Difficult Learners – PediaCast CME 004
Dr John Mahan joins Dr Mike in the PediaCast Studio to discuss difficult learners in medical education. We introduce adult learning theory and unpack tools of the trade, including feedback, feedforward and coaching. We discuss Carl Rogers’ thoughts on effective facilitating and provide concrete ways to assess and intervene when encountering learners who are slow, rude and unmotivated.
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Adult Learning Theory
This online activity will identify and explore issues related to medical education and faculty development in pediatric primary care and subspecialty settings.
Primary care physicians, pediatric subspecialists and other healthcare professionals involved in medical education and other academic activities should participate in this activity.
At the end of this activity, participants should be able to:
- Recognize key concepts related to adult education–pedagogy vs. andragogy.
- Be able to apply important medical education concepts (tools of the trade) such as feedforward/feedback and coaching.
- Describe the 3 cardinal qualities of a teacher/facilitator, according to Carl Rogers.
- Differentiate and be able to diagnose the three types of difficult learners: the slow learner, the learner with poor interaction skills and the unmotivated learner.
- Develop an effective intervention treatment plan for the slow learner, the learner with poor interaction skills, and the unmotivated learner.
Planning Committee member Karyn Kassis’s spouse has an employment/management position with Johnson & Johnson and Ethicon Surgical. Speaker John Mahan receives grant/research support from Genentech and Abbott Nutrition and is a consultant for Abbott Nutrition. These conflicts of interest were resolved by the CME Office. No one else in a position to control content has any relationships with commercial interests.
Nationwide Children’s has not received any commercial support for this activity.
ESTIMATED TIME TO COMPLETE
DATE OF ORIGINAL RELEASE
May 21, 2015
May 21, 2018
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Nationwide Children’s Hospital designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
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