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An innovative blended learning approach using virtual patients as preparation for skills laboratory training: perceptions of students and tutors R Lehmann, HM Bosse, A Simon… – BMC medical …, 2013 – biomedcentral.com Background Currently only a few reports exist on how to prepare medical students for skills laboratory training. We investigated how students and tutors perceive a blended learning approach using virtual patients (VPs) as preparation for skills training. Methods Fifth-year … Cited by 5 Related articles All 13 versions

Optimal learning in a virtual patient simulation of cranial nerve palsies: The interaction between social learning context and student aptitude TR Johnson, R Lyons, JH Chuah, R Kopper… – Medical …, 2013 – informahealthcare.com Background: Simulation in medical education provides students with opportunities to practice interviews, examinations, and diagnosis formulation related to complex conditions without risks to patients. Aim: To examine differences between individual and team … Cited by 3 Related articles All 6 versions

Measuring clinical reasoning competency using a virtual patient model DM Chapman, JG Calhoun, AP Van Mondfrans… – Journal of Clinical …, 2013 – jcrpc.org Background: Physicians must be thorough yet efficient in data gathering and must use decision-making strategies that limit diagnostic studies and costs, but still promote maximal diagnostic proficiency. These clinical reasoning skills are neither adequately taught nor … Cited by 2 Related articles All 2 versions

Improving Clinical Education Through the Use of Virtual Patient-based Computer Simulations. A Heitz – 2013 – ir.canterbury.ac.nz The term Virtual Patient (VP) refers to the use of virtual characters which embody patients in a virtual environment. They are implemented in computer simulations to create realistic clinical encounters. VPs have been used successfully in health education to promote and … Cited by 1 Related articles

Medical students’ views on the use of virtual patients for teaching and assessment of clinical knowledge and reasoning. A Oliven, R Nave, DR Hasson-Gilad, A Baruch – Harefuah, 2013 – europepmc.org BACKGROUND: Computerized cLinical cases [” virtual patient”(VP)] provide a useful teaching and assessment tool for clinicaL knowledge and skiLLs. However, the attitude of medical students toward this new modality needs to be evaluated. We examined students’ … Cited by 3 Related articles All 2 versions

Virtual patient simulation: Promotion of clinical reasoning abilities of medical students R Aghili, ME Khamseh, M Taghavinia… – … Management & E- …, 2013 – kmel-journal.org Objectives: Virtual patient simulation (VPS) is used in the education of health care professionals. This method brings an opportunity for the learner to examine necessary diagnostic and therapeutic skills. The aim of this study was to assess the efficacy of VPS … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Predicting visualization of hospital clinical reports using survival analysis of access logs from a virtual patient record PP Rodrigues, CC Dias, D Rocha… – … (CBMS), 2013 IEEE …, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org Abstract The amount of data currently being produced, stored and used in hospital settings is stressing information technology infrastructure, making clinical reports to be stored in secondary memory devices. The aim of this work was to develop a model that predicts the … Cited by 2 Related articles

A virtual patient software program to improve pharmacy student learning in a comprehensive disease management course MA Douglass, JP Casale, JA Skirvin… – American journal of …, 2013 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Objective. To implement and assess the impact of a virtual patient pilot program on pharmacy students’ clinical competence skills. Design. Pharmacy students completed interactive software-based patient case scenarios embedded with drug-therapy problems … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions

The Virtual-Patient Pilot: Testing a New Tool for Undergraduate Surgical Education and Assessment RL Yang, DA Hashimoto, JD Predina… – Journal of surgical …, 2013 – Elsevier BACKGROUND: The virtual patient (VP) is a web-based tool that allows students to test their clinical decision-making skills using simulated patients. METHODS: Three VP cases were developed using commercially available software to simulate common surgical scenarios. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Promotion of self-directed learning using virtual patient cases N Benedict, K Schonder, J McGee – American journal of …, 2013 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Objective. To assess the effectiveness of virtual patient cases to promote self-directed learning (SDL) in a required advanced therapeutics course. Design. Virtual patient software based on a branched-narrative decision-making model was used to create complex … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions

On the usage of health records for the design of virtual patients: a systematic review MD Bloice, KM Simonic… – BMC medical informatics …, 2013 – biomedcentral.com Background The process of creating and designing Virtual Patients for teaching students of medicine is an expensive and time-consuming task. In order to explore potential methods