Student Evaluation:
Grading, Attendance Policy, Written Reflection Requirements


The course is graded on a Pass/Fail basis. There are six components required to pass the course.

  1. Clinical Skills for 3rd Year program: Attendance is mandatory at all sessions (lectures, workshops, procedural skills exercises, Basic Life Support (BLS) recertification, EPIC training, IV and phlebotomy exercise, simulations, and small groups). All assigned online modules, exams and annual LUHS competencies must be completed by 5:00 pm of the last day of the program.

  2. Attendance is mandatory at all sessions of each PCM-3 day. However, in the event of an absence, a two-page Reflection Paper describing  your recent clerkship rotation experiences is required to help you remain in the habit of reflecting. Please email your Reflection Paper to

  1. your Reflection Small Group Facilitators and

  2. for your file, to Renata Barylowicz at

  1. Completion of the online evaluation form for each session within one week following the session. Failure to complete at least 6 of the 8 evaluation forms within the specified time frame will result in a remediation assignment.

  2. Satisfactory MS3 participation in the following PCM-1 mentor/teacher activities are a requirement to earn a grade of Pass in PCM-3:

    1. Meeting with M1 student mentee for ONE encounter during Semester 1 and TWO encounters during Semester 2. M1 students will evaluate your performance as a mentor when completing their PCM-1 biannual online course evaluation form.

    2. PCM-1 Physical Exam Skills Workshops and OSCEs (one session per third-year student). MS3 satisfactory participation in the PCM-1 Physical Exam Skills Workshops and OSCEs will be verified by the PCM-1 course administration.

  3. Completion of Ethics Case Paper or essay on Spiritual Care and Death of a Patient by the date of the seventh PCM-3 day(For instructions, click

  4. Successful completion of a cumulative final examination (details to follow).


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Last Updated: 07/11/12
Created: 08/09/2001