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Literature across professions show there are generational differences in how learners perceive what constitutes mistreatment in the learning environment. This is an important topic because it has profound implications on student learning and well being. Foundational principles that underline respectful communication with learners is emphasized and opportunities to assess clinical scenarios are provided. Findings from the Association of American Medical Colleges Graduation Questionnaire are used to help us understand the extent to which the problem exists in medicine. Comparisons are made across other professions.

Learner Outcomes

  • Identify the prevalence and concepts regarding student mistreatment
  • Recognize student mistreatment through interactive examples
  • Identify short- and long-term consequences of student mistreatment

Component Parts and Time Commitment

Creating Psychologically Safe Learning Environments

Total instructional time is 60 minutes.

  • Introduction - 5 min.
  • Camtasia - 12 min.
  • Right-way vs. Wrong-way - 14 min.
  • Clinical Practice and Impact on Learning - 10 min.
  • The Hidden Culture of Clinical Practice- 14 min.
  • Wrap up - 5 min.
  • Final Assessment

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