Presentation on theme: "Leveraging the Internet for Medical Education John T. Daugirdas, MD Clinical Professor of Medicine University of Illinois at Chicago CM.04 2004 Clinical."— Presentation transcript:
Leveraging the Internet for Medical Education John T. Daugirdas, MD Clinical Professor of Medicine University of Illinois at Chicago CM.04 2004 Clinical Meetings April 28 – May 2, 2004 Chicago, IL
Disclosure Dr. Daugirdas is founding editor and publisher of HDCN, an internet web journal discussed in this presentation.
How might a kidney professional use the internet? Prepare a lecture or scientific paper Refer to practice guidelines Find out how best to treat a patient with a given problem Keep up with the nephrology literature and news CME and CE
Prepare a lecture or scientific paper Google PubMed Atlas of Nephrology USRDS Atlas of Kidney Pathology Journal websites (AJKD, JASN, KI) HDCN
KLS – NKF Kidney Learning System http://www.kidney.org/kls/profession als/cmeprograms.cfmhttp://www.kidney.org/kls/profession als/cmeprograms.cfm (Reach this via kidney.org) Just getting started Offers both CME and CE programs
Conclusions The internet is a time saver, not a time waster for kidney professionals. Use of available resources can result in more effective teaching and lectures Easy availability of practice guidelines May help with therapy in individual patients A wonderful way to stay abreast of new developments and get CME and CE