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LEGOS: Small Group Facilitation
Presenter: Wendy Ward, PhD, ABPP
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Knowledge Gap: 
The purpose of this activity is to educate healthcare providers with the most up-to-date information on LEGOS: Small Group Facilitation.

Target Audience
The target audience includes all healthcare professionals such as physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals who would like to learn about LEGOS: Small Group Facilitation and how it pertains to their respective profession.

Release and Expiration Dates
6/8/2017 - 6/8/2023


  1. Summarize key approaches to effectively facilitating a small group project.
  2. List ways facilitator skills assist with project outcomes.
  3. Identify key ways group projects get derailed and strategize ways to prevent them.

Biographical Info

Wendy L. Ward, Ph.D., ABPP is a Professor and Director of Interprofessional Faculty Development at UAMS.  She provides faculty development offerings across the five UAMS Colleges and the Graduate School on topics related to interprofessional collaboration such as how to build core competency skill domains for integrated, collaborative clinical care and how to teach interprofessional learners to build these skills.  Further, she coordinates an integrated behavioral health service for a large children’s hospital, and outpatient psychology services integrated within 32 pediatric subspecialty clinics.  She also serves her institution as Associate Director of the Interprofessional Faculty Wellness program.




Bunker, Barbara, and Billie Albian, Large Group Interventions, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, 1997.

Hart, Lois, Faultless Facilitation, 2nd Edition, HRD Press, Amherst, MA, 1996.

Feito, J. (2007) Allowing Not-Knowing in a Dialogic Discussion The International Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, accessed July 2008.  http://academics.georgiasouthern.edu/ijsotl/v1n1/feito/ij_feito.htm

Janison, Justin, The Complete Guide to Facilitation, HRD Press, Amherst, MA, 1997.

Handelsman, J., Miller, S., & Pfund, C. (2006) Scientific Teaching: Diversity, Assessment, Active Learning (New York: W.H. Freeman & Co.)

Steinert, Y. (2004) Student perceptions of effective small group teaching. Medical Education, 38:286-293.


Speaker Disclosures:
The planners, speakers, moderators, peer reviewers and /or panelists of this CE activity have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests to disclose.

Kim Miller  
Susan Smith Dodson
Mark Jansen

Wendy Ward, PhD, ABPP

Peer Reviewers: 
Kim Miller, MCHES

Instructions to obtain credit:

1.       Launch the activity 
2.       Complete the pre-test 
3.       View the entire activity online 
4.       Complete the post-test 
           (must pass the post-test with a score of 80% to receive credit)
           You may retake the post-test if you do not receive a passing score.
5.       Complete Evaluation 
Print certificate or transcript (Available in the “My Profile” tab).


ANCC Accreditation Statement:
The Office of Continuing Education, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation

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ACCME Accreditation Statement: 
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


UAMS Office of Continuing Education 
4301 West Markham Street #525 
Little Rock, AR 72205 
Phone: 501-661-7962 Fax: 501-661-7968

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The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Office of Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


Designation Statement 
The University of Arkansas for Medical Science Office of Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Type:  Internet Activity (Enduring Material)
186 Registered Users
1 Hours> Non-Accredited

1 Credits> Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education> AMA PRA Category 1 Credit

1 Contact Hours> American Nurses Credentialing Center> ANCC

1 CECH, 1 CECH> National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. > CHES