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2015 Measures of Success

Goal 1

Provide Florida students greater access to physician assistant education

Measurment

Demographics of Admitted Students

We consider our program successful in meeting this goal when at least 50 percent of our accepted students are Florida residents.*

Residency

*The measure of success for this goal will be reassessed when baseline data becomes available.

Goal 2

Train students to serve South Florida’s diverse population through a patient-centered curriculum that emphasizes medical and cultural competence.

Measurment

Student performance on objective structured clinical examinations (OSCEs)

We consider our program successful in meeting this goal when at least 85 percent of students pass each OSCE; the final OSCE students take incorporates an assessment of cultural competence.*

*The measure of success for this goal will be reassessed when baseline data becomes available. We currently have no students in these phases of the program; therefore, no data can be collected or reported at this time

 

Preceptor evaluations of students

We consider our program successful in meeting this goal when at least 85 percent of students score a three or higher on a Likert scale in preceptor-conducted evaluations measuring medical and clinical competence.*

*The measure of success for this goal will be reassessed when baseline data becomes available. We currently have no students in these phases of the program; therefore, no data can be collected or reported at this time.

 

Employer surveys

We consider our program successful in meeting this goal when at least 85 percent of respondents to employer surveys report that graduates are "very patient-centered in their practice of medicine" or "patientcentered in their practice of medicine."*

*The measure of success for this goal will be reassessed when baseline data becomes available. We currently have no students in these phases of the program; therefore, no data can be collected or reported at this time.

 

Goal 3

Prepare students for lifelong learning in medicine with a level of didactic and clinical competence that provides successful entrance into the profession.

Measurement

Student pass rates on board and licensure examinations

We consider our program successful in meeting this goal with Program pass rate at or above the national average for the Physician Assistant National Certification Examination (PANCE), which prepares students for lifelong learning and continuing medical education.*

*The measure of success for this goal will be reassessed when baseline data becomes available. We currently have no students in these phases of the program; therefore, no data can be collected or reported at this time.