Outcomes assessment planning: An overview with applications in health sciences

Ava M. Trent

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This article provides a brief overview of the process of outcomes assessment and examples of its application in professional health science education. The article is intended to provide a background for other articles in this issue describing ongoing activities in outcomes assessment in veterinary education and for programs considering developing a plan. The focus is on health professions other than veterinary medicine. The paper is not intended to be a comprehensive review of outcomes assessment; rather, it provides examples and models that may help clarify the outcomes assessment movement and identify trends in health care education.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)9-19
Number of pages11
JournalJournal of veterinary medical education
Issue number1
StatePublished - 2002


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