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Medical Education Offerings

Topics presented by: Janet Hamstra, Ed.D.

  • OGME Benefits: What is OGME & what can it do for me?
  • Introduction to Osteopathic Medicine for the Non-DO Physician
  • Teaching While Working with Patients
  • Giving (and Receiving) Effective Feedback
  • Developing & Delivering Lectures
  • The Heart of Leadership: Identifying your Leadership Style
  • Assessing Clinical Reasoning
  • Behavioral Interviewing of Residency Candidates
  • The Dyscompetent Resident
  • Competency-Based Medical Education
  • How to Succeed in Residency… by Really Trying
  • Research 101 for Non-Researchers
  • Designing & Producing Research Posters
  • Writing a Journal Article & Getting it Published
  • Developing a Research Project
  • EMR & Patient Communication

Please contact Dr. Hamstra to schedule.

Introduction & Overview of NSU-HPD Library Services & Electronic Resources

Developed & presented by:  Julia Sarpy, Ph.D.

Sidney Project in Spirituality & Medicine & Compassionate Care™

Developed & presented by:  Janet Lynn Roseman Ph.D.

Please contact Dr. Roseman to schedule.

Access limited to OGME residents & clinical faculty with assigned username and password.

This course offers information regarding various topics to assist residents in their role as learner and as teacher. Additionally, the materials in this course are intended to help clinical faculty members with minimal training instruction to improve their teaching methods for resident physicians and osteopathic medical students. Electronic Offerings in the OGME Canvas course includes:

  • Introduction to Research
    • Modules on research principles and practice developed by:  Robin J. Jacobs, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H.
  • OPP for Residents
    • PowerPoint presentation developed by:  Hilda De Gaetano, D.O.
  • OMT Workshop Recordings
    • Video recordings of the Cased-Based OMT Workshops with Table Practice
  • COMLEX Level 3 OPP Review
    • Developed & Presented by: David Boesler, D.O.
  • Medical Ethics
    • Developed & Presented By: Janet Hamstra, Ed.D.

Current Users

If you have an NSU e-mail address or if you were previously registered to the course and have your log in information, please log in to the course through Canvas.

New Users

If you do not have an NSU e-mail address or if you have not previously registered for the course please start the registration process.

During the registration process you will be provided an NSU ID and pin. Once you have finished registering you will need to retrieve your SharkLink ID. This will allow you to log into the Canvas online learning system. This will only need to be done once.

  1. Click on this link " Retrieve Your SharkLink ID"
  2. Select option #2 to input your NSU ID and your date of birth. You will be given a Sharklink ID and password.
  3. With your new Sharklink ID and password, please log in to the course through Sharklearn.
  4. Upon successfully logging in you will be brought to the main page. Under courses please select the "Resident and Clinical Faculty Development" course.

Cased-Based OMT Workshops with Table Practice

Select Fridays 2:00pm-5:00pm in the NSU-KPCOM OPP Lab

ACOFP OMT Modules (on-line)

122 Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT) procedures with step-by-step instructions provided in audio & text formats. License purchased by CEME for all members – access through assigned username & password

Resident OSCE

  • Assessing all 7 Core Competencies and ACGME Milestones using standardized patients
  • NSU-KPCOM D.O. Faculty assessing OMT
  • Detailed Score Reports & DVD Recordings of Resident Performance
  • Conducted early June each year in the NSU-KPCOM HPD Simulation Lab

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OGME Research Poster Competition - Open to Students, Interns, Residents, & Fellows - Held in conjunction with NSU-COM Residency Fair (November)

OGME Research Award Initiative - Open to Interns, Residents, & Fellows - Five $1,000 Annual Awards to support medical research projects

Research Design & Statistics ConsultationOffered by:  Robin J. Jacobs, Ph.D., M.S., M.P.H.

IRB Assistance - Offered by: Janet Hamstra, Ed.D.

 Graduate Degree and Certificate Programs - All OGME Members will receive a 20% Tuition reduction

Graduate Degree Programs Certificate Programs
Master of Public Health (M.P.H.)  Biomedical Informatics
Master of Science (M.S.) in Biomedical Informatics Public Health
Master of Science (M.S.) in Disaster and Emergency Preparedness Public Health Informatics
Master of Science (M.S.) in Medical Education  Social Medicine
Master of Science (M.S.) in Nutrition

Chief Resident Leadership Workshop

Developed & presented by:  Barry Doublestein, D.S.L. (Held at NSU-KPCOM in the Spring)

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