James Cook University
This course is designed to provide health professionals with an understanding of specific strategies related to teaching in clinical settings. Clinical teachers are being recruited from a wide variety of clinical settings including urban and rural hospitals, general practices, and community clinics. Clinical teachers are also involved in the teaching of post-registration health professionals who are working towards their professional qualifications, such as GP registrars and hospital residents. While these teachers have registered qualifications within their disciplines, the majority do not have formal qualifications in teaching. This course is designed to develop educator skills for busy health professionals. What you will learn This course is suitable for health professionals to gain in-depth knowledge and skills for careers in health professional education and research. It focuses on teaching and learning in health contexts, and completion of a project in health professional education. The principal aim of these courses is to provide a sound theoretical foundation and practical teaching skills for those involved in teaching students in the health professions. They focus on: Theoretical perspectives of health professional education Practical skills for health professional education Development of a conceptual framework for teaching, learning, and research in the health professions Knowledge and skills in assessment, curriculum design, and leadership in health education Evidence-based health profession education Experience undertaking educational research. How you will study This course is delivered externally and is available part time and full time.
|Institution Name||James Cook University|
|Course Duration||2 years part-time|
|Course University||James Cook University|
One of the world’s leading institutions focusing on the tropics, Australia’s James Cook University is surrounded by the spectacular ecosystems of the rain forests of the Wet tropics, the dry savannahs, and the iconic Great Barrier Reef. Our unique location enables students from Australia and overseas to study in a diverse physical environment unparalleled by any university in the world.