Feedback and Mentoring of Clinical Students
This course is designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and other health care professionals who seek to improve key competencies of providing feedback and mentoring, and student surveys reveal a lack of competence and performance by preceptors.
This program was designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and nurse practitioners.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Explain the importance of providing mentoring in clinical education
- Identify and implement the four phases of mentoring
- Describe and author “SMART” goals, which are very important throughout the mentoring relationship
- Construct an approach to mentoring a learner during a clinical education experience with respect to feedback and define what ‘feedback’ means
- Explain the importance of providing feedback in clinical education
- Provide examples of common barriers to providing feedback
- Discuss learner and preceptor roles in the feedback processes of the Ask-Tell-Ask model
- Construct examples of each step of the Ask-Tell-Ask model
- Employ the Ask-Tell-Ask model when providing feedback to learners
Paul Phrampus MD - Professor, Departments of Emergency Medicine and Anesthesiology, University of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh; Director, Peter M. Winter Institute for Simulation, Education, and Research (WISER); Medical Director Patient Safety, UPMC Health System
Alexandrea Bartow MBA, MSN, ACNP-BC, RN, CSSGB - Adjunct Assistant Professor, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
David Beck, EdD, MPAS, PA-C, DFAAPA - Associate Dean for Interprofessional Studies, SHRS; Chair, Department of Physician Assistant Studies; Director and Associate Professor, PA Studies Hybrid Program, School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Pittsburgh
Conflict of Interest Disclosure
No planners, members of the planning committee, speakers, presenters, authors, content reviewers and/or anyone else in a position to control the content of this education activity have relevant financial relationships to disclose.
The information presented at this CME program represents the views and opinions of the individual presenters, and does not constitute the opinion or endorsement of, or promotion by, the UPMC Center for Continuing Education in the Health Sciences, UPMC / University of Pittsburgh Medical Center or Affiliates and University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Reasonable efforts have been taken intending for educational subject matter to be presented in a balanced, unbiased fashion and in compliance with regulatory requirements. However, each program attendee must always use his/her own personal and professional judgment when considering further application of this information, particularly as it may relate to patient diagnostic or treatment decisions including, without limitation, FDA-approved uses and any off-label uses.
In support of improving patient care, the University of Pittsburgh is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
The University of Pittsburgh designates this enduring material activity for a maximum of 3.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit[s]™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 3.0 contact hours.
Physician Assistant (AAPA)
The University of Pittsburgh has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 3.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.
Other health care professionals will receive a certificate of attendance confirming the number of contact hours commensurate with the extent of participation in this activity.
- 3.00 AAPA Category I CME
- 3.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
- 3.00 ANCCUPMC Provider Unit is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation
- 1.00 APA
- 3.00 Attendance
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