Dental Hygiene Clinical Calibration Workshop (8 ceu’s) Fri. May 8, 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
Course Instructors: Cynthia Biron RDH, EMT, MA Ed and team (7 ceu’s).
The morning session will include DH course participants with clinical calibration methods for teaching according to the learning needs of the adult learner in the clinical setting. Each course participant will discover that teaching psychomotor skills requires specific attention to individual learning styles for facilitating the progression of clinical skill development in the adult learner. Calibration sessions on how to engage students and motivate them to become proficient in their clinical skills by displaying an expertise in instructor student interaction, evaluation, and assessment of learning outcomes. Attendees will calibrate on how to provide accurate student feedback verbally and in written documentation with a tone that builds confidence as key to providing constructive criticism to students in a way that assures them that the faculty are supportive and invested in student goal achievement. This calibration session will include activities in teaching and learning styles as well as methods of providing written feedback of student clinical performance. The afternoon session will involve several hands-on calibration activities including calculus detection, case based student-patient clinic scenario evaluations, and calibration on corroborative error practicums of videos of students performing dental hygiene instrumentation.
This workshop is hosted by Northampton Community College Dental Hygiene Program. Snacks and lunch are included with your registration fee.