DxR Group will be at ELC 2021 Atlanta, Oct 22 & 23!

Come talk to me at the DxR booth to hear the latest about the Virtual Physical Therapy program. This program, used to teach and evaluate PT students, will help you evaluate students’ clinical reasoning skills. This fall, we are releasing the English and Chinese language versions with updated physical exams AND a pediatric template. Thank you!Jeanne […]

How do you attract the best Physician Assistant students?

One student from Northwestern University’s Feinberg SOM PA Program has an answer: “The fact that Northwestern is a world-renowned teaching hospital attracted me to the PA Program here. I had heard great things about the program and its exceptional PANCE success rates, and the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) format intrigued me. After getting a preview of DXR […]

The State of Illinois’ COVID Vaccine requirement at the Illinois Nurse Aide Certification Exam

Beginning Sunday, September 5th, 2021 all staff and students at community colleges in Illinois are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccine or get tested for COVID-19 at least once per week. DxR Development Group, Inc., partners with the Illinois Nurse Aide Testing program to deliver the Nurse Aide Certification Exam at community college testing centers throughout Illinois.  Please click https://nurseaidetesting.com/inace-test-site-covid-19-protocols/ to see up-to-date […]

Are medical students making the right choices for the right reasons?

“The Findings/Hypothesis correlation part really helps when they [students] select a particular differential item. Then they chose the items from their key findings, and only the items that support that diagnosis or contradict that diagnosis, so the key findings list as a whole, each item on that list should be a key finding for at […]

HEERF II Funds Available – Deadline April 15th 2021

Grants are still available! Find out how DxR Development Group’s Virtual Patient programs can help you deliver quality education and training. We have special offers to help in this challenging time. Click here to read more about he Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF II) on the U.S. Department of Education’s website.

DxR Development Group is attending ‘2021 NONPF 47th Annual Conference: New Frontiers for NP Education’ April 21-24, 2021′

Hello!  If there ever was a year to prompt the exploration of new frontiers of education, the COVID-19 Year has been it. That’s why DxR Development Group is attending NONPF’s 47th Annual Conference this April 21-24. NONPF is ‘The National Organization of Nurse Practitioner Faculties’, one of whose goals is to ‘promote excellence in NP […]

What to do post USMLE Step 2 CS

USMLE Step 2 CS In 2020, the USMLE suspended the in-person Step 2 Clinical Skills Exam. Under normal circumstances, students would interact with a standardized patient, then sit down at a computer and type in important history and physical exam findings, a differential diagnosis, and create a list of lab tests and management items for […]

Nursing Education in the Time of COVID-19

Nursing faculty worldwide are dealing with new challenges as they educate a new generation of nurses in the midst of a pandemic. While conditions differ with locale, one theme is common: we must reconsider the role of simulation in nursing education. DxR Development Group Project Manager Beth Hart recently interviewed Dr. Janet Wong of Hong […]

Virtual Patient Cases: Improving Physical Therapy Education

Physical therapy faculty have faced unprecedented challenges in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic, campus closures, and the move to virtual instruction have forced some creative solutions.DxR Project Manager Jeanne Ferraro and Communications Director Beth Hart recently spoke with Dr. Karen Huhn, the guiding academic force behind VirtualPT Clinician. Dr. Huhn discussed teaching physical therapy in the […]

Patient Simulation in Healthcare Education: Mapping Student’s Clinical Competence with the CCX Exam

How do medical schools assess their students’ clinical competence prior to high stakes board exams? How can medical school faculty prepare students to solve new clinical puzzles? And how do they do so safely? In this case study, we examine how the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine approaches this challenges, starting in the first […]