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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 with potential to influence the content of this program have disclosed all financial relationships that have occurred in the past 24 months with ineligible companies. The disclosures 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 Johnson, 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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