The Open University-FAIMER-WFME Distance Learning Modules in Medical Education is pleased to offer a new series on the theme of “Educational Management and Leadership.” The first four modules in the series are open for registration:
|Leadership in Health Professions Education||January 10, 2011|
|Understanding and Managing Self||April 11, 2011|
|Understanding and Managing Others, Performance and Conflict||July 11, 2011|
|Positive, Appreciative, Strengths-Based Leadership||October 10, 2011|
|Leading and Managing Projects||TBA|
|Managing Meetings and Group Decision-Making||TBA|
|Managing and Leading Change||TBA|
Registration is also still open for modules in the first series on “Self-review and Accreditation:”
|Self-Review in Low-Resource Circumstances||October 4, 2010|
|Implementing Improvements after Review||January 10, 2011|
|Planning an External Review||April 11, 2011|
|Purposes and Methods of Accreditation||July 11, 2011|
|Non-Regulatory Approaches to Quality Assurance of Medical Education||October 10, 2011|
The cost of each module is US $85.00 and space is limited.
Modules in both series were developed by FAIMER in collaboration with The Open University Centre for Education in Medicine (OUCEM) in the United Kingdom and the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME). Feedback from participants on completed modules has been extremely positive:
“Distance learning has been a great experience for me. I am really enjoying and learning new things daily. I will recommend it to all colleagues here…”
“I … eagerly wait to read the tutor’s comments. The past 10 weeks have been lovely.”
“I really enjoyed the experience and learned a lot. They would be definitely useful for the development of our institution…”
Each module takes approximately one hour per week for 10 weeks. Modules can be downloaded or used on-line. Participants are provided with materials and supporting documentation, as well as access to an on-line discussion forum. A learning advisor is assigned to each participant to stimulate and discuss progress. Participants are expected to complete two one-hour assignments (within the 10-hour allocation) for which they will receive marked feedback. At the end of each completed module, participants will receive a certificate which can be used as evidence of Continuing Professional Development (CPD).
Visit The Open University-FAIMER-WFME Distance Learning Modules in Medical Education page to register or to learn more. If you have any questions, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.