Health professions education is in the front-line of professional practice. It helps to integrate a core set of competencies into health professions education and provides the education necessary to produce effective leaders and scholars in health professions education. It aims to create opportunities for learners to make contributions to their institutions, and to national and regional priorities.
IMU Postgraduate Certficate, Diploma and Master Programmes in Health Professions Education are designed especially for health professionals who work in education. They aim to enable learners to develop an in-depth understanding of educational principles and values related to scholarship methods, curriculum, instruction, competence assessment, programme evaluation, quality assessment, primary care education, clinical decision making, and health related humanities, professionalism and ethics as well as management and leadership skills in health professions education. Job opportunities include teaching positions, positions in research organisations (including government department), positions involving designing, organising and developing curriculum, and positions of leadership in health professions education.
BSc (Hons) (Malaya), MHPE (Maastricht), PhD (Cambridge)
MBBS (Karachi), DLO ENT (Karachi), MCPS ENT (Pakistan), MHPE (Maastricht)
MBBS, PhD, MASSESS&EVAL, FRACGP, FAMEE
BSc (Hons) (Calcutta), MSc (Calcutta), PhD (Calcutta), PG Dip Med Edu (Keele-FAIMER)
Professor, Medicine Education, Rural Clinical School, School of Medicine, Faculty of Health, University of Tasmania, Australia
Director, School of Health Professions Education, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
Director, Leeds Institute of Medical Education, School of Medicine, Leeds University, United Kingdom
Associate Professor, Education and Innovation, School of Medicine, University of Adelaide, Australia
The Postgraduate Certificate in health professions education aims to enhance the learners’ knowledge and confidence in teaching and training health professions students. It equips the learner with the basic principles of education and their implementation in practice, PGCHPE is a stepping stone towards the Diploma and Masters in Health Professions Education. A taught program with a dash of blended learning principles, this program enables the learner to be a qualified trainer in Health Professions Education.
The PGHPE programmes are designed to fulfil the needs of 21st Century Health Professions Educator and is suitable for anyone who are interested or involved in education, assessment, programme design and research in health professions education. These programmes are aimed to develop an in-depth understanding of educational theories, principles and values related to contemporary learning environment and assessment. It will boost learners’ professional credibility and confidence in teaching and designing the curriculum as well as opening a pathway to a higher degree in Health Professions Education. The combination of various teaching method through face to face and online sessions with local and international experts in the field will enhanced the learning experience of the learners.
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