Supporting Our Continuing Education Community Webinar: Virtual Education Best Practices & Innovative Approaches
The goal of this activity is to help course directors and coordinators use interactive and advanced modes of virtual education. Dr. Palaganas is an expert in virtual education and will share her research. She will demonstrate best practices, interactive tools and innovative technologies for virtual education.
Janice C. Palaganas, PhD, RN, NP, ANEF, FNAP, FAAN, FSSH
Dr. Janice Palaganas is the Associate Director of Health Professions Education at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions (MGH IHP) and Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, Department of Anesthesia, as well as Adjunct Professsor of Interprofessional Studies. Dr. Palaganas has developed a passion in teamwork from her background as an emergency nurse, trauma nurse practitioner, director of emergency and critical care services, and faculty for schools of medicine, nursing, allied health, management, and emergency medicine. As a behavioral scientist and former clinician and administrator, Dr. Palaganas’ passion is in using healthcare simulation as a platform for interprofessional education (IPE) and has served as a member of the National Academy of Medicine’s (Institute of Medicine) report on measuring the impact of IPE on practice. Dr. Palaganas’ primary role is to develop educators in an IPE setting. She led CMS’s Instructor Course educating educators in simulation globally and developed an interprofessional virtual campus as the principal investigator of a board grant awarded by the Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation. Dr. Palaganas has shaped the field of simulation, led the development of the Society for Simulation’s (SSH) Accreditation and Certification Program, was the editor-in-chief of two textbooks in simulation (Defining Excellence in Simulation Programs and Mastering Simulation 2nd Ed), authored several chapters, seminal articles and field-changing research including the national study for high-stakes assessment using simulation. She is currently the Chair of the Credentialing Commission of SSH with oversight over SSH Accreditation, Certification, Academy of Fellows, Dictionary, and Code of Ethics. She is a Fellow for the Academy of Nurse Educators, American Academy of Nursing, National Academy of Practice, and was part of the inaugural group of the Academy of Fellows for Simulation in Healthcare. She is co-podcaster on “DJ Simulationistas….’sup?” and “SimFails.” Dr. Palaganas has been an invited keynote speaker and visiting professor in 30 countries. She is currently leading the creation of the first PhD in IPE and the first PhD in Healthcare Simulation within the MGH IHP and CMS.
This activity is intended for medical educators throughout Mass General Brigham
Upon completion of this activity, participants will be able to:.
- Discuss findings from recent research on effective methods for virtual education.
- List innovative formats and technologies for virtual education.
- Apply best practices to upcoming virtual educational activities.
- Apply innovative formats to upcoming virtual educational activities.
Mass General Brigham Office of Continuing Professional Development
Dr. Robert J. Birnbaum, MD, PhD: Course Director & Planner
Vice President, Professional Development & Implementation Science
Director, Healthcare Knowledge Translation & Engineering Laboratory
Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Rose Desilets, MBA: Speaker & Planner
Senior Business Manager, Mass General Brigham Continuing Professional Development
Mary Gelardi, MBA: Speaker & Planner
Administrative Director, Mass General Brigham Continuing Professional Development
Janice C. Palaganas, PhD, RN, NP, ANEF, FNAP, FAAN, FSSH: Speaker & Planner
Associate Director of Health Professions Education at Massachusetts General Hospital Institute of Health Professions
Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia & Adjunct Professor of Interprofessional Studies, Harvard Medical School
FACULTY DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS
In accord with the disclosure policy of Mass General Brigham as well as guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), planners, speakers and anyone who may have an influence on the content of the activity have been asked to disclose any relationship they or their spouse/partner have to companies producing pharmaceuticals, medical equipment, devices, etc. that may be germane to the content of their presentation. Such disclosure is not intended to suggest or condone bias, but provides participants with information that might be of potential importance to their evaluation of a given presentation.
RESOLUTION OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST (COI)
Mass General Brigham has implemented a process to resolve potential COIs for this CME activity to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public.
The following planners and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Robert J. Birnbaum, MD, PhD, Rose Desilets, Mary Gelardi, Janice C. Palaganas, PhD, RN, NP, ANEF, FNAP, FAAN, FSSH
The following speaker and/or their spouse/partner have reported no relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest:
Janice C. Palaganas, PhD, RN, NP, ANEF, FNAP, FAAN, FSSH
Mass General Brigham is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Mass General Brigham designates this enduring material for a maximum of .5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 Participation