Goal 2. To produce humanitarian physicians with high moral and ethical standards.

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "Goal 2. To produce humanitarian physicians with high moral and ethical standards."

Transcription

1 THE ASK CURRICULUM The central challenge of the modern medical curriculum is to educate future physicians who will continue to learn throughout their careers. The curriculum of the Robert Wood Johnson Medical School seeks to cultivate a thirst for ongoing learning and the skills for self-directed lifelong learning. The faculty seeks to provide learning and teaching environments that help our students become graduates who not only possess essential basic and clinical science knowledge, including a broad understanding of the environmental, emotional and societal aspects of health and illness, but also to become physicians who are humanitarian, compassionate, and focused on disease prevention as well as diagnosis and cure. The curriculum has been designed to develop medical students and graduates who are competent to begin postgraduate training. Competence is traditionally defined as the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to perform capably in a field of endeavor. Basic and clinical medical knowledge is increasingly complex, and there is an escalating rate of change for new information. The four years of medical school cannot possibly impart all the knowledge necessary to practice medicine, let alone the knowledge needed over a professional career. Robert Wood Johnson Medical School seeks to broaden the concept of competence, with a strong emphasis on the attitudes that are inherent in the profession of medicine, while maintaining the development of the skills and knowledge traditionally emphasized in medical school. The ASK (Attitude, Skills, Knowledge) model is a central element in the ongoing process of reviewing and improving the curriculum. For each of the four overarching educational goals that define our educational enterprise, we have described the core competencies essential to each goal, as well as the attitudes, skills and knowledge that comprise those competencies. Goal 1. To develop enthusiastic, self-directed learners who possess the essential knowledge in the basic medical sciences and clinical medicine, and who have the ability to assimilate new knowledge in these disciplines. Competencies. The competent graduate demonstrates the essential knowledge in the basic medical sciences and clinical medicine. The graduate demonstrates the ability to assimilate new knowledge as a self-directed learner, and demonstrates the ability to determine how to incorporate it into practice. Attitudes comprising these competencies include enthusiasm about learning, commitment to applying the scientific method to problem-solving, commitment to self-directed, life-long learning, commitment to the academic community, with respect for student/faculty colleagues, and commitment to data-based decision-making. Goal 2. To produce humanitarian physicians with high moral and ethical standards. Competencies. The competent graduate applies the ethical dimensions of medical practice and health policy; identifies alternatives in difficult ethical choices; analyzes

2 systematically the considerations supporting different alternatives; and formulates, defends and effectively carries out a course of action that takes account of this ethical complexity. Attitudes comprising these competencies include demonstrating personal integrity and honesty in professional activities and interactions, showing compassion for patients and families, embodying service to others, and acting for the benefit of the patient over one s own benefit, with a commitment to ethical decision-making. Goal 3. To ensure that students acquire the fundamental knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary for the responsibilities of a physician beginning residency training. Competencies. The competent graduate demonstrates the fundamental attitudes, skills and knowledge necessary to provide quality care for an individual patient, as a physician beginning residency training. Attitudes comprising these competencies include developing a sense of professional identity and responsibility in one s actions, commitment to continuously improving one s skills and knowledge, enthusiasm for collaboration and teamwork, and a commitment to sound clinical decision-making. Goal 4. To prepare physicians who appreciate the environmental, emotional, and social aspects of health and illness, and who focus on disease prevention as well as on diagnosis and cure. Competencies. In caring for the individual patient, the competent graduate takes into account the emotional, environmental, cultural and societal aspects of health and illness. The graduate focuses on disease prevention as well as diagnosis and cure in addressing problems of individuals, families and communities. Attitudes comprising these competencies include valuing and respecting differences, appreciating individuals in all their complexity, showing interest in learning from all interpersonal contacts, dedication to the prevention of disease and disability, and commitment to contextuallyrelevant decision-making. We seek to develop physicians who value the scientific method, who are enthusiastic about learning, who are committed to self-directed, lifelong learning, who are compassionate toward and respectful of patients and their families, who demonstrate personal honesty and integrity, who embody professional identity and responsibility, who collaborate enthusiastically as members of teams, who value and respect differences, and who are dedicated to prevention, diagnosis and treatment of disease and disability. In short, we seek to train physicians who are committed to evidencebased, ethical, sound clinical and contextually-relevant decision-making. Within these overall goals, with attitudes, skills and knowledge as our guiding curricular principles, we have developed specific learning objectives for each pre-clinical course, clinical clerkship and elective. These objectives are delineated for each course, as is the means of assessing whether the objectives have been achieved. ASKing is fundamental to becoming a medical professional.

