Kieran Walsh explains how the BMJ Publishing Group's website can help medical students learn
The website bmjlearning.com helps doctors learn and stay up to date. We launched the site in November 2003 and initially aimed it at general practitioners, but we have now expanded the site so that there is material available for junior hospital doctors.1 We have also noticed that medical students have signed up to the site - not surprisingly, given that studies consistently show that younger doctors and medical students are the quickest to take up new technologies in learning.2 If you are interested in having a look then here is what to expect.
The new material on bmjlearning.com focuses mainly on the needs of junior hospital doctors who are passing through their foundation years one and two. The initial learning modules will cover generic issues that all doctors need to know about and also will cover emergency medicine topics: these will be similar to the curriculum of the Modernising Medical