September 18, 2020By Maria Oliveira

Virtual Patients During COVID-19: Facing A New Clinical Learning Environment and Competency Assessment Methodology

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Presentation Details

October 22, 2020 at 10:00 AM, Pacific Coast Time Zone

Presented by: Maria Oliveira MSc, RN, BSc

Presentation Abstract

Body Interact is a dynamic virtual patient simulator with a physiological algorithm that enables users to observe and understand how their decisions have an impact on the patient’s health condition, in real-time. It is easy to use and very intuitive, offering a range of difficulty levels and complexity. Therefore, Body Interact serves different schools of healthcare professions – Medical, Nursing, EMS, High Schools. But how can you engage your students if they are locked at home? If the clinical rotations have been suspended?

In this session, the Body Interact team will present ways to explore the virtual patient simulator with your students in class and remotely.

Duration (Hours): 1
Type of Offering: Webinar
Teaching Method: Lecture with Slide Presentation

Learning Objectives

  1. Recognize the importance of introducing virtual patients in the curriculum.
  2. Understand the virtual simulator and its Learning Management System.
  3. Apply key content to attract student’s attention through virtual patient exposure.

Suggested Learner Level: Intermediate

Presenter Biography

Maria Oliveira MSc, RN, BSc
Clinical Education Advisor
Body Interact Inc

Maria has completed her MSc International Health Management at Imperial College Business School in The United Kingdom, in 2017. Before that, Maria has obtained her BSc in Nursing from Catholic University of Portugal – ranked 1st in Portugal by the World University rankings. Maria has always been a patient safety advocate and since the beginning of her career her work has been towards the provision of high quality care in the Health sector. Maria has developed a particular interest in healthcare innovation, and its use towards clinical education. Maria is currently Clinical Education Advisor at Body Interact Inc, and member of the initiative European Health Parliament 5th ed. and Health Parliament Portugal 2nd ed.


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Category: Education
Tags: body interact, clinical learning, clinical simulation, competencies, curriculum, digital patients, distance learning, methodology, new, virtual patients