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ECG Wave-Maven: An Internet-based Electrocardiography Self-Assessment Program for Students and Clinicians

McClennen MD, Seth and Nathanson MD, Larry A. and Safran MD, Charles and Goldberger MD, Ary L. (2003) ECG Wave-Maven: An Internet-based Electrocardiography Self-Assessment Program for Students and Clinicians. [Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)]

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Purpose: To create a multimedia internet-based ECG teaching tool, with the ability to rapidly incorporate new clinical cases. Method: We created ECG Wave-Maven (http://ecg.bidmc.harvard.edu), a novel teaching tool with a direct link to an institution-wide clinical repository. We analyzed usage data from the web between December, 2000 and May 2002. Results: In 17 months, there have been 4105 distinct uses of the program. A majority of users are physicians or medical students (2605, 63%), and almost half report use as an educational tool. Conclusions: The internet offers an opportunity to provide easily-expandable, open access resources for ECG pedagogy which may be used to complement traditional methods of instruction

Item Type:Journal (On-line/Unpaginated)
Keywords:medical education; health professional education; peer-reviewed; Clinical science education; Informatics/Web; ECG; education; teaching tools
Subjects:JOURNALS > Medical Education Online > MEO Peer Reviewed
ID Code:2834
Deposited By:David, Solomon
Deposited On:17 Mar 2003
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:55

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