Diagnosing the Learner

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Program Goal

To review an educational process/tool for facilitating instruction and mastery of competencies in enhancing student success in the clinical teaching setting.

Instructional Format 

This educational activity is presented in an online, pdf newsletter format with pre and post assessment. The program can be completed at your convenience.

You will be able to download a CME Course certificate after successfully completing the post-test with a passing score (70%).

Completion Time: Approximately 50 minutes
Release Date: April 12, 2016
Review: May 7, 2018
Expiration Date: December 31, 2019
Physicians and other health care providers - $25
LMU clinical faculty - $15 (applied at the cart level)
LMU-DCOM alumni - $15 (applied at cart level)
Residents - $15 (applied at the cart level)






Target Audience

Physicians and other health care providers interested in achieving a higher level of teaching excellence in the clinical teaching setting.

Learning Objectives

Upon completion of the educational activity, the participant will be able to:

  1. Understand the role of diagnosing the learner in the clinical teaching setting.
  2. Apply basic adult learning principles to the clinical teaching setting.
  3. Identify appropriate assessment methods in diagnosing the learner.
  4. Identify a skills check for an individual learning plan used in a clinical teaching setting.
  5. Recognize red flag behaviors in the clinical teaching setting.
Course summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AOA CME Credit
  • 1.00 Attendance
Course opens: 
Course expires: 

Patricia Stubenberg, MPH, PhD, CHCP
Director of CME and Preceptor Development

No relevant financial relationships to disclose



Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) to present programs that qualify for AOA-CME Category 1 credit. Lincoln Memorial University DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine (LMU-DCOM) and the AOA Council on Continuing Medical Education (CCME) approve this educational activity for a maximum of 1.0 hour of AOA Category 1-B CME credit.

Physicians should claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in this activity.


CME for this activity will automatically be submitted to the appropriate accrediting body.

A Certificate of Completion is provided after the completion of required activities for non-physicians and other health care professionals who want to self-claim Continuing Education (CE) credit.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AOA CME Credit
  • 1.00 Attendance


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Required Hardware/software

To complete this activity, users will need:

• A device with an Internet connection
• One of the two latest versions of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Safari (Internet Explorer is no longer supported)
• Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML5 capable browser for video or audio playback
• Adobe Reader or other PDF reader software for certificate viewing/printing