Teach What you Practice!

A guide to developing Online Courses.

Have you ever wondered how can I share my expertise with learners across the world, effectively and conveniently? 

Course Description: This online course presents a practical overview of online teaching in the healthcare profession. The primary focus is on student engagement, instructional design, and the evaluation of learning. Other topics relative to the delivery of quality educational materials in the health professions will be introduced, such as leadership, the use of simulation, the use of technology in the delivery of instruction, and how to assure the quality of online delivery.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to

  1. Develop an online educational course for health care providers and students which is goal-based and skill-oriented
  2. Create Student engagement for learning through formative assignments, discussion groups, self-reflection and peer learning.
  3. Understand and Apply evidence-based principles of student-centered learning for young and adult learners in a practical fashion.

Target Audience:

This course is  intended for practicing physicians and academic physicians and other health care providers who want to teach their clinical expertise  online to a broad audience.

Course curriculum

  • 2

    Module 1. Analysis

    • Lecture 1.1: Introduction to Analysis

    • Slides: Introduction to Analysis

    • Assignment 1a: Analysis Worksheet

    • Lecture 1.2: What is a Learning Management System

    • Slides: Learning Management System

    • Lecture 1.3: Feasibility of an Online Course

    • Slides: Feasibility of an Online Course

    • Assignment 1b: Program environmental scan worksheet

    • SUMMARY: Internal Preparedness for Online Programs

    • Module 1 Feedback Survey

  • 3

    Module 2a. Design I

    • Lecture 2.1: Synchronous sessions for Online Learning

    • Slides: Synchronous sessions for Online Learning

    • Resource: Key Questions for Planning

    • Resource: Tips for Designing Learning Experience

    • Resource: UDL Implementation Rubric

    • Lecture 2.2: Asynchronous sessions for Online Learning

    • Slides: Asynchronous sessions for Online Learning

    • Lecture 2.3: Flipped Model

    • Slides: Flipped Model

    • Resource: FLIP Model handout

    • Resource: 7 Things about Flip Classrooms

    • Assignment 2a: Action List for Preparing to Teach Online in LMS

  • 4

    Module 2b. Design II

    • Introduction to Design

    • Lecture 2.4: Writing Learning Objectives

    • Lecture 2.5: Learning Resources for Modules

    • Slides: Learning Resources

    • Assignment 2b: Choosing the Learning Resources A Design Tool

    • Lecture 2.6: Instructional Tools

    • Slides: Instructional Tools

    • Art and Craft - Blended Learning Course for

    • Assignment 2c: Online Learning Design

    • Resource: eLearning Project Plan Template

    • Resource: VARK Learning Styles Questionnaire

    • Module 2: Feedback Survey

  • 5

    Module 3. Development

    • Introduction to Development

    • Lecture 3.1. Storyboarding your online course

    • Slides: storyboard your online course

    • Assignment 3a: Word eLearning Storyboard Template

    • Resource: eLearning Storyboard Template

    • Lecture 3.2: Managing your project with milestones and deliverables

    • Slides: Managing your project with milestones and deliverables

    • Module 3: Feedback Survey

    • Module 3 Feedback Survey

  • 6

    Module 4. Implementation

    • Introduction to Implemention

    • Lecture 4.1: Design and Deliver your course

    • Slides: Design and Deliver your course

    • Lecture 4.2: Formulating Online course Policies

    • Slides: Formulating Online Course Policies

    • MERIT Family Medicine-Cardiology Course Implemented In Canvas (LMS)

    • Module 4 Feedback Survey

  • 7

    Module 5. Evaluation

    • Evaluation module introduction

    • Lecture 5.1: Program Evaluation using Kirkpatrick Model

    • Slides: Evaluation on Kirkpatrick

    • Lecture 5.2: Defining Data Collection and Analysis methods for Evaluation

    • Slides: Data Collection & Analysis - Evaluation PPT

    • Assignment 5a: Kirkpatrick-Model-Implementation-Planner

    • Lecture 5.3: Determining Grading System in Blended Learning

    • Slides: Grading System in Blended Learning

  • 8


    • Teaching With Digital Tools & Apps

    • ASPE SOBP Infographic

    • A Practical Guide to Virtual Debriefings

    • Clinical vs Simulation

    • Debriefing for Meaningful Learning

    • Deception in Simulation

    • Kolb & Simulation

  • 9

    Course Completion

    • Post-Course Survey

Course Faculty

Medical Educator

Noori-i-Kiran Naeem

Medical Educationist,Virtual Trainer,Subfertility Consultant Talks about #curriculumdesign, #managementeducation, #educationalconsultant, #educationaltechnology, and #traininganddevelopment https://www.linkedin.com/in/noorikiran


Marriam Ghaffar

Graduate of King Edward Medical College, Lahore, Pakistan, and recently graduated from Harvard Medical School in their Leadership in Medicine program. Health educator with +9 years of experience in teaching and +3 years of experience in educational management. Have developed courses for a wide range of healthcare professionals. Passionate about bringing innovation in medical education. Currently working as a faculty in the School of Health and Public Safety, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology, Calgary. https://www.linkedin.com/in/mariam-ghaffar-81748077/


Dr. Imjad Husain

MBBS, MD MCPS (FM), MHPE (Scholar) Medical Superintendent and Family Physician with Special Interest- Neuropsychiatry/ GPWSi. Ali Ahmed Khan Hospital, Jhang, Pakistan I am a medical education enthusiast with special interests in neurosciences, movement disorders, philosophy of psychiatry and technology enhanced learning. https://www.linkedin.com/in/imjad-husain-2a3149b

Course Director

Danish Bhatti MD FAAN

Dr Danish Bhatti is a Movement Disorders Neurologists and teaches physicians internationally. Dr Bhatti directs an online mini-fellowship in Movement Disorders since 2017. He is the founding director of the International Neurology program at University of Nebraska Medical Center. He has been recognized with A.B. Baker Teacher Recognition Award by American Academy of Neurology, International Best Teacher Award from Pakistan Society of Neurology and Impact in Education for Innovative practices award, a campus-wide award at UNMC. His YouTube video ‘5 min neurological examination’ has 3.3 million views and his channel has 4000+ subscribers.


Sobia Ekram

A versatile and qualified Medical Educator with extensive experience in teaching, coordination and facilitation of students and staff, and curriculum development in a face to face, blended, and online environment for synchronous and asynchronous courses. MMEd. [University of Dundee, UK], MBBS [King Edward Medical College, Pakistan]. Currently working as Faculty, Health and Public Safety, Open Studies, Learner & Academic Services, [Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT), Canada] https://www.linkedin.com/in/sobiaekram/


Dr. Mohsin Zaman

Consultant in critical care and acute medicine. Head of dept. Of acute medicine Northampton general hospital https://www.linkedin.com/in/mohsin-zaman-5031539b


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