3 The Robert Wood Johnson Medical School curriculum incorporates the best elements of both the classic and more modern interdisciplinary approaches to medical education. Traditional basic science departments are preserved, but courses of study do not always follow departmental lines. Some contain material customarily covered in several different courses; others follow a more traditional pattern. For example, during the first two years, clinicians from the departments of Anesthesiology, Family Medicine, Medicine, Neurology, Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Pediatrics, Psychiatry, Radiology and Surgery assist in the teaching of the basic sciences. First and second-year courses, e.g., Introduction to the Patient, Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Decision Making, Medical Ethics, and Case-Based Learning, involve students in the assessment of patients whose clinical problems reflect basic science concepts. The Clinical Pathophysiology course is a year-long course that is integrated with the Pharmacology and Pathology courses. Lecture hours are reduced, with a shift to small group teaching and discussion. Small group, integrated case-based learning is taught by faculty who also participate in other courses; e.g., Clinical Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, Pathology, Behavioral Science, and Environmental and Community Medicine. Several interdisciplinary courses cross traditional departmental boundaries. Interdisciplinary first year courses include Case-Based Learning, Introduction to the Patient, Medical Ethics, Cellular and Genetic Mechanisms, and Basic Life Support. Second year interdisciplinary courses include Human Sexuality, Medicine and the Law, Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Decision Making, Basic Life Support II, and Universal Precautions/Venipuncture. Interdisciplinary courses are designated MDC. There is an increased emphasis on interviewing and communication skills and the use of standardized patients for teaching in the first two years. Many optional electives are available during the first and second years of the curriculum, such as Alternative and Complementary Medicine, Medical Spanish, Deafness, Doctors and American Sign Language, and the award-winning HIPHOP: Homeless and Indigent Population Health Outreach Project (presented with the Outstanding Program of the Year Award by the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine). These offerings augment the required curriculum and enhance clinical experiences. The third year curriculum is taught in the clinical environment, devoting approximately half the scheduled time to learning in the ambulatory setting. There are five eight-week clerkships: Family Medicine, Medicine, Obstetrics-Gynecology, Pediatrics, and Surgery and one six-week clerkship in Psychiatry. There are also opportunities to take electives. There is a one-week course in Introduction to the Clinical Experience, which includes a formative Clinical Skills Assessment exercise. The school regularly measures the clinical skills of its students, using tools such as faculty-observed patient assessments and Objective Standardized Clinical Examinations. Successful completion of a summative clinical assessment exercise is a requirement for graduation.

4 By the end of the third year, students will have completed core material. The flexible fourth year curriculum allows students to increase their specialty awareness and clinical competencies. The fourth year is divided into eleven four-week periods, including four required rotations (Advanced Clerkship in Ambulatory Medicine, Advanced Clerkship in Surgery, Neurology Clerkship, and a Sub-internship), and a minimum of four electives, individually chosen by each student from a catalogue describing more than 300 electives offered at Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. Students have an opportunity to select their faculty advisor and may additionally consult any other member of the faculty. Students are encouraged to work out elective programs that fit their individual needs. Such programs may be a part of the fourth year curriculum of a medical institution in this country or abroad, but must be judged to be of educational value by the student s advisor, and by the chair of the appropriate department. Students from other medical schools are welcome to take Robert Wood Johnson Medical School electives to the extent that their doing so does not interfere with the education of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School students. FLEXIBLE CURRICULUM The flexible curriculum provides the opportunity for a limited number of students to personalize the sequence of courses. All courses continue to be taught on the existing schedule. Students who are accepted into the program are able to select courses based upon their ability to satisfy prerequisites. They are required to complete core instruction before enrolling in more advanced courses. Flexible curriculum students are required to pay eight semesters of tuition during their matriculation. Tuition payments are prorated over the duration of their educational program. The opportunity to personalize scheduling of courses accommodates students with special circumstances. The program is structured to permit the pursuit of other academic, research, employment or family interests. It also facilitates the scheduling of our combined degree programs: MD/JD, MD/MBA, MD/MPH, MD/MS in Biomedical Informatics, MD/MS in Jurisprudence, and MD/PhD. Students participating in the flexible clinical curriculum must complete the first year and second year preclinical curriculum before entering the third year. Clerkships must be taken as complete entities, but may be scheduled as independent courses over an extended period of time. Students may schedule other activities such as research or work experiences between clerkships. STUDENT SCHOLARS PROGRAM Students may apply to a student scholars program during the curriculum. Students may engage in meaningful scholarship in the laboratory, clinical milieu or community setting.

5 They gain beneficial educational advantage from such experiences. They may also cultivate interest in a career in academic medicine. ACADEMIC PROGRESS Students are considered to be making satisfactory academic progress provided they are currently enrolled in courses or in an approved Student Scholar Program or an approved program of special study. REQUIREMENTS FOR PROMOTION AND GRADUATIO N Candidates for the degree of Doctor of Medicine must exhibit the requisite knowledge and skill to complete the prescribed course of study, and must also possess personal qualifications and attributes deemed necessary to perform the duties of the medical profession. Specifically, all candidates are expected to exhibit unimpaired judgment and behavior consistent with the responsibilities of the medical profession. Thus, in addition to the usual academic evaluations for each course, the student will be evaluated with regard to: Professional demeanor Professional conduct Concern for the welfare and dignity of patients Concern for the rights of others Responsibility to duty Trustworthiness Honesty Ethical conduct Aberrant behavior General or specific conduct meriting concern Should problems be noted in these areas, further action will be initiated by the Associate Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs. Attendance at the school is a privilege and not a right. Accordingly, the school reserves the right to require withdrawal of any student whenever necessary to maintain standards of scholarship or personal character. After due process, the school has the final authority in the application of this right to individual cases. All students, in addition to the usual requirements, are required to pass the United States Medical Licensing Examination (USMLE) Step 1 before beginning the third clinical clerkship of the third year curriculum. All students, in addition to the usual requirements, are required to pass USMLE Step 2 (Clinical Knowledge) and are required to sit for USMLE Step 2 (Clinical Skills) for graduation.

