Society of Diagnostic Medical Sonography

SCIP (SDMS Members): Assessing Competency
Carol Mitchell, PhD, RDMS, RDCS, RVT, RT(R), FSDMS, FASE
Cost:  Free
SDMS CME Credit:  1

Course Description

SCIP Assessing Competency

This course will explore different strategies to employ for clinical evaluation of student performance. Several approaches, frameworks, models and examples of clinical grading will be presented.

Target Audience

Primary: Clinical Instructors and Preceptors

Will also benefit: Didactic Faculty, Technical Directors, Lead Sonographers, and Supervisors


Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of this educational activity, participants will be able to:

  • Define the term competency
  • Define the term assessment
  • Describe strategies a clinical instructor can utilize to assess competency
  • State why it is important to provide honest feedback