Transition to Clinical Training: Case
0.5 hr CE
Goal: Understand some of the challenges medical students face in transitioning from pre-clinical to clinical training and skills they can use to ease the transition. Case example: Learn skills a 3rd-year medical student can apply to help them adjust to face-to-face patient contact and clinical teamwork.
Funding: Initial development of this activity was supported by funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (Grant #1 R43 AA026474-01).
Needs and Training Gaps
After completing this activity, participants will better understand the challenges medical students face in transitioning from pre-clinical to clinical training and skills that help them make the transition more successfully, including being able to:
- Respond productively to criticism from the clinic team
- Describe general aspects of the role of a third-year clerkship student on the clinic team.
- Have a structured way to notice and seek out the positive experiences in clinical training.
- Think clearly about when and how to ask for help in a clerkship.
- Adjust to one of the challenges involved in face-to-face patient interaction: Responding to patient emotions.
Training Activity References
Audience and Accreditation
Audience: Medical students, however many skills taught are relevant to all clinicians.
|Letter of Completion||0.5 hr(s)||4/9/21||4/8/23|
A letter of completion for 0.5 hours is available.
A score of 70% on the post-test is required to complete the activity.
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