Virtual and Mixed Reality Simulation – Opportunities in Health Education and beyond
  • Room A109, Portland Square Building

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The recent Topol review entitled 'Exploring how to prepare the healthcare workforce, through education and training, to deliver the digital future' recommends that a strategy to train future healthcare professionals should include prioritising time and space to learn, and appropriate forms of CPD, using a combination of face-to-face training, e-learning and virtual/augmented reality (VR/AR).

As part of our research and development work around VR and AR at the University (TELMeD, GSeL, eHealth and Technology), we are committed to ensure that our future graduates are prepared and empowered for the digital future. This workshop forwards our thinking by collaboratively (practitioners and researchers) exploring recent developments in this space across healthcare education which can easily be translated across to other disciplines.

Programme

09:30 – 09:45 Virtual & Mixed reality in Health Education – Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee

9:45 – 10:00 Shared patient experience, visual pathways and procedural training (IPC) - TELMeD

10:00 – 10:20 Hololens for standardised patient experiences for medical education, nurse education, and paramedic education, among others disciplines – Jo Corwood, Pearson

10:20 – 10:40 Flight Simulator for Surgical Training using VR and Haptic feedback. Simulations focused on the Orthopaedic specialism building into areas including Laparoscopic, General Surgery, Cardiovascular and Otolaryngology (ENT) – Leanne Williams, Fundamental VR

10:40 – 11:00 VR and 3D printing opportunities - Future Composites Technology

11:00 – 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 – 13:00 Interactive demo on HoloPatient, FundamentalVR & Visual Pathways and idea generation

12:15 Lunch and networking alongside demos

13:00 Close

All welcome - please register your place via the above link.

For further details please contact Dr Arunangsu Chatterjee on arunangsu.chatterjee@plymouth.ac.uk or pedrio@plymouth.ac.uk.

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