Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Systems Based Practice

Equipping students to meet the changing needs of the health care system and to work as collaborative members of the health care team. (Practice-Based Learning and Improvement, Systems Based Practice)

  • Demonstrated by student completion of:
    • Critical analysis of research articles
    • High-impact virtual patient cases  
    • Clinical review article
    • Patient education project
    • Simulation cases followed by reflective debriefing
    • Ongoing student clerkship self-assessment
  •  Demonstrated by:
    • Preceptor evaluations of student’s ability to work effectively with other health professionals consistently rated above average*** 
    • Graduate survey response to the ability to assess, evaluate and improve patient care practices***
      • 99% of graduates agreed **
    • Graduate survey response to the ability to provide patient care that balances quality and cost while maintaining patient privacy***
      • 99% of graduates agreed **

Data obtained from:
*National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)
**Program Graduate Survey Responses over the past 3 years
***Program Student Preceptor Evaluations over the past 3 years