Health Professions Educator (HPE) Series

This series addresses the needs of early-mid career educators who teach our health professionals throughout Carilion Clinic, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine & Research Institute, and/or Jefferson College.  Content being covered includes the best practices in teaching, educational theory, program planning and assessment, enhancing teaching with technology, and educational research.  Below are videos from our Health Professions Educator series thus far.  Each video will include presentation objectives and the PowerPoint that was presented at the session.  We encourage in-person attendance if at all possible, but recognize the value of alternative options for when it isn’t.

Bonus:  These sessions count toward your annual requirement for faculty development related to teaching! For instructions on how to log video-recorded sessions into Digital Measures click here.

HPE Session Schedule 2016

HPE Session Schedule 2017


Video Index (Click on title to jump to your preferred video)

Creating a Positive Learning Environment & Avoiding Learner Mistreatment By Drs. Musick, Adams-Vanke, and Knight
A Most Difficult Professional Conversation That Informs All Others:  Seeking, Receiving, Responding to, and Growing From Feedback by Dr. Mark Greenawald
Voice Over PowerPoints by Dr. Bob Reese
Concept Mapping by Drs. Milena Staykova and Rhoda Murray
Cultural Considerations for Health Professions Educators by Dr. Laura Welfare
Scholarship in Medical Education by Dr. David Musick
Building a Foundation for Teaching by Dr. Shari Whicker
Problem-based Learning for Beginners by Dr. Joanne Greenawald
Technology in the Classroom by Dr. Corey Heitz
Which of the Following? Audience Response Systems in the Classroom by Dr. Corey Heitz
One Minute Preceptor by Dr. Bruce Johnson
How to Present to the Masses, Get Their Attention, and Keept It by Aaron Rivers and Deb Ferron
Engaging Learners with NearPod by Dr. Corey Heitz
Revving Up PowerPoint by Dr. Corey Heitz
Curriculum Development by Dr. Shari Whicker
Flipping the Medical Education Classroom by Dr. Corey Heitz
Simulation in Healthcare by Dr. Tim Fortuna
Want to Play a Game and Learn abut Urban Legend vs. Practical Pedagogy?


Creating a Positive Learning Environment & Avoiding Learner Mistreatment by David Musick, PhD, Assistant Dean for Faculty Development VTCSOM and Director Continuing Professional Development Carilion Clinic/VTCSOM, Aubrey Knight, MD, Medical Director Inpatient Palliative Care Carilion Clinic and Associate Dean for Student Affairs VTCSOM, Felicity Adams-Vanke, MD, Program Director Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Carilion Clinic

Objectives:

  • Explain the concept of the learning environment and why it is prominent in health professions education
  • Review existing accreditation requirements concerning this topic
  • Review a sample of the research literature on this topic
  • Illustrate positive and negative aspects of the learning environment for health professions learners through case scenarios
  • Recognize methods for reporting issues related to the learning environment
  • Consider ways in which we can continually improve the learning environment

PowerPoint:  Positive Learning Environment


A Most Difficult Professional Conversation That Informs All Others:  Seeking, Receiving, Responding to, and Growing From Feedback by Mark Greenawald, MD, Vice Chair for Academic Affairs and Professional Development Carilion Clinic, Professor and Vice Chair of Family and Community Medicine VTCSOM, and Medical Director of Physician Leadership and Professional Development Carilion Clinic

Objectives:

  • Identify personal barriers to regularly and actively seeking feedback.
  • Compare the “I ACT” approach to seeking feedback to your present approach.
  •  Identify your own “Feedback Network” and articulate a professional goal for which you will actively seek feedback using the approach discussed during the session

PowerPoint:  A Most Difficult Professional Conversation That Informs All Others:  Seeking, Receiving, Responding to, and Growing From Feedback


 

Voice Over PowerPoints by Dr. Bob Reese, Program Director Health Psychology, Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Objectives:

  • Recognize the need for engagement to enhance learning
  • Comprehend Why Voice-Over PPT is valuable for engagement
  • Appreciate the impact of VO-PPT on all three learning styles
  • Review research on VO-PPT
  • Experience “How to” create a VO-PPT

PowerPoint:  Voice Over PowerPoints


Concept Mapping by Milena Staykova, EdD, APRN, FNP-BC, Associate Professor and Post-licensure Program Director for Department of Nursing, Jefferson College Health Sciences and Rhoda Murray, PhD, FNP-BC, Assistant Professor Nursing and Associate Program Director MSN-FNP Program Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Objectives:

  • Compare traditional to a concept mapping priority of care assignment and student’s learning preferences based on the Gardner’s multiple intelligence theory.
  • Discuss concept mapping as a tool to engage students in active learning.
  • Network with colleagues from an academic institution.

PowerPoint: Concept Mapping

 


Cultural Consideration for Health Professions Educators by Dr. Laura Welfare
Associate Professor Education Virginia Tech and Assistant Professor Interprofessionalism VTCSOM

Objectives:

  • Identify strategies for recognizing varied learner cultural identities.
  • Describe how cultural identities impact learner needs.
  • Describe strategies for creating a environment wherein learners from varied cultural identities can be successful.

