Health Professionals’ Education in the Age of Clinical Information Systems, Mobile Computing and Social Networks addresses the challenges posed by information and communication technology to health professionals’ education, and the lessons learned from field experiences and research. This book is divided in three parts: “the changing landscape of information and communication technology in health care”, in which it discusses how information and communication technology is transforming health care and the implications of these changes for health professions education; “experiences from the field”, with real-life examples of health professionals’ education in and for the digital era; and “evaluation of students and programs”, addressing the use of technology to assess learners as well as the complexity of evaluating programs to enhance competence in an information technology-rich health care world
Written by leading researchers from different parts of the world, the book is a valuable source for educators and professionals who are active or wish to be part of the health informatics field.
- Brings an in-depth understanding and background on the challenges for education of the health professions brought by information and communication technology
- Provides real-life examples on how technology is used in healthcare and how it can be used in education
- Presents valuable information in a visually appealing format with tables and figures