Obstetrics Critical Care VR Training Volume 1, Episode 1

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Michael Foley
Chair and Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
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Lewis Humphreys
Licensing Manager (520) 626-2574

Title: Virtual Reality Technology Used to Provide Experiential Education in the Management of Obstetric Critical Care Emergencies

 

Invention: The invention is a series of educational videos created to be viewed with virtual reality (VR) technologies to provide an experiential learning experience specific to crisis management for obstetric care providers.

Background: VR technology is poised to be a disruptive technology that will change the education of health care. VR technology can empower faculty to teach with a focus on increasing resources on monitoring learning physicians in critical thinking, pattern recognition, situational awareness, and comprehensive care instead of didactic knowledge.

Applications:

  • Universities and community colleges
  • Academic hospitals
  • Video games
  • Distance learning

 

Advantages:

  • Provides an immersive “hands-on” experience
  • Helps to build practical experience with trial and error
  • Increases the number of students to faculty members

 

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