Full course description
Target Audience: Healthcare Professionals who are working in instructor/teaching roles.
DESCRIPTION: The purpose of this one hour continuing education course is to provide the learner with a brief overview of learning theories, pedagogy, instructional strategies and best practices in professional health education. Students will better understand how an overview of the medical model can be applied to a learner, class and cohort through the philosophy of ‘instruction as an intervention’ when educating and training future healthcare professionals.
OBJECTIVES: Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Define instructional interventions for classroom settings in health professions education
- Identify underlying educational theory(ies) that lead to instructional interventions
Bryan M. Gee, Ph.D., OTD, OTR/L, BCP
Dr. Gee holds degrees from Idaho State University (Ph.D. & MEd), University of St. Augustine (OTD), and D’Youville College (BS/MS). Dr. Gee currently is AOTA Board Certification in Pediatrics, is certified in the Sensory Integration Praxis Test, Level I, II, and III Certified the Sensory Processing Disorder Foundation, and URLEND alumni. Dr. Gee has published over 20 peer-reviewed research articles and more than 40 national presentations related to sensory-based interventions, therapy dosage and therapy-related practice patterns, and parent education/training and sensory processing. He has completed AOTA’s Academic Leadership Institute and held previous administrative and leadership appointments at Idaho State University. Additionally, Dr. Gee has held various volunteer positions with AOTA and NBCOT, and currently is an Associate Editor with the American Journal of Occupational Therapy and represents the state of Idaho within AOTA’s Representative Assembly.