PowerPoint:  Cultural Considerations for Health Professions Educators


Scholarship in Medical Education:  It’s MORE Than Rocket Science by Dr. David Musick
Assistant Dean for Faculty Development VTCSOM,
Professor Internal Medicine VTCSOM,
Director Office of Continuing Professional Development Carilion Clinic, and
Professor Jefferson College of Health Sciences

Objectives:

  • Define medical education research and scholarship
  • Distinguish medical education research from other types of research
  • Describe why medical education research matters
  • Develop a research question for a medical education study

Handout:  Defining Features of Scholarship Handout

PowerPoint: Scholarship in Medical Education



Building a Foundation for Teaching by Dr. Shari Whicker

Associate Director, Continuing Professional Development, Carilion Clinic
Asst. Professor, Medical Education and Faculty Development, VTCSOM

Objectives:

  • Critically reflect on teaching and learning experiences to improve future experiences
  • Recognize and apply basic Adult Learning Principles to teaching and learning
  • Identify ways to diversify your teaching to reach a broader audience
  • Identify personal goals for teaching using what you have learned

PowerPoint:  Building a Foundation for Teaching


Problem-based Learning for Beginners by Dr. Joanne Greenawald
Director of Facilitator Development, VTCSOM

Objectives:

  • Describe principles of problem-based learning
  • Recognize the unique benefits of a problem-based learning educational format
  • Experience participation in a problem-based learning clinical case

PowerPoint:  Problem-Based Learning for Beginners


Technology in the Classroom by Dr. Corey Heitz
Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate and Medical Education, Carilion Clinic Emergency Medicine/VTCSOM

Objectives:

  • Gain familiarity with ways to use technology to improve presentations
  • Utilize audience response systems to engage the audience during didactics
  • Gain experience with the use of audience engagement techniques to create interactive learning experiences

PowerPoint:  Technology in the Classroom


Which of the Following? Audience Response Systems in the Classroom by Dr. Corey Heitz
Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate and Medical Education, Carilion Clinic Emergency Medicine/VTCSOM

Objectives:

  • Create questions using various Audience Response Systems.
  • Integrate ARS into your Powerpoint Presentations.
  • Use ARS to enhance learner participation.


One Minute Preceptor by Dr. Bruce Johnson
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs VTCSOM

Objectives:

  • Identify different settings of clinical teaching and understand which setting may be more conducive to a specific teaching skill.
  • Understand the 5 microskills that constitute the “one-minute preceptor”.
  • Recognize consequences of over-emphasis of any particular teaching skill.
  • Utilize the “one-minute preceptor” process in clinical teaching.

PowerPoint:  One Minute Preceptor

 


Day Dreams: How to Present to the Masses, Get Their Attention, and Keep It by Aaron Rivers and Deb Ferron
Aaron Rivers Radiation Oncology, Carilion Clinic and VP of Public Relations to ToastMasters International  and
Deb Ferron, Admin Asst in Surgery, and VPE of Carilion Clinic ToastMasters and VPE of Speakers Bureau of the Blue Ridge

Objectives:

  • Prepare and organize presentation materials to present to public with confidence.
  • Illustrate improvement in vocal and posturing skills while presenting to public.
  • Detect and overcome stage fright.

PowerPoint:  How to Present to the Masses


Engaging Learners with NearPod by Dr. Corey Heitz
Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate and Medical Education, Carilion Clinic Emergency Medicine/VTCSOM

 

Objectives:

  • Use Nearpod to build and/or more advanced interactions with learners.
  • Engage learners in the classroom or remotely.
  • Implement Nearpod in various learning environments


Revving Up PowerPoint by Dr. Corey Heitz
Assistant Professor and Director Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate and Medical Education, Carilion Clinic Emergency Medicine/VTCSOM

Objectives:

  • Tweak basic presentations to increase interactivity, flow, aesthetics, and audience engagement.
  • Build and use hyperlinks for a variety of activities within presentations.

PowerPoint:  Revving Up PowerPoint


Curriculum Development by Dr. Shari Whicker, Director TEACH Academy, Assistant Professor VTCSOM, Associate Director Office of Continuing Professional Development Carilion Clinic

Objectives:
• Utilize Kern’s six-steps to plan/improve any medical education curriculum
• Incorporate a basic ‘flipped classroom’ techniques into your own teaching

PowerPoint:  Curriculum Design

 


Flipping the Medical Education Classroom by Dr. Corey Heitz, Assistant Professor and Director of Undergraduate and Medical Education, Carilion Clinic Emergency Medicine/VTCSOM

Objectives:

  • Describe the background and concept of flipping the classroom
  • Utilize various methods for the flipped classroom in your didactic teaching
  • Discuss methods of using “flipped classroom” concepts in clinical teaching


Simulation in Healthcare by Dr. Tim Fortuna, Medical Director for Experiential Learning Carilion Clinic

Objectives:

• Define simulation and its uses
• Discuss the learning theory behind simulation education
• List “best practices” associated with positive outcomes in simulation
• Discuss debriefing methods
• Demonstrate the use of a high fidelity manikin in simulation


Want to Play a Game and Learn about Urban Legend vs. Practical Pedagogy?  by
Saleem Ahmed, PhD, MBBCh, FCPS, Assistant Professor Bio-Medical Science VTCSOM and Assistant Professor, Physician Assistant Program JCHS
Alyssa Archer, MLIS, Assistant Professor Instruction Librarian, Radford University
Candice Benjes-Small, MLIS, Head Information Literacy and Outreach, Radford University
Susan VanPatten, PhD, Director Faculty Development, Radford University

Objectives:

  • Discriminate between learning theories that are solidly rooted in research and those which need debunking
  • Explain why some teaching strategies are more effective than others
  • Incorporate current pedagogical research into their teaching practices