Perceptum is a
Latin term meaning: “to gain, learn, perceive, understand”
Perceptum™ is a
unique, value-added service from MedLearning that enhances medical
education meetings by providing a customized and interactive channel
for audience response and content topic choice.
the value, convenience, and impact of a traditional audience
response system (ARS) and expands the interactive capabilities and
customized utility to include audio and video modules that ARS
technology of Personal Data Assistants (PDAs,) MedLearning can poll
a meeting audience by specialty, demographics, disease state
awareness or other data sets that are germane to program curricula.
In addition to this element of a customized audience response
system, Perceptum can utilize this information to qualify and direct
personalized information including mini slide sets, expert video
discussions, or other media appropriate to both the overall
theme/content of the meeting and the individual needs of the
Prior to each
meeting, the Perceptum computer server will be programmed with
questions and/or customized video modules. At registration, each
attendee will receive a Perceptum PDA unit for use during the
program. If audio is utilized through the Perceptum unit, each
attendee will also receive a set of new ear pods for use during the
program. Meeting presenters will incorporate Perceptum into their
presentations and participants will respond to both general
questions and individual queries on their unit. Presenters will
receive immediate results from each question or case situation
presented. Based on responses to program questions or individual
choice of the participants, Perceptum can present customized case
studies or video modules enhancing the overall educational
experience of the program attendee.
At the end of the
meeting, the faculty presenters can revisit answers given at the
beginning and note whether or not change occurs based on the content
delivered during the program. This often stimulates lively Q&A.
Perceptum units are collected from each attendee at the end of the
meeting and are recharged and stored for the next program.