ERIC Number: EJ628230
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: 0
MedEthEx Online: A Computer-based Learning Program in Medical Ethics and Communication Skills.
Fleetwood, Janet; Vaught, Wayne; Feldman, Debra; Gracely, Edward; Kassutto, Zach; Novack, Dennis
Teaching and Learning in Medicine, v12 n2 p96-104 Spr 2000
Assessed MedEthEx Online, a computer-based learning program, in improving communication skills as part of a required bioethics course for medical students. Exam scores of users were comparable with non-users, although computerized-learning students scored higher in specific exam areas, felt somewhat more clinically prepared, and rated the course slightly better. Standardized patient interactions differed, although they were comparable overall. (EV)
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Evaluation, Courseware, Ethical Instruction, Higher Education, Medical Education, Physician Patient Relationship, Theory Practice Relationship
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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