Web casting of KSM lectures to TH Peradeniya
Continuing medical education (CME) helps medical professionals to learn about new developments in the field and maintain competency. CME is essential to upgrade the standards of medical profession.
Recent advancement of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) has changed the way people live, work, communicate and learn. It has various tools like computer, internet and mobile communication which help to improve our lives. In education, ICT plays a significant role in both teaching and learning. Internet and mobile communication can effectively be used for distant education.
Earlier health professionals (From TH Peradeniya, Dental Hospital, Sirimovo Bandaranayake Children Hospital and Faculty of Medicine Peradeniya) had to physically present at the KSM auditorium at Teaching Hospital Kandy to participate in these CME lectures.
From November 2013 onwards lecture conducted at the KSM auditorium are web cast to the auditorium of TH Peradeniya. This pave the way for wider participation and reduce the travel related risks, waste of time and cost to the participants.