CPR Training for New GTAs 2018 Spring and Fall Sessions

Have you ever thought about becoming a Gynecologic Teaching Associate? CPR is training GTAs for upcoming 2018 sessions! Our internationally recognized program has been hailed as the gold standard for invasive exam clinical skills instruction and patient educator programming.  We have instructed in numerous locations across this country and in locations across the globe, Milan, […]

The How To’s of Reducing Student Anxiety and Creating Safe Space For Students

by Clinical Practice Resources Managing Director, Richard Claflin One of the things we all recognize as GTA/MUTA instructors is that we teach an uncomfortable subject that produces a lot of anxiety for learners who are new to performing gynecological, genital or prostate exams.  There’s no way around it: these examinations are filled with a lot […]

Testimonial – Touro Bay Shore

Hi Isle I just wanted to send a  “Special Thank You” email to you and your FABULOUS team! The dedication, knowledge, professionalism and presentation of this type of education in preparing our students for their clinical experiences is second to none! Our students are still talking about their training this morning and praising their learning experience. […]

Clinical Practice Resources Successes at the ASPE National Conference

From June 4th to June 7th, the team at Clinical Practice Resources for Training and Education was very busy presenting multiple workshops, panel discussions and presentations at the Association of Standardized Patient Educators National Conference.  Early Sunday morning CPR’s Assistant Director, Samm Maloney and Director, Isle Polonko, presented a workshop alongside esteemed colleagues from across […]

Judi Marraccini, Friend, Mentor and Leader in the Field of GTA!

Blog by Isle Polonko:  Today, May 1, is the birthday of an extraordinary woman.  Judi Marraccini.  Judi is my friend, my personal mentor and a person who has made significant contributions to the field I am so passionate about, the field of GTA/MUTA.  I have known Judi for decades. She was my boss at Rutgers, […]

Wonderful Article From Colleagues in Ankara, Turkey

Post by Isle Polonko:  Over the many years I have been actively involved in GTA/MUTA education, I have had the privilege of working with some exceptional people.  The work that was completed with Melih Elcin, Professor at Hacettepe University in Ankara Turkey and his faculty was one of the most extraordinary of my entire career.  His […]

Transgender Training at ASPE by CPR’s Samm Maloney

Samm Maloney is Clinical Practice Resources’ Assistant Director.  She has a highly successful history in the field of GTA/MUTA.  Her dedication to and expertise with issues affecting LGBTQIA communities were catalysts in the development of innovative protocol and curriculum for utilization of the specialized skills of GTAs and MUTAs in sensitivity training regarding for LGBTQIA issues in medicine. […]

Tools for Your MUTA Trainer presentation at ASPE!

Clinical Practice Resources trainers, Richard Claflin and Marc Daniel Claflin, along with CPR’s director, Isle Polonko, are providing a presentation/discussion session at the 2017 Association of Stanardized Patient Educators (ASPE) national conference in Alexandria Virginia, on Tuesday, June 6, from 9:45 to 10:45, This presentation will review the qualities of highly effective MUTAs and cover […]