Were the Online Training Courses Imparted to Consultants in the COVID Era Really Effective?

Document Type : Letter to the Editor


1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Sarojini Naidu Medical College, Agra, India

2 Department of ENT, SN Medical College Agra, Agra, India


This is not hidden but a well-established fact now that, besides the COVID pandemic, there has been another tsunami ongoing in our country for the last two years in the form of online training and webinars. In the pre-COVID era, there was virtually no concept of e-learning in India. (1) Apart from the initiatives of the government of India through various national and statelevel organizations, many professional and scientific associations and the pharma industry have started reaching out to healthcare professionals for the dispensation of knowledge on newer relevant topics in COVID times. It is a personal experience that every day, inboxes are flooded with messages for training sessions, webinars, etc.


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