Teaching and Practicing Mindfulness in Health Professions Education (Oct 10 & 24, Nov 7 & 21, 2017)

Description: Open to all RHFS health professions’ educators, this program is based on the research that has demonstrated the positive outcomes of mindfulness practice for patients and health care providers. Each of the four sessions will focus on different aspects of mindfulness and include an instructional component and meditation practice. The series will also model…

The One Minute Preceptor – September 5, 2017

Description: As a result of participating in this session participants will be able to describe the “microskills” involved in the One-Minute Preceptor (OMP) model use the OMP model in a practice scenario describe the evidence for the effectiveness of the OMP model. Facilitator: Andy MacDiarmid

GRADUATE STUDENTS Teaching Improvement Programs (TIPs) – November 30 & December 1, 2017

Description: The Teaching Improvement Program (TIPs) is an intensive two-day workshop which includes presentations, discussions and individual work. The workshop content is grounded in educational theory which is applicable across all disciplines and specializations. A practical and focused approach is taken to incorporate theory into practice so that participants complete the workshop with knowledge and…

FACULTY Teaching Improvement Programs TIPs November 16 and 17 2017

Description: The Teaching Improvement Program (TIPs) is an intensive two-day workshop which includes presentations, discussions and individual work. The workshop content is grounded in educational theory which is applicable across all disciplines and specializations. A practical and focused approach is taken to incorporate theory into practice so that participants complete the workshop with knowledge and…

Neonatal Resuscitation Program NRP December 4 2017

PROGRAM DELIVERY: COMPONENT 1 | PRE-COURSE PREPARATION Self-directed study is required. Text books are purchased separately from the exam fee. This is followed by an online (independent) exam to be completed within 30 days prior to the didactical portion. Learners are expected to complete the exam a minimum of 14 days prior to workshop date.…

Neonatal Resuscitation Program NRP November 27 2017

PROGRAM DELIVERY: COMPONENT 1 | PRE-COURSE PREPARATION Self-directed study is required. Text books are purchased separately from the exam fee. “Textbook of Neonatal Resuscitation” $87.00 Purchase at the U of M Bookstore, Bannatyne Campus OR purchase online here: https://bookstore.cps.ca/stock/details/textbook-of-neonatal-resuscitation-7th-edition This is followed by an online (independent) exam to be  completed within 30 days prior to the didactical portion.…

Grant Writing Workshop for New Faculty – August 9, 2017

Description: The Grant Writing Workshop is designed to help new faculty develop grant writing skills to secure competitive grant support for their research programs. Learning Objectives: How to design a competitive grant proposal How to write and communicate ideas effectively Step-by-step analysis of peer review:  “know what reviewers know” How to write a coherent and…

CANCELLED-THE UN-HOLY TRINITY OF FUNCTION: A NEW APPROACH TO THE TMJ, ORO-FACIAL PAIN & FUNCTIONAL OCCLUSION March 16 17 2018

Description: We have all heard the arguments. Does occlusion cause joint problems or do joint anomalies cause occlusal problems? What role do facial patterns and muscles play in oro-facial pain? This course translates many of the current concepts in these somewhat confusing disciplines and organizes them in a way that practitioners can confidently differentiate the…