P3: Pearls and Perils of Preceptoring

June 11, 2011


9 am

The Alpha and Omega of the Clinical Rotation
Dana Shaffer, D.O.; Senior Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, DMU

  • Discuss the importance of beginning each rotation with a short but effective orientation.
  • Describe the items to include in an effective orientation.
  • State the importance of ongoing feedback to the learner.
  • Review of competency based evaluation and the assessment tool used by DMU-COM.
10 am

Developing Clinical Teaching Skills
Luke Mortensen, Ph.D.; Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology, DMU

  • Define a clinical teaching moment in either a bedside or side-by-side or case presentation setting.
  • Use a bedside teaching and side-by-side teaching and case presentations as effective tools in clinical teaching.
  • Recognize the need to mentor and model clinical skills, attitudes and behaviors.
11 amWorking with the Difficult Learner
Luke Mortensen, Ph.D.
  • Diagnose the learning and performance issues of the difficult learner.
  • Implement a corrective plan of action for the difficult learner.
  • Effectively evaluate the difficult learner for learning progress.

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

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 3.00 AOA Category 1­A
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
06/11/2011 - 9:00am CDT
Event ends: 
06/11/2011 - 12:00pm CDT

Continuing Education Credit

DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 3.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.

Available Credit

  • 3.00 AOA Category 1­A


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