Virtual reality training at Lakeland immerses surgical technology students into 3-D operating room

The surgical technology program at Lakeland Community College recently acquired new software intending to give students a feel for what it’s like to work in an operating room. According to the program, PeriopSim and PeriopSimVR use lifelike imagery and gaming technology to immerse students in a 3-D world. The simulation apps work by students donning … Read more

Istanbul University Faculty of Dentistry Using Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses to Guide Clinical Remote Student Learning

To face many issues due to actual pandemic, the Istanbul University Medical Society used the Vuzix M400 Smart Glasses to share experience during live broadcasts. With very simple installation, the efficiency is incredible. The dentistry faculty determined that the dentistry educational model is one where theoretical and clinical knowledge requires support by intensive clinical experiences. … Read more

Singapore Medical Students Learning through Virtual Reality and Gamification

NUS have released how they are enabling their medical students from the NUS Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine to experience the process of patient safety and immersion in operating theatre procedures through virtual reality (VR).The students have been able to learn about the entire flow of the peri-operative setting: from dental clearance to anaesthesia … Read more

Virtual and mixed reality inferior to traditional learning in anatomy education

In this article, a team from McMaster University explains results of its latest study about efficiency of VR and AR in teaching anatomy. Immersive technologies in this case don’t help students and, in the contrary, decrease their results! It’s a good reminder that the technology alone can’t solve all problems. Solutions have to be imagined … Read more

CSU Has Deployed a 100 Headset VR Lab for Biomedical Education

The Immersive Reality Training Lab of the Colorado State University is complet with an hundred VR headset and several applications to study anatomy and medical imaging processes. According to Jordan Nelson (one of the lab’s operators) ”  the lab is designed to complement, not replace, existing teaching methods “the lab is designed to complement, not replace, … Read more

Virtual reality makes real-world difference for high school student with autism

In this short article, you will find how library of Churchill County High School use virtual reality to help students to understand sciences and technologies. And you will discover an unforeseen benefit  with Evan, a 18-year-old autistic student. When Worthy learned the high school library had joined a group of early adopters in a virtual … Read more