Blended learning in surgery using the Inmedea Simulator

  title={Blended learning in surgery using the Inmedea Simulator},
  author={Katrin Funke and Esther M. Bonrath and Wolf Arif Mardin and Jan Carl Becker and J{\"o}rg Haier and Norbert Senninger and Thorsten Vowinkel and Jens Peter Hoelzen and Soeren Torge Mees},
  journal={Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery},
Recently, medical education in surgery has experienced several modifications. We have implemented a blended learning module in our teaching curriculum to evaluate its effectiveness, applicability, and acceptance in surgical education. In this prospective study, the traditional face-to-face learning of our teaching curriculum for fourth-year medical students (n = 116) was augmented by the Inmedea Simulator, a web-based E-learning system, with six virtual patient cases. Student results were… CONTINUE READING
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