Transitioning Standardized Patient Encounters to Telemedicine for Medical Student Assessments (1090-004298)
CE Hours: 0.25 Session Type: Prerecorded Educational Courses
Learning Objective 1:
Identify key steps to modify SP cases to a successful telemedicine format with medical students
Learning Objective 2:
Discuss important organizational and logistical components to implement SPs in a telemedicine format for medical students’ performance assessment
Learning Objective 3:
This course is an example of a specific scenario, course, or curriculum.
Standardized patient (SP) encounters in telemedicine is an emerging area in simulation.The COVID-19 pandemic necessitated a rapid transition to remote encounters for student assessment. Building on experience administering over 600 SP telemedicine encounters, this session will provide instruction to transition to virtual SP formats, including how to modify encounters for telemedicine environments and effective use of teleconferencing technology.