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Enlisting New Teachers in Clinical Environments (ENTICE); novel ways to engage clinicians.

Peyser B, Daily KA, Hudak NM, Railey K, Bosworth HB - Adv Med Educ Pract (2014)

Bottom Line: A desired reduction in productivity expectations was the most commonly cited motivator, followed by anticipated monetary compensation and adjusted appointment times.A top barrier to future precepting was a belief that teaching decreases productivity and requires large amounts of time.The results align with data from previous studies in that time pressures and productivity demands transcend specific programs and learner backgrounds.

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Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.

ABSTRACT

Purpose: To explore the barriers and incentives that affect primary care providers who precept students in outpatient clinics in the US.

Method: In 2013, leadership of our large primary care group sent a 20-question survey via e-mail to all of the 180 providers within the network. The survey assessed provider demographics, precepting history, learner preferences, and other issues that might affect future decisions about teaching.

Results: The response rate was 50% (90 providers). The top reasons for precepting in the past were enjoyment for teaching and personal interaction with learners. The most commonly cited reason for not precepting previously was a perceived lack of time followed by increased productivity demands. When questioned about the future, 65% (59 respondents) indicated that they were likely to precept within the next 6 months. A desired reduction in productivity expectations was the most commonly cited motivator, followed by anticipated monetary compensation and adjusted appointment times. A top barrier to future precepting was a belief that teaching decreases productivity and requires large amounts of time.

Conclusion: This survey represents an opportunity to study a change in focus for a cohort of busy clinicians who were mostly new to teaching but not new to clinical practice. The survey provides further insight into clinician educators' perceptions regarding the education of a variety of different learners. The results align with data from previous studies in that time pressures and productivity demands transcend specific programs and learner backgrounds. This information is critical for future clerkship directors and hospital administrators in order to understand how to increase support for potential preceptors in medical education.

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Top reasons Duke Primary Care Enlisting New Teachers in Clinical Environments (ENTICE) survey respondents gave to begin/continue to precept learners or not to precept learners in the future. ENTICE Survey, Duke Primary Care, 2013.Abbreviations: CME, continuing medical education; EMR, electronic medical records.
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f2-amep-5-359: Top reasons Duke Primary Care Enlisting New Teachers in Clinical Environments (ENTICE) survey respondents gave to begin/continue to precept learners or not to precept learners in the future. ENTICE Survey, Duke Primary Care, 2013.Abbreviations: CME, continuing medical education; EMR, electronic medical records.

Mentions: The survey results showed that reduced productivity expectations were cited as the top reason respondents would begin to precept or continue to precept (Figure 2). An opportunity to “give back” to the profession and a desire for adjustment in appointment scheduling were also important factors cited. A desire for enhanced monetary compensation and protected time to attend faculty development sessions were additionally desired. Also, there was interest in online training modules with free continuing medical education (CME) credits. A faculty appointment was also of interest to some providers.


Enlisting New Teachers in Clinical Environments (ENTICE); novel ways to engage clinicians.

Peyser B, Daily KA, Hudak NM, Railey K, Bosworth HB - Adv Med Educ Pract (2014)

Top reasons Duke Primary Care Enlisting New Teachers in Clinical Environments (ENTICE) survey respondents gave to begin/continue to precept learners or not to precept learners in the future. ENTICE Survey, Duke Primary Care, 2013.Abbreviations: CME, continuing medical education; EMR, electronic medical records.
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f2-amep-5-359: Top reasons Duke Primary Care Enlisting New Teachers in Clinical Environments (ENTICE) survey respondents gave to begin/continue to precept learners or not to precept learners in the future. ENTICE Survey, Duke Primary Care, 2013.Abbreviations: CME, continuing medical education; EMR, electronic medical records.
Mentions: The survey results showed that reduced productivity expectations were cited as the top reason respondents would begin to precept or continue to precept (Figure 2). An opportunity to “give back” to the profession and a desire for adjustment in appointment scheduling were also important factors cited. A desire for enhanced monetary compensation and protected time to attend faculty development sessions were additionally desired. Also, there was interest in online training modules with free continuing medical education (CME) credits. A faculty appointment was also of interest to some providers.

Bottom Line: A desired reduction in productivity expectations was the most commonly cited motivator, followed by anticipated monetary compensation and adjusted appointment times.A top barrier to future precepting was a belief that teaching decreases productivity and requires large amounts of time.The results align with data from previous studies in that time pressures and productivity demands transcend specific programs and learner backgrounds.

View Article: PubMed Central - PubMed

Affiliation: Department of Medicine, Division of General Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA.

ABSTRACT

Purpose: To explore the barriers and incentives that affect primary care providers who precept students in outpatient clinics in the US.

Method: In 2013, leadership of our large primary care group sent a 20-question survey via e-mail to all of the 180 providers within the network. The survey assessed provider demographics, precepting history, learner preferences, and other issues that might affect future decisions about teaching.

Results: The response rate was 50% (90 providers). The top reasons for precepting in the past were enjoyment for teaching and personal interaction with learners. The most commonly cited reason for not precepting previously was a perceived lack of time followed by increased productivity demands. When questioned about the future, 65% (59 respondents) indicated that they were likely to precept within the next 6 months. A desired reduction in productivity expectations was the most commonly cited motivator, followed by anticipated monetary compensation and adjusted appointment times. A top barrier to future precepting was a belief that teaching decreases productivity and requires large amounts of time.

Conclusion: This survey represents an opportunity to study a change in focus for a cohort of busy clinicians who were mostly new to teaching but not new to clinical practice. The survey provides further insight into clinician educators' perceptions regarding the education of a variety of different learners. The results align with data from previous studies in that time pressures and productivity demands transcend specific programs and learner backgrounds. This information is critical for future clerkship directors and hospital administrators in order to understand how to increase support for potential preceptors in medical education.

No MeSH data available.


Related in: MedlinePlus