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The Impact of Modern Information Technology on Medical Education

Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering book series (LNEE, volume 269)

Abstract

With the rapid development and deep penetration of multimedia and internet technology, some tremendous and profound changes have happened in educational content, teaching methods, teaching philosophy and mode, which make it easy for people to access to the knowledge and information of the higher medical education. The perfect combination of multimedia and network technology not only provides a convenient flexible learning space and time for students, but also enables them to master the forefront of medicine and broaden their professional knowledge. The information technology has promoted the modernization process of higher medical education reform and development, so that it will have extremely profound impact on high-quality medical personnel training in China.

Keywords

Information technology Medical education Education reform 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The study is partially supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China (Grant No. 81102516) and the construct program of the key discipline in Hunan province.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PharmacyUniversity of South ChinaHengyangChina
  2. 2.The Student Affairs DepartmentUniversity of South ChinaHengyangChina

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