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FAIMER-Keele Certificate

in Health Professions Education: Accreditation and Assessment

The FAIMER-Keele Certificate program provides a thorough, robust grounding in accreditation and assessment as the foundation of a comprehensive understanding of health professions education. Students take on-line units in the two modules listed below.

Modules Required for Certificate

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Module 1: Assessment
(15 hours per unit)
Module 1: Assessment (15 hours per unit)

  • 1.1. Foundations of Assessment
  • 1.2. Blueprinting
  • 1.3. Objective Structured Clinical Exams (OSCEs)
  • 1.4. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
  • 1.5. Essays and Short Answer Questions
  • 1.6. Clinical and Oral Examinations
  • 1.7. Workplace-based Assessments
  • 1.8. Standard Setting

Module 2: Accreditation and Self-Review (15 hours per unit) Module 2: Accreditation and Self-Review
(15 hours per unit)

  • 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

The Certificate is a one-year course of study. Successful completion of all units in Modules 1 and 2 is required to earn the Certificate.

For information on how modules and units are conducted, please visit How It Works.

If you have any questions about the FAIMER-Keele Certificate, please e-mail distancelearning@faimer.org.

last update: December 11, 2014
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