Medical LMS

Your Prescription for eLearning

Healthcare LMS for Association Members and University StudentsKnowledge Direct® Medical – an easy-to-use, complete Learning Management system (LMS) for continuing medical education (CME), maintenance of certification (MOC), self evaluation programs (SEP) and training courses, that provides an integrated course catalog, eCommerce shopping cart, student registration, eTranscripts, advanced learner reports, and an easy-to-use course authoring tool.

The Knowledge Direct medical learning management system (LMS) also provides a built-in marketing feature that automatically promotes related eLearning courses to learners based on their past purchases and profiles.

Knowledge Direct MED is a Software as a Service (SaaS) LMS platform that enables non-technical users to quickly develop, deliver, administer and monitor web-based training in multiple languages over the internet based on Web 2.0 technology.

The Knowledge Direct MED Learning Management System (LMS)…

• The Knowledge Direct PARS report becomes a single source of CME data entry and stores all program information so that when the reporting time comes, your PARS report is ready for upload to ACCME.

• Provides a fast, simple system for creating and promoting continuing medical education (CME) credits, maintenance of certification (MOC), self evaluation programs (SEP) and online training.

• Integrates with association management systems (AMS) such as iMISnetFORUMPersonify360, and Association Anywhere; human resource (HR) systems and third party agencies such as the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM).

• Supports blended and social learning with courses that can include scheduled live events, self-paced interactive learning, discussions and social networking accounts, like Twitter.

• Integrates with online conference systems, such as GoToMeeting, GoToWebinar and ReadyTalk, for event scheduling, attendee registration, live streaming and webinar recording.

• Empowers non-technical users to create and deliver engaging, interactive eLearning courses from Microsoft PowerPoint®.

Digitec, the developers of the powerful Knowledge Direct suite of software for rapid e-Learning have been involved in e-Learning since 2000, developing online learning for organizations including IDSA, APIC, ENA and others. We understand the unique needs of the healthcare industry.


How Knowledge Direct MED can help your organization


Need web-based reporting?

Medical reporting features within the Knowledge Direct MED Learning Management System (LMS) are rich and detailed, yet easy-to-use. The system has built-in web reports and exports into other reporting systems such as Microsoft Excel®. The Knowledge Direct MED Learning Management System (LMS) offers automated student tracking and certificate generation upon completion of course requirements.

Need to provide eTranscripts?

With the Knowledge Direct MED Learning Management System (LMS), learners gain instant access to electronic copies of their transcripts, right from their training menu.

Need a Learning Management System (LMS) that integrates with third parties?

eTranscripts, records and course assessment results can be securely transmitted to accreditation and healthcare certification agencies, like the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) for third-party verification using the Knowledge Direct MED Learning Management System (LMS).

Need a solution that will integrate with your AMS?

The Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) can interface with your association management system (AMS) to provide single sign-on, update your association database with members’ test scores and course completions. Digitec has successfully integrated the Knowledge Direct LMS with association management systems (AMS) dozens of times and specialize in iMIS,  netFORUM, Personify360, and Association Anywhere AMS integrations. Integration is quick and easy with our team of expert programmers. Knowledge Direct also integrates with external systems for processing continuing education credits.

Need prescriptive eLearning capabilities?

Skills gap analysis assist learners in determining what training is needed. Knowledge Direct Medical offers “leap testing”, which allows learners to take a pretest to ‘score out’ of e-Learning modules, decreasing their overall training time, while adapting to focus on what they need to know. Administrators can also assign standard training to template-based learning paths, so that learners who share similar profiles are automatically assigned the required or recommended learning.

Need a blended learning solution?

The Knowledge Direct Medical Learning Management System (LMS) allows administrators or instructors to create courses that “blend” live events, interactive self-paced e-Learning, social networking forums and even informal learning such as conference attendance.

Need to provide your learners with affordable online continuing medical education (CME)?

With the rising cost of travel to attend conferences and instructor-led classes, providing continuing medical education (CME) courses online through the Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) is a way that your healthcare association or organization can meet your learners’ continuing medical education needs more cost effectively – for both you and the learner.

