The Use and Effect of Distance Education in Healthcare : What Do We Know ?

  title={The Use and Effect of Distance Education in Healthcare : What Do We Know ?},
  author={Elisa Knebel},
extensively around the world for the preservice and inservice training of medical and allied health students and professionals. In several instances, such professionals have demonstrated improved knowledge scores and performance in the workplace upon completing distance education programs, but overall, there are few evaluation studies of education programs, distance or otherwise, that use rigorous and objective evaluation methodologies. 

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