Identifying learning needs provides the foundation for designing health care education programs for individuals, families, groups, or communities. Students select and develop teaching strategies and explore ways of monitoring and evaluating teaching methods and learner outcomes. Roles of educators in organizations, communities, and higher education settings are examined.
Examine the impact of various health care and educational trends on the educational process and the role of the educator.
Establish the importance of health care faculty to competence in technology application.
Role of the Educator in the Community
Profile the various educator roles available to health care professionals.
Discuss the role of an educator in a community setting.
Role of the Educator in Healthcare Organizations
Identify the organizational factors involved in curriculum planning.
Discuss the role of an educator in a healthcare organization.
Monitoring and Evaluating Teaching Methods
Describe the purpose and benefits of program evaluations.
Describe ways of monitoring effectiveness of teaching plans.
Explain ways of using evaluations to improve teaching effectiveness.
Distinguish between instructional methods and instructional materials.
Discuss health behavior frameworks and their influence on learning.
Analyze the advantages, disadvantages, and specific uses of various teaching strategies.
Designing Health Care Educational Programs
Design a health care educational program.
Analyze the learning needs process related to the identification and development of a health care program.
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