Because it's so important to product adoption and success, medical device training can be a big dilemma for many manufacturers. If you're looking for a solution to your training program, consider blended learning. Blended learning combines conventional instructor-led classroom learning with online and mobile learning. This mixture of learning styles provides a more flexible and comprehensive knowledge-transfer experience for participants. Freeing instruction, information, and interaction from time and place is an ideal solution for individuals with access to today’s instant technology. Plus, blended learning programs can provide organizations with cost savings.
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Telemedicine is one of the most significant shifts in our industry, with significant impact on healthcare staff, processes, and infrastructure. Healthcare industry research suggests:Read More
Having created effective training programs for medical device sales representatives for over 25 years, we've seen that training methods are not one-size-fits-all. Each audience is different in terms of current knowledge, learning styles, and how they will use the knowledge gained during training. Any good instructional designer will start by evaluating these variations in order to choose the training methods that will produce the desired results.
Here are some important points to keep in mind when creating training for sales representatives:
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