Using social media to improve continuing medical education: a survey of course participants.

@article{Wang2012UsingSM,
  title={Using social media to improve continuing medical education: a survey of course participants.},
  author={A. G. A. F. Timothy C. Wang and Nicole P. Sandhu and Christopher M Wittich and Jayawant Mandrekar and Thomas J. Beckman},
  journal={Mayo Clinic proceedings},
  year={2012},
  volume={87 12},
  pages={1162-70}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine continuing medical education (CME) course participants' use of social media (SM) and their attitudes about the value of SM for enhancing CME education and to examine associations between participants' characteristics and attitudes toward SM. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS We conducted a cross-sectional survey and validation study of 539 participants at a Mayo Clinic Internal Medicine CME course in November 2011. The Social Media Use and Perception Instrument (SMUPI) consisted… CONTINUE READING
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