Online videos for health education

Abstract: 
Online social videos are extremely popular in the context of health social media. For example, YouTube is the third most visit webpage worldwide where millions of user are sharing videos with their peers. Health organizations are also sharing videos on YouTube. According to Ed Benett study (ebennett.org) nearly 600 US Hospitals have published over 60.000 videos online. Many of those videos have a great potential for medical education. This presentation will provide an overview of the current evidence on the use of social videos for medical education including the advantages and challenges. In addition, we will cover latest trends such as 3D and interactive videos.
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Friday, 6 April, 2012 - 11:50 to 13:10