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Publication Type
Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Williams-Green, P. ; Matthews, A. ; Paul, T. ; McKenzie, C.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
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Article Title
Family medicine training by distance education
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Journal Title
West Indian Medical Journal
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Date of Publication
2007
Volume ID
56
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
86-9
Language
eng
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Location/URL
http:; caribbean.scielo.org/pdf/wimj/v56n1/a16v56n1.pdf
ISSN
0043-3144 (Print)
Notes
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Abstract
A postgraduate programme is developed to provide Family Medicine training to practising General Practitioners. The programme provides physicians with didactic material by distance education while enhancing clinical competence through face-to-face sessions in ambulatory clinics. Assessment of participating physicians is based on the responses to distance education assignments, case presentations during clinical sessions, clinical examinations at the end of year 2 and the defense of a research project in year 3. Initial programme evaluations demonstrate that the distance education format is successfully incorporated in the discipline of Family Medicine postgraduate training.....
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