[Curriculuminventory] proposed modification to the specification

Dr. Peg Weissinger peg.weissinger at gmail.com
Mon May 14 13:57:59 UTC 2012


No concerns regarding your proposal.

On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 9:56 AM, Valerie Smothers <vsmothers at jhmi.edu>wrote:

>  Dear working group,****
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> I’m writing to propose a change to the curriculum inventory and to see if
> anyone in the group has objections, concerns, or questions about these
> changes.****
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> After consulting with Susan, Marc, Terri, and the MedBiquitous Technical
> Steering Committee, I would like to propose removing the Continuing
> Education Credits element from the Events element in the Curriculum
> Inventory spec. This would mean that the curriculum inventory would not be
> used for describing continuing education curricula. Instead, continuing
> education events would be described using the MedBiquitous Healthcare LOM
> standard, and Healthcare LOM would be modified so that elements of the
> curriculum inventory events that are missing from Healthcare LOM (such as
> instructional methods and assessment methods and vocabulary values from the
> resources vocabulary)would be included.****
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> Our Technical Steering Committee raised concerns about the overlap between
> Healthcare LOM, pointing out that it would cause confusion as to when to
> use which specification. Removing continuing education credits provides
> greater clarity: Healthcare LOM is used to describe continuing education,
> and Curriculum Inventory is used to describe UME, GME, and other health
> professions education and training programs.****
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> *Please reply all to this email if you have objections, concerns, or
> questions.* ****
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> In the coming days I will circulate a revised draft of the schema and
> specification that removes the continuing education credits element and
> makes other non-substantive editorial revisions (a clean up) in preparation
> for a review by the Standards Committee.****
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> Best regards,****
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> Valerie****
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> Valerie Smothers****
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> Deputy Director****
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> MedBiquitous****
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> vsmothers at jhmi.edu****
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Peg
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