publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

E-learning on the road: online learning and social media for continuing professional competency.

Alan M Batt; Niamh M Cummins;
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  • Published: 07 Jun 2016 Journal: Irish Journal of Paramedicine (issn: 2009-938X, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Irish College of Paramedics
Abstract
<jats:p>&lt;p&gt;Background&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;The impact of social media and online learning in health professions education has previously shown generally positive results in medical, nursing and pharmacy students. To date there has not been any extensive research into social media and online learning use by prehospital health care professionals such as paramedics.&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;Aim &amp;amp; Methods&lt;/p&gt;&lt;p&gt;We sought to identify the extent to which Irish pre-hospital practitioners make use of online learning and social media for continuous professional competency (CPC), and the means by which they do so. A cross-sectional online survey of practit...
Subjects
free text keywords: social media, Ireland, paramedic, online, education, CPC, Twitter, Facebook, Medicine (General), R5-920, Qualitative property, Competence (human resources), Population, education.field_of_study, Psychological intervention, Health care, business.industry, business, Prehospital Emergency Care, Certificate, Medicine, Nursing
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publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

E-learning on the road: online learning and social media for continuing professional competency.

Alan M Batt; Niamh M Cummins;