Teaching Critical Thinking

Des Moines, IA US
January 9, 2017
Registration


Open to DMU faculty only. There is no cost to attend and registration is not required.
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Purpose

Come learn more about what critical thinking is, what it can look like within a course, and finish with some considerations for assessing it.

Objectives

  • Identify elements of teaching that support critical thinking.
  • Recognize the importance of student-centered engagement as essential for critical thinking.
  • Demonstrate the ability to modify lessons to embed more critical thinking.

Instructor

Brian Pinney, PhD
Educational Specialist, Des Moines University

Relevant to the content of this CME activity, Dr. Pinney indicated he has no financial relationships to disclose.

Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 CPME
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hours
Course opens: 
01/09/2017
Course expires: 
01/09/2017
Event starts: 
01/09/2017 - 12:00pm
Event ends: 
01/09/2017 - 1:00pm
Cost:
$0.00
Rating: 
0
Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue
Munroe Building
Des Moines, IA 50312
United States
+1 (515) 271-1596

Des Moines University is located on a 22-acre campus in the heart of Des Moines, Iowa. Just west of downtown on Grand Avenue, the University is located in one of Des Moines’ most prestigious neighborhoods. The campus is in a historic neighborhood filled with tree-lined streets and gracious older homes and businesses. Its central location makes it easy to access the rest of the city and outlying communities. The campus is close to the Des Moines International Airport, located on the bus line and just blocks from local shopping and downtown Des Moines.

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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 activity for a maximum of 1.0 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 1.0 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) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians. DMU designates this program for a maximum of 1.0 AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician’s participation in this activity.
  • Other Health Professionals: This live activity is designated for 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Educational Grants

No commercial interest provided financial support for this continuing education activity. 

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA Category 1­A
  • 1.00 CPME
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits
  • 1.00 CE Contact Hours

Accreditation Period

Course opens: 
01/09/2017
Course expires: 
01/09/2017

Price

Cost:
$0.00
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