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Upcoming Events: CME, OWIMS and BMFA

Promoting Success: Identifying and Assisting the Challenging Learner in Need - Wed, December 3, 2014

03 Dec 2014 5:00 pm

Wed, December 3, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Alpert Medical Building. Program in Educational Faculty Development - Fall 2014 Series "Promoting Success: Identifying and Assisting the Challenging Learner in Need" 5:00–5:30 pm...

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MedEd Talks! A Series of Mini-Talks on Timely and Innovative Ideas on Medical Education - Tue, October 28, 2014

28 Oct 2014 8:00 am

Tue, October 28, 2014 8:00 AM - 12:30 PM Alpert Medical Building. Program in Educational Faculty Development - Fall 2014 Series "MedEd Talks! A Series of Mini-Talks on Timely and Innovative Ideas on Medical Education" 8:00–8:30 am Registration and Breakfast 8:30–10:00 am Round 1: Mini-Talks and Panel Discussion 10:00–11:30 am Round 2: Mini-Talks and Panel Discussion 11:30–12:30 pm Workshop and Lunch Register Online: https://apps.biomed.brown.edu/cme_registration/ There is no fee to attend these activities, but registration is required. Various presenters are TBD. Program Description: MedEd Talks! is a series of mini-talks designed to raise awareness of, and excitement about, medical education. We seek to showcase the expertise and innovation of our faculty through a series of brief presentations about emerging topics, big ideas, creative approaches, meaningful stories, or novel perspectives in medical education. Presenters will also participate in a panel question and answer session with the audience following the presentations. This session will qualify as one of the Program’s Seminars in Medical Education. Learning Objective: 1. Learn about emerging topics in medical education across Brown University and its affiliated hospital network including exciting innovation, creative approaches, and new iniatives Accreditation The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM).

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Brain-Friendly Teaching: How to Modify Your Teaching to Best Enhance Learning - Mon, October 6, 2014

06 Oct 2014 5:00 pm

Mon, October 6, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Alpert Medical Building. Program in Educational Faculty Development - Fall 2014 Series "Brain-Friendly Teaching: How to Modify Your Teaching to Best Enhance Learning" 5:00–5:30 pm...

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Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy - Sat, September 27, 2014

27 Sep 2014 8:00 am

Sat, September 27, 2014 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM Alpert Medical Building, Lecture Hall 170. This program is offered by the Rhode Island Department of Health Board of Medical Licensure & Discipline. REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00 (Includes...

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Simulation as a Teaching Tool: Tips for Incorporating Simulation Into Clinical Settings - Tue, September 16, 2014

16 Sep 2014 5:00 pm

Tue, September 16, 2014 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Alpert Medical Building. Program in Educational Faculty Development - Fall 2014 Series "Simulation as a Teaching Tool: Tips for Incorporating Simulation into Clinical Settings" 5:00–5:30 pm Registration and Refreshments 5:30–7:00 pm Workshop Register Online: https://apps.biomed.brown.edu/cme_registration/ There is no fee to attend these activities, but registration is required. Presenters: Linda L. Brown, MD, MSCE | Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine | Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Frank L. Overly, MD, FAAP | Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Emergency Medicine | Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University Program Description: Medical simulation has developed over the past twenty years as a tool to effectively and safely educate healthcare practitioners. However, “simulation” comes in many forms and does not always require access to specially equipped high-tech facilities. Simulation in its many forms offers real-time feedback on decisions and interventions in the form of changes in “patient” responsiveness, respiratory and cardiac exams, and vital signs. Through role play and interactions with standardized patients, trainees can also practice the critically important skills involved in effective, efficient and professional communication. This session will focus on the incorporation of low-tech simulation into a variety of clinical settings and will focus on the Core area of Clinical Teaching. Learning Objectives: 1. Briefly review the history of simulation 2. Describe how simulation is currently utilized in medical education with a focus on “debunking the myths” often associated with its use 3. Discuss how simulation may be utilized in its different forms, across a spectrum of settings Accreditation The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Credit Designation The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits(TM). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

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Extended-Release and Long-Acting Opioid Analgesics Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy - Wed, September 10, 2014

10 Sep 2014 5:30 pm

Wed, September 10, 2014 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Alpert Medical Building, Lecture Hall 170. This program is offered by the Rhode Island Department of Health Board of Medical Licensure & Discipline. REGISTRATION FEE: $25.00 (Includes...

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