23 May 2017

Workshop: Simulation as a Teaching Tool - Instructor Course

Date/Time
23 May - 26 May, Tuesday, 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Level 3, Centre for Healthcare Simulation (CHS)
Description

This 4-day intensive immersion course in healthcare simulation is meant for trained healthcare educators with simulation training to bring them to the next level of incorporating simulation into their curricula. It is led by experienced Harvard-affiliated faculty from the Centre for Medical Simulation, Boston, USA and covers all high-level elements and concepts involved in running a simulation program. Daily format varies and include creating simulation scenarios, lectures, small/large group discussions, case studies and practical exercises with real-time debriefing and feedback. Attendees are expected to have background simulation training who will then join a growing international community of Institute of Medical Simularion (IMS) graduates positioned to be leaders in the field!

Organised by
Centre for Healthcare Simulation (CHS)
23 May 2017

Workshop: Competency Based Medical / Health Professional Education - Providing Effective Feedback to Enhance Learning

Date/Time
23 May, Tuesday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Learning Room 01-01B
Description

The ability to provide and receive feedback is important in the current learning context to improve the educational setting as well as to monitor the progress of trainees and trainers. If done properly, feedback will have a transformative effect on the person as well as the practice environment. It is therefore imperative that one is trained in giving both positive and negative feedback skillfully. The workshop will focus on feedback techniques and discuss on how to develop good practices as well as identify bad practices. Training will be in small groups and will focus on current learning environments of undergraduate and postgraduate settings.

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
24 May 2017

Workshop: Flipped Classroom

Date/Time
24 May, Wednesday, 8:30 am - 12:30 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Learning Room 01-01B
Description

The Flipped Classroom model is gaining increasing attention in health professions education. The flipped classroom shifts the traditional lecture to a pre-class activity, promotes active learning, facilitates formative assessment and can be scaled up for a large number of students. The role of teachers shifts from being a “sage on the stage” to a “guide on the side.” Lectures are replaced by student centered activities. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
24 May 2017

Workshop: Use of Videos in Medical Education

Date/Time
24 May, Wednesday, 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Learning Room 01-01B
Description

Videos have been used widely in health professional education. Videos have been demonstrated to support teaching and learning in many settings. To optimize learning outcomes, video use and video production should be guided by best practices and principles derived from educational technology research. We will cover best practices in using educational videos as well as strategies in producing educational video. A series of case studies will be used together with workshop participants’ experience to illustrate the application of these principles. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
25 May 2017

13th International Conference on Clinical Ethics Consultation (ICCEC)

Date/Time
25 May - 27 May, Thursday
Venue
Description

This conference aims to discuss how healthcare ethics should evolve to meet changes in healthcare delivery, ageing populations, and the effects of globalisation, cultural diversity, and migration.

Organised by
Centre for Biomedical Ethics (CBmE)
30 May 2017

Workshop: Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Date/Time
30 May, Tuesday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Learning Room 01-01B
Description

Institutions responsible for the education of students must ensure that its education mission is optimally fulfilled together with its other missions like research and service. In institutions of higher learning, the primary emphasis on mission fulfillment was heavily weighted on research and, consequently, the word scholarship was narrowly interpreted to include only activities focused on discovery of new knowledge through the research process. During 1990s, the late Boyer advocated a reappraisal of and expanded the meaning of the word ‘scholarship’ which was further refined and now includes the scholarship of teaching and learning (SoTL). Today, in the 21st century, many institutions of higher learning recognize the scholarship of teaching and learning as a pathway to promotion and tenure in academia. However, to benefit from this, it is important to have a clear understanding of the demands and rigour associated with the achievement of the scholarship of teaching and learning. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)
31 May 2017

Workshop: Qualitative Research Methods in Health Professions Education

Date/Time
31 May, Wednesday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Venue
NUS, Centre for Translational Medicine (MD6), Learning Room 01-01B
Description

Qualitative methods are powerful tools to help educational researchers to develop theory, evaluate programs, and design educational interventions. Using qualitative methods, you can collect in depth information that you cannot obtain with quantitative methods. Qualitative methods are used to study human behavior and behavior changes, which are not well captured by quantitative techniques. The purpose of this workshop is to guide researchers in designing and implementing qualitative research projects. An overview of qualitative research design will be provided along with general recommendations for developing research questions, formulating a hypothesis, analyzing qualitative data, and validating the results. 

Organised by
Centre for Medical Education (CenMED)