This case study can be used to evaluate a learner's ability to communicate during a visit. This case is written as a role play exercise, but it could also be used as a live cumulative exam. If done as a role play exercise, you will need a volunteer/patient actor, newborn mannequin, and an artificial breast for the actor. This clinical examination case study has three resource tools.
- Case Set up (1-page PDF background on this Case Study)
- Case Standardized Patient Description & Script (3-page PDF for patient actor)
- Case Performance Assessment: This assessment enables faculty to evaluate learners' communication skills and teaching about breastfeeding effectiveness.