Creating Effective Clinical Teaching Environments -- Basic Concepts

0.5 Continuing Education Credit Hours

0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Category: Clinical Teaching - General

Creating an effective clinical teaching environment for students is important for their success in understanding patient care. Residents and fellows have an important responsibility for teaching students in multiple clinical settings and often have more opportunities than faculty to influence student learning. This module will provide strategies for understanding your learners, introduce the one-minute preceptor, and provide other practical tips for teaching in the clinical environment.

Author

Kimberly Tartaglia, M.D.

Dr. Tartaglia joined the OSU medical staff in 2008 after completing her residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Chicago. Since coming to Ohio State, she has been actively involved in several quality initiatives including improving care of patients admitted with COPD, advocating for judicious use of antibiotics, and improving communication with primary care providers around high risk medications. For her work, she was named a 2012 Top Hospitalist by the American College of Physicians.


Additionally, Dr. Tartaglia has become involved in medical student curriculum design and educational research. She has served as Associate Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine and currently serves as Associate Director for Clinical Curriculum in the Division of Hospital Medicine. In 2012, she was named Mentor of the Year award for Internal Medicine.

Objectives

  1. Discuss characteristics of effective teachers.
  2. Review a framework for diagnosing learners.
  3. Learn how to create structured educational encounters.
  4. Discuss the One-Minute Preceptor as a micro-teaching technique.
  5. Review the importance of reflection.

Online Module

When completing the on-line module you will be presented with learning objectives, brief cases, questions for reflection (not scored), and interactive lessons with hyperlinks to engage you along the way. Once you complete the lessons, you will be presented with the Module Evaluation and then the Post Test (which requires a score of 70%), followed by the opportunity to print your Continuing Education Certificate. Modules remain available for your future reference once you have completed them.

Continuing Medical Education Disclosure

Description

This enduring material will discuss the following:

Creating Effective Clinical Teaching Environments -- Basic Concepts

Creating an effective clinical teaching environment for students is important for their success in understanding patient care.  Residents and fellows have an important responsibility for teaching students in multiple clinical settings and often have more opportunities than faculty to influence student learning.  This module will provide strategies for understanding your learners, introduce the one-minute preceptor, and provide other practical tips for teaching in the clinical environment.

This module is a 100 level module which offers practical skills most appropriate for residents, fellows and faculty interested in basic and foundational knowledge in specific teaching topics.  

 

Planning Committee

The following planning committee members have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

John Mahan, MD

Heather Brod

Aubre Smith

 

John Mahan also discloses the following:

Grant/Research Support - Abbott Nutrition; Genentech

Consultant/Speaker Bureau - Abbott Nutrition

 

Heather Brod also discloses the following:

Advisory Board Membership –Healthcare Businesswomen’s Association  

 

Their educational unit does not have a financial interest or affiliation with an organization that may receive direct benefit from the subject of the proposed CME activity, and they will not be personally compensated for their role in the planning or execution of this proposed CME activity by an organization other than The Ohio State University:

John Mahan, MD

Heather Brod

Aubre Smith

Original Release Date: 4-29-13

Review Date: 1-24-17 Note: No changes were made.

New Release Date: 3-7-17

Original Planning Committee

 

Author
Kimberly Tartaglia, MD

Dr. Tartaglia joined the OSU medical staff in 2008 after completing her residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at the University of Chicago. Since coming to Ohio State, she has been actively involved in several quality initiatives including improving care of patients admitted with COPD, advocating for judicious use of antibiotics, and improving communication with primary care providers around high risk medications. For her work, she was named a 2012 Top Hospitalist by the American College of Physicians.

Additionally, Dr. Tartaglia has become involved in medical student curriculum design and educational research. She has served as Associate Clerkship Director for Internal Medicine and currently serves as Associate Director for Clinical Curriculum in the Division of Hospital Medicine. In 2012, she was named Mentor of the Year award for Internal Medicine.


Speaker Disclosure

The following presenter for this educational activity discloses that she has no relevant relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Her presentation will not include discussion of unapproved or “off-label” usage of commercial products and/or services.

Kimberly Tartaglia, MD

-----------

For Objectives section:

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to: DISCUSS characteristics of effective teachers; REVIEW a framework for diagnosing learners; DEMONSTRATE how to create structured educational encounters; COMPREHEND  the One-Minute Preceptor as a micro-teaching technique; and REVIEW the importance of reflection.

 

Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education (CCME) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Ohio State University Center for Continuing Medical Education designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit is only awarded after successful completion of post-test with a minimum of 75%.