Adults Want to Learn - CHES154

Adults Want to Learn

A Challenge for Supervisors

by Jane Heetderks-Cox, MS, RD, LD
CHES154
(4.3 / 136 ratings )

This course is credentialed for:
Health Education (1.00 CECH)

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Summary:

Supervisors wear several hats, sometimes more than one at a time. Clinical expertise, practical experience, and management training do not necessarily prepare healthcare professionals for an essential task: how to train people. Supervisors typically need to provide ongoing training to staff members, covering a variety of topics such as organizational procedures and profession-specific content in a way that motivates employees to learn. This course explains that adult training requires teaching methods different from those of childhood education. It prepares supervisors to create educational sessions that all audience members can understand, addressing all learning styles and skill levels.

Objectives:

The goal of this continuing education program is to help the dietitian, athletic trainer, fitness professional, health educator, laboratory professional, occupational therapist, radiologic technologist, and respiratory therapist manager understand how adults learn, so they can develop effective education and training activities. After studying the information presented here, you will be able to:
  • Compare and contrast the learning methods of adults and children
  • List adult learning principles and styles of learning
  • Identify various effective teaching methods for adults
  • Write an effective behavioral objective
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for multiple professions, including dietitian, athletic trainer, fitness professional, health educator, laboratory professional, occupational therapist, radiologic technologist, and respiratory therapist.
 
Health educators: Take this version of the course to ensure you receive appropriate credit.
 
For the version accredited or approved for another profession, go to your specific profession at ContinuingEducation.com or Nurse.com/CE. If you have a CE Direct login ID and password (generally provided by your employer), please log in as you normally would at CEDirect.ContinuingEducation.com and search for this topic title.
 
Sponsored by OnCourse Learning, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 1.0 total Category I continuing education contact hours.
 
Provider ID: CA0084 (98709) for 01/01/2012 to 12/31/2015, 114941 for 01/01/2016 to 12/31/2019.

Course Originally Released on: 12/20/2012
Date of Most Recent Review: 6/27/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 6/27/2019

Unless stated above, the planners and authors of this course have declared no relevant conflicts of interest that relate to this educational activity. OnCourse Learning guarantees this educational activity is free from bias.

Please see CE Course Instructions to learn how to earn CE credit for this module.

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Holly C - Abilene, TX  ·  Nov 03, 2016
It is imperative to learn about how adults want to learn. That is beneficial in almost any setting.
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VIRGINIA M - Columbia, MO  ·  Oct 12, 2016
Hello. I read and answer the questions while I substitute.
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Antonia M - Albuquerque, NM  ·  Sep 28, 2016
Helpful information but ironic that the course does not put into action what it teaches since we are all adult learners.
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Alvin J - Las Vegas, NV  ·  Sep 07, 2016
It's difficult and confusing. The boring material was unbearable. I dozed off twice while trying to read this material.
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Arceli E - Ocala, FL  ·  Aug 24, 2016
educational and helpful
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