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Keywords

MANDATORY EDUCATION, COMPUTER-ASSISTED INSTRUCTION (CAI), COST-CONTAINMENT, REGULATORY STANDARDS

 

Authors

  1. Franck, Linda R. MS, RN,C
  2. Langenkamp, Marci L. MS, RN,C

Abstract

With reduced budgets, few resources, minimal time allotted for education, and a long list of topics to cover, staff development and inservice educators often find it difficult to implement cost-effective, comprehensive mandatory education programs. Upper Valley Medical Center's annual mandatory education program via the computer was created to address these issues and resulted in substantial cost-savings as well as increased employee satisfaction.

 

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