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Communication Course for Pharmacists

Communication Course for Pharmacists

All-day course on motivational interviewing for pharmacists with simulated patients.

Editorial

Editorial

For the Institute for Medical Education the pandemic year 2020 brought particular challenges. Although we all have learned how to cope well in the meantime – many challenges remain.

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.

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.

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.

Gender gap phenomenon

Gender gap phenomenon

Gender differences in the career motivations of health 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

DocCom.Deutsch: Web-based learning modules

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.

Spiritual Care in Chronic Pain

Spiritual Care in Chronic Pain

Interdisciplinary Research for Interprofessional Practice in Medicine and Nursing.

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?

PhD peer teaching ultrasound

PhD peer teaching ultrasound

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

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 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”

PhD multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education

PhD multisource feedback in postgraduate medical education

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

Multisource feedback guideline

Multisource feedback guideline

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

Develop the Examic Assessment Suite

Develop the Examic Assessment Suite

Applications to support exam services in the written and practical domains.

«BeFit» Project

«BeFit» Project

Evaluation of the «BeFit» Project.

Swiss interprofessional evaluation instrument SIPEI

Swiss interprofessional evaluation instrument SIPEI

Application and, if necessary, optimization of the Swiss interprofessional evaluation instrument SIPEI.

Literature search and academic writing

Literature search and academic writing

Evaluation of workshops and lectures in literature search and academic writing.

Evaluation to accompany the “Steigbügel” project

Evaluation to accompany the “Steigbügel” project

Supporting professional reintegration following parental leave.

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.

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.

Competencies of Attendings in GIM Departments in Swiss Hospitals

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.

Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training

Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training

PhD regarding “Assessment in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Training”.

MedSurf

MedSurf

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.

Communication courses for Sanacare group practices

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.

CST-Videos

CST-Videos

Videos to support 3rd year clinical skills training.

HemoSurf development

HemoSurf development

HemoSurf is educational software teaching morphological haematology that is known and used worldwide.

SOREL – maintain and redesign

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.

BiSS recognised as a «Certified Skills Lab» according to the APF standard

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.

Training of Contact Tracers

Training of Contact Tracers

The IML helped the Cantonal Medical Office of Bern to rapidly set up an online learning programme for contact tracers.

Communication training in Corona times

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.

The challenge of holding examinations during the Covid-19 pandemic

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.

The pandemic is a chance for teaching innovation

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.

Main Highlights

Main Highlights

The most important highlights that occupied us in 2020.

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