keeping updated, which was once viewed as a positive experience,
has become a survival necessity that empowers the health care professional
to compete in the new economy. As a result of rapid change, complex
regulations, increasing numbers of new drugs, and the information
explosion on the Internet, the demand for continuing education has
outpaced most organizations' and institutions' ability to supply
it to the health care professional.
has changed the way people learn and acquire information. A health
care professional finds him/herself across from a patient armed
with health information they obtained from the Internet. Traditional
approaches have proven to be too inefficient, inconvenient, and
costly to meet the needs of today's health care professionals. The
increasingly knowledge-driven economy requires that education be
delivered quickly, conveniently, and effectively.
The CME Network
delivers continuing education programs on that requirement while
offering an e-learning experience that is unparalleled in the base
of medical knowledge. All health care professionals can receive
critical and authoritative medical updates whenever convenient -
including evenings and weekends.
have shown that multimedia-enriched and interactive e-learning offer
numerous advantages. E-learning and specialized training are poised
to be the key differentiators of tomorrow's successful practices
and positive outcomes. These programs satisfy health care professionals'
dramatically increased demand for knowledge - including time-constrained
professionals about new medical solutions.
The key advantages
Availability 24 hours a day, 7 days a week;
Programs and materials easily updated;
Immediate access to current information;
Accommodating multiple learning styles and control over the
Compares favorably to traditional instructor-led training;
Case studies are used to stimulate interaction and behavior
Online courses provide a much less "pressured"
E-learning complements "live" learning experiences,
Estimates of both cost and time savings are from 50 to 500
Improving productivity and time use is more efficient, with