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The Map of Medicine provides access to around 400 care pathwaysfor clinicians. Its primary function is to support clinicaldecision-making and increase clinical effectiveness. It alsohas the potential to act as an educational tool. This paperseeks to explore that function and to evaluate how student nursestake advantage of this facility. Two student nursing cohortsat a single college in Wales were asked to complete two questionnaires;one at the point where the Map of Medicine was first introducedto them, and subsequently six months later. The results showthat the expressed initial enthusiasm for the Map waned overthe six months, but that most students recognized the benefitsof the online resource compared with paper-based alternatives.Traditional resources remain important and there were indicationsthat access to other resources or forgetting about using italongside the lack of IT access in a clinical setting may havepresented a barrier.