Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education
Certificate Code - CG34
|"Orientation to HPE" Module - To be completed before or during first semester|
|Professional Development Plan - To be posed on the Health Sciences program portfolio site during the first course|
|HPE Core Content|
|Must maintain a 3.0 GPA for all coursework|
|EDP 600||Educational Psychology||3|
|EDP 640||Instructional Design||3|
|EDP 612||Introduction to Research||3|
|EDP 617||Program Evaluation||3|
Program Features for Graduate Certificate in Health Professions Education
The Certificate in Health Professions Education consists of the following major features: (1) Required online orientation module: This online “Orientation to HPE” module provides an overview of the Certificate program, opportunities in the HPE field, and educational/medical education terminology. This module, housed on Health Science’s SOLE platform, must be completed before or during the semester in which the first course is taken. (2) Professional Development Plan: This written document helps to identify a student’s HPE career interests and goals, learning products developed through each course, and how each product meets the student’s career goals. (3) 4 three-credit hour courses from CEHS: Educational Psychology (see table above). (4) Capstone experience: An educational plan and program evaluation plan to address a health care need is developed in EDP 617, Program Evaluation.
Certificate Learning Outcomes
Health Professions Education
Upon completion of the certificate, students should be able to:
- Use a systematic process to conduct a needs assessment of learners in healthcare education, design educational interventions and materials, integrate emerging technologies.
- Design face-to-face, blended, and online learning environments incorporating research-based learning principles that address teaching and assessment decisions.
- Evaluate the efficiency, effectiveness, and appeal of healthcare learning environments.
- Design studies and disseminate impacts of designed learning environments to prepare healthcare professionals to translate skills and knowledge for benefit of patient care and healthcare systems.
- Develop an educational intervention plan for a healthcare environment.