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Office of Clinical Skills Assessment and Education

Mission

The mission of the Office of Clinical Skills Assessment and Education is to provide and support nationally recognized clinical teaching and assessment for a continuum of learners represented in the Health Sciences Division.

This mission can best be accomplished by:

  • Conducting high quality clinical skills teaching and assessment;
  • Facilitating incorporation of performance-based assessment and education into health professions education;
  • Maintaining a highly trained workforce (e.g., SP, PTA, PAT, GTA and MUTA) and quality database of cases;
  • Supporting institutional goals and values (e.g., expansion of interprofessional and team based care) through collaboration and program development;
  • Collaborating with faculty throughout the Division of Health Sciences and external organizations in areas of mutual interest;
  • Managing a "state-or-the-art" facility that enables performance of comprehensive clinical skills assessment and education;
  • Conducting scholarship regarding clinical skills assessment and education practice and theory.