Category: Assessment

Assessment

End of Rotation Exam Version 7 with National Scale Scores

July 17, 2019

Today saw the first administrations of Version 7 of PAEA’s End of Rotation™ exams, our second version to feature scale scores. The National Statistics for this version and versions 2 through 6 have been published for your reference. They are also available in the cohort performance reports available to ExamDriver faculty users in the Reports […]

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End of Rotation Exams Version 7 Coming Soon

June 19, 2019

Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this article listed an incorrect publication date. The article has been corrected. On July 17, the first administrations of Version 7 of PAEA’s End of Rotation™ exams will take place. While Version 7 will not have any significant updates, including to the blueprints or topic lists, it will continue […]

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Watch the PAEA End of Curriculum™ Exam Open House Video

June 12, 2019

Following the successful series of open house webinars, the Assessment Team has created a video to introduce the End of Curriculum exam. This 11-minute video features basic information on the exam’s purpose, scoring, timeline, and price. During the three webinars, 117 registrants from 89 programs participated, asking questions that will inform future educational materials. If […]

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New Case Studies Model End of Rotation Exam Grading

June 5, 2019

As we continue learning more about how programs use scale scores for the End of Rotation™ exams, two additional programs have provided their methodology for transforming scores into grades in our ongoing collection of case studies. These case studies, which were provided by program clinical directors, explain options based on their program’s grading requirements – […]

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Get Ready for the End of Curriculum Exam

May 1, 2019

The PAEA Assessment team, led in this effort by Assessment Specialist Denise Rizzolo, will convene a series of online open house sessions designed to help programs learn more about the new PAEA End of Curriculum™ exam. These sessions, each lasting approximately 30 minutes, will be held on the following dates and times: Thursday, May 16, […]

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PACKRAT® Is Here to Stay

April 10, 2019

In a development 23 years in the making, the PACKRAT® name is officially official! Our long-time self-assessment tool has been granted a registered trademark from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. This allows us to better protect our rights to PACKRAT as the name of an educational resource should anyone use it in a way […]

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How Does Your Program Handle Assessment?

March 12, 2019

Is your program currently using the PAEA End of Rotation™ exams? Are you curious about how other programs are using the exams to evaluate students? The examinations are standardized, but the adoption, use, and grading of these exams are not — leading many programs to inquire about how best to utilize these examinations in their […]

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Take a Peek at the End of Curriculum Development Process

January 24, 2019

While the PAEA End of Curriculum™ exam is still in development, information on the general process and timeline are available to help faculty understand this new exam and make decisions about adoption for future use at your program. A new webpage on EndofCurriculum.org features a two-minute video describing the rigorous development process from item writing […]

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