SKIPPs: Development of an Active Learning Format with Integrated Coursework at DMU
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DMU’s Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) is excited to showcase faculty and staff expertise in an effort to increase awareness and appreciation among colleagues. We will kick off the week with special guest Dr. Todd Zakrajsek who will present workshops for faculty and staff as well as students. Many sessions and workshops will be presented by our own faculty and staff who have volunteered to share their own work and experiences to grow DMU’s culture of scholarship in teaching and learning.
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Des Moines University faculty and staff.
Science Knowledge Integrated into Patient Presentation (SKIPPs) is an active learning approach based on Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and Argument-Based Inquiry. Developed at DMU over the last year, an initial standalone pilot implementation was done this spring with 27 DO’18s. Within this approach, students develop an integrated understanding of their coursework as they are required to provide justification through each step of solving the cases from patient presentation through diagnosis. Initial student responses are positive. Extensions of this project are currently planned in several courses.
- Brain Pinney, PhD
Educational Specialist, Center for Teaching and Learning, Des Moines University
- Craig Canby, PhD
Associate Dean Academic Curriculum and Medical Programs, Academic Affairs, College of Osteopathic Medicine and Professor, Anatomy, Des Moines University
The speakers indicated they have no financial relationships to disclose relevant to the content of this CME activity.
CTL hopes you enjoy the week, learn something new and will continue sharing among colleagues. We are here to help and would appreciate your feedback and suggestions about this week and how we can serve you and DMU moving forward. Thank you all for sharing and participating to make this a week of enrichment and enthusiasm!
Continuing Education Credit
- DPM: Des Moines University (DMU) is approved by the Council on Podiatric Medical Education as a provider of continuing education in podiatric medicine. DMU has approved this live activity for a maximum of 0.5 continuing education contact hour(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 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- DO: Des Moines University (DMU) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) and approves this live activity for 0.5 AOA Category 1-A CME credit(s).
- Other Professionals: This live activity is designated for 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™
- 0.50 AOA Category 1A
- 0.50 CE Contact Hour(s)
- 0.50 CPME