The Certificate in Health Professions Education course addresses the growing need for skilled educators in the healthcare sector. As healthcare practices become more complex, there is a demand for professionals capable of imparting specialized knowledge effectively. This program provides a structured framework to enhance teaching methodologies, ensuring that healthcare educators are equipped with up-to-date pedagogical skills. By focusing on evidence-based practices and innovative teaching strategies, the course aims to elevate the quality of healthcare education. Ultimately, this training contributes to improved patient care by fostering a new generation of knowledgeable and proficient healthcare instructors.
The aim of the Certificate in Health Professions Education course is to equip healthcare professionals with advanced teaching techniques, enhance their instructional skills, and foster a deep understanding of medical education principles, ensuring they excel as educators in the field of healthcare.
By the end of this course the participants will be able to:
- Examine their role as an educator by acquiring basic knowledge, skills and attitude of a competent medical teacher
- Apply the theoretical and empirical literature in medical education to enhance students learning and educational environment in a given context.
- Explain educational theories and apply adult learning principles in teaching, learning and assessment.
- Apply basic principles, knowledge and skills for designing & developing an integrated curriculum at undergraduate level.
- Discuss and apply the fundamentals of educational methodologies (Learning and Teaching).
- Apply fundamental principles in ‘Assessment’ while designing an assessment plan and assessment tools.
- Identify the basic principles of designing an evaluation plan for a teaching program and appreciate significance of program evaluation.
- Demonstrate effective presentation skills, communication skills, group & team dynamics, reflective practice, giving & receiving constructive feedback, professionalism while participating in the groups / team based projects.