6 Candidates who successfully complete all three steps of the examinations receive certificates from the National Board of Medical Examiners. These certificates are accepted as adequate qualification by medical licensing authorities of most states, the District of Columbia and the territories. USMLE Step 1, which is taken at the end of the second year, is a written examination covering anatomy (gross anatomy, histology, neuroanatomy and embryology), behavioral science (psychiatry, epidemiology, biostatistics), biochemistry, microbiology (immunology), pathology, pharmacology and physiology. Candidates for certification by the New Jersey State Board of Medical Examiners may apply for waiver of the State Board examination if they attain passing scores on USMLE Step 1. USMLE Step 2, taken in the fourth year, includes written examinations in clinical knowledge in psychiatry, medicine (including legal medicine), surgery, obstetrics/gynecology, public health and preventive medicine, and pediatrics, and a standardized clinical exercise to evaluate clinical skills. After receiving the MD degree and upon completion of at least six months of internship, those who have passed USMLE Steps 1 and 2 may take Step 3. GRADES AND PROMOTION In June 1986, the faculty of Robert Wood Johnson Medical School approved the adoption of a five-point grading system (Honors [4], High Pass [3], Pass [2], Low Pass [1], Fail [0]). In addition, departments routinely submit a brief written appraisal of each student at the end of each course. A notation of Incomplete may appear on a student s record. This is not a grade, but a notation that a grade for this student cannot be determined because the student has not completed all or part of the course because of absence due to extenuating circumstances (illness, death in the family, etc.).

Medical School 2014-2016 Catalog Addendum

Medical School 2014-2016 Catalog Addendum Medical School 2014-2016 Catalog Addendum MEDICAL SCHOOL 2014-2016 CATALOG ADDENDUM BOOKLET INDEX OF CHANGES Tuition and Fees Effective Fall 2015 MD Program, Page 18 MS Program, Page 38 MD Academic Organization

More information

The Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine A Tradition of Excellence

The Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine A Tradition of Excellence The Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine A Tradition of Excellence The Beginning Founded in 1828 Classes began in 1829 Began with 7 students and 4 faculty members 13th oldest medical school in

More information

QUESTIONS FOR The Commonwealth Medical College

QUESTIONS FOR The Commonwealth Medical College Page 1 QUESTIONS FOR The Commonwealth Medical College PROCESS OF CURRICULUM REDESIGN Why did you redesign your curriculum? What were your goals? What was the timeframe? What lessons were learned while

More information

Physician Assistant Studies

Physician Assistant Studies Physician Assistant Studies Physician Assistant Phone: (540) 568-8171 Website: http://www.jmu.edu/heathsci/paweb Interim Academic Unit Head Dr. Paula Maxwell Graduate Program Director Mr. James Hammond,

More information

(B) Purpose ofpolicy To describe program requirements for the combined MD/MSBS, MD/MPH, MD/MSOH, MD/MBA, MD/JD and MD/PhD degree programs.

(B) Purpose ofpolicy To describe program requirements for the combined MD/MSBS, MD/MPH, MD/MSOH, MD/MBA, MD/JD and MD/PhD degree programs. Name of Policy: Combined degree programs for medical students PolicyNumber: 3364-81-04-012-04 Approving Officer: Dean, College of Medicine & Life Sciences Responsible Agent: Directors/Co-Directors of the

More information

Biostatistics Credit 15 5 10 1. Integrated and Interdisciplinary Training 2/7 Credit 24 24 1

Biostatistics Credit 15 5 10 1. Integrated and Interdisciplinary Training 2/7 Credit 24 24 1 1st Year Hours SEMESTER I Exam or credit Total Lecture Seminar Classes ECTS Anatomy 1/2* Credit 100 20 80 9 Biophysics Exam 55 15 10 30 4 First Aid in Emergency Situations Credit 20 6 4 10 1 Histology

More information

it s all about Choices S H R P School of Health Related Professions Physician Assistant Program

it s all about Choices S H R P School of Health Related Professions Physician Assistant Program D E P A R T M E N T O F P R I M A R Y C A R E it s all Choices about S H R P School of Health Related Professions Physician Assistant Program P H Y S I C I A N A S S I S T A N T Choices Students who choose

More information

Degree Level Expectations for Graduates Receiving the Doctor of Medicine, M.D. Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto

Degree Level Expectations for Graduates Receiving the Doctor of Medicine, M.D. Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto Degree Level Expectations for Graduates Receiving the Doctor of Medicine, M.D. Faculty of Medicine University of Toronto 1 Introduction The University of Toronto, Undergraduate Medical Education Program

More information

STEPS TO BECOMING A PHYSICIAN

STEPS TO BECOMING A PHYSICIAN STEPS TO BECOMING A PHYSICIAN THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS COLLEGE OF MEDICINE SPECIAL CURRICULAR PROGRAMS HISPANIC CENTER OF EXCELLENCE STEPS TO SUCCESS EDUCATIONAL ALTERNATIVES TOWARDS AN M.D. BEING A

More information

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE DATABASE

GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE DATABASE GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR COMPLETING THE DATABASE Each of the standards in this section is followed by relevant questions. In some cases, two closely related standards are placed together, followed by a

More information

The Primary Care Population Medicine Program: A Combined MD-ScM Program

The Primary Care Population Medicine Program: A Combined MD-ScM Program The Primary Care Population Medicine Program: A Combined MD-ScM Program THE PRIMARY CARE POPULATION MEDICINE PROGRAM The Primary Care Population Medicine (PC-PM) Program is an innovative, dual-degree curriculum

More information

Master of Science in Vision Science and Investigative Ophthalmology MVSIO

Master of Science in Vision Science and Investigative Ophthalmology MVSIO Master of Science in Vision Science and Investigative Ophthalmology MVSIO Global Leadership in Eye Care, Vision Research and Ophthalmology Education Bascom Palmer Eye Institute is pleased to introduce

