Duke University School of Medicine is teaming up with Virtual Heroes, a software simulation company out of Raleigh, North Carolina, to utilize the firm’s HumanSim package as a tool for “healthcare team communication training; medical device and pharma product education; patient education; medical recertification; clinical trial education; CME courses; and healthcare quality assurance training.”
Potential applications of HumanSim from the product page:
Initial patient assessment (quality) Measurement of clinical competence Cognitive and clinical performance under stress Immediate feedback using digital afteraction-review (AAR) system Statistics tracking system linked through AAR to Learning Management System (LMS) Team Training and Cross Training (e.g. pediatric and adult care staff) Practice of new or complicated skills or technologies without endangering patient health or safety Dynamic Virtual Human Technology™ using embedded physiologicpharmacologic model provides real-time, patient state transitions based on user inputs. Learning modules include defined learning objectives and instructor notes for self paced individual instruction or
Delivery platform includes notebook PC and game consoles. Content is web downloadable.
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