‘Remediation of pre-clerkship clinical skill performance using a hybrid coaching model’

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Substance: We reviewed the effect of a hybrid remediation model combining co-regulated learning and deliberate practice on future exam performance of pre-clerkship medical students who had been unsuccessful on a previous clinic skills exam. With this remediation model, we aimed to strengthen students’ self-regulated learning to improve future exam performance and support sustained and improved learning. Educational problem addressed: Observing that some students who initially performed well post remediation with deliberate practice, still struggled on future exams, we looked to address a method that could improve both short-and long-term clinical skills learning success with sustained performance. Intervention outcome: Comparing the remediated students’ exam scores pre- and post-coaching to their cohort’s performance, we observed the majority of students post remediation performed above their cohort’s exam average. Lessons learned: Combining learning models resulted in improved learning outcomes.

Original languageEnglish
Article number1842660
JournalMedical Education Online
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 2021


  • Clinical skills
  • clinical skills exam performance
  • co-regulated learning
  • deliberate practice
  • remediation
  • self-regulated learning


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