This course is intended to help physician educators successfully teach in outpatient-care settings when time is limited. The teaching strategies included in the module are also effective for inpatient teaching. This self-paced, online module provides evidence-based approaches to efficiently integrating learners into your clinic, including demonstration of 6 strategies known to enhance medical student learning while minimizing impact on your delivery of care. Registrants should expect to spend about 2.5 hours to complete the entire module. The module can be completed in parts over any period of time. A brief video describes the organization of the module (


Participants will be able to…

… identify strategies for simultaneously teaching and providing patient care

… explain and plan for prepared teaching opportunities regarding patient examination

… explain on-the-fly teaching opportunities regarding patient evaluation and management

Course Faculty

Gary A. Smith, PhD, Assistant Dean of Office for Continuous Professional Learning, SOM


UNM CME policy, in compliance with the ACCME Standards of Commercial Support, requires that anyone who is in a position to control the content of an activity disclose all relevant financial relationships they have had within the last 12 months with a commercial interest related to the content of this activity.

The following planners and faculty disclose that they have no relevant financial relationships with any commercial interest: Gary A. Smith, PhD.


The University of New Mexico School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of New Mexico School of Medicine designates this educational activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Registration Information

To register for this course, visit:

Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email providing information and instructions on accessing the course through HSC Moodle. Accessing the module requires an “enrollment key,” which will be sent in the email. Information and instructions regarding remitting payment, if applicable, will also be included in that email confirmation.

CME certified events are subject to registration fees. Registration fee schedule and information appear below.

Registration Fees and Process

Registration for this online module is ongoing.

Dollar Amount
Class of Registrant
Types of Payment Accepted


UNM/HSC Employee

Tuition remission benefit (for eligible UNM employees), credit card, or personal check


Non-UNM participant

Credit card or personal check


UNM students of any level, residents, fellows, postdocs, preceptors, or volunteer faculty

Sponsored by the UNM School of Medicine Office of Education


The following categories of registrants, sponsored by the UNM School of Medicine Office of Education, may (if eligible) receive CME credit without incurring a registration fee: UNM students of any level, residents, fellows, postdocs, preceptors, or volunteer faculty. If an alternate of payment than those listed is required, please contact OMED prior to registration.

1) Payment of registration fees is due in the OMED office prior to accessing the module. Upon receipt of payment by OMED, registrants will receive information on accessing the course through HSC Moodle.

2) Full refunds are available upon written or email cancellation request ONLY IF the requestor has not yet accessed the learning module by entering the provided “enrollment key”. Once a registrant has accessed the learning module (i.e., entered the “enrollment key”) and appears in the roster, no refunds will be provided – regardless of progress or completion.

See CPL’s workshops for registration. To arrange for a special session for your group, e-mail or call (505) 272-3942.