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Let’s move forward with the transformative adult learning process. An experiment conducted at EuroPCR 2016

EuroIntervention 2018;14:e1262-e1267. DOI: 10.4244/EIJV14I12A228

1. LabCom RiMeC, LLA-CRÉATIS, Université de Toulouse, UT2J, Toulouse, France; 2. Department of Cardiology, Clinique Pasteur, Toulouse, France

Continuing Medical Education (CME) is a specific form of postgraduate education whose aim is to help healthcare professionals (HCPs) to consolidate their competences and upgrade their knowledge. In conventional CME, faculty members develop and deliver programmes. They define what, and how, learners need to learn.

This established system is at odds with the current media environment. HCPs are information seekers navigating the continuous flow of information from the internet, journals, digital tools and meetings. Because HCPs increasingly need to self-direct their own learning, they are more likely to experience disorienting dilemmas, cognitive conflicts and confusion.

This established ...

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