ESME Assessment Online 2023

ESME Assessment Online 2023
The AMEE Essential Skills in Medical Education Assessment (ESMEA) course is aimed at people involved with teaching in the health professions who have limited experience in assessment and who wish to gain an insight into practical applications. It is also relevant to others who already have an interest in assessment and wish to gain a foundation in the theoretical underpinnings.
After completing the 12-week course, participants will have acquired a vocabulary and framework for understanding essential concepts in assessment, and familiarity with the principles for their practical implementation.
The award of the AMEE-ESMEA Certificate in Health Professions Education provides evidence of the participant’s interest in education and skills related to medical education assessment.

Structure of the course

The course is delivered online as a series of six 2-week modules with a final end-of course assessment, and is designed to allow asynchronous, self-paced learning within the modular framework. Each module is designed and delivered by a leading expert in the field and the opportunity will be provided to participate in a live discussion with the module lead and other course participants from around the world. The end-of-course assignment offers you the opportunity to apply what you have learned to your own practice, and receive feedback from the course team. Participants who successfully complete the assignment will be awarded the AMEE-ESMEA Certificate in Health Professions Education.

Module 1: Principles of Assessment with Professor Katharine Boursicot
Module 2: Tests of Knowledge with Professor Jen Williams
Module 3: Tests of Clinical Skills: OSCEs with Professor Katharine Boursicot
Module 4: Assessment in the Workplace with Professor Richard Fuller
Module 5: Standard Setting with Professor Katharine Boursicot
Module 6: Designing a system of assessment with Professor Sandra Kemp


Course facilitators

Prof. Kathy Boursicot
Prof. Richard Fuller 
Prof. Sandra Kemp
Prof. Jennifer Williams

Course fees

Standard Fee non members: £545
AMEE members: £475
Reduced members rate for less well resourced countries: £285
Institutional Affiliate rates: please see your welcome pack for details.

Member discounts are automatically applied at the checkout. To take advantage of group or affiliate discounts, please use the code supplied by your institutional administrator.

We are unable to offer refunds on any of our online courses.

What's included?

The course fee includes: access to the ESMEA online course platform, where you will have the opportunity to participate in synchronous and asynchronous discussions with tutors and course participants from around the world; access to course resources; tutor support during the duration of the course; assessment of and feedback on your end-of-course-assignment; and an electronic copy of your end-of-course certificate.  To qualify for the certificate, you will be required to submit and pass an (c.3000 word) end of course assignment.

This is a cohorted course with tutor support, so before signing up, please note that you will need to be able to contribute to discussions and complete module activities within the two-week timeframe.  

Group bookings

Institutional members can register three or six affiliate members at a discounted rate - please see your welcome pack for details.

For non-AMEE members, we are pleased to offer a discount when you order 10 registrations.  If you are an organisational administrator and wish to discuss enrolling multiple participants onto the course, please contact us via [email protected]

Course dates

This course starts on Monday 17 April 2023.  You should receive access to the Moodle platform by Thursday 13 April.  Please contact us via [email protected] if you have not received your login details by this date.

Please note that your registration will only be considered complete when payment has been processed. We reserve the right to cancel registrations where payment has not been made within 7 days of booking. For institutional invoices, we require written confirmation from the institution within 7 days of registration that they will pay the invoice in full by the registration closing date - normally two weeks before the course begins. Please ensure you have left sufficient time for your institution to process the invoice, or consider making payment yourself and reclaiming the payment if it is near the registration closing date.

17/04/2023 08:00 - 07/07/2023 23:59

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