Computerized performance support systems: Applications in a family practice clerkship

M. F. Whiteside, L. M. Snell, J. A. Bedford

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Abstract

This article describes a computerized performance support system, the Clerkship Learning Expert and Resource Consultant (CLERC), developed to improve the quality and consistency of learning available to medical students in a third-year family practice clerkship. CLERC is an integrated computer system with an interactive knowledge base, software applications, literature search capabilities, and clinical diagnostic software programs. Medical students enrolled in a third-year family practice clerkship use CLERC to access up-to-date clinical information and to complete clerkship assignments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)18-20
Number of pages3
JournalFamily medicine
Volume26
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1994

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice

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