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This course provides those involved in educating members of the health professions an asynchronous, interdisciplinary, and interactive way to obtain, expand, and improve their teaching skills. These skills can then be applied within their own professional context, with a variety of learners, extending across many stages.
After completing this course, learners will:
1. Understand educational theory as it relates to health professions education
2. Match instructional methods with desired educational outcomes
3. Learn a variety of applied teaching techniques
4. Share successful teaching strategies
While no specific prerequisite knowledge is required, this course will be most beneficial to individuals who are actively engaged in a health professions setting such as medicine, nursing, pharmacy, dentistry, social work, and public health.
Resident physicians who teach medical students and junior residents
Nurse educators who teach nursing students and advanced nursing practitioners
Health professions faculty members in academic centers or newly developing educational centers
Health professions students engaged in peer-to-peer teaching and learning
Health professionals interested in developing educational materials for their clients.
The following resources will be referenced throughout the course and individuals may purchase their own copies if desired:
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