Formazione continua del medico di famiglia: Validita nel tempo dell'apprendimento attivo a piccoli gruppi

Translated title of the contribution: Small group learning for general practitioners

M. Passamonti, R. Stella, G. Calori, D. Costato, V. Colombo

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Lifelong learning or Continuing Medical Education (CME) is now an accepted feature of all the healthcare professions. Small group learning is the preferred method of CME for General Practitioners (Gps) and is a feature of modern education. CME is receiving increasing attention from medical educators and health administrators world-wide. The aim of this study is to evaluate the efficacy of a small group CME program intended to improve the clinical performance of Gps treating back pain. A questionnaire was given to all Gps who took part in the course before the course, after its end and 1 year later. Chi-square test or t-test were used for statistical analysis as appropriate. The questionnaire was handed in by 86 Gps during pre-test, 83 during post-test e 64 during 1y-test. The percentage of correct answers was: 50,59 %, 72,05 % and 68,30 % respectively (pre- vs post-test p

Translated title of the contributionSmall group learning for general practitioners
Original languageItalian
Pages (from-to)65-72
Number of pages8
JournalRicerca e Pratica
Issue number86
Publication statusPublished - 1999

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pharmacology


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