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NASS Faculty Development Program: Strategies to Become an Effective Facilitator of Learning


Starts: Tue 8:00AM CT (Jun 20, 2023) Ends: Wed 8:00AM CT (Jun 21, 2023) OnDemand

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This comprehensive, online interactive course is designed to equip prospective faculty members with the essential knowledge and skills needed to become effective teachers at NASS meetings, courses and beyond.

Throughout the program, esteemed faculty will guide learners through videos discussing key topics in teaching and learning. To promote active learning, interspersed throughout the presentations are interactive quizzes, games, and other activities designed to reinforce understanding of the material and provide opportunities for immediate feedback. By actively participating in these activities, learners can apply what they’ve learned and solidify their knowledge.

Course Completion: Approximately 2 hours but may be more or less depending on the learner’s self-directed pace.

The 7 interactive modules include:

Module 1: Principles of Adult Learning

Module 2: Applying a Flipped Classroom Approach

Module 3: Providing Effective Feedback

Module 4: Introducing Reflection

Module 5: Effective Presentation Skills

Module 6: Managing Small Group Discussions

Module 7: Managing Practical Exercises

Disclaimer: Completion of the NASS Faculty Development Course does not guarantee participation as faculty in any NASS activity, including in-person, virtual, OnDemand, domestic and/or international events. While the NASS Faculty Development Course aims to enhance your teaching skills and knowledge, the selection of faculty for NASS courses is a separate process based on various factors such as expertise, experience, availability, and specific course requirements. Participation as faculty in NASS courses is subject to the discretion and evaluation of NASS organizers.


Ray Hah, MD

Paul Park, MD

Byron Schneider, MD

John Liu, MD

Cristiano Menezes, MD, PhD

John France, MD

Jin-Sung L. Kim, MD, PhD


Upon completion of this course, participants should gain strategies to:

Understand the principles of adult learning, including the differentiation between working and long-term memory, and apply these principles to effectively plan and structure learning sessions;

Explore innovative teaching approaches, such as flipped classrooms, and develop strategies to engage learners, promote active participation, and maximize retention of knowledge;

Develop the skills to provide valuable feedback to learners, including understanding the role and value of feedback, overcoming barriers to delivering feedback, utilizing effective feedback models, and leading learning activities;

Cultivate reflective thinking skills, including understanding the importance of reflection in the learning process, differentiating between reflection-in-action and reflection-on-action, and utilizing models to structure reflective thinking;

Enhance presentation skills, including the ability to deliver captivating lectures, leverage technology effectively, evaluate lecture practices, and utilize various approaches to engage learners in group discussions.


This course is for all members and nonmembers in the medical field.

 Price LevelRegistration Fees
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Registration: General Registration

 Commercial Affiliate$0.00
 Commercial Business Interest$199.00
 Member Affiliated Healthcare$0.00
 Member Doctor$0.00
 Member Emeritus$0.00
 Member In-Training$0.00
 Non-Member Affiliated Healthcare$199.00
 Non-Member Doctor$199.00
 Non-Member In-Training$199.00



Continuing Medical Education (CME)s

The North American Spine Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity. NASS designates this enduring activity for a maximum of


AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

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

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We want to make sure that your registration process is a pleasant one, so if you have any trouble or a question, please email or call us at (630) 230-3600.