An Introduction to Health Professions Education

Institution: University of Ottawa (LMX339)
Category: Faculty of Science
Language: English

Course Description

How are health professionals, such as doctors, trained? Health Professions Education (HPE) is a field of study that focuses on improving the teaching and assessment of future health professionals, as well as the continuing development of practicing health professionals. In this mini enrichment course, we will introduce students to the field of HPE and explore with them the methods used to teach and assess students in health professions programs. We will dive deep into innovative strategies, such as simulation, as well as the essential role of patients, family members, caregivers, and community members in the education of health professionals.