Continuing Medical Education
The IML provides specialized knowledge, research, educational, and production support to the public health system in the application of computers and the Internet for professional education and training. A recent collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has produced a Continuing Medical Education multimedia program on Genetics in Clinical Practice.
Others may find certain sections of the program of benefit, including victim advocates, emergency medical services professionals, licensed vocational/practical nurses, counselors, EMS and law enforcement personnel, officers of the court, and forensic scientists.
This program, developed by the Interactive Media Lab and the Columbia School of Nursing, focuses on training health care providers and medical students to care for HIV patients.
This program, based on the "Virtual Practicum" model, is intended for health care providers who may see patients with disorders - or who have concerns about disorders - in which knowledge of clinical genetics can positively affect outcomes. It may also be helpful in the training of students in these professions, genetic counselors, medical laboratory professionals, public health professionals, and others who may have an interest in genetic testing.
This program, based on the "Virtual Practicum" model, is intended for health care providers who will be assisting their female patients in quitting smoking, in particular, patients who are pregnant or in their child-bearing years.
This program, based on the "Virtual Practicum" model, is intended for HIV prevention counselors and others who may be assisting in reducing people's risk of acquiring or spreading HIV disease.
This program, based on the "Virtual Practicum" model, is intended for health care providers who may encounter patients who present with problem sleepiness.
SimTrauma, based on a "classic" interactive video program, medical officers learn about combat trauma management by assuming the role of a new physician in the Casualty Receiving Area of a Combat Zone Fleet Hospital and working through simulated trauma cases.