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ERIC Number: EJ797326
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0894-1912
Using Focus Groups for Strategic Planning in a CME Unit
Takhar, Jatinder; Tipping, Jane
Journal of Continuing Education in the Health Professions, v28 n2 p113-114 Spr 2008
The University of Western Ontario, having established a fully functional continuing medical education (CME) office over the last 4 years, needed to plan the future for its academic CME unit. It needs a method for evaluating the progress and shaping the organizational future of the CME unit. A literature search and consultations suggested focus groups might be one option in building a community of educators and proponents for CME within the context of the organization. In this article, the authors describe what they did and learned in using focus groups for strategic planning in a CME unit.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Canada