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Standardized patient case and DVD

Materials to present a standardized patient (actress or layperson) portraying an African American women with multiple risks for coronary artery disease who presents for evaluation. Focuses on counseling skills using the Prochaska and Di Clemente model (pre‑contemplation, contemplation, preparation, action, maintenance, transformation.) Includes resources and references. The accompanying DVD illustrates the mechanism of a standardized patient session.

Educators may use the Standardized Patient Case below in their curriculum without seeking approval.

These case materials are appropriate for health professional students (medicine, nursing, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, lay health educators) residents, and practicing physicians.

A standardized patient case has been developed which focuses on:

  1. Evidence-based risk assessment
  2. Personalized patient education
  3. Counseling, including cultural values
  4. Improving communication skills

Educational materials in the standardized patient case include:

  • Project overview
  • Standardized patient case
  • Student materials
  • Tutor materials and guidelines
  • Working with standardized patients - information and tips
  • References and resources
  • A videotaped enactment of the case used in small group teaching
Preview Description
Thumbnail image of Power Point presentation Overview of the Standardized Patient Case DVD

Thumbnail image of Clip 1 Clip 1: Finding Out What the Patient Knows

Thumbnail image of Clip 2 Clip 2: Counseling for Individual Risk and Negotiation

Thumbnail image of Clip 3 Clip 3: Standardized Patient Feedback to Students

Content last updated April 1, 2008.

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