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Journal of Korean Society of Medical Informatics 2004;10(2):161-166.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4258/jksmi.2004.10.2.161    Published online June 30, 2004.
Development and Evaluation of Internet-based Public Health Manpower Training Program
Eun Kyung Chung, June Ho Shin, Jung Ae Rhee, Shin Weol Kim, Young Hoon Lee
1Department of Preventive Medicine, Medical School, Chonnam National University, Korea.
2Koksung-Gun Health Center and County Hospital, Korea.
Abstract

This study aimed to develop and evaluate health educational information system on internet to train health center workers. Internet-based Public Health Manpower Training Program was developed based on the findings of the needs of health center worker. It consisted of E-mail based on-line lesson. The effects of developed Internet-based Public Health Manpower Training Program were assessed by questionnaires of users about legibility, readability, satisfaction, changes in level of knowledge, and practical uses, etc. Most users(94.3%) of Internet-based Public Health Manpower Training Program reported that they were satisfied with the programs, and 90% of users reported that the programs improved their performance in health education, consultation and medical examination. Knowledge levels of users were elevated after program participation(statistically non significant). Internet-based Public Health Manpower Training Program had positive effects on the performance of health center workers, and we expect this program to help the planning for public health manpower.

Key Words: Internet, Training Program, Community Health Center


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