More information

Nursing Program Specification تىصيف انبش بيج انذساس نكهيت انت شيض جبيعت حهىا

Nursing Program Specification تىصيف انبش بيج انذساس نكهيت انت شيض جبيعت حهىا j وحذة ض ب انجىدة - 2011 2010 University, Nursing Program Specification, Faculty of Nursing, Helwan Nursing Program Specification تىصيف انبش بيج انذساس نكهيت انت شيض جبيعت حهىا 0202 0 ىرج سلى ( 01 ) تىصيف

More information

STATUS REPORT: UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI MILLER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY

STATUS REPORT: UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI MILLER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY STATUS REPORT: UNIVERSITY OF MIAMI MILLER SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY Michael L. Friedland, M.D., Dean, UMMSM at FAU Regional Campus and Vice President for Medical Programs, FAU UMMSM

More information

To: UT System Campus Presidents, Provosts, and Chairs of campus governance organizations

To: UT System Campus Presidents, Provosts, and Chairs of campus governance organizations To: UT System Campus Presidents, Provosts, and Chairs of campus governance organizations Through: Pedro Reyes, Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Raymond Greenberg, Executive Vice Chancellor

More information

October, 1987. August 1981 October 1987 updated

October, 1987. August 1981 October 1987 updated October, 1987 Criteria for Appointment or Promotion to Tenure of Faculty of the School of Veterinary Medicine Heavily Engaged in Clinical Teaching* The School of Veterinary Medicine is heavily engaged

More information

CURRICULUM OF BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN MEDICINE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CURRICULUM

CURRICULUM OF BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN MEDICINE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CURRICULUM CURRICULUM OF BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN MEDICINE SCHOOL OF MEDICINE CURRICULUM Minimum Duration of Course: 12 Semesters Maximum Duration of Course: 24 Semesters Average Duration of Course: 12 Semesters Curriculum

More information

POSTGRADUATE CLINICAL TRAINING PROGRAMS BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES DIVISION GRADUATE PROGRAMS

POSTGRADUATE CLINICAL TRAINING PROGRAMS BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES DIVISION GRADUATE PROGRAMS 52 The student may select, with the approval of the Committee for the Clinical Component, another course among the primary areas of the Junior Internship, or in areas such as Surgery, Psychiatry, and Emergency

More information

Success of the South College Physician Assistant Program in Achieving its Goals

Success of the South College Physician Assistant Program in Achieving its Goals Success of the South College Physician Assistant Program in Achieving its Goals Goals The South College Physician Assistant (PA) program has six primary goals that are designed to achieve our mission and

More information

Brody School of Medicine Awards (updated 4/2016)

Brody School of Medicine Awards (updated 4/2016) Brody School of Medicine Awards (updated 4/2016) M1 Huffman Award Established in honor of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Huffman, this award of merit is presented annually to the first year student who has demonstrated

More information

MD/Ph.D. Degree Requirements

MD/Ph.D. Degree Requirements COMBINED MD/Ph.D. DEGREE REQUIREMENTS MD/Ph.D. Program Eligibility Application to the Program General Requirements of the Program T he combined MD/Ph.D. degree program at the University of Toledo offers

More information

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES Springfield College Graduate Program in PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT STUDIES This is where you belong. I chose Springfield College for my graduate studies based on the great reputation the program has and how confident

More information

Graduate Studies in Biomedical Sciences

Graduate Studies in Biomedical Sciences Graduate Studies in Biomedical Sciences The graduate program in Biomedical Sciences is designed to provide a multidisciplinary educational and training environment that will prepare them for independent

More information

MD/PhD MISSION OBJECTIVES GOALS

MD/PhD MISSION OBJECTIVES GOALS MD/PhD MISSION OBJECTIVES GOALS Mission & Objectives Overarching Objective: Train physician-scientists to be an integral component of the healthcare system, now and into the future. Expectations for Graduates:

More information

BACHELOR S DEGREE PROGRAM NURSING SCIENCE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ

BACHELOR S DEGREE PROGRAM NURSING SCIENCE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ BACHELOR S DEGREE PROGRAM NURSING SCIENCE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ Bachelor s Degree Program for Nursing Sience Table of Contents Introduction... 3 The Degree Program... 4 Admission Requirements and

More information

Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry

Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry Academic Handbook, Registration, Professional Programs Medicine (MD) Page 1 Doctor of Medicine (MD) Program - Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS & PROGRESSION The Doctor of Medicine

More information

Physician Assistant Program Master of Medical Science (MMS)

Physician Assistant Program Master of Medical Science (MMS) Twenty-four months to a top medical career Physician assistant (PA) is one of the fastest-growing health careers. The Department of Labor projects a 39% increase in physician assistant jobs through 2018.

More information

University of Virginia. School of Nursing

University of Virginia. School of Nursing University of Virginia School of Nursing Graduate Program ASSESSMENT/EVALUATION MODEL Student Learning Objectives And Program Objectives Philosophy of the UVa School of Nursing The central purpose of the

More information

CPME 120 STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCREDITING COLLEGES OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE

CPME 120 STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCREDITING COLLEGES OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE CPME 120 STANDARDS AND REQUIREMENTS FOR ACCREDITING COLLEGES OF PODIATRIC MEDICINE COUNCIL ON PODIATRIC MEDICAL EDUCATION This document is concerned with ensuring the quality and improvement of colleges

More information

Master of Physician Assistant Studies Course Descriptions for Year I

Master of Physician Assistant Studies Course Descriptions for Year I FALL TERM COURSES: Master of Physician Assistant Studies Course Descriptions for Year I PHAC 7230 Fundamentals in Pharmacology for Health Care I Credit Hrs: 3 This course will build on foundational knowledge

