In order to bring about innovative development in educational strategies, integrated curriculum and assessment methodologies Faculty development has become an increasingly important component of medical education. Certificate program in Health Professions Education (CHPE) by Sohail University, is an integrated program in which learners will learn about nuances of teaching and assessment of all the three domains of learning, i.e. knowledge, psychomotor skills and affects. CHPE program is one of the requirements of PMC/PMDC for promotion to a higher level.
The course is designed to train health professionals /teachers in basic concepts and principles of Medical Education. They will be able to demonstrate the competencies of an effective teacher/ tutor/facilitator and enhance their basic knowledge in teaching and assessment. Each such session will have tests to evaluate the level of competencies acquired. Feedback is an essential requirement for reflection and revisit of the errors.
To train health professionals/teachers in basics concepts and principles of health Professions education and prepare them as effective members of teaching community.
It will serve as a foundation course for Junior Faculty members who wish to take up Medical Education as a career choice in future.
Some important aspects regarding the Certificate program in Health Professions Education are as follows:
Teaching faculty of medical and allied health sciences i.e. medical doctors, dentists, physical therapists, pharmacists, nurses.
Any candidate obtaining less than 60% aggregate marks i.e. in both cumulative exam and assignments will be considered as fail. There is no re sit exam. The failing candidate will be repeating the whole program to pass in the certificate program.