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Training: Psychometrics applied to healthcare professions education

15 March 2020 @ 08:00 - 16 March 2020 @ 17:00

560€

Date: March 15-16 (2 days), 2020

Location: Imperial College, London, United Kingdom

Course leaders: Dr. Carlos F. Collares & Prof. dr. Cees van der Vleuten

Target group: Beginners and intermediate level on psychometrics

 

Objective: To help medical teachers and other (healthcare) professionals interested in the field of psychometrics to understand the concepts and apply psychometric techniques in their own settings

Psychometric properties such as reliability and validity are essential components in the utility of assessment in medical education. Many medical teachers are interested in knowing more about psychometrics and how to apply psychometric analysis in their institutions. At the same time, it might be difficult for them to find the opportunity of having a course where they can learn not only the theoretical concepts of Psychometrics, but also their strengths and limitations. Furthermore, learning how to do the psychometric analyses might be a challenging task for non-psychometricians. For those reasons, EBMA now offers the new course on “Psychometrics Applied to Medical Education”, destined to non-psychometricians who wish to learn the theory and the practice of psychometrics and how it can be used in the field.


Topics that will be covered during the training:

What is psychometrics?                                        Exploratory factor analysis

Validity                                                                     Principal component analysis

Reliability                                                                 Confirmatory factor analysis

Classical Test Theory                                             Structural equation modeling

Generalizability Theory                                         Measurement invariance

Item Response Theory                                          Computerized adaptive testing

Many-facet Rasch model                                      Network psychometrics

 

Price: €560,-, including 2 days training by experts and lunch + coffee/tea/drinks during both days

 

Terms and conditions

Testimonial – Training participant 2017

Dr. Rachmad Swarwo Bekti, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Brawijaya, Indonesia

‘I recommend to everybody who is interested in psychometric application in medical education to join the training, especially those who still knew nothing on this subject. I learned in practice of using RStudio to do essentials psychometry analysis (promptly in IRT & EFA) and practicing G-theory analysis by using most affordable software. This training has also made me confident enough to provide interpretation of any assessment result.  The introduction section and practical sessions would shift the participant from novice to advance beginner status.’

Course programme: 

Sunday, 15 March 2020

09.00   Introduction

09:30  Classical Test Theory

10:30  Break

11:00  Reviewing a test with classical test theory parameters

12:00  Lunch

13:00  Generalizability Theory

15:00  Break

15:30  Discussion of papers using generalizability theory

17:00  End of day 1

 

Monday, 16 March 2020

09:00  Factor analysis

10:30  Break

11:00  Item response theory

12:30  Lunch

13:30  Discussion of papers using item response theory and factor analysis

15:00  Break

15:30  Demonstrations on how to conduct a psychometric analysis using classical test theory, generalizability theory and item-response theory

16:45  Final discussion and evaluation

17:00  End of day 2

Travel and accommodation (to be announced)

Details

Start:
15 March 2020 @ 08:00
End:
16 March 2020 @ 17:00
Cost:
560€

Organizer

European Board of Medical Assessors (EBMA)
Phone:
+31 43 38 85852
Email:
info@ebma.eu

Venue

Imperial College, London, UK
South Kensington, Londen SW7 2AZ, Verenigd Koninkrijk
London, United Kingdom
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Tickets

Psychometrics applied to healthcare professions education, London€560.00