Introductory Short Course (ISC) in Health Professions Education (HPE)
 


Introductory Short Course in Health Professions Education


C​ourse Credit: 1.0
 
Pre requisite:

Health Pro​fessions Educator
 
Duration:

March 31-April 4, 2014 (with pre-course reading requirements)

50 hours of study consisting of one-week full-time intensive face-to-face component with pre-course reading requirements.
 
Aims:

The course aims to introduce participants to educational philosophies underpinning Health Professions Education globally and to innovative teaching learning strategies and pitfalls in assessment.
 
Objectives:
By the end of the course participants should be able to:

I. Curriculum

  • differentiate between the different evolutionary curriculum models
  • differentiate between curricular components
  • differentiate between outcomes and objectives, and the different levels of objectives

II. Teaching and Learning

  • use the different modes of instruction appropriately based on their strengths and weaknesses, and the principles of adult learning for all domains
  • cognitive
  • psychomotor
  • affective
  • demonstrate common learner-centered instructional approaches
  • identify the basic principles underlying PBL as a specialized version of small group learning and
  • conduct the process of a small group (PBL) tutorial
  • demonstrate tutor and student roles
  • provide effective and constructive feedback
  • incorporate different learning resources appropriately in the module

III. Assessment

  • develop assessment plan using the principles of assessment
  • incorporate different assessment methodologies and tools appropriately in the module, for all three domains
  • construct and critique multiple choice question(s)  

Selection Criteria 
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Course Fee
Local participants: Rs 13,500 per person 
International participants: US $ 310 per person

PROGRAMME TEAM

Course Director

Dr. Naveed Yousuf​

Course Coordinator

Dr. Qamar Riaz

CONTACT

Mr. Sunder Khuwaja

Secretary, Dept. for Educational Development

Aga Khan University

Phone: (+92 21) 3486-4504

sunder.khuwaja@aku.edu​