Specific Teaching Skills – Difficult Students

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THE LEARNER WITH DIFFICULTY


Description:  Learners may have difficulty for a number of reasons, including but not limited to disinterest, substance abuse, neurocognitive deficits, and mental or physical illness.  This interactive workshop is designed to allow participants to work through a series of cases illustrating important points in evaluating the learner with difficulty, and deciding on an appropriate course of action.

Format:  2 – 4 hour workshop

Contact:           Frank J. Genuardi, M.D., M.P.H. 
                         Associate Dean for Student Affairs
                         Associate Professor of Pediatrics
                         UFCOM-Jacksonville
                         (904) 244-3050
                         frank.genuardi@jax.ufl.edu

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THE LEARNER WITH DIFFICULTY

Description:  This interactive session provides participants with approaches to identifying causes of student and resident difficulty, as well as techniques for intervention and remediation.

Format:  This interactive session can be modified to fit the participants’ needs, and can be presented in various formats between 1 and 3 hours.

Contact:          Elisa Zenni, M.D.
                        Assistant Dean for Educational Affairs, Jacksonville
                        Professor of Pediatrics
                        (904) 244-3149
                        elisa.zenni@jax.ufl.edu

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