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Topic 2: Workshop on Best Practice in Clinical Education
May 31 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm HKT
Multidisciplinary evidence from varied professions (e.g., medicine, athletic training and physical therapy) can provide clinical educators with guidelines for teaching students in clinical settings. Best practice strategies are addressed in each of the following topic areas: optimizing relationships; defining expectations & setting learning goals; and providing feedback. The workshop will include learning activities to apply evidence-based practice to clinical teaching in varied disciplines. Strategies and tools will be incorporated to provide participants with specific techniques to enhance their clinical teaching with students.
About the speaker:
Dr Cheryl Messick, Ph.D., CCC-SLP is a Professor and the Interim Chair and Director of Clinical Education at the Communication Science and Disorders Department of the University of Pittsburgh. She has provided clinical education to graduate students in a variety of settings in the United States (i.e., Birth-to-Three center, not-for-profit speech & hearing clinic, university clinics and children’s hospital facilities). Additionally she teaches a Clinical Supervision course to audiology and speech/language pathology clinical doctoral students. Dr Messick’s professional work has focused on optimizing clinical education to students through evidence-based approaches to instruction. Her clinical background is in pediatric speech- language pathology with an emphasis in children with disabilities.