Accreditation The American Medical Directors Association (AMDA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Designation Statement: The American Medical Directors Association designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
AMDCP Credit Designation: This session has been approved for a total of management 1.5 credit hours toward certification as a Certified Medical Director in Long Term Care (CMD).
Session Description: Do you provide didactic or bedside teaching in the nursing home for students, residents, or long term care staff? Are you ready to update your teaching strategies to enhance the appeal and promote retention for your learners? Using an interactive small group format and table facilitators, this session will introduce adult learning principles and a framework for educational program planning, focusing on innovative instructional strategies. After an introduction by a professional educator, the audience will participate in small groups by playing a game to learn many innovative active teaching methods to achieve long term care educational objectives. By the end of the session, the participants should be able to identify and describe how to utilize 4-5 active learning strategies that will enhance their teaching.
Describe a framework for educational program planning for long term care education.
Discuss the benefits of active learning strategies to teach long term care.
Delineate adult learning principles.
List 4-5 active learning strategies.
Speaker(s): Gwendolen T. Buhr, MD, MEd, CMD; Sandro Pinheiro, PhD
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MD, MEd, CMD,
Associate Professor of Geriatrics,