Clinical Learning Resource Center

‘Acting’ sick to train future health care professionals

October 18, 2016
What it’s really like to be a standardized patient

Changing the future of health education with interprofessional collaboration

August 15, 2016
How the Texas A&M University Health Science Center is training future health professionals in ‘team medicine’

Borrowing from Hollywood to teach future nurses

April 18, 2016
Technological advances create level of realism in simulation previously unimaginable

Health teams of the future: A look inside the simulation center

October 23, 2015
Real-world training in collaborative care

Training tomorrow’s doctors: How to help when the healing stops

July 2, 2015

The College of Medicine has been instructing students on palliative, or “end-of-life” care, the care patients receive for terminal conditions where the goal is to comfort and ease pain rather than to cure, for years. But with the help of students, the college now offers the chance to practice the doctor’s challenging role in such care: Delivering devastating news to patients and their loved ones, and telling patients what comes next when there is no curative path forward.

Collaborative curriculum: Students develop palliative care scenarios

June 25, 2015

In the wake of a family crisis with her grandmother, Georgina De la Garza's family turned to her to assess the difficult decisions. Despite a few lectures on palliative care in her first year of medical school, De la Garza was unsure of how to handle such situations. The realization that there was much more for her to learn, for her sake and for the sake of her patients, guided her desire to assist in the development of new experiential training.