This is the year you transition from being a student to being a doctor. Yes, that means you will have to put on your big boy (or big girl) pants; you will have to dress up. (Check out the interview attire section if you are not sure how to dress up.) Not only do you have to dress to impress the patients, you will have to interact with them. But once you start third year, your time is no longer your own anymore. So that means you will have to show up at a certain time. Even if you finish all your work early, you will still have to stay. It can be challenging to motivate students to provide feedback to preceptors and fill out evaluation forms when not a clerkship requirement.
You may access the form here, https://edu/preceptor CME.
Preceptor hours submitted through this online form are processed twice per year.
Be prepared to take their history and to conduct the physical exam. However, rotations really tested my patience for three main reasons: Waste of Time In the first two years, you can choose whether to go to class or not. Basically, you will be working, but without salary. Rotations are a very inefficient use of a medical student’s time.
Be prepared to check up on the patients every so often. Thanks to the litigious society of America, you will write lots and lots of notes.
This email can be used to document your preceptor CME hours.
Additionally, after the quarterly processing of submitted preceptor CME hours, you will receive an email with instructions to access a certificate of participation summarizing any hours that you submitted during the previous reporting period.Results Students submitted 1101 evaluations in the control, with a mean of 3.60 evaluations completed per student and 3.77 evaluations received per preceptor.Following the implementation of tit-for-tat, students submitted 2736 evaluations, with a mean of 8.19 evaluations completed per student and 7.52 evaluations received per preceptor.Preceptor hours for DO’s are reported to the AOA by DMU and all preceptors receive a confirmation letter at the end of each period for self-reporting and documentation purposes.One month is given post-reporting period to submit your preceptor hours. You will meet some really cool people, but you will also meet very nasty people, in terms of hygiene and in terms of attitude. Some of the nastiest and most pissed-off people were medical staff — nurses and doctors. And as a medical student, you are at the bottom of the hill.