KEMU hosts contact session of CMT Course

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Staff Reporter

The first contact session of the Certificate in Medical Teaching Program (CMT) batch-3, held on here on Monday.

Prof Dr Asghar Naqi, an eminent medical educationist in the latter part of the Session explained that educational cycle including goals of the programme, general learning objectives and specific learning outcomes for the Session.

This was followed by the Session on good and bad learning experiences by Prof Zahid Kamal Siddiqui.

He engaged students in a meaningful session on existing educational practices, what is good and how teaching has improved over the years.

Highlight of the day was the address by KEMU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Khalid Masood Gondal and Dean Prof Saqib Saeed.

Prof Khalid Masud Gondal said that there has been a transformational change in medical education with its evolution from apprenticeship model to an outcome based model.

Implementation of competency based model heralded a new change in medical education. Teachers training courses at major organisations started in addition to establishment of medical education departments.

The Vice Chancellor shared his vision of starting a master and PhD in Medical Education in the University which was applauded by all the participants. He appreciated Prof Bilquis Sabbir the Chief Organizer of CMT for making efforts to improve the programme.

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