Don’t Call It A Faculty Development Workshop

Des Moines, IA US
August 20, 2014

As members of the healthcare profession, we are entrusted with a responsibility to continuously renew our ranks by educating the next generation of providers. Despite many adverse circumstances, we have a professional duty to teach young healthcare providers. Preceptors have been asked to share what they do every day in their clinical practice with Des Moines University students. As a preceptor, they are a role model who supervises, guides, and facilitates the learning of students.

Target Audience

Des Moines University preceptors and clinical instructors. 

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the characteristics of effective clinical teachers
  • Identify the different roles providers adopt when teaching in the clinical setting
  • Discuss how learners learn in the clinical setting
  • State the five micro-skills for clinical teaching
  • Discuss the role of feedback in teaching and learning
  • Discuss the characteristics of feedback vs. assessment
  • Discuss the barriers to providing feedback and assessing learners


6 pmRegistration & Dinner
6:30 pm Introduction and Icebreaker
7 pmHow to be an All-Star Preceptor
7:30 pmHow to Deal with the Difficult Student
8 pmHow to Give Effective Feedback
8:30 pmHow to Teach at the Bedside
9 pmAdjourn


  • Thomas Green, DO, MPH, FACOEP, FACEP
    Associate Dean, COM Clinical Affairs, Des Moines University
  • Michael Metts, DO, FAAP, FACOP
    Chair, Department of Specialty Medicine, Des Moines University
  • Joshua Tessier, DO
    Family Medicine, UnityPoint Clinic

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, the speakers indicated they have no financial relationships to disclose. 

Continuing Education Credit

  • DO: Des Moines University is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for a maximum of 2.0 AOA Category 1-A credit(s).
  • MD: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Iowa Medical Society (IMS). Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the IMS to provide continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this live activity for 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • Other: This live activity is designated for 2.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 2.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 2.00 CE Contact Hour(s)
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
08/20/2014 - 6:00pm CDT
Event ends: 
08/20/2014 - 9:00pm CDT
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Olsen Center
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States

Available Credit

  • 2.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 2.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 2.00 CE Contact Hour(s)


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