Title

An Introductory Review Module For an Anti-Infectives Therapeutics Course

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-10-2012

DOI

10.5688/ajpe767135

Abstract

Objective. To determine whether an introductory review module using a hybrid-learning approach helped students learn infectious disease management in an anti-infectives therapeutics course.

Design. An introductory module consisting of an online pharmacology review, pre-class assignment, 2 classroom lectures, and 1 case-based lecture was developed and implemented.

Assessment. Among the 110 students who completed pre- and post-tests on the material covered, average scores increased from 71% to 83% (ppp

Conclusion. The addition of an introductory module using a hybrid-learning approach to review and solidify concepts of medical microbiology and pharmacology provided the foundation necessary for success in an infectious diseases module.

Comments

This article was created while Prof. Steven Leonard was part of Northeastern University's Bouvé College of Health Sciences, School of Pharmacy, in Boston, Massachusetts.

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