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Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College, Hospital & Research Centre

NMC Revised Basic & AETCOM Workshop in Medical Educational Technologies

Wednesday, September 01, 2021 - Friday, September 03, 2021 |Medicine Dept – MEU Hall on 3rd floor |Workshop

NMC Revised Basic & AETCOM Workshop in Medical Educational Technologies

When 1/09/21, 2/09/21 , 3/09/21

Where Medicine Dept – MEU Hall on 3rd floor

Coordinator Dr S L Jadhav Contact number: 9890677638

The MCI recognized workshop was organized under the AFMC, Pune Regional Centre. Twenty seven faculty participated in the workshop. The workshop started with the pre-test. Then followed the introduction of the participants and briefing on group dynamics by Brig S K Kathpalia. The participants thoroughly enjoyed the session especially the puzzle of assembling a ‘T’ from the paper pieces provided . Dr Manvikar acquainted the participants with the application of Systems approach to instructional design. Dr Payal Bansal brought out the principles of adult learning from the participants and discussed its importance in the teaching/learning(T/L) process. The concept of Competency based Medical Education and the Goals Roles and Competencies of The Indian Medical graduate was elaborated by Dr Himadri Bal and Dr S L Jadhav. The various terminologies in domains and progression of learning were made simpler by Dr Sarita Mulkalwar and Dr S Kanitkar . Dr Hetal Rathod and Brig S K Kathpalia conducted a hands-on session on formulating objectives, which the participants enjoyed. Dr Payal Bansal introduced the principles of assessment.

The second day started with the participants choosing a T/L method, for the objectives already formulated, by participants in a session conducted by Dr Priti Shah and Dr Chayya Saraf. The advantages and disadvantages of the methods were also discussed. Dr Archana Buch and Dr C R Gore discussed newer teaching learning methods for small and large groups .They also elaborated on choosing the appropriate media for the given learning session. Dr Pallavi Bajpayee and Dr Hetal Rathod helped the participants make a appropriate lesson plan. Assessment methods, including their advantages and disadvantages, were discussed by Dr C R Gore and Dr A V Tilak. Internal and formative assessment, its importance in CBME, the various methods and modalities were discussed by Dr Himadri Bal and Brig S K Kathpalia.

The opening session of the last day was AETCOM (Attitude, Ethics and Communications) conducted by Dr S L Jadhav and Dr Pramila Menon .This was a self directed learning(SDL) session. The groups were given instructions on previous day to go through the module and present the various aspects of the AETCOM module. They also presented how they would go about conducting the sessions allotted to their particular phase. Then they were briefed on how to write a reflection and were given the assignment to write a reflection on how would they implement the AETCOM module in their subject. Dr Sarita Mulkalwar ,Dr S Kanitkar and Dr Sapate held a hands-on session on choosing the right assessment method for the objectives already chosen. Dr Priti Shah and Dr Pramila Menon gave handy tips on effective clinical practical skills teaching. Assessment of clinical and practical skills was covered extensively in sessions taken by Dr Priti Shah, Dr Pramila Menon, Dr S K Kathpalia and Dr Himadri Bal. Self directed learning is an important component of CBME and this was dealt with effectively by Dr P R Manvikar . Dr A V Tilak conducted the session on Feedback in his own inimitable style . Educational networking for professional growth is important and Dr Manvikar gave insights on how to go about it.The NMC observer was appreciative of the interactivity and the quality of the sessions and hard work put in by the participants. Dr J S Bhawalkar,Dean instructed the participants to use the knowledge and skills learnt during the workshop in their T/L activities. The participants in their feedback stated that they had enjoyed the hands-on sessions and the activities in the workshop and benefitted from it. At the end they reflected on the experiences during the workshop and how they would use it to improve the teaching learning experience in their respective fields. There was significant improvement in the post test scores as compared to the pre test.