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Integrating Web-Based Technologies Into the Education and Training of Health Professionals

Integrating Web-Based Technologies Into the Education and Training of Health Professionals
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Author(s): Michelle Lee D'Abundo (Seton Hall University, USA) and Cara Sidman (Arizona State University, USA)
Copyright: 2018
Pages: 9
Source title: Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology, Fourth Edition
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Mehdi Khosrow-Pour, D.B.A. (Information Resources Management Association, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2255-3.ch506

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Abstract

The integration of online learning and instruction into the education and training of health professionals continues to gain popularity. Curriculums that have previously been thought to be inappropriate for web-based delivery are now being offered online. Innovations in online learning and instruction have improved the delivery of web-based education and have provided educational opportunities for many that were “unreachable” by traditional classrooms. In this chapter, a description of how computer-based technologies are being applied in the training and continuing education of health professionals is provided. Suggestions for creating online learning and instruction in for education and training in healthcare are provided.

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