What you'll learn

  • Design a collaborative nurse-doctor co-teaching session

  • Apply interactive educational methods that lead to effective and vibrant co-teaching

  • Recognize the essential role that rehearsals play in teaching success

Course description

Nurse-Doctor Co-Teaching is a unique course aimed at nurses and physicians who wish to learn how to use the knowledge and skills of both disciplines to collaboratively teach. 

Learners will come away from this course with practical methods to start a Nurse-Doctor Co-Teaching initiative at their own institution. They will additionally be given a toolkit of interactive teaching techniques to make these educational sessions engaging, active and high-yield. 

Participants will attend explanatory lectures as well as choose from multiple breakout sessions during which they can experience Nurse-Doctor Co-Teaching teams in action and observe how they successfully led their sessions. Additionally, participants will have the opportunity to ask questions of the panel of experts who created the highly-regarded Nurse-Doctor Co-Teaching Initiative at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. 

This is an accredited, livestreamed course offered by Brigham and Women's Hospital. This course is targeted to Primary Care Physicians, Specialty Physicians, Emergency Medicine Physicians, Nurses, Nurse Practitioners, Physician Assistants, Psychologists and Pharmacists.

Select the Take Course button to view additional information on the course registration page.

Contact ceprograms@hms.harvard.edu with questions.

*Register before August 15 to receive the discounted price.

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