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HS5409 - Innovative Teaching in the Health Professions

Credit points: 3
Year: 2014
Student Contribution Band: Band 2
Administered by: School of Medicine & Dentistry (pre 2015)

Available to students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate, Graduate Diploma and Master of Health Professional Education or by permission of the Subject or Course Coordinator or Head of School.

This subject provides an opportunity for registered health professionals to develop and formalise their teaching skills specifically related to consultation and communication skills between health professional and patient. The subject focuses on the use of experiential learning methods. It is available off-campus on a part-time basis in the mode of flexible delivery with some group work.

Learning Outcomes

  • Discuss a range of innovative learning approaches suitable for health professional education;
  • Describe approaches for innovative clinical assessment in the health professions;
  • Apply the principles of Interprofessional Education;
  • Design and assess an innovative learning opportunity for learners in the health professions;
  • Communicate the outcomes of learning innovation in health professional education.
Prerequisites: HS5405 AND HS5406Must have the approval of Head of School

Availabilities

External, Study Period 1
Census Date 27-Mar-2014
Coordinator: Dr Kimberley Owens, Assoc. Professor Louise Young
Lecturers: Dr Kimberley Owens, <Person not found>, Dr Robin Ray.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars - Experiential learning workshops
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: interprofessional education (30%); simulation (30%); design an avatar and teaching session (30%); discussion board (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of all assessment items

External, Study Period 2
Census Date 28-Aug-2014
Coordinator: Dr Kimberley Owens
Lecturers: Dr Robin Ray, Assoc. Professor Louise Young.
Workload expectations:
  • 12 hours workshops/Seminars - Experiential learning workshops
Method of Delivery: WWW - LearnJCU
Assessment: interprofessional education (30%); simulation (30%); design an avatar and teaching session (30%); discussion board (10%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Satisfactory completion of all assessment items

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.