ERIC Number: EJ668586
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Challenges to Rural Medical Education: A Student Perspective.
Delaney, Gabrielle; Lim, Siv Eing; Sar, Lee; Yang, Shu Ching; Sturmberg, Joachim P.; Khandra, Mohammed H.
Australian Journal of Rural Health, v10 n3 p168-72 Jun 2002
At a clinical school in rural New South Wales (Australia), medical students follow patients through the health care system instead of being attached to doctors. Seeing the progression of illnesses, the impact of behavioral aspects, and the continuity of care develops lifelong learning skills. Because of geographic isolation, information technology plays an important role in rural Australian medical education. (Contains 26 references.) (TD)
Descriptors: Clinical Experience, Continuing Education, Educational Innovation, Educational Methods, Foreign Countries, Geographic Isolation, Higher Education, Information Technology, Lifelong Learning, Medical Education, Program Descriptions, Rural Education, Technology Uses in Education, World Wide Web
Blackwell Publishing, Tel: 781-388-8200, Web site: http//www.blackwellpublishing.com/journals/ajr.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Location: Australia