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Module 2: Accreditation and Self-review

Module 2 is made up of the following eight 15-hour units:

  • 2.1. Regulation and Accreditation of Health Professions Education
  • 2.2. Standards for Medical Education
  • 2.3. Conducting a Self-review
  • 2.4. Self-review in Low-resource Circumstances
  • 2.5. Implementing Improvements after Self-review
  • 2.6. Planning an External Review
  • 2.7. Managing and Leading Change
  • 2.8. Regulation and Accreditation in a Global Context: International Accreditation

Students will be assessed based on their completion of four formative Tutor-Marked Assignments (TMAs), participation in four required unit discussion forum activities, and one integrated module assessment.

Learning outcomes for Module 2 are:

  • To understand the purposes and methods of accreditation
  • To understand and be able to use global standards for medical education and version them for local conditions
  • To understand the processes and methods of planning and organizing a self-review, including methods of data collection and basic change management techniques
  • To be able to plan how to analyze and present data from a self-review
  • To consider how to conduct a self-review in low resource circumstances
  • To understand how to plan and manage the implementation of improvements after self-review
  • To understand how to plan and prepare for an external review
  • To consider critically regulation and accreditation in a global context, including the challenging issues of international accreditation

Students are expected to do all of the above with a critical and reflective approach.

last update: December 11, 2014
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