Our Learning and Assessment Modules

Our Unique Competence Model

safeMedicate has a unique competence model that has been developed and refined by over 25 years of translational research. The model underpins the design of each of our modules and assists users to better understand their strengths and where they need to improve.

Watch the video below to see how we measure competence in medication dosage calculation problem solving.

What Makes Us Different?

safeMedicate® learning and assessment environments aim to guide users through an experiential learning process that effectively bridges the gap between theory and practice.

REAL WORLD PROBLEMS

Presentation of authentic dosage calculation problems as they exist in the clinical setting.

HIGH QUALITY MEDIA

Authentic visual representations of what learners will see and use in practice.

WORKED EXAMPLES

Step-by-step walk-throughs that illustrate expert dosage calculation problem solving techniques that support a range of learning styles.

INTERACTIVE LEARNING

Immersive exercises that encourage active learner engagement with authentic features of clinical dosage calculation problems.

UNIQUE COMPETENCE MODEL

A 3-phase model that sits at the heart of dosage calculation competence development and assessment.

SCAFFOLDED INSTRUCTION

Innovative techniques that support the systematic construction of competence in dosage calculation.

DIAGNOSTIC ASSESSMENT

Diagnostic assessments that help you to understand your strengths and where you need to improve.

AUTHENTIC ASSESSMENT

Assessment formats that test dosage calculation competence in a ‘real world’ context.

RICH VISUAL FEEDBACK

Evaluation of learner performance, measured against expert problem solving models that facilitates rapid diagnosis of competence and identification and correction of errors.

Read The Evidence

Safety in Numbers

We’ve published an 8 paper series of articles as a virtual special issue of Nurse Education in Practice that traces the 20 year history of translational research that underpins the design, development and international evaluation of safeMedicate.

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