Projects

Digital Learning and Teaching (DLT)

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

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

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

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 is a key competence

Communication with cancer patients and their families about approaching death: schaffolding conceptual and practical learning for health professionals

Gender gap phenomenon

Gender gap phenomenon

Gender differences in the career motivations of health professionals.

PhD Thesis: Online and blended learning in Precision Medicine

PhD Thesis: Online and blended learning in Precision Medicine

Improving our understanding of teaching and learning methods acceptable and applicable for frontline healthcare professionals.

PhD Entrustable Professional Activities in Old Age Psychiatry

PhD Entrustable Professional Activities in Old Age Psychiatry

PhD regarding improving residency training with Entrustable Professional Activities (EPA’s) in Old Age Psychiatry.

PhD peer teaching ultrasound

PhD peer teaching ultrasound

PhD-Title: «Understanding and Facilitating Near-Peer-Teaching in Ultrasound Education»

PhD regarding Continuing Professional Development conferences

PhD regarding Continuing Professional Development conferences

PhD thesis: ”Improving the outcome of conferences on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) for healthcare professionals”

Multisource feedback guideline

Multisource feedback guideline

Use of multisource feedback in medical training: Creation of an implementation guideline.

EU project „did-act“ on clinical decision-making

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

Spiritual Care in Chronic Pain

Interdisciplinary Research for Interprofessional Practice in Medicine and Nursing.

DocCom.Deutsch:  Web-Basierte Lernmodule zum Kommunikationstraning

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.

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Accompanying research to support the “Mistake of the Week”

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.

Fostering communication skills in health profession students

Fostering communication skills in health profession students

PhD Thesis about the effectiveness of worked examples and written reflections.

Measurement precision of written exams

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

Self-Directed Learning (SDL) in Clinical Work-Life

How can specialists be supported in highly individualized learning processes with the help of modern tools?

Multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education

Multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education

PhD-project: Which factors influence multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education?

 Presentation format with the greatest learning effect

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.

Study trajectory analysis Human Medicine Bern

Study trajectory analysis Human Medicine Bern

Typical study trajectories are analyzed for the year groups 2010-2013, from the Matura [university-entrance level qualifications], via Numerus Clausus, to professional training examinations and the Federal Licensing Examinations.

Importance of sample sizes in multiple choice exams

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”.

Interprofessional Workplace-based Assessment in Diabetology

Interprofessional Workplace-based Assessment in Diabetology

A qualitative research study in medical education at the University Hospital of Bern.

Workplace-based assessment

Workplace-based assessment

PhD work: Mini-CEX and DOPS are two forms of workplace-based assessment which are used to support physicians’ learning in the workplace.

Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training

Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training

PhD regarding “Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training”.

Neue Ansätze

Neue Ansätze

Das Projekt zeigt neue Ansätze auf, um sich Kommunikationskompetenzen in der universitären Medizinausbildung anzueignen.

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Präsentationsform mit dem grössten Lerneffekt

Präsentationsform mit dem grössten Lerneffekt

Welche Präsentationsform patientenzentrierter Kommunikationsbeispiele den grössten Lerneffekt für Medizinstudierende hat, zeigt eine randomisierte Feldstudie.

Only available in German
Authentischere Patientenszenarien dank Hybridstationen

Authentischere Patientenszenarien dank Hybridstationen

Den Einsatz von Hybridstationen in der eidgenössischen Clinical Skills-Prüfung planen und pilotisieren.

Only available in German
Virtuelle Patienten zum Erlernen des klinischen Denkens

Virtuelle Patienten zum Erlernen des klinischen Denkens

Klinisches Denken ist zentral für nahezu alle Aufgaben eines praktizierenden Arztes.

Only available in German
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