Introducing the PARENTS: A new tool for involving caregivers in the assessment of physicians

By Katherine Moreau

Moreau, K. (2014) Introducing the PARENTS: A new tool for involving caregivers in the assessment of physicians. CRECS Ten Minute Window, 2(2).

Recognizing that assessment data are often necessary to evaluate educational interventions and guide professional development, this presentation highlights the participatory development of an assessment tool that caregivers can use to assess and provide feedback to physicians in pediatric emergency departments.

See the video on CRECS Youtube Channel.

Keywords: Evaluation, research, educational services

About the Author

Katherine Moreau is a Scientist at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute (CHEO RI) and an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Ottawa. Her research focuses on participatory program evaluation and assessment practices, including patient and family engagement in program evaluation as well as caregiver involvement in the teaching and assessment of health professionals.

Further Reading

American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, & National Council on Measurement in Education. (1999). The standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington, DC: American Educational Research Association.

Downing, S. (2003). Validity: on the meaningful interpretation of assessment data. Medical Education, 37, 830-837.

 

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