The use of Learning Activity Management System (LAMS) in Interprofessional Team-Based Learning (IPTBL) for health professional students

Updated: 4:26pm, 5 Sep, 2022
22 November 2016 (Tue)
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Interprofessional team-based learning (IPTBL) is an innovative initiative to mix students from 12 different health and social care programmes in two universities (The University of Hong Kong and The Hong Kong Polytechnic University), in team-based learning activities to solve clinical problems. The aim is to create opportunities for them to learn with, about, and from each other, so that after their graduation, they can collaborate to provide the best possible care to patients.

An electronic platform has been developed in Learning Activity Management System (LAMS) to facilitate the team-based learning process in the face-to-face sessions, each of which can involve up to 600 students. In this seminar, Dr. Lap Ki Chan, the Principal Investigator of a UGC-funded project on IPTBL, will share how LAMS is used in IPTBL and whether Moodle can be used as an alternative

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Dr. Lap Ki Chan, M.B.B.S. (HK), F.H.K.A.M., F.H.K.C.O.S. (Orthopedics), F.R.C.S. (Edinburgh), Ph.D. (Duke), is an associate professor in the School of Biomedical Sciences and the Deputy Director of Bau Institute of Medical and Health Sciences Education at the Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine, The University of Hong Kong. He has a background in orthopedics and physical anthropology and teaches gross anatomy to medical and other health professional students and is the coordinator of the Education Division of Anatomy in the School of Biomedical Sciences. His teaching excellence has been recognized by such awards as the Outstanding Teaching Award from The University of Hong Kong. He is the educator in the Asia Pacific region for the AO Foundation (Arbeitsgemeinschaft für Osteosynthesefragen). He serves as an associate editor for Anatomical Sciences Education and has co-edited the book “Teaching Anatomy – A Practical Guide” (Springer). His research interests include innovative pedagogies in anatomy education, teacher training, and interprofessional education.

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