Learning Outcomes Benchmarks

  • Program Learning Outcome 1a and 1b (medical knowledge): Successful completion of Program summative exams with a 80% or higher score by 80% or greater number of cohort students; and, successful completion of PANCE by equal or great number of cohort students to national average.
  • Program Learning Outcome 2a and 2b (mindful interpersonal and communication skills): Score of 4 or 5 on all Preceptor Evaluation of SCPE Student and 1, 3, and 5 year Employer Survey Items pertaining to mindful interpersonal and communication skills by 98% or greater number of cohort students (or, in the case of employer survey, by 98% or greater number of returned surveys).
  • Program Learning Outcome 3a (evidence-based, culturally-sensitive patient care): Score of 4 or 5 on all Preceptor Evaluation of SCPE Student items pertaining to ability to provide evidence-based care and ability to provide culturally-sensitive care by 98% or greater number of cohort students; 95% or higher score on Program summative examination questions pertaining to preventative care by 80% or greater number of cohort students; and, successful completion of PANCE by equal or great number of cohort students to national average.
  • Program Learning Outcome 3a (evidence-based, culturally-sensitive patient care): Score of 4 or 5 on all Preceptor Evaluation of SCPE Student items pertaining to ability to provide evidence-based care and ability to provide culturally-sensitive care by 98% or greater number of cohort students.
  • Program Learning Outcome 3b (preventative care): Score of 4 or 5 on all Preceptor Evaluation of SCPE Student items pertaining to ability to provide preventative care by 98% or greater number of cohort students; 95% or higher score on Program summative examination questions pertaining to preventative care by 80% or greater number of cohort students.and, successful completion of PANCE by equal or great number of cohort students to national average.
  • Program Learning Outcome 4a (professionalism in actions): Score of 4 or 5 on all Preceptor Evaluation of SCPE Student and 1, 3, and 5 year Employer Survey items pertaining to professionalism by 98% or greater number of cohort students (or, in the case of employer survey, by 98% or greater number of returned surveys).
  • Program Learning Outcome 4b (ethical and professional standards of PA profession): 95% or higher score on Program summative examination questions pertaining to ethical and professional standards by 80% or greater number of cohort students.
  • Program Learning Outcome 4c (knowledge of legal/regulatory Requirements): 95% or higher score on Program summative examination questions pertaining to legal/regulatory requirement by 80% or greater number of cohort students.
  • Program Learning Outcome 4d (ability to recognize one’s own limitations): Score of 4 or 5 on all Preceptor Evaluation of SCPE Student items pertaining to professionalism by 98% or greater number of cohort students.
  • Program Learning Outcome 5a (practice  based learning and improvement): Successful completion of Research Project contributing to practice based improvement by 80% or greater number of cohort students.
  • Program Learning Outcomes 6a-6e (systems based practice): 80% or higher score on program summative examination questions pertaining to system based practice by 80% or greater number of cohort students.