What is it about?
This article explains the new clinical assessment that was introduced into our school post pandemic shutdown. Each clinical session is evaluated for level of independence and competence. There is graduation requirement of 80% meeting or exceeding expectations.
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Why is it important?
Our new assessment is used to create a student centered clinical educational experience. It allows for early intervention of students requiring more instruction. It also creates a sliding scale of minimum requirements needed from each student. If competence is not demonstrated within the minimum number of procedures, students will keep working until that competence is achieved.
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This page is a summary of: Advancement of qualitative, longitudinal clinical assessment: The daily clinical assessment, Journal of Dental Education, April 2022, Wiley, DOI: 10.1002/jdd.12937.
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