ERIC Number: EJ998092
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 23
Online Continuing Medical Education in Saudi Arabia
Alwadie, Adnan D.
Performance Improvement, v52 n1 p24-28 Jan 2013
As the largest country in the Middle East, Saudi Arabia and its health care system are well positioned to embark on an online learning intervention so that health care providers in all areas of the country have the resources for updating their professional knowledge and skills. After a brief introduction, online continuing medical education is explored. Benefits and barriers of using online continuing education are noted and logistical concerns are highlighted. The article ends with lessons learned and implications for the future.
Descriptors: Continuing Education, Medical Education, Foreign Countries, Electronic Learning, Online Courses, Educational Resources, Barriers, Delivery Systems, Educational Development, Educational Opportunities, Program Effectiveness, Performance Factors, Achievement Need
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Saudi Arabia