Web Courseworks will be attending the 44th Alliance for Continuing Education in the Health Professions’ (ACEhp) annual conference on January 23 – 26 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD. It will be four days of transformative learning, with 10 educational tracks featuring over 75 sessions. In addition, there will be four pre-conference workshops intended for continuing health education professionals across organizations.

Attending conferences is a must. To help you maximize your time at the conference, we have compiled Web Courseworks’ Top 5 Must-Attend sessions this year.

1. The Power of Coaching and Mentoring in Driving Change
Primary Presenter: Stacy Miller, The France Foundation
Co-Presenter: Ed Dellert, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 

Date & Time: Friday, January 25 | 4:15 PM – 5:15 PM

Alliance and their annual conferences always include deep discussions of education theory. As key players in continuing education for adult learners, we expect this session to be highly enlightening. It will give us a better understanding of coaching and mentoring and how both methods affect change and impact healthcare learners in their respective fields.

2. The Power of Education to Transform CME Activities Using Digital Health Tools – Wearables, Apps and Other Technologies
Primary Presenter: Jan Perez, CME Outfitters, LLC
Co-Presenter/s: Alexandra Howson, Thistle Editorial LLC
Andrew Bowser, IconCME
Pesha Rubinstein, AMIA

Date & Time: Thursday, January 24 | 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM

We help associations and nonprofits leverage technology for successful education initiatives. Therefore, this session is high on our list. We are always interested in ways to push the technological envelope in education. In addition, learning how digital health tools and technologies impact CME activities will show us how digital health has transformed the landscape of education.

3. Statistics and Graphics Behaving Badly: Common Pitfalls in Data Analysis, Reporting and Graphics, and How to Avoid Them
Primary Presenter: Jamie Reiter, MedEvaluate
Co-Presenter: Bhavai Shah, Infograph-ed

Date & Time: Friday, January 25 | 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM

As they say, forewarned is forearmed. This session will give everyone in the (CEHp) space a tactical advantage in data analysis and visualization. Knowing how to use statistics wisely and how to report and communicate the results accurately and effectively is key in measuring the impact of education.

4. New Year, New LMS – Perspective on Navigating Selection and Implementation
Presenter: Daniel Pace, American Academy of Pas
Co-Presenter: Cheryl Holmes, American Academy of Pas

Date & Time: Thursday, January 24 | 1:15 PM – 2:15 PM

A robust learning management system (LMS) bridges  interactions between learners and accredited providers. Therefore, selecting the right LMS is critical to the success of your association’s educational initiatives. In this session, eLearning professionals will give us their firsthand account on how to select and implement an LMS platform. In addition, the challenges and lessons learned from their LMS journey will be shared to participants.

5. The Power of Learning to Simulate: Developing an Online Opioid Management Simulation
Presenter: Bruce Schoneboom, Johns Hopkins University’s School of Nursing

Date & Time: Saturday, January 26 | 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM

As an organization that continues to develop and implement educational technology to improve learning, we care deeply about how simulations can be incorporated into learning. This session will discuss the challenges of conventional online learning formats. In addition, the opportunities afforded by technology-based learning, such as virtual simulation.

Attending the ACEhp 2019 conference? Swing by Web Courseworks Booth 117 and ask for a demo onsite!