In April, the Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions (ACEhp) began a weekly series of webinars called "CPD Pulse Points." In each session, Chitra Subramanian, current ACEhp president, has a conversation with a guest about a topic relevant to healthcare CPD today. Registration is free for ACEhp members. Non-members can attend the live sessions for $5 or purchase a recording for $25. Each session is recorded and made available for learners who are unable to attend the live meeting, so if any of the sessions sound interesting to you, they are available for viewing in full.
While past months have had an overarching theme, the four sessions held in August had little in common beyond the overarching topic of healthcare CPD. Despite that, there was still useful information, good discussion, and the joy of maintaining a connection with others in our field.Key Takeaways:
The following are the sessions held in August.August CPD Pulse Points
Designing Instruction for Scalability and Portability, August 6, 2020 (slides available for free) – NOTE: This session was held during a hurricane. There were significant connectivity issues, and the audio is very choppy. There has been some discussion to have this topic again later in hopes of a better presentation, but a redo has not been scheduled as of this writing. If this session sounds interesting, I recommend just looking at the slides.
The urgency of now: How can CPD serve as a catalyst for change, August 13, 2020 (slides available for free)
A case study: managing accreditation now and in the new normal, August 20, 2020 (handouts available for free)
A Gaze on the CPD Profession during the Time of COVID-19, August 27, 2020 (slides available for free
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