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The MERG Suite: Tools for discovering competencies and associated learning resources

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The MERG Suite: Tools for discovering competencies and associated learning resources
Background: As the demands for competency-based education grow, the need for standardsbased tools to allow for publishing and discovery of competency-based learning content is more pressing. This project focused on developing federated discovery services for competency-based medical e-learning content. Methods: We built a tool suite for authoring and discovery of medical e-learning metadata. The end-user usability of the tool suite was evaluated through a web-based survey. Results: The suite, implemented as an open-source system, was evaluated to identify areas for improvement. Conclusion: The MERG suite is a starting point for organizations implementing competency-based e-learning resources. Background Competencies in healthcare Since the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) published the Outcomes Project and the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS) endorsed the general or core competencies described in the ACGME project, medical educators across the c...
Ravi Teja Bhupatiraju, William R. Hersh, Valerie S
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Type Journal
Year 2008
Where SCFBM
Authors Ravi Teja Bhupatiraju, William R. Hersh, Valerie Smothers, Michael Fordis, Peter S. Greene
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