More information

Wake Forest University Physician Assistant Program Curriculum Description Class of 2015

Wake Forest University Physician Assistant Program Curriculum Description Class of 2015 Wake Forest University Physician Assistant Program Curriculum Description Class of 2015 The Wake Forest University Physician Assistant Program has a unique history of innovation in medical education. From

More information

GQ Medical School Graduation Questionnaire. All Schools Summary Report FINAL

GQ Medical School Graduation Questionnaire. All Schools Summary Report FINAL 2010 GQ Medical School Graduation Questionnaire All Schools Summary Report FINAL Prepared by Academic Affairs 202-828-0960 email: gq@aamc.org 2010, Association of American Medical Colleges. All rights

More information

REGIONAL GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSMENT AND RECOGNITION OF MEDICAL SCHOOLS

REGIONAL GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSMENT AND RECOGNITION OF MEDICAL SCHOOLS REGIONAL GUIDELINES FOR ASSESSMENT AND RECOGNITION OF MEDICAL SCHOOLS INTRODUCTION: The guidelines were developed by Medical Regulatory Boards and Councils following a directive by the 3 rd EAC Sectoral

More information

Nursing Science (NUR SCI)

Nursing Science (NUR SCI) University of California, Irvine 2015-2016 1 Nursing Science (NUR SCI) Courses NUR SCI 40. Introduction to Nursing and Health Care. 2 Units. Introduction to roles and responsibilities of nursing professionals,

More information

The University of Queensland School of Medicine Ochsner Clinical School

The University of Queensland School of Medicine Ochsner Clinical School The University of Queensland School of Medicine Ochsner Clinical School UQ School of Medicine, Brisbane A New Global Medical Education Paradigm The University of Queensland School of Medicine Ochsner Clinical

More information

Admissions...713/500-5116 Alumni Relations...713/500-5065 Continuing Medical Education...713/500-5249 Educational Programs...

Admissions...713/500-5116 Alumni Relations...713/500-5065 Continuing Medical Education...713/500-5249 Educational Programs... fact book The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston in the Texas Medic I-45 59 Lyndon B. Johnson Gen Hospital I-10 I-10 Rice University Campus Downtown Houston 59 Texas Medical Center I-45

More information

Post Graduate Nursing Program Faculty of Nursing Mansoura University

Post Graduate Nursing Program Faculty of Nursing Mansoura University Post Graduate Nursing Program Faculty of Nursing Mansoura University Faculty of Nursing Mission To graduate highly qualified accredited nurses to enrich the profession and the wider society at national

More information

ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK

ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK ORGANIZATIONAL FRAMEWORK The organizing framework of the associate degree in nursing program is derived from the Philosophy of the Division of Nursing. It supports the Values of the College, which include

More information

Cardiovascular Fellowship Goals and Objectives

Cardiovascular Fellowship Goals and Objectives Cardiovascular Fellowship Goals and Objectives I. GOALS OF THE PROGRAM The objective of the Fellowship Training Program in Cardiovascular Disease is to provide an academically and clinically rigorous training

More information

Post Graduate/APRN Certificate Programs

Post Graduate/APRN Certificate Programs POST-GRADUATE CERTIFICATE Post Graduate/APRN Certificate Programs Purpose This distance education program is designed for the experienced registered nurse who has earned a master s or doctoral degree in

More information

Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Public Health Joint Degree Program

Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Public Health Joint Degree Program Rationale Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Public Health Joint Degree Program The Master of Public Health (MPH) program is designed to prepare students to become effective leaders, practitioners, researchers,

More information

COMPETENCIES THE GEISEL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT DARTMOUTH. For Geisel School of Medicine students today and physician graduates of tomorrow

COMPETENCIES THE GEISEL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT DARTMOUTH. For Geisel School of Medicine students today and physician graduates of tomorrow COMPETENCIES THE GEISEL SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AT DARTMOUTH For Geisel School of Medicine students today and physician graduates of tomorrow 2012 (Approved by the Medical Education Committee of the Geisel

More information

Purpose. Admission Requirements NURSING EDUCATION STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS. Clinical Requirements

Purpose. Admission Requirements NURSING EDUCATION STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES RESIDENCY REQUIREMENTS. Clinical Requirements NURSING EDUCATION Purpose This program is designed for professional nurses who have earned a Master s or Doctoral Degree in Nursing and seek further education in advanced nursing practice. Concentrations

More information

UCONN MD/PhD Program Guideline Book 2012-2013

UCONN MD/PhD Program Guideline Book 2012-2013 UCONN MD/PhD Program Guideline Book 2012-2013 GUIDELINES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CONNECTICUT MD/PhD PROGRAM I. INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW The MD/PhD program is designed for highly motivated students who want

More information

An Invitation to Apply: Director of the Physician Assistant Studies Program Mercy College

An Invitation to Apply: Director of the Physician Assistant Studies Program Mercy College An Invitation to Apply: Director of the Physician Assistant Studies Program Mercy College The Search Mercy College is seeking a full-time Director who will oversee all aspects of the graduate program in

More information

MD-PhD: Is it Right for Me? Training & Career Paths

MD-PhD: Is it Right for Me? Training & Career Paths MD-PhD: Is it Right for Me? Training & Career Paths What is a physician-scientist? Men and women who are physicians and investigators (and mentors and teachers and inventors and ) Spend most of their professional

More information

Health Management and Informatics

Health Management and Informatics Health Management and Informatics Active Teaching Disciplines For Administrative Use Only Please do not edit CIP Code Description NCES Definition For more information on the NCES CIP taxonomy, see http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/cipcode/default.aspx?y=55

