Virtual patients - what are we talking about? A framework to classify the meanings of the term in healthcare education

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BACKGROUND The term "virtual patients" (VPs) has been used for many years in academic publications, but its meaning varies, leading to confusion. Our aim was to investigate and categorize the use of the term "virtual patient" and then classify its use in healthcare education. METHODS A literature review was conducted to determine all articles using the… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/s12909-015-0296-3

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@inproceedings{Kononowicz2015VirtualP, title={Virtual patients - what are we talking about? A framework to classify the meanings of the term in healthcare education}, author={Andrzej A. Kononowicz and Nabil Zary and Samuel Edelbring and Janet Corral and Inga Hege}, booktitle={BMC medical education}, year={2015} }