Fundamentals of Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions

Fundamentals of Teaching and Learning in the Health Professions

Release Date: October 27, 2020

Expiration Date: March 16, 2023

Estimated time to complete activity: 6 hours

Objectives:

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Provide a definition of learning and describe a model that explains how learning happens.
  • Provide a definition of teaching and describe common activities of teachers in the health professions.
  • Describe five questions to ask when preparing for any teaching experience.
  • Identify six practical evidence-based methods to enhance learning and at least one way to use each when teaching.
  • Describe several effective approaches to teaching and learning in online environments.

Target Audience

Teachers for health professions students. Examples include faculty and staff at medical schools (both osteopathic and allopathic), nurse-practitioner schools, physician assistant schools, and nursing schools. Content would likely be best suited for beginner/early career teachers, but could also be useful to intermediate and advanced teachers.

Credit

This activity was planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association (IPMA) and Osmosis. The IPMA is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designations

The Interstate Postgraduate Medical Association (IPMA) designates this enduring activity for a maximum 6 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Commercial Support

None

Disclosure Information

As a provider dedicated to independent education and accredited by the ACCME, IPMA must ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor in all of its educational activities. All individuals (including their spouse/partner) with potential to influence the content of this program have submitted Conflict of Interest declarations that have been reviewed according to policy and these declarations are listed below. All individuals with potential conflicts have been contacted as needed by IPMA staff, and issues of conflict have been discussed, managed, and mitigated.

Name

Role/Responsibility

COI

Sean Tackett, MD, MPH

Planner, Faculty

No Relevant Relationships to Disclose

Amin Azzam, MD, MA

Planner, Faculty

No Relevant Relationships to Disclose

Catherine A. Johnson, MA

Planner

No Relevant Relationships to Disclose

Heidi Ness

Planner

No Relevant Relationships to Disclose

Cheri Olson, MD

Content Review

No Relevant Relationships to Disclose

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CME Contact Information

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Your Instructor


Sean Tackett, MD, MPH
Sean Tackett, MD, MPH

Sean is a General Internist at Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Research Director for Osmosis. His career aspiration is to contribute to improvements in the quality of health professions education internationally, and he’s hoping that this course will make a difference by helping you learn how to learn.

Sean currently teaches curriculum development to Johns Hopkins faculty, has authored online modules on curriculum development and learning theories for Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, and has taught educational skills to faculty from China, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Vietnam, Syria, and Brazil. He also practices hospital medicine and teaches medical students and residents on the medical wards.

Traveling and eating are his favorite pastimes, especially when his wife and two boys can join, and when visits to family in Pittsburgh and Ahmedabad can be arranged.



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