Provision of electronic learning resources by UK medical schools for final year students

East Sussex Hospitals Trust, UK.
Medical Teacher (Impact Factor: 1.68). 04/2011; 33(4):325-7. DOI: 10.3109/0142159X.2010.513718
Source: PubMed


The widespread availability of the internet and development of online learning technology has seen electronic learning become a key part of medical education. This study examines the current situation in the delivery of e-learning solely to final year medical students by UK medical schools. A total of 25 UK medical schools were surveyed with responses received from 21. Seventy-one percent of respondents provided e-learning to final year students (15/21). Requirements for this form of educational delivery are likely to increase but further analysis of their use is required.

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