The Graduate Certificate in Medical and Health Professions Education-Teaching provides advanced skills in developing appropriate instruction, curriculum and assessment strategies for academic and clinical settings with an emphasis on real-world, practical applications. This certificate program is designed for those who:
- Wish to become more of an educational leader at their institution
- Teach or plan to teach students, residents or other medical and health professionals
- Play a role in curriculum development, revision or evaluation
|MHPE 600||Applied Learning Theories||3 Credits|
|MHPE 601||Instructional Methods||3 Credits|
|MHPE 602||Curriculum Development||3 Credits|
|MHPE 603||Assessment of Learning||3 Credits|
Classes are taught online (asynchronous) and are offered in an 8-week format, ideal for participants who have professional and family responsibilities.
Federal financial aid may be available for any term in which a student is enrolled at least half-time, subject to timely completion of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Private education loans may be available for less than half-time study.
Tuition costs for the Medical and Health Professions Education-Teaching graduate certificates are based upon the number of credit hours taken per term. Tuition is due at the beginning of each term of your enrollment. For more information, please contact EVMS Financial Aid at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
This course is an exploration of adult learning theory. Application of principles to medical and health professions education is expected. Learners successfully completing this course will explore major theorists in the field of adult learning and create an educational philosophy. Learners will create artifacts in an electronic portfolio to exemplify the application of seven areas of learning theory: assessment of prior knowledge, encoding and retrieval and knowledge, motivation for learning, mastery of learning, feedback and practice, course climate, and self-directed learning.
This course prepares students with theoretic foundations and best practices to plan, apply, design, and evaluate appropriate instructional methods to enhance learner achievement. Application of principles to medical and health professions education is expected. Learners analyze a wide range of instructional methods including team-based, problem-based, inter-professional, outcome-based, experiential, indirect, and interactive in a variety of educational settings including small- and large-groups, clinical, bedside, ambulatory, community, rural, and distance.
This course teaches a systematic curriculum development approach. Application of principles to medical and health professions education is expected. Educators and curriculum leaders will gain knowledge, skills, and experiences in multiple facets of curriculum development including curricula planning, design, development, implementation, evaluation, and improvement/revision. Learners will also explore the benefits and challenges related to the collaborative nature of curriculum development through practical examples and application of curricular planning models.
This course prepares learners to design evidence-based assessment strategies to improve instructional effectiveness for faculty and learning outcomes for students. Application of principles to medical and health professions education is expected. A wide array of formative and summative assessment instruments and techniques will be explored and applied through practical application.