Didactic Education and Training for Improved Intraoperative Performance: e-Learning Comes of Age

  • Anthony G. Gallagher
  • Gerald C. O’Sullivan
  • Gerald C. O’Sullivan
Part of the Improving Medical Outcome - Zero Tolerance book series (IMOZT)


E-learning comprises all forms of electronically supported learning and teaching which are aimed at imparting or facilitating the construction of knowledge. E-learning is perceived by many as made up of the computer and network-enabled transferor of knowledge. Applications that facilitate this process include web-based learning, computer-based learning, virtual classrooms, and digital collaboration. The vast and extensive development of the Internet has facilitated what many individuals perceive as the engine of e-learning.


Episodic Memory Formative Assessment Skill Laboratory Declarative Memory Learn Management System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Anthony G. Gallagher
    • 1
  • Gerald C. O’Sullivan
    • 2
  • Gerald C. O’Sullivan
    • 3
  1. 1.School of MedicineUniversity College CorkCorkIreland
  2. 2.Mercy University HospitalCorkIreland
  3. 3.Cork Cancer Research CentreUniversity College CorkCorkIreland

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