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Research Regarding Methods of Assessing Learning Outcomes

Boulet, John R. PhD; Jeffries, Pamela R. PhD; Hatala, Rose A. MD; Korndorffer, James R. Jr. MD; Feinstein, David M. MD; Roche, Joan P. PhD

Simulation in Healthcare: The Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare: August 2011 - Volume 6 - Issue 7 - p S48-S51
doi: 10.1097/SIH.0b013e31822237d0
Research Summit Article

As the use of simulation-based assessment expands for healthcare workers, there is a growing need for research to quantify the psychometric properties of the associated process and outcome measures.

From the Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research (J.R.B.), Philadelphia, PA; Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing (P.R.J.), Baltimore, MD; University of British Columbia (R.A.H.), Vancouver, BC; Tulane University School of Medicine (J.R.K.), New Orleans, LA; Harvard Medical School (D.M.F.), Boston, MA; and University of Massachusetts, School of Nursing (J.P.R.), Amherst, MA.

The authors declare no conflicts of interest.

Reprints: John R. Boulet, PhD, Research and Data Resources, Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research, 3624 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104 (e-mail:

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