E-Learning Readiness in Medicine: Turkish Family Medicine (FM) Physicians Case



This research investigates e-learning readiness level of family medicine physicians (FM) in Turkey. The study measures the level of e-learning readiness of Turkish FM physicians by an online e-learning readiness survey. According to results five areas are ready at Turkish FM physicians but need a few improvements: equipment/infrastructure, online learning style readiness, technological skills readiness, cultural readiness, financial readiness. Three areas are not ready and need some work to improve their readiness: Human resource readiness, attitude readiness, and environmental readiness. Finally, the outcomes of e-learning readiness indicate that the Turkish Family Medicine Physicians are  ready for adopting e-learning. The overall results show that the e-learning readiness level at Turkish FM physicians  has been  68,28 %, and ready but needs a few improvements for e-learning.