Foster Contextual Learning with Best-In-Class Clinical Cases
Today's learner best thrives in an interactive setting, where the curriculum is integrated, a woven fabric
of clinical, basic science, ethical, communication, and other key medical principles.
From the author that brought you the successful Case Files™ series, Case Files™: Teaching Cases
provides a robust and relevant library of clinical cases, supported by rich teaching resources, on an intuitive and flexible digital platform.
All case authors are content experts - including physicians, scientists, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants - who are also recognized medical educators.
Each case is peer reviewed to ensure accuracy of content.
Our collection of cases spans the curriculum and each case has multiple components, each designed to support contextual learning.
Each case features a pre-clinical and clinical version, depending on where you are teaching within your curriculum.
All case listings include the disease, along with the related basic sciences.
Provides a synopsis of the patient case that outlines the learning focus of each session.
Teaching Notes provide guidelines for how to facilitate meaningful discussions about the case.
Key Themes of the case provide an overview of the concepts related to the case.
Offers a blueprint to define the expected student learning goals.
Provides a listing of related disciplines, systems, competencies and key themes.
Thought questions to stimulate class discussion
Directed questions to lead students through the discovery process
Comprehensive quiz for each case to gauge overall learning
Provides multi-media general guidelines for how to maximize the teaching and learning experience.
Our intuitive platform supports your teaching efforts with the flexibility, functionality and reporting you need to provide an optimal teaching and learning experience.
Search, view and share
Search the collection of cases by disease, organ system or competency
Faculty can view cases on their own and decide which questions to share with students
Control flow of information
Once a case is shared, students can view it on their own inside or outside of the classroom
Provides the ability to turn on and off content (questions and corresponding answers), based on the needs of a particular classroom or teaching environment
Present in class
The "present" mode allows faculty to display the case in class; students are only able to see the necessary baseline information on the screen.
Instructors can see extra "faculty only" information while presenting the case to the class
Engage students online
Students can participate in an online discussion board to make learning more active and multi-modal
Comprehensive quiz for every case
Results from the comprehensive quiz outputs to a standard document that can easily be uploaded into a Learning Management System
Students get a detailed snapshot of their performance
Faculty receive a summary view of the class performance and they can drill down to see student level performance data
We'd really like for you to experience Case Files™ Teaching Cases for yourself. You can either get an instructor preview of select sample cases or you can submit a request for a limited time trial of the entire collection. Click on your preferred option below: