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Integrating Virtual Reality-Based Medical Simulation Training into the Healthcare Enterprise

May 31

05:05 PM - 05:55 PM

Description

Simulation is a critical mainstay of the initial training and maintenance of abilities across the spectrum of healthcare workers. Though healthcare simulation training has historically been dominated by physical manikin-based simulators supplemented by pen-and-paper tabletop scenarios, VR-based approaches have been rapidly adopted over the past few years.

This panel, consisting of healthcare simulation and training leaders from industry (Air Methods, SimX), academia (University of Pennsylvania, University of Nebraska), and government (US Air Force), will discuss their real-world experience in integrating VR-based simulation into their healthcare enterprises. Particular attention will be paid to lessons learned regarding the benefits and challenges of VR in medical training, best practices for both adopters and solution providers, and approaches for facilitating the collaborative generation of VR-based training scenarios in medicine.

Speakers

Director, Learning Resource Center , University of Nebraska Medical Center
Director, Helene Fuld Pavilion for Innovative Learning and Simulation , University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing
Chief Technology Officer , SimX
Senior Military Advisor , SimX
Director of Medical Simulation and Innovative Education , Air Methods Corp

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