.
SAMW-Award 2016 für Interprofessionalität
Am 8. Dezember 2016 verlieh die Schweizerische Akademie der Medizinischen Wissenschaften in Bern den «Interprofessionalität» Award. Unter den Preisträgern befindet sich auch das Institut für Medizinische Lehre.
SPSIM Kongress 2017 in Bern
5th International Conference on Standardized Patients and Simulations (SPSIM).
Impressions of MME orientation days
The 13th MME programme cycle started at the beginning of February. 24 curious, open-minded, and highly motivated continuing education students arrived at the reading room of the learning centre in Bühlstrasse to discover the world of Medical Education.
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.
Tradition meets innovation
The Institute for Medical Education (IML) has a long history as a national competence centre. A look back shows that the close tie between teaching, assessment and practice in Bern is a model with tradition and an international reach.
Neue Version von «HemoSurf» verfügbar
In Zusammenarbeit mit dem Fraunhofer Institut wurde das Lernprogramm „HemoSurf – ein interaktiver Hämatologie-Atlas“ - einer kompletten Überarbeitung unterzogen.
Hollywood lässt grüssen
Furchteinflössend, fantasievoll, ansprechend, in der Filmindustrie werden SchauspielerInnen ihrer Rolle entsprechend exakt geschminkt. Auch am Institut für Medizinische Lehre (IML) der Universität Bern wenden wir die Kunst des Schminkens an, jedoch für Lehrzwecke. So imitieren wir Krankheiten und Verletzungen für Simulationssituationen in der Lehre oder Prüfung.
Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Medizinische Ausbildung GMA in Bern
Die nächste Jahrestagung der Gesellschaft für Medizinische Ausbildung (GMA) findet vom 14.-17. September 2016 in Bern statt. Im Interview gibt die Tagungspräsidentin und IML-Direktorin, Prof. Sissel Guttormsen, Auskunft über den Grossanlass in der Schweiz.