Development and Evaluation of a Statewide HIV-HCV-STD Online Clinical Education Program for Primary Care Providers

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    We developed a statewide HIV-HCV-STD online education program for timely and effective dissemination of clinical evidence to primary care healthcare providers. For this purpose, we built a large repository of multimedia learning modules, interactive case simulations tools, and other online education resources. We proactively disseminated these resources to clinicians through multiple online platforms and communication channels, and recorded rapid increase in resource usage. We performed analyses on use contexts, identified specific usage patterns, and characterized the correlations between resource usage and promotional activities. Evaluations have shown that clinicians had a very positive feedback of the online education program, intended to use the learned knowledge, and planned to make practice changes. Future studies are required to verify the generalizability of the findings and to identify the covariates that contribute to the program success.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationHealth Professionals' Education in the Age of Clinical Information Systems, Mobile Computing and Social Networks
    PublisherElsevier Inc.
    Number of pages27
    ISBN (Electronic)9780128093214
    ISBN (Print)9780128053621
    StatePublished - Jan 1 2017


    • Computer-assisted decision making
    • Continuing medical education
    • Distance education
    • Educational technology
    • Hepatitis C
    • HIV
    • Multimedia
    • Practice guideline
    • Sexually transmitted diseases
    • User-computer interface

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Medicine(all)
    • Health Professions(all)


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