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Clinical Instructor Academy 
©2014 American Society of Radiologic Technologists

Welcome to the Clinical Instructor Academy

Designed for Orange Coast College Clinical Instructors Only!

This six-part program will help you gain the expertise, insights and confidence needed for a smooth and successful transition into the role of clinical instructor.
Completion of all six modules earns seven hours of BRN CE (Orange Coast College CEP#12655). 
Completion of all six modules earns eight CE credits approved by the ASRT or individual module completion earns between 1 – 1.5 ASRT credits (length of course dependent). Modules must be viewed and assessments completed through the Philips Learning Center. Contact Kelly Holt for assistance.
Questions? Contact Kelly Holt at:  for assistance.
Below is the list of learning objectives for each module and approximate length of video instruction. The transcripts for each module can be found by clicking on the Modules Transcripts tab located under the link to the videos.
After viewing a video module, email Kelly Holt at:  to request the learning assessment questions. More information on the module assessment procedures can be found by clicking on the Testing tab.
Enjoy the videos!
Module 1: Transitioning From Staff Technologist to Clinical Instructor  (CI) (~40 minutes)
Explain the dual role clinical instructor play in the clinical setting.
List the characteristics that students value most in their CIs.
Identify key characteristics of successful CIs.
Develop a personal plan for transitioning from staff technologist to CI.
Identify the importance of periodic self-reflection.
Module 2: Are We Participating in Education or Training? (~75 minutes)
Differentiate education from training in the clinical environment.
State the basic principles of adult education.
Describe the three domains of learning.
Identify four theories of instruction.
Explain how different theories of instruction can be used for training and education in the clinical environment.
Summarize the role of the clinical instructor in clinical learning environments.
Module 3: Clinical Instructor: Role as Facilitator of Learning (~50 minutes)
Describe the characteristics of learners.
Identify your goals and objectives for teaching.
Develop strategies for designing learning opportunities.
Produce materials for your presentation or course.
Design assessment techniques and materials.
Evaluate your process for improvement.
Module 4: Assessment of Clinical Performance (~60 minutes)
Define assessment and evaluation.
Describe an assessment rubric.
Identify why clinical performance is assessed.
Describe the difference between competent and proficient.
Describe when an assessment should take place.
Discuss the formative assessment process.
Describe the role of feedback in the assessment process.
Discuss the summative assessment process.
Module 5: Remediation: An Art and a Science (~65 minutes)
Define remediation as it relates to learning outcomes and student development.
List the components and steps to create a remediation plan.
Documentation needed for remediation and progress.
Identify one positive and one negative message assigning students some form of remediation.
Identify strategies for a remediation plan that is successful.
Module 6: Record Keeping, Confidentiality and Legal Responsibilities (~70 minutes)
Identify how the Clinical Instructor’s role in the clinical environment is one of empowerment.
Establish techniques for recording and storing documents of student performance.
Implement effective student counseling techniques.
Articulate the basic tenants of due process.
Abide by the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) when dealing with student records.