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HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND COGNITIVE LOAD: AN EXPLORATORY STUDY INTO ELECTRONIC MEDICAL RECORD SYSTEM TRAINING AND INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGN

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posted on 25.06.2020, 05:19 authored by SEYED SARANG HASHEMI
This thesis investigates (i) cognitive load in training on EMR systems; and (ii) the merits of instructional design techniques, known to manage cognitive load, for training on EMR systems. The study subscribed to Cognitive Load Theory (CLT) as a theoretical lens and adopted an interpretive case study with semi-structured interviews with the actors involved in an EMR system training. The reflexive thematic analysis of the interview data showed that (i) the actors interpreted cognitive load as a recognised phenomenon before and during their training; and (ii) they positively regarded the instructional techniques as having merit for their EMR system training.

History

Campus location

Australia

Principal supervisor

Frada Burstein

Additional supervisor 1

Chivonne Algeo

Year of Award

2020

Department, School or Centre

Caulfield School of IT

Course

Master of Philosophy

Degree Type

MASTERS

Faculty

Faculty of Information Technology