A virtual surgery in general practice: evaluation of a novel undergraduate virtual patient learning package.

@article{Gormley2011AVS,
  title={A virtual surgery in general practice: evaluation of a novel undergraduate virtual patient learning package.},
  author={Gerard J Gormley and Kieran McGlade and Clare Thomson and Maria A McGill and Julia Sun},
  journal={Medical teacher},
  year={2011},
  volume={33 10},
  pages={
          e522-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND A suite of 10 online virtual patients developed using the IVIMEDS 'Riverside' authoring tool has been introduced into our undergraduate general practice clerkship. These cases provide a multimedia-rich experience to students. Their interactive nature promotes the development of clinical reasoning skills such as discriminating key clinical features, integrating information from a variety of sources and forming diagnoses and management plans. AIMS To evaluate the usefulness and… CONTINUE READING

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