FAIMER Distance Learning

Keele University was named University of the Year for Student Experience in the “Good University Guide 2017,” published by The Times and The Sunday Times. Keele has also maintained a consistently high rank in the annual “University Guide League Table for Medicine,” published by The Guardian, ranking 4th in its 2017 guide.

The Foundation for Advancement of International Medical Education and Research Distance Learning (FAIMER® DL) program offers health professions educators the opportunity to receive advanced training in all aspects of health professions education. Educators in medicine, nursing, dentistry, and other health professions can acquire the knowledge and skills to advance health professions education at their institutions to the highest international standards.

FAIMER DL courses are conducted in partnership with Keele University and the Centre for Medical Education in Context (CenMEDIC) in the United Kingdom. Courses are administered by CenMEDIC and follow the strict quality assurance guidelines and policies of Keele. The following programs are offered:

FAIMER-Keele Certificate in Health Professions Education: Accreditation and Assessment

FAIMER-Keele Diploma in Health Professions Education: Accreditation and Assessment

FAIMER-Keele Master’s in Health Professions Education: Accreditation and Assessment

The 2016 application for the FAIMER-Keele Distance Learning program is now closed. The 2017 application will open in February 2017, and course work will begin in September 2017. Visit the Registration page for information on the application process, eligibility requirements, and tuition and fees.

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The Certificate and Diploma programs are conducted as fully supported distance learning using downloaded modules, podcasts, library work, and moderated discussion forums. The Master’s Degree also includes a brief residential session and a dissertation.

FAIMER DL empowers health professions educators with the knowledge and skills to take educational standards and practice to a higher level—to develop their own practice, to improve health professions education at their institutions and in their communities, and ultimately to help bring about real and lasting advances in local health care. Program features include:

  • Training and mentoring from international experts in health professions education
  • A flexible learning format, which allows busy working professionals to learn new skills and advance their careers while continuing to practice in their current positions
  • Evidence-based teaching with an emphasis on implementing real-world improvements in participants’ own practice and at their institutions
  • A focus on accreditation and assessment, in which international standards, accreditation processes, quality assurance, and monitoring are integrated into study

To learn more about the benefits of FAIMER Distance Learning, please visit the Benefits page.

last update: October 7, 2016
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