Developing Expertise in Student Supervision
a paradigm for success
Key Address:In her address, Christine Cecconi will discuss lessons learned in the trenches as a clinical educator that are supported by research and literature on leadership and clinical education. Broad considerations for approaching supervision of future professionals will be presented and will segue into specifics for developing expertise in clinical instruction.
At the conclusion of this workshop, the participant will:
Classify personal resources as available or desired and identify strategies for resource utilization to enhance skills in clinical instruction.
Incorporate a process of continual self improvement to acquire expertise in clinical teaching.
Articulate the ideal components of CI-student engagement during an episode of learning.
Apply the Clinical Instructor Expertise in Action Model across multiple practice settings and levels of student experience.
Engage in case studies to apply the Learning Moment model to sample.
8:00-8:30 Registration & Refreshments
8:30-9:30 Keynote Address by Christine Cecconi
9:30-10:15 Expertise in Clinical Teaching
10:30-11:30 Applying a Model for Acquiring Expert Skills
11:30-1:00 Lunch (included)
1:00-2:45 Integrating Expert Teaching Strategies
3:00-3:30 Question & Answer
This conference will share a model that promotes excellence for supervising students. The presenters have used a qualitative research design to determine how expert CIinical Instructors acquire exemplary skills and to analyze how they interact with students. The workshop will employ lecture format and interactive teaching techniques to engage the audience in thought-provoking discussions as to how each attendee may achieve expert skills as a clinical educator. We will identify characteristics of Expert CIs and facilitate participant recognition of available resources to advance their own development as expert teachers. A model for supervisor-student engagement in learning that is based on evidence will be presented and applied across a variety of practice settings and disciplines. Examples and cases will suggest teaching strategies that integrate expert CI development and teaching methods with practice.