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Postgraduate learning in orthopedic consultation system via social app
Authors: Nattakul Yamprasert
Sorarat Lermanuworarat
Institutions: Medical Education Center, Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital - Thailand
Background

Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital is the medical center in which served for the patient with advance conditions from community hospitals in Nakhon Ratchasima province. In the past, community doctors consulted the orthopedist by phone but detailed of clinical information was limited. Social app were popular because of its mobility and multimedia-ready system. Closed social network group was established for orthopedic consultation system in Nakhon Ratchasima. Community doctors asked the expert for management of the patients with orthopedic problem in chat room of the social app. The administrators of group summarized the consulted problems and noted for read later in another section of social app.

Summary of Results

The questionnaire was responded by 50 members.

  • 46 responders (92%) satisfied with rapid management in consultation system.
  • 34 responders (68 %) utilized knowledge from live conversation in chat room.
  • 13 responders (26 %) utilized knowledge from note in which the administrator summarized from chat room.
Conclusion

Postgraduate learning in orthopedic consultation system can be done via social app. Most of the community doctors/medical personnel utilized the knowledge from the job they were.

Take-home Messages

Postgraduate learning in social app is another way to merge the learning process on-the-job and daily lifestyle together.

Summary of Work
Acknowledgement

I would like to express my special thanks to gratitude to my teachers Dr. Sorarat Lermanuworarat  as well as Dr. Pairat Suksamosorn who gave me the great opportunity to do this wonderful study about medical education, which also encouraged me in doing a lot of study and I came to know about so many new things.

Secondly I would also like to thank my junior colleague Dr. Urawit Piyapromdee who inspired me a lot in finishing this study.

I am  really thankful of them.

 

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Background

Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital is the medical center in which served for the patient with advance conditions from community hospitals in Nakhon Ratchasima province. In the past, community doctors consulted the orthopedist by phone but detailed of clinical information was limited. Social app were popular because of its mobility and multimedia-ready system. Closed social network group was established for orthopedic consultation system in Nakhon Ratchasima. Community doctors asked the expert for management of the patients with orthopedic problem in chat room of the social app. The administrators of group summarized the consulted problems and noted for read later in another section of social app.

 

 

The social app that we used was "LINE" from "Line Corporation". In Thailand, the number of registered user was about 24 Million in 2014. This app is popular among Thai users. We have set the group for orthopaedic consultation system between Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima and community hospital in Nakhon Ratchasima province.

     

Summary of Results

The questionnaire was responded by 50 members.

  • 46 responders (92%) satisfied with rapid management in consultation system.
  • 34 responders (68 %) utilized knowledge from live conversation in chat room.
  • 13 responders (26 %) utilized knowledge from note in which the administrator summarized from chat room.

 

Status of the Responders

Intern 5
GP 19
Orthopaedic resident 10
Orthopaedist 11
Paramedics 5

 

Workplace of the Responders
Maharat Nakhon Ratchasima Hospital 26
Community hospital with orthopedist 3
Community hospital without orthopedist 21

 

Role of the Responders
Consultant 11
Consultee 22
Both Consultant and Consultee 4
Observer 14

 

Conclusion
Take-home Messages
Summary of Work

 

 

Online questionnaire about satisfaction to orthopedic consultation system was created in Google Form and distributed to members of orthopedic consultation group between 19.1.2015 and 1.2.2015. Responses were submitted back to the authors.

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Comments
Date: 2015-08-31 03:54:56
Very useful method