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eLearning in Healthcare: Optimizing Education

When you think about medical education, you probably picture heavy textbooks and a huge lecture room. But eLearning is providing a unique opportunity for healthcare professionals to hone their skills and learn about the latest developments without setting foot in the classroom. Whether it’s to introduce new concepts or to renew certification, the healthcare industry has taken distance and online learning to create a new way to stay informed. See how.

Share Emerging Intelligence with eLearning

Just ask your doctor – the healthcare industry is a lot different than 10, 5 or even 2 years ago. With new information, studies and procedures comes the responsibility to constantly stay on top of trends and educate workers in new skills. Since it would be nearly impossible to get all related heathcare professionals into a classroom at one time, eLearning remains one of the best ways to get new information pushed out to the masses.

Use Simulations to Improve Skills Virtually

Think about it: Would you rather have a doctor that has read about a procedure in a book, or one that has seen the procedure done or practiced in a simulated environment? eLearning affords healthcare professionals a way to improve skills on virtual patients and through watching live demonstrations, rather than simply reading about them in a more traditional setting. The result is more confident healthcare professionals – with whom you feel confident, too.

Access, Adaptability and Collaboration

Whether it’s brushing up on certification during a lunch break or taking a more formal course, eLearning naturally fits into a health care professional’s busy schedule. By making information available and adaptable to a professional’s schedule and knowledge base, there’s less time wasted. What’s more, eLearning creates the opportunity for collaboration between students. The benefit of other professionals on the case can result in better patient experience.