More information

Public Health and MPH Roadmap for PLME and Medical Students November 2007

Public Health and MPH Roadmap for PLME and Medical Students November 2007 Public Health and MPH Roadmap for PLME and Medical Students November 2007 Frequently Asked Questions Q. What are the benefits of getting an MPH? A. At Brown, the MPH program prepares students for careers

More information

EDUCATIONAL GOALS, OBJECTIVES, METHODS, AND EVALUATIONS Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program University of Colorado Health Sciences Center

EDUCATIONAL GOALS, OBJECTIVES, METHODS, AND EVALUATIONS Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program University of Colorado Health Sciences Center EDUCATIONAL GOALS, OBJECTIVES, METHODS, AND EVALUATIONS Rheumatology Fellowship Training Program University of Colorado Health Sciences Center I. Goals and Core Competencies of the Rheumatology Fellowship

More information

MEDICAL BOARD STAFF REPORT

MEDICAL BOARD STAFF REPORT Agenda Item 5 MEDICAL BOARD STAFF REPORT DATE REPORT ISSUED: April 16, 2014 ATTENTION: Medical Board of California SUBJECT: Recognition of International Medical School Medical University of the Americas

More information

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT. Education and Practice Donna DeGracia MPAS, PA-C St. Catherine University MPAS Program

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT. Education and Practice Donna DeGracia MPAS, PA-C St. Catherine University MPAS Program PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT Education and Practice Donna DeGracia MPAS, PA-C St. Catherine University MPAS Program History of PA Profession Started in the mid 1960s to address shortage of primary care physicians

More information

MD/MS Guidelines. A) Thesis Option:

MD/MS Guidelines. A) Thesis Option: f. Leave periods for either students or employees will not extend the maximum time requirement to complete a degree. g. The enforcement of this policy will be the responsibility of the mentor to document

More information

Moi University Academic Calendar 2012/2015 (ISO 9001:2008 Certified)

Moi University Academic Calendar 2012/2015 (ISO 9001:2008 Certified) Moi University Academic Calendar 2012/2015 (ISO 9001:2008 Certified) 388 School of Nursing SCHOOL OF NURSING Contact: Dean, School of Nursing College of Health Sciences, Moi University P.O. Box 4606 30100,

More information

CanMEDS 2005 Framework

CanMEDS 2005 Framework CanMEDS 2005 Framework MEDICAL EXPERT Definition: As Medical Experts, physicians integrate all of the CanMEDS Roles, applying medical knowledge, clinical skills, and professional attitudes in their provision

More information

FACULTY OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES

FACULTY OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES FACULTY OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES 102 Naresuan University FACULTY OF ALLIED HEALTH SCIENCES has focused on providing strong professional programs, including Medical established as one of the leading institutes

More information

Master of Science in Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing Curry College s Master of Science in Nursing is designed for nurses who want to enhance their practice with cutting-edge knowledge and skills. Among the program features are: Convenient campus locations

More information

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY VISION International leadership in education and research in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science.

DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY VISION International leadership in education and research in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY VISION International leadership in education and research in Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science. DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL THERAPY MISSION To educate future and current

More information

REGULATIONS FOR THE DEGREES OF BACHELOR OF MEDICINE AND BACHELOR OF SURGERY (MBBS)

REGULATIONS FOR THE DEGREES OF BACHELOR OF MEDICINE AND BACHELOR OF SURGERY (MBBS) 831 REGULATIONS FOR THE DEGREES OF BACHELOR OF MEDICINE AND BACHELOR OF SURGERY (MBBS) (See also General Regulations) M 1 A candidate for admission to courses in the Faculty of Medicine must adduce evidence

More information

TOURO COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE. Middletown Campus. Master of Science Program Profile

TOURO COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE. Middletown Campus. Master of Science Program Profile TOURO COLLEGE OF OSTEOPATHIC MEDICINE Middletown Campus Master of Science Program Profile T O U R O C O L L E G E O F O S T E O P A T H I C M E D I C N E Mission Statement T he Touro College of Osteopathic

More information

Master of Science in Nursing

Master of Science in Nursing Curry College s Master of Science in Nursing focuses on the timely and relevant Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL ) role. The program is designed for nurses who want to enhance their practice with cutting-edge

More information

American Psychological Association D esignation Criteria for Education and

American Psychological Association D esignation Criteria for Education and American Psychological Association D esignation Criteria for Education and Training Programs in Preparation for Prescriptive Authority Approved by APA Council of Representatives, 2009 Criterion P: Program

More information

New and Innovative Curriculums in Medical School Training

New and Innovative Curriculums in Medical School Training New and Innovative Curriculums in Medical School Training International Association of Medical Science Educators Brenda Rogers, MD, FAAP, FACP October 8, 2015 Objectives Provide a description of the unique

More information

PRE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT: ACADEMIC AND CAREER INFORMATION

PRE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT: ACADEMIC AND CAREER INFORMATION PRE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT: ACADEMIC AND CAREER INFORMATION Health Professions Advising Office (HPAO) Jensen Student Access to Science (SAS) and Mathematics Center Location: Hall of Science Building Room

More information

ASU College of Education Course Syllabus ED 4972, ED 4973, ED 4974, ED 4975 or EDG 5660 Clinical Teaching

ASU College of Education Course Syllabus ED 4972, ED 4973, ED 4974, ED 4975 or EDG 5660 Clinical Teaching ASU College of Education Course Syllabus ED 4972, ED 4973, ED 4974, ED 4975 or EDG 5660 Clinical Teaching Course: ED 4972, ED 4973, ED 4974, ED 4975 or EDG 5660 Credit: 9 Semester Credit Hours (Undergraduate),

More information

BACHELOR S DEGREE PROGRAM NURSING SCIENCE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ

BACHELOR S DEGREE PROGRAM NURSING SCIENCE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ BACHELOR S DEGREE PROGRAM NURSING SCIENCE MEDICAL UNIVERSITY OF GRAZ Table of Contents Introduction... 3 The Degree Program... 4 Admission Requirements and Admission... 4 Objectives of the Degree Program...

