PROBLEM BASED LEARNING AND HARVEY TECHNOLOGY (or program)?

Discussion in 'Medical Students - DO' started by roger2004, Sep 30, 1999.

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  1. roger2004

    roger2004 Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    I have applied to seven DO programs in the Northeastern region. I researched the different programs of these schools and have come across the terms "PROBELM BASED LEARNING'" and also "HARVEY" technology. Could someone please explain what these are? I have a general idea but really need a strong clarification of each. Also, any chance these topics may come up in an interview, if you remember? Thanks for your help.

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  3. Henry

    Henry Senior Member 10+ Year Member

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    PBL is based on students initiation to learn. Instead of large classroom lectures, you will have small group discussion format. Basically, your preceptor will present a topic and the students are require to search for answers.

    "Harvey"? Are you talking about the Harvey that produce real heart sound and pulses?
    We have a " Harvey" at NOVA and it is a great tool to learn about cardiology.
     

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