Current Issues in Health Professions Education (HPRE 5530) – Introduction to the program and consideration of current issues in health professions education such as professionalism, culture and diversity, inter-professional education, portfolio, simulation, generational differences and critical thinking and problem solving. Students will also identify and examine topics specific to their areas of practice.
Principles and Methods of Research (EDRP 5508) – Understanding and applying educational research methods to issues in health professions education. Focus on quantitative, qualitative and mixed method models, and on contributing to the research body through publication and presentation, attention to application of research to problems in health professions education.
Teaching in Health Professions Education (HPRE 5560) – Emphasis on learning and teaching theories and current research in health professions education as applied to instructional methods, delivery, students and learning contexts. Focus on individual differences, mentoring and tutoring, and on teaching in clinical, small group and large group situations in health sciences education.
Assessment in Health Professions Education (HPRE 5550) – Focus on the development of tests, surveys and other assessment tools related to the evaluation of performance in health professions education.
Curriculum Design in Health Professions Education (HPRE 5522) – Examination of the theory and strategies for the development, implementation, and evaluation and of curricula in health professions education. Focus on contextual factors, learner needs, current models, outcome-based approaches, leadership, and faculty development for design and delivery.
Program Evaluation in Health Professions Education (HPRE 5580) – Applied research as linked to program development and evaluation in health professions education. Topics include needs assessment, summative and formative evaluations, methodologies, data collection, data analysis, and reporting findings. Project-based: Students will develop full program evaluation as a requirement for this course. Prerequisite: EDRP 5508 or consent of instructor.
|Current Issues in Health Professions Education (HPRE 5530)||Blended*|
|Assessment in Health Professions Education (HPRE 5550)||Blended*|
|Teaching in Health Professions Education (HPRE 5560)||Blended*|
|Principles and Methods of Research (HPRE 5508)||Blended*|
|Curriculum Design in Health Professions Education (HPRE 5522)||Online|
|Program Evaluation in Health Professions Education (HPRE 5580)||Online|
* Blended classes include occasional classroom meetings which are generally held on alternating Fridays from 1:00 – 2:50 in the SOM, or times and frequency may be varied in consideration of student availability.
All courses are three credit hours.