Competency Style Grading and Skills Remediation

May 12, 2020
12:00 p.m.–1:00 p.m. EST
lab

Hosted by the Laboratory Instructors SIG

This webinar will discuss specifications grading in a laboratory course, assessment of APPE readiness skills and remediation techniques for benchmark assessments. Specifications grading involves creating a set of specs that define what pass/satisfactory looks like. Longitudinal APPE readiness skills assessment using progressive formative and summative assessments will be discussed. Finally, we will discuss the development of remediation plans in skills-based courses. 

Objectives:

  1. Define specifications grading
  2. Outline the benefits of specifications grading in a pharmacy skills lab course
  3. Describe the formative and summative assessment process for identified APPE Readiness Skills across two didactic years
  4. Describe the remediation process utilized in a skills based lab course to address student deficiencies
     

Moderator:

Jim Taylor, PharmD, BCACP
Clinical Associate Professor
University of Florida College of Pharmacy
 

Presenters:

Merlyn Joseph, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy | Texas A&M University

Sandy Diec, PharmD
Clinical Assistant Professor
Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy | Texas A&M University

Katelyn Alexander, PharmD
Associate Professor
East Tennessee State University Bill Gatton College of Pharmacy

Rachel Kavanaugh, PharmD, BCACP
Assistant Professor of Clinical Sciences
Medical College of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy

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