A portable assessment system, PMEAS, based
on the Pediatrics Milestone project, a joint initiative launched by the
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American
Board of Pediatrics (ABP) to assess resident physicians, is presented in this
paper. Using the cutting-edge mobile technology, such as iPad, as the system
platform, simple and easy to use interface for teachers to specify the
competency categories and provide evaluation of the residents and immediate
feedback on their progress of learning after daily rounds, this system enables
the implementation of the medical education assessment strategy.
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Du, Y. , Li, H. , Dewar, D. and Han, C. (2014) An Assessment System for the Pediatrics Milestone Project. Open Journal of Social Sciences
, 12-21. doi: 10.4236/jss.2014.22003
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