With EMS classrooms sitting empty and hands-on learning on hold, Emergency Medical Service educators are scrambling for solutions to deploy rapid response training to healthcare providers and first responders amid the global pandemic of COVID-19. Thankfully, a recent research shared here shows how Virtual Reality training can reduce requirements on EMS student time in classrooms [...]
VRPatients is a physiologically-based clinical simulation training platform that immerses a healthcare provider or first responder into actual case scenarios. Headquartered in Wilmington, Ohio, the VRPatients healthcare simulation training platform allows learners to interview, assess, diagnose and treat patients in real-time. This technology offers many advantages that traditional classroom training alone cannot provide.
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Medical Simulation experiences during initial Emergency Medical Services (EMS) education has been shown to be beneficial in more ways than one. Interestingly, recent research conducted by Gurnakova and Gropel in Austria, suggests that experienced EMS practitioners may also benefit from healthcare simulation training (Gurnakova, J. Gropel, P. Prior Participation in Simulation Events is Associated With [...]