School of Health Professions Education Prof. dr. Albert Scherpbier. The combination of virtual patients and small group discussions to promote reflective practice. Bas de Leng, PhD ICVP London, 26 April 2010. Risks of life…. Medical errors. Diagnostic errors: 5-15% of medical diagnosis
The combination of virtual patients and small group discussions to promote reflective practice
Bas de Leng, PhD
ICVP London, 26 April 2010
Relationships between reliability and effort of diagnostic decision making (Graber, 2009)
ideas for educational approaches
Pre-expert reasoning: heuristics
Virtual patients based on real cases in which ‘premature closure’ had occurred
Procedure to induce reflective diagnostic reasoning (Mamede, 2008)
Two student questionnaires:
Experiences with the use virtual patients. With 12 statements on:
Experiences with the integration of virtual patients. With 20 statements on:
Residents perceived a session combining individual virtual patient workup with small group discussions as a valuable learning activity for clinical reasoning.
The clinical supervisor found the presented teaching approach feasible for the medical specialist training at the workplace.
Evaluation of clinical reasoning sessions with VPs on 3rd and 4th level of Kirkpatrick:
Do they learn clinical reasoning and reflective practice from this activity?
Do the learning outcomes transfer to clinics and wards?