More information

Master of Science Interdisciplinary Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences. Program Profile 2014-2015

Master of Science Interdisciplinary Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences. Program Profile 2014-2015 Master of Science Interdisciplinary Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences Program Profile 2014-2015 Master of Science Interdisciplinary Studies in Biological and Physical Sciences PROGRAM TIMELINE

More information

Nurse Practitioner Student Learning Outcomes

Nurse Practitioner Student Learning Outcomes ADULT-GERONTOLOGY PRIMARY CARE NURSE PRACTITIONER Nurse Practitioner Student Learning Outcomes Students in the Nurse Practitioner Program at Wilkes University will: 1. Synthesize theoretical, scientific,

More information

Wake Forest University Physician Assistant Program Curriculum Description Class of 2016

Wake Forest University Physician Assistant Program Curriculum Description Class of 2016 Wake Forest University Physician Assistant Program Curriculum Description Class of 2016 The Wake Forest University Physician Assistant Program has a unique history of innovation in medical education. From

More information

College of Nursing. College Prospectus

College of Nursing. College Prospectus College of Nursing University of Dammam College of Nursing 2015-2016 College of Nursing Phone: 013 3331592 / 013 3331587 / 013 3331593 / 013-3331602 Fax: 013-3330235 Email:nursing@uod.edu.sa Contents 1.

More information

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH & TROPICAL MEDICINE

MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH & TROPICAL MEDICINE MASTER OF SCIENCE IN PUBLIC HEALTH & TROPICAL MEDICINE Department of Tropical Medicine, Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine Effective June 1, 2015 The Master of Science in Public

More information

Founded in 1885, the Keck School of Medicine of USC is a major center of medical

Founded in 1885, the Keck School of Medicine of USC is a major center of medical Keck School of Medicine of USC Founded in 1885, the Keck School of Medicine of USC is a major center of medical research, education and patient care with more than 1,200 full-time faculty members and a

More information

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) DOCTOR OF NURSING PRACTICE (DNP) Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Purpose The distance education program leading to the Doctor of Nursing Practice degree at Wilkes University is linked to the mission statements

More information

A BRIEF DESCRIPTON OF THE MEDICAL SCHOOL CURRICULA IN BRAZIL

A BRIEF DESCRIPTON OF THE MEDICAL SCHOOL CURRICULA IN BRAZIL A BRIEF DESCRIPTON OF THE MEDICAL SCHOOL CURRICULA IN BRAZIL 1. The Brazilian Educational System Primary and secondary schooling in Brazil and the United States are similar in terms of student age and

More information

DOCTOR OF PHARMACY and MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

DOCTOR OF PHARMACY and MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION PharmD MBA Curriculum 1 DOCTOR OF PHARMACY and MASTERS OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION JOINT DEGREE PROGRAM University of Florida College of Pharmacy College of Business May 31, 2013 Michael W. McKenzie, Ph.D.

More information

Medical Education in the United States, in the United Kingdom and in Japan. Nayuta Saito. The Jikei University School of Medicine. Anes 140.

Medical Education in the United States, in the United Kingdom and in Japan. Nayuta Saito. The Jikei University School of Medicine. Anes 140. Medical Education in the United States, in the United Kingdom and in Japan Nayuta Saito The Jikei University School of Medicine Anes 140.01 Rotation: June 9 - July 3, 2008 I am a medical student in Tokyo,

More information

244CW Master of Public Health

244CW Master of Public Health 244CW Master of Public Health Year and Campus: 2016 - Parkville CRICOS Code: Fees Information: Level: Duration & Credit 020358D Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date, http://enrolment.unimelb.edu.au/fees

More information

Dear Colleagues, Best Regards, Pamela L. Quinones, RDH, BS

Dear Colleagues, Best Regards, Pamela L. Quinones, RDH, BS A Letter from the 2011-2012 ADHA President Dear Colleagues, Partnering with ADEA to develop the Core Competencies for Graduate Dental Hygiene Education was a very positive and rewarding experience for

More information

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. Program Duties and Responsibilities:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES. Program Duties and Responsibilities: An Invitation to Apply: Simmons College School of Nursing and Health Sciences: Department of Nursing Director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Program THE SEARCH Simmons College School of Nursing

More information

Medical Doctor/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH) Joint Degree

Medical Doctor/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH) Joint Degree Joint Degree Programs Medical Doctor/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH) Joint Degree back to Collaborative Degree Programs Printable Version Medical Doctor/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH) Joint Degree Students

More information

College of Health Sciences & Human Services

College of Health Sciences & Human Services College of Health Sciences & Human Services College of Health Affairs Agenda 1. Introductions 2. Objectives 3. News & Updates 4. Apple Distinguished Program & Apple Distinguished Educator Awards 5. The

More information

Basic Standards for Residency Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

Basic Standards for Residency Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Basic Standards for Residency Training in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry American Osteopathic Association and American College of Osteopathic Neurologists and Psychiatrists Adopted 1980 Revised, 1984

