Caduceus’ Medical Terminology Course Scores 100 Percent On Quality Matters Peer Review

June 14, 2024

We are proud to announce that Caduceus’ Medical Terminology Course has received a perfect score on QM’s Peer Review! Quality Matters (QM) is a faculty-centered peer review process designed to certify the quality of online and blended courses. At Caduceus, we take pride in the quality of our online courses in the Health Science fields, providing educators, students, and universities with an innovative approach to learning.

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What is the QM Peer Review?

Quality Matters is a widely recognized, standards-based approach to course quality assurance in online learning. Courses that receive a strong designation from QM can help boost the quality of the overall Health Science program at your university and the resumes of students who go on to pursue careers in the field.

Here’s how the QM Peer Review process typically works:

  • Standards-based: The review is grounded in a research-supported rubric developed by Quality Matters. This rubric includes specific standards that courses must meet to be considered high quality. The standards cover areas like course design, learning objectives, instructional materials, learner interaction, and assessment practices.
  • Peer review team: A course undergoing a QM Peer Review is evaluated by a team of trained and certified peer reviewers who are experienced online educators. This team usually consists of three members, including one who serves as the team chair.
  • Faculty-centered: The process is collaborative and constructive, focusing on course improvement. It is non-punitive and designed to support faculty in enhancing their online courses.
  • Feedback and reporting: The review team provides detailed feedback on each standard in the rubric, noting strengths and areas for improvement. If the course meets the necessary quality standards, it may be recognized with a Quality Matters certification mark. If not, faculty can use the feedback to make improvements and resubmit the course for review.
  • Continuous improvement: The ultimate goal of the QM Peer Review is to foster a culture of continuous improvement in online education, ensuring that courses are engaging, effective, and designed to promote learner success.

This rigorous process is highly respected in the field of online education, helping institutions and instructors improve the quality of their educational offerings. By doing this, institutions of higher education that provide online courses as part of their curriculum can be assured that those courses meet consistent quality benchmarks.

About Our Medical Terminology Course

Caduceus’ Medical Terminology Course received the highest possible QM Peer Review. No matter which section of Health Sciences students will study, Medical Terminology helps serve as the foundation for the rest of their education and their career. Our Medical Terminology course provides a comprehensive educational experience designed to prepare aspiring health professionals for success in the medical field.

Here’s how we did it:

A Foundation for Future Success

Our course is meticulously crafted to cater to a variety of professional needs, from students preparing for medical school entrance exams to those looking to excel in various health science fields. With a curriculum that covers an extensive range of topics, including anatomy, physiology, pathology, and medical diagnostics, our course equips learners with the knowledge they need to thrive in competitive healthcare environments.

Interactive Learning Experience

We believe learning should be engaging and interactive. That’s why our course includes over 30 hours of web-based, audio-visual content. Students can explore thousands of vivid diagrams, real medical photos, and detailed illustrations that make complex medical terms easier to grasp. This rich visual approach aids in understanding and retaining critical information.

Tools for Effective Study

To further enhance the learning experience, our course offers more than 1,500 medical terminology flashcards. These are not just ordinary flashcards; they come with full-color medical images that help cement the terminology in students’ minds. Students can review these cards as many times as needed, facilitating an efficient and thorough learning process.

Engaging Both Educators and Students

Our course is designed to be as helpful for teachers as it is for students. Educators interested in introducing or expanding medical terminology in their curriculum can take advantage of a free 30-day trial. This allows teachers to evaluate the course materials and see firsthand how they can enhance their educational offerings.

Ultimately, our Medical Terminology Online course offers the tools, knowledge, and support necessary to help both students succeed and educators feel confident in their jobs.

The Caduceus Difference

It’s not just our Medical Terminology course that’s helping to bring Health Science education to the next level. Caduceus strives to combine innovation, flexibility, and exceptional support to meet the needs of students, educators, and universities.

Here’s what sets us apart:

Built-In Online Proctoring: Upholding Academic Integrity

Understanding the importance of integrity in educational assessments, we’ve integrated advanced online proctoring solutions directly into our course. This technology ensures enhanced performance, incident reporting, and first-level support, securing the academic integrity essential for credible certifications.

Flexible Delivery Options: Adapting to Your Needs

We recognize that educational institutions and learners require adaptable solutions. Our course offers flexibility in delivery, with options that include easy configuration and setup, whether you use your Learning Management System (LMS) or ours. The quick-course launch and customization options allow institutions to implement our curriculum without delays, adapting to various teaching scenarios.

Concierge-Level Support: Personalized and Effective

To further enhance the educational experience, Caduceus provides concierge-level support. This means personalized, first-line assistance tailored for higher education environments. Our focus on supporting educators allows them to concentrate on teaching, while students benefit from dedicated phone support, ensuring that help is just a call away.

Commitment to Quality: Ensuring Excellence in Education

At Caduceus, quality is not just a goal—it’s a promise. Our course materials are designed to foster engagement and ease of use, featuring dynamic content and differentiated learning tools. We adhere to the highest standards of online education, as seen by our score in the QM Peer Review.

What are you waiting for? It’s time to inquire about our Medical Terminology course at your university. Contact us today to learn more.

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