Latin American Teach the Teacher

Various dates between 28 October and 10 November

IPCRG ‘Teach the Teacher’ Workshop – Latin America – 2021 (28 October – 10 November, 2021)


To support the building of local education capacity and to develop a faculty with the knowledge, and teaching skills to deliver effective asthma workshops that are relevant to the local situation, and can be embedded in local primary care practice and pathways.

Target Audience

This project will reach frontline primary care and community health workers in 8 countries of Latin America - Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Mexico and Panama. The twenty Tier 1 masters from these countries will reach out to another 100 teachers in their own countries to develop a curriculum of Asthma Right Care principles and practice to support the frontline professional working with people who live with asthma.

Curriculum synopsis:

a. Assessing learning needs

b. Setting learning objectives

c. Designing a programme

d. Teaching methods including working with small groups, and distance learning

e. Assessing learning and mentoring

f. Project planning and evaluation

g. Developing a teaching module tailored to the needs of the participants

h. State of the art, treatment and follow-up of adults with asthma

i. Barriers to universal access to good quality care for adults with asthma

Objectives of the workshop

At the end of the workshop the participants will be able to:

  • Assess learning needs and define learning objectives adapted to different learning environments
  • Design a teaching programme on adults with asthma
  • Develop teaching materials
  • Know how to choose between different teaching methods 
  • Value the use of appropriate teaching methods in medical education
  • Put together a proposal for future training events including evaluation

Workshop Faculty

  • Francesc Moranta Ribas (Spain) (FMR)
  • Jaime Correia de Sousa (Portugal) (JCS)
  • Javiera Corbal├ín (Chile) (JC)
  • Luis Alves (Portugal) (LA)
  • Miguel Roman (Spain) (MR)
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