More information

Pathology Residency Program at Mount Sinai 2012

Pathology Residency Program at Mount Sinai 2012 Pathology Residency Program at Mount Sinai 2012 Educational goals and philosophy The goal of the pathology residency is to train physicians in the broad field of pathology and laboratory medicine through

More information

Transitional DPT Curriculum Web Based Learning and/or Intensive Weekend Learning Formats

Transitional DPT Curriculum Web Based Learning and/or Intensive Weekend Learning Formats Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Department of Health Care Sciences Physical Therapy Program Transitional DPT Curriculum Web Based Learning and/or Intensive Weekend Learning Formats

More information

Doctor of Nursing Practice

Doctor of Nursing Practice 308 Doctor of Nursing Practice Clarke University offers a Doctor of Nursing degree in Family Nurse Practice to serve the needs of the working health care professionals seeking post baccalaureate study.

More information

Advanced Practice Nursing

Advanced Practice Nursing Wegmans School of Nursing Master of Science in: Advanced Practice Nursing Program Overview The mission of the program at St. John Fisher College is to provide a stimulating milieu of academic and clinical

More information

Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS)

Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) St. Catherine University 1 Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) Mission The Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) program at St. Catherine educates students in the principles, practices

More information

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATICS PROGRAM POLICIES & PROCEDURES

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATICS PROGRAM POLICIES & PROCEDURES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH INFORMATICS PROGRAM POLICIES & PROCEDURES I. PROGRAMMATIC STATEMENT The purpose of this document is to inform the students of the policies and procedures contained in the Biomedical

More information

REGULATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF RESEARCH IN MEDICINE (MRes[Med])

REGULATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF RESEARCH IN MEDICINE (MRes[Med]) REGULATIONS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF RESEARCH IN MEDICINE (MRes[Med]) (See also General Regulations) Any publications based on work approved for a higher degree should contain a reference to the effect

More information

Health Sciences Division. xxx

Health Sciences Division. xxx 83 xxx The offers programs and courses to meet the highest academic and industry standards and in consequence our graduates are highly sought after by employers. Health Sciences graduates can expect to

More information

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences Search

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences Search Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences Search Spring 2013 About NEOMED Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED) www.neomed.edu is a dynamic free-standing community-based,

More information

Founded in 1885, the Keck School of Medicine of USC is a major center of medical

Founded in 1885, the Keck School of Medicine of USC is a major center of medical Keck School of Medicine of USC Founded in 1885, the Keck School of Medicine of USC is a major center of medical research, education and patient care with more than 1,200 full-time faculty members and a

More information

COLLEGE OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES

COLLEGE OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES COLLEGE OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES 195 COLLEGE OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES The College of Health and Human Services provides quality education for professional practice in a variety of areas associated

More information

RN-MS Program. Purpose. Admission Requirements. State Requirements for Online/Distance Education. Degree Requirements

RN-MS Program. Purpose. Admission Requirements. State Requirements for Online/Distance Education. Degree Requirements RN-MS PROGRAM RN-MS Program Purpose This accelerated program is designed for the experienced, practicing registered nurse who plans to continue nursing studies through the master's level and does not hold

More information

12 School of Medicine

12 School of Medicine 12 School of Medicine General Information According to Thomas Jefferson, medical education was to become part of the curriculum and of the general education at the University of Virginia. A School of Anatomy

More information

BEng Biomedical Engineering / BEng Biomedical Engineering with Placement

BEng Biomedical Engineering / BEng Biomedical Engineering with Placement PROGRAMME SPECIFICATION KEY FACTS Programme name Award School Department or equivalent UCAS Code BEng Biomedical Engineering / BEng Biomedical Engineering with Placement BEng (Hons) School of Mathematics

More information

AANMC Core Competencies. of the Graduating Naturopathic Student

AANMC Core Competencies. of the Graduating Naturopathic Student Page 1 Introduction AANMC Core Competencies of the Graduating Naturopathic Student Page 2 Table of Contents Introduction... 3 Core Principles... 5 Medical Assessment and Diagnosis... 6 Patient Management...

More information

STUDY PLAN Master Degree in Clinical Nursing/ Palliative Care (Thesis )

STUDY PLAN Master Degree in Clinical Nursing/ Palliative Care (Thesis ) STUDY PLAN Master Degree in Clinical Nursing/ Palliative Care (Thesis ) I. GENERAL RULES AND CONDITIONS: 1. This plan conforms to the valid regulations of the programs of graduate studies. 2. Areas of

More information

MSBS in Medical Sciences

MSBS in Medical Sciences MSBS in Medical Sciences College of Graduate Studies Health Science Campus University of Toledo MSBS in Medical Sciences (MSBS-MS) is a one-year program designed to train students in foundational medical

More information

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT CODE OF PRACTICE REGARDING INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF TITLES: TITLE DESCRIPTIONS AND MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT CODE OF PRACTICE REGARDING INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF TITLES: TITLE DESCRIPTIONS AND MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS OFFICE OF HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT CODE OF PRACTICE REGARDING INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF TITLES: TITLE DESCRIPTIONS AND MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS PREAMBLE INDEX I. ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS 1. SENIOR VICE PRESIDENT

More information

H. FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER ADVANCED PRACTICE ROLE OVERVIEW

H. FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER ADVANCED PRACTICE ROLE OVERVIEW H. FAMILY NURSE PRACTITIONER ADVANCED PRACTICE ROLE OVERVIEW The Family Nurse Practitioner role emphasizes health promotion, health maintenance, prevention and detection of alterations in health through

More information