Need an eCommerce shopping cart for revenue generation to handle purchases?

The Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) can either integrate with your existing shopping cart, or you can use the integrated Knowledge Direct eCommerce shopping cart, so you can sell your fee-based courses through your own website. Members log in to your site and purchase the online course, then transition seamlessly to the Knowledge Direct e-Learning portal where they register and take the course.

Need to monitor course sales and completion rates in real time?

The Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) provides an array of standard reports that enable LMS administrators to quickly view sales activity, course access and completion information and other data in real time.

Need to convert existing content into interactive eLearning courses?

Using Knowledge Direct is easy, even for non-technical users. With Knowledge Direct’s built-in rapid content authoring tool, you can quickly build learning objects, modules, and entire online courses using Microsoft PowerPoint or pre-existing materials, such as text documents, pdf files, presentations, and video clips. The Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) is also SCORM 1.2 conformant; meaning you can re-use learning objects built in other Learning Management Systems (LMSs) which are also SCORM 1.2 conformant without modification.

Need to create interactive courses with activities, questions and simulations?

It’s easy to include questions, game activities, and simulations in your content using Knowledge Direct’s built-in rapid content authoring tool for Microsoft® PowerPoint®. A wizard guides you through the simple process to build matching, drag-and-drop, question-and-answer, scenario, and other types of interactions into your eLearning courses.

Need to train learners in multiple languages?

With the Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) you can deliver eLearning in 9 different languages including: English, Spanish, German, French, Dutch, Japanese, Italian, Chinese and Korean.

Need an LMS that incorporates social learning?

Knowledge Direct integrates with Twitter, allowing your learners to discuss their shared learning objectives and interact with their peers and/or instructors, near real-time. Integrated moderated discussion forums and company Wikis within the Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) provide an additional social learning component for your learners to post discussion threads and comment on others’ posts within the portal.

Need mobile learning (mLearning) solutions?

Create your course once in our PowerPoint conversion tool and a version of the learning is automatically created for mobile and web-based delivery, allowing your learners to stay engaged, on the go! The Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS) for mobile learning supports all versions of iPhone, iPad, Android  and later versions of BlackBerry.

Need a simple solution that does not require technical personnel?

“Keep it simple” is the guiding principle behind Knowledge Direct. There is no learning curve and no technical skills are needed to become proficient in using all areas of the system. Users can quickly develop and post web based training for their learners, and then monitor their progress without the aid of programmers, database administrators, or other technical personnel.

Excellent customer service and technical support!

Digitec is known for its outstanding attention to customer service and prompt technical support, should you need it. Digitec offers two technical support options for its Knowledge Direct LMS and rapid content authoring tool: standard support to a staff member or premium support for the learner, including Live Chat or 24/7 telephone technical support.

Standard technical support

Digitec provides telephone support 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. weekdays, excluding holidays. Digitec’s standard response time is within one business day or less.

Premium technical support

Digitec provides telephone support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including holidays.

We offer flexible hosting options

Knowledge Direct is available as Software as a Service (SaaS) LMS solution, hosted at a Tier 1 fully redundant data-center. Digitec also provides mirror site services with disaster fail-over for guaranteed up-time.

We ensure your learners will have access to learning when they need it

With the SaaS model, Digitec uses redundant network segments with automatic network fail-over. We guarantee a 99.99% up-time for your Digitec-hosted Knowledge Direct Learning Management System (LMS).

The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA), the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (APIC), and the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology (ENA) are just a few of the organizations who have found the Knowledge Direct Medical Learning Management System (LMS) to be the right solution for their continuing medical education (CME) needs. View all of our medical LMS client case studies.

If you are looking for a Learning Management System (LMS) that’s affordable, quick to deploy, and easy to use, let us show you how Knowledge Direct can work for you!

Contact us today for a Live Demo of the Knowledge Direct MED Learning Management System (LMS) and FREE 30-day trial. Toll free 1-800-942-4537.

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