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Trends Microbiol. 2013 Dec;21(12):613-5. doi: 10.1016/j.tim.2013.10.002. Epub 2013 Nov 8.

Developing virtual patients for medical microbiology education.

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46 White Glen, Derriaghy, Lisburn BT17 0XN, UK.

Abstract

The landscape of medical education is changing as students embrace the accessibility and interactivity of e-learning. Virtual patients are e-learning resources that may be used to advance microbiology education. Although the development of virtual patients has been widely considered, here we aim to provide a coherent approach for clinical educators.

KEYWORDS:

e-learning; education; microbiology; virtual patients

PMID:
24216023
DOI:
10.1016/j.tim.2013.10.002
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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