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The effectiveness of online courses in physician assistant education

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dc.contributor.author Day, David
dc.contributor.author Smith, Barbara S.
dc.contributor.author Muma, Richard D.
dc.date.accessioned 2008-10-26T22:17:58Z
dc.date.available 2008-10-26T22:17:58Z
dc.date.issued 2006-07
dc.identifier.citation Day, David, Smith, Barbara, and Richard D. Muma. (2006).The effectiveness of online courses in physician assistant education. The Journal of Physician Assistant Education, v.17, no.3: 33-36 en
dc.identifier.issn 1941-9430
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10057/1603
dc.identifier.uri http://www.docstoc.com/docs/79458514/The-Effectiveness-of-Online-Courses-in-Physician-Assistant-Education
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dc.description.abstract To examine whether online curricula were appropriate for physician assistant (PA) programs, one PA program piloted an online curriculum for courses in endocrinology and community health with two groups of 42 students each. Overall the Web-based courses were effective; both courses resulted in grades and PANCE scores that were consistent with scores from traditional courses in previous years. Student evaluations showed mixed reviews in regard to the organization of the courses and the participants expressed a preference for the traditional classroom course over the Web-based course. Generalizability is limited based on two courses and one PA program. en
dc.description.sponsorship Funded by US Department of Health and Human Services, Grant # D21HP 1014901, 2002-2005.
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dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Physician Assistant Education Association en
dc.relation.ispartofseries JPAE, 2006 en
dc.relation.ispartofseries v.17, no.3 en
dc.subject Physician assistants en
dc.subject Medical education en
dc.subject Distant education en
dc.subject Web-based courses en
dc.title The effectiveness of online courses in physician assistant education en
dc.type Article en
dc.description.version Peer reviewed
dc.rights.holder Copyright 2006 by Physician Assistant Education Association

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