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, […]