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Instructional Course Call for Abstracts

 
Deadline: November 14, 2011
 
 
Abstracts for Instructional Course Lectures must be based on a 60-minute didactic session on a topic of your choice and 15-30 minutes of floor discussion between the speakers and audience. The session should be no more than 90 minutes. Take your audience through a case from the beginning stages all the way through specific treatments and outcomes. Case studies provide an excellent forum for developing problem-solving skills and offer a glimpse of how teamwork produces successful patient outcomes.
 
GENERAL INFORMATION
 
• No more than 4 faculty members total should be contacted and confirmed as potential participants prior to submission of your abstract including the primary speaker/chair.
• If you have presented an Instructional Course in the past you are required to re-submit your content for consideration to have your program repeated.
NOTE: EACH faculty member of the Instructional Course will be required to submit a handout.  One group handout may also be submitted in place of individual handouts.
 
ABSTRACT CONTENT
Instructional Course abstracts are required to include:
• Audience Level (Basic/Intermediate/Advanced)
• 3-5 Educational Objectives that complete the sentence “Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to...”
• Brief Description of the topic(s) or technique(s) you have chosen to cover and/or a brief course outline.  If space permits, you may also include your teaching strategies/presentation methods (max of 400 words).

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