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University of Nebraska Medical Center

Author: Teresa Hartman

Article Plus 5 – October 2017

Spotlight Article As patient needs evolve, the parts that create a functioning health care system often require a tune up. The Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM) believes an important part of the framework comes from interprofessional collaboration. This article describes their efforts in creating a travelling program that will help bolster these opportunities for faculty, subsequently improving health care […]

October 11, 2017

Twitter Quick Start Guide

Check out these quick and easy steps that will help get you started on Twitter. Set up a Twitter account After you sign up for Twitter, they will ask for a cell phone number or email address, so you can set up two-step login authentication. After you sign up, you can enter your Twitter name. View more […]

August 17, 2017

Article Plus 5 – June 2017

Spotlight Article Faculty professors and instructors have a lot on their plates, especially when they’re first coming into their new career. The University of Rochester realized this, and created a week-long course specifically designed for those new to the field of education. Their report goes into the various aspects of the curriculum, learner experiences, and the overall […]

June 9, 2017

Article Plus 5 – April 2017

Spotlight Article What does it mean to “think critically,” especially in the context of health science? It is becoming apparent that education in this field is needing to shift from content memorization to the processes of thought itself, creating a need for the understanding of its methods. This article takes a look at critical thinking and breaks the methodology […]

April 12, 2017

A Different Approach to Explaining Tech Terminology

Do definitions of tech terminology sometimes leave you with more questions than answers? Are you still unclear what exactly something means even after reading the definition several times? Then you need to check out Sidewaysdictionary.com. Sidewaysdictionary.com is similar to a dictionary, but it uses analogies instead of definitions. So you get the information you need, […]

March 21, 2017

Article Plus 5 – December 2016

Spotlight Article What impact will the use of clinical simulation have on the future of our students? In an effort to expand interprofessional collaboration and teamwork, UNMC conducted a program that put volunteer students into high stress, high stakes, but low risk simulation environments. Read this article and see the notable outcomes provided by this pilot program. Article […]

December 14, 2016

Article Plus 5 – November 2016

Spotlight Article The non-traditional student and relationship with online learning technology is becoming more and more prevalent in education today. However, some institutions are having some resistance when it comes to fully embracing the idea of online classrooms. Read this paper about overcoming these barriers, specifically at an American university in Lebanon. Article specifics: El Turk, […]

November 8, 2016

Article Plus 5 – October 2016

Spotlight Article What is distributed medical education, and how is it changing the professional landscape beyond the classroom? By reading this article, you’ll learn about the powerful effects that come from the scope of this alternative curriculum method. Have you felt its effects firsthand in your career as a faculty member or educator? Article specifics: […]

October 11, 2016

Article Plus 5 – September 2016

Spotlight Article Team-based learning, as well as applied technology, have both been integral throughout the history of health care education. Should the two pieces be combined to create something greater than the sum of its parts, or are the pieces more effective when used independently? This review answers the debate, giving examples of TBL technology and the feedback of […]

September 9, 2016

Article Plus 5 – August 2016

Spotlight Article How do novice and experienced teachers approach teaching and learning with technology? What can you learn to make it easier to incorporate technology into your teaching? Read this article where the authors surveyed novice and experienced Pharmacy teachers in Sweden over a 10-year time span. Their results highlight how educators of various experience […]

August 9, 2016