October 7, 2016

Video Games Improve Performance for Surgeons

Recently Reuters reported on research highlighting how “video games can improve fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, visual attention, depth perception and computer competency”. Article excerpt:

Video game skills translated into higher scores on a day-and-half-long surgical skills test, and the correlation was much higher than the surgeon’s length of training or prior experience in [...]

July 27, 2015

Special Call for Manuscripts – Use of Games as Simulation and Gaming Theory in Simulation

The official INACSL journal: Clinical Simulation in Nursing has a special issue call out for Manuscripts on the “Use of Games as Simulation and Gaming Theory in Simulation”.

We invite health professionals who are exploring the application of gaming theory to simulation and/or using gaming simulation for teaching or evaluation to submit manuscripts for [...]

April 2, 2012

MIH Games & Storytelling Conference

Eric Bauman from Clinical Playground wrote in to let me know about a new conference in support of education through gaming.  The new meeting is called “MIH Games & StoryTelling” and is taking place in Ann Arbor, Michigan on Thursday May 17th.  Learning objectives include: On completion of the games in learning session you will: Identify components [...]
July 21, 2010

Games & Simulation in Healthcare Database

Hey everyone!

Quick post to share the amazing resource available at the University of Wisconsin: Madison’s Games & Simulation for Healthcare Online Database (http://healthcaregames.wisc.edu/). Dr. Eric Bauman and friends help to gather Simulation resources through blog and community building:

“This website aims to provide a portal and network to meet the needs of clinicians, researchers and [...]

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