Medical Education Course Presentations

This seminar focuses on medical education and was delivered in Salzburg, Austria, from February 4 – 10, 2018. The lectures are prepared by staff from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) in weeklong modules that are prepared in affiliation with the American Austrian Foundation's Open Medical Institute. The lectures of this seminar are presented in the order of the live event.

Characteristics of a Good Teacher

At the end of this session, learners will be able to describe specific qualities of an effective teacher in their life, characterize important skills of an effective teacher, understand transformation from clinician to educator, and identify specific teaching tools to incorporate into their own teaching.

The Adult Learner

At the end of this session, learners will be able to incorporate adult learning theory into medical teaching, appreciate the differences between pedagogy and andragogy, and use the assessment of the learner in their own educational interactions.

Presenter: Beth Rezet, MD

Developing Goals & Objectives

At the end of this session, learners will be able to define and differentiate between goals and objectives, state where goal and objective development fits within the educational design process, describe two frameworks for writing objectives, evolve lower-level objectives to higher-level objectives, and identify the key components of a well-written objective.

Curriculum Development

At the end of this session, learners will be able to define curriculum, explain the process of curriculum development, and provide an example of the steps necessary in creating, implementing and assessing a curriculum.

Use and Misuse of Audio-Visuals

At the end of this session, learners will be able to use their own understanding of how we learn to develop multimedia material for teaching, relate multimedia design principles for instruction, understand strengths and limitations of audio visual media, and identify interactive means of engaging the learner.

Teaching on Rounds

At the end of this session, learners will be able to discuss the strengths and challenges associated with teaching in the clinical setting, define the teacher's role in teaching, describe the teaching of clinical reasoning, and define the role of patients, trainees and faculty members during teaching on rounds.

Giving Feedback

At the end of this session, learners will be able to differentiate between formative and summative feedback, understand the barriers to feedback, recognize supports needed for feedback, and implement a simple framework to provide feedback.

Presenter: Beth Rezet, MD

Mentoring

At the end of this session, learners will be able to recognize why mentoring matters, describe what makes a good mentor and mentee, and understand how to establish a mentoring program.

Presenter: Lisa Zaoutis, MD

Simulation-Based Medical Education

At the end of this session, learners will be able to understand what Simulation-Based Medical Education (SBME) is, discuss how SBME fits with Adult Learning Theory, define strengths and challenges of SBME, discuss debriefing as a modality to promote learning, and describe types of questions used in debriefing.

Small Groups & Professionalism

At the end of this session, learners will be able to incorporate an understanding of professionalism into their teaching, introduce the concepts of professionalism into their training programs, and understand the tools needed to structure a small group learning environment.

Presenter: Beth Rezet, MD

First Aid for our Hearts and Minds

At the end of this session, learners will be able to understand the goals of running a system that provides emotional support to staff after trauma and how to create peer support sessions similar to ones at CHOP.

Presenter: Lisa Zaoutis, MD

Problem Learners

At the end of this session, learners will be able to understand the difference between a "difficult learner" and "problem learner," discuss the contributing causes, and provide strategies to address these learners.

Presenter: Lisa Zaoutis, MD

Teaching Procedures and Assessing Technical Competency

At the end of this session, learners will be able to understand why teaching procedures are important, apply adult learning principles and the principle of scaffolding to the teaching of procedures, recognize the phases of learning and teaching a motor skill, discuss barriers to teaching procedures in a clinical setting, summarize ways to overcome those barriers, and discuss the assessment of procedural competency.

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