Premier Education Event

2021 Event Details

Join us on Tuesday, August 17 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for a virtual event as we kick off the new academic year with a variety of engaging and timely topics, including universal design for learning, what's new in technology, and interprofessional education. More details coming soon.

Premier Education Events

This annual event bridges institutions, colleges and departments to discuss academic activities that help define UNMC and Nebraska Medicine as a premier educational institution in support of our mission and strategic plan.

The event is co-sponsored by the UNMC Interprofessional Academy of Educators, UNMC Office of Faculty Development, and Nebraska Medicine Office of Health Professions Education.

Practical Application: Putting it All Together (2019)

This year's event tied together previous year's themes: teaching strategies, critical thinking, and assessment. Some helpful tips and best practices were provided to help sharpen presentation skills. Attendees were able to see these in action during the "rapid rounds" session.

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Where Performance is Measured, Performance Improves (2018)

How to effectively assess learner's level of understanding was the focus of this year's event. Participants viewed demonstrations and discussed the variety of ways to assess the impact of materials and concepts taught to learners.

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Promoting Critical Thinking in Learners (2017)

Critical thinking is an important skill for healthcare professionals to possess. Fortunately, it is a skill that can be learned.  Participants learned tips on how to integrate and assess student's critical thinking skills in the classroom, clinic, and research environments.

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Premier Education Banquet 2016
Your Connection to Navigating Change (2016)

There has been a lot of talk about change-in the way we need to teach, in the way our students learn, in the way we use technology for patient interactions. But what does that mean for an educator in their day-to-day teaching life? Classroom and clinical educators experienced a variety of examples on how to integrate change into their teaching style. 

  • E-Module
  • Problem Based Learning/Team Based Learning (PBL/TBL)
  • Lecture
  • Simulation

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