courses

3413

Postgraduate - Course

Students who commenced study in 2013 should refer to this course entry for direction on the requirements; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course.

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This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2013 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Medicine, Nursing and Health Sciences

Managing facultyMedicine, Nursing and Health Sciences
Abbreviated titleGradCertHlthProfEd
Total credit points required24
Standard duration of study (years)1 year PT
Study mode and locationMulti-modal (Notting Hill)
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/3413
Contact details

Course administrator: telephone +61 3 9905 0090; email hpe.courses@monash.edu

or visit http://www.med.monash.edu.au/education/healthpeer/

Course coordinator

Ms Fiona Kent

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the Handbook are not available for study in the current year.
  • This course is not available to international student visa holders.
  • Part-time study only.
  • Students are required to attend a number of compulsory on-campus/on-site study days.

Description

This highly practical applied course is designed to meet the unique requirements of teachers working in health professional contexts. It is aimed at a broad cross-section of the health professions including medicine, nursing, psychology, paramedic studies, pharmacy, dietetics, physiotherapy, radiography, occupational therapy and speech pathology. The course enables participants to develop their teaching and supervision skills in both clinical and non-clinical environments, their course development techniques and expand their working knowledge of educational theory to underpin future practice. Participants will be expected to explore and evaluate educational methods as well as teaching and assessment practices and principles. They will also be introduced to the principles of evidence-based educational practice.

Outcomes

On completion of the course graduates should be able to:

  • demonstrate effective teaching practices and the ability to reflect critically on the teaching performance of self and others
  • apply their understanding of theoretical perspectives on learning, teaching, assessment and evaluation to educational programs
  • design and apply assessment strategies for students in a range of educational contexts
  • identify the ethical and legal responsibilities of teachers in diverse educational settings
  • source the best evidence available appropriate to the design and delivery of educational interventions
  • use a range of teaching resources and communication technologies
  • compare and contrast different educational approaches used by various health professions and consider their relevance to their own professional practice.

Maximum credit allowed

12 credit points

Assessment

Assessment includes written assignments, teaching practicals/plans and preparation of a structured teaching portfolio.

Structure

This course consists of four core units.

Requirements

Core units

  • MEU9001 Teaching and learning in health professional education
  • MEU9002 Clinical teaching or MEU9014 Applied simulation
  • MEU9003 Assessment in health professional education
  • MEU9004 Course design and evalution

Progression to further studies

This course articulates with 3860 Master of Health Professional Education.

Award(s)

Graduate Certificate in Health Professional Education