Evaluation of Online Health and Wellness Resources for Healthcare Professionals

Colla Jean Macdonald, D. Archibald, H. Kellam, R. Sun, E. Stodel, D. Puddester

Abstract


Two online resources, ePhysicianHealth.com and eWorkplaceHealth.com, were developed to help physicians and other healthcare professionals improve their health and well-being by providing them with relevant, up-to-date support and resources at no cost and with anonymous access. ePhysicianHealth.com is the world?s first comprehensive, online physician health and wellness resource designed to help physicians and medical students be resilient in their professional and personal lives. eWorkplaceHealth.com is a new and original resource aimed to increase awareness and understanding of the issues and factors that may affect healthcare professionals? health at work. ePhysicianHealth.com includes 14 modules in French and English and eWorkplaceHealth.com comprises a four-module program in English. A program evaluation using quantitative and qualitative methods was conducted to obtain evidence regarding the users? perceptions of the learning resources and their impact on the specified outcomes.
Most participants felt they gained new knowledge from ePhysicianHealth.com and eWorkplaceHealth.com. They felt they had access to useful information through the resources, which increased their awareness of the various issues facing physicians today and where they can go to get assistance when in need.

Keywords


physician health; wellness; workplace health; eLearning; resilience; medical education; healthcare professionals

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International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) – ISSN: 1867-5565
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