Cognition and expertise: acquisition of medical competence

Patel, Vimla L.; Glaser, Robert; Arocha, Jose F.
August 2000
Clinical & Investigative Medicine;Aug2000, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p256
Academic Journal
The cognitive study of expertise in knowledge domains has generated a great deal of knowledge that can be used in the education and training of health care providers. This research has looked at the development and characteristics of expert performance. Design of medical and health education systems that are informed by this research can be powerful tools to improve the quality of medical education.


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