Tag: healthcare

American Board of Medical Specialties Conference

ABMS, a  prominent board of medical specialty boards, will hold its annual conference in Chicago, September 25-27.  Healthcare professionals attending will include medical educators interested in professional development of clinicians. Web Courseworks’ customer CHEST (the American College of Chest Physicians) educates hundreds of practicing physicians, annually, on technology and procedures relating to topics like difficult airway […]

Educating Medical Personnel: New Book Reviews CPD Topics

Every so often a book is published that provides a community of practice with a fresh perspective on current issues.  Editors William F. Rayburn, Mary G. Turco, and David A. Davis have put together what should become the de facto textbook for anyone studying to become an educator or trainer of medical practitioners.  Titled Continuing […]

Ten Reasons We’re Excited About MedBiquitous 2017

xAPI MedBiquitous

  I’m very excited to be attending the MedBiquitous annual meeting for the second year in a row. The conference is held each year on the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine campus in Baltimore. This year’s event is June 5-6, and registration is still open. Why do we go? For at least ten reasons: 1. […]

xAPI Use Case Session Learning Solutions 2017

xapi use case

  Next week, Dr. Jon Aleckson of Web Courseworks will be speaking at the Learning Solutions 2017 conference in Orlando, FL. He will be joined by Dr. Chad Jackson of CHEST (American College of Chest Physicians) as they speak on an xAPI project that Web Courseworks and CHEST created using data collection from medical simulators. […]

At Healthcare Educators’ Conference, “A Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice”

Culture of Performance Improvement in Practice

The new administration has introduced uncertainty into healthcare education. CME and other forms of continuing education in the health professions have been influenced by the Affordable Care Act (“Obamacare”), and with expected changes to that legislation, educational practitioners naturally wonder about the effects on their field. Specifically, the ACA’s drive toward quality of care has […]