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Conferences and Seminars

A conference is a meeting of people who "confer" about a topic
Meeting of a, usually large, group of individuals and/or companies in a certain field
It is a formal event where researchers present results, workshops, and other activities.

Most CME’s are held as conferences and seminars
There is a large component of commercialized CME
Usually held at a large scale e.g. National, regional or State level
Duration may range from half day to one week
May cover a single topic or broadly comprehensive
Use of audio visual aids is frequent e.g. multimedia

Park’s Textbook of Preventive and Social Medicine, 23rd ed

Channels of communication:
Barriers of communication:
Types of communication:
Methods of communication:
Methods of communication - Individual level approach:
Methods of communication- lecture (chalk and talk):
Methods of communication- demonstration:
Group Discussion:
Panel Discussion:
Delphi method:
Work shop:
Methods of Communication - Mass Approach:

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