Ciaran O'Gorman

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Infections with the non-Candida yeast species Trichosporon have been recognised with increasing frequency over the last two decades. The majority of cases of invasive trichosporonosis have been reported from neutropenic patients with cancer and the mortality is high (64-83%). Other less commonly reported risk groups include patients with organ(More)
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.
BACKGROUND The use and integration of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) resources in medical education has attracted considerable commentary and support. "Virtual Patients" are one such resource. Whilst evidence exists supporting the benefits of these resources, there has not been specific consideration of their implications for teaching microbiology; nor(More)
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