Acquiring experience in pathology predominantly from what you see, not from what you read: the HIPON e-learning platform

Riccioni, Olga and Vrasidas, Charalambos and Brčić, Luka and Armenski, Goce and Seiwerth, Sven and Smeets, Annemieke and van Krieken, J. Han J. M. and Lazaris, Andreas C. (2015) Acquiring experience in pathology predominantly from what you see, not from what you read: the HIPON e-learning platform. Advances in Medical Education and Practice, 6. pp. 439-445. ISSN 1179-7258

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It is indisputable that nowadays one of the hardest and most important tasks in medicine and especially in medical education, is the conversion of the extensive amount of available data, into medical experience, after a proper analysis. A project under the title "ICT (Information and Communication Technology) eModules on HistoPathology: a useful online tool for students, researchers and professionals - HIPON", co-financed by the Lifelong Learning Program of the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA), The Commission of the European Union, has been launched at the beginning of 2013. HIPON's purpose is not to provide just another pathology website atlas, but to convey professional experience and thinking in pathology. HIPON has resulted in a well-structured and user-friendly, open resource, multi-language, e-learning platform which, taking advantage of modern image technology, offers medical students, researchers, and professionals a valuable teaching instrument so that they can acquire professional experience in pathology. The mid-term report of HIPON has been favorably evaluated by the EACEA experts who appreciated the potential of our teaching tool in providing the opportunity and the means to acquire medical experience. Through the use of virtual slides, educative videos and microscopic, high resolution, marked images accompanied by relevant questions and answers, HIPON project aims to make end-users able to think as experienced pathologists and become highly efficient in correlating pathologic data with other clinical-laboratory information.

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Departments: Katedra za patologiju
Depositing User: Marijan Šember
Status: Published
Vrasidas, CharalambosUNSPECIFIED
Smeets, AnnemiekeUNSPECIFIED
van Krieken, J. Han J. M.UNSPECIFIED
Lazaris, Andreas C.UNSPECIFIED
Date: 8 June 2015
Date Deposited: 01 Apr 2016 10:49
Last Modified: 23 Jul 2020 10:01
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