Micro-course for Clinical Educators

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Course description

This Clinical Education Micro-Credential Course is intended to prepare and support new and experienced clinical educators as they facilitate the growth of rehabilitation students during clinical/fieldwork practicums. Clinical Educators will develop skills to provide experiential learning for students to apply their knowledge, skills and values to develop practice competencies, professionalism and workplace readiness. This online course includes 4 self-paced, asynchronous learning modules with short knowledge-check quizzes and some case studies for the application of concepts learned. Also included is an overview of each of the three FRM professional programs (Occupational Therapy, Physical Therapy and Speech Language Pathology).

Instructional format

Cost: Free

Format: Self-paced learning activities.

Timeframe: 12-15 hours of learner commitment offered over 6 weeks.

If an online live discussion/community of practice is developed in conjunction with this course, it would be a session with separate registration.  

Now accepting applications for the course running May 6 - June 14, 2024.

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How to Apply

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This course is offered a NO CHARGE but an application must be submitted to participate.


The course content is delivered 100% asynchronously meaning there is no requirement to be online at a specific class date and time. Participants can complete the learning activities in a place and time of their choosing. Content is accessible twenty four (24) hours-a-day from any location with an internet connection.


There are no grades for this course. Instead, students receive a complete or incomplete score based on satisfactory completion of the course. To complete the course students are required to work through all learning activities and achieve 60% on all the knowledge check quizzes at the end of each module. Students are given unlimited quiz attempts and can challenge these at any time throughout the course.


Upon successful completion of each module participants will be issued a faculty digital certificate noting the number of educational hours.

Contact us at sdrefs@ualberta.ca.