MMIs are an evidence-based interview methodology used in healthcare selection all around the world. Despite the widespread use of MMIs, no consistent best-practice recommendations for the design and administration of MMIs are readily available. Ineffective selection processes, risk lack of parity, potential bias and missing strong candidates.
On this course, you will learn how an evidence-based design process will optimise the effectiveness of MMIs. You will understand why MMIs are recommended in healthcare selection.
- What MMIs are and why we use them
- How to design MMIs effectively
- Understanding your MMI needs
- Develop your own MMI model and scenarios
- Best practice for assessor training, station writing and peer review
- Pitfalls to avoid
- How to evaluate your MMIs
- Future developments
This course is for people involved in the recruitment and selection of healthcare professionals, or anyone interested in learning more about this evidence-based interview methodology.
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to…
- Describe what MMIs are
- Explain why MMIs are recommended in healthcare student selection processes
- Explore how MMIs can be designed and administered to achieve optimal effectiveness
- Reflect upon own MMI needs and requirements
- Design your own MMI model based on best practice recommendations
- Design and blueprint according to your healthcare programme
- Demonstrate understanding of assessor training needs
- Reflect on common pitfalls and how to avoid them
- Evaluate your MMIs for quality assurance
- Synthesise your knowledge and understanding to consider future developments in MMIs