Our new "Core Objectives" courses are designed for new educators in the health professions as well as experienced CE planners who may not have backgrounds in educational design, assessment, or adult learning principle. Each 2-hour module covers concepts applicable to Continuing Education in the Health Professions with cases related to the health care team.
This module on "Applying Adult Learning Principles in CPD" explores adult learning principles to help you in your role of supporting healthcare professionals' learning and change - including healthcare professionals of all kinds – from nurses and physicians assistants, to physicians and pharmacists. You will have the opportunity to study key concepts in Adult Learning and theories of learning and change (including Reflection, Experience, and Learning Styles). You will also explore current and future directions of CEHP.
- After working in this course, you should be able to:
- Analyze your own CE activities for the application of Adult Learning Principles
- Identify areas for improving your CE activities to better integrate Adult Learning Principles
- Describe the tenets of androgogy and self-directed learning.
- Provide examples of ways to integrate self-directed learning and androgogy into your CE activities
- Discuss the role that experience and reflection play in the learning and change process
- Recognize strategies that can be used to integrate experience and reflection into CE activities
- Identify emerging constructs and concepts impacting today’s CE in the Health Professions 8. Make plans to modify your CE planning processes to better incoporate adult learning principles