Topic outline

  • Teaching Methods and Tools

    In this area, you will find tools, methods, and concepts to help when designing or delivering instruction.

    • Always Use Teach Back! - Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

      Per Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) - The Always Use Teach Back! tools can be usedĀ to confirmĀ patient understanding of care instructions by asking patients to repeat the instructions using their own words. An extensive suite of tools is available for download from

    • Applying Adult Learning Principles

      Here is a brief summary of tips to help with teaching adult learners.

    • Johari Window Model -

      Johari Window Model - - Retrieved June 2014 from:

    • Lesson Plans

      Creating a lesson plan is a lot easier than you may think, and it is vital to documentation of your training and education efforts. Lesson plans must adapt to your audience and topic. Considerations to include in a lesson plan may include: Purpose, goals, objectives, time, materials / tools needed, needs of the learners, environment of learning, instructional aids and process, outline of topics, presentation methods, learner activities, reflection and how to assess learner outcome. Find a completed example below.

    • Project Based Learning - video

      Project Based Learning

    • Table of Critical Thinking Skills

      This is a one page table that defines and describes Critical Thinking Skills.

    • TeamSTEPPS Online Master Trainer Course - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)

      TeamSTEPPS Online Master Trainer Course. Read more about the requirements on the link below.