Technical Medicine: The role of Simulated Patients in student learning
Type of assignment: BA
Internal or external?: Utwente/TG
Maximum number of students: 2
Individual collecting of data? yes
Type of research: qualitative
Description of the assignment:
Evidence-based studies show that doctors’ communication skills have a significant impact on patient care and correlate with improved health outcomes and health care quality. Therefore, medical communication plays an essential role in the educational program of Technical Medicine, an educational program to become a technical physician: a professional who is an expert in the optimization of patient care through technology.
During this qualitative study you will conduct and analyze semi-structured interviews with simulated patients to explore their perception on meaningful learning of the student and their contribution to this. An interview guide will be provided
Who are we looking for?:
You are an enthusiastic bachelor student, motivated by working in a medical educational setting. This project requires excellent communication and planning skills. You are interested in medical communication and interaction processes in general.
You are fluent in Dutch, both oral and written.
What are we offering?:
HPT: to be decided
TM: Annelies Lovink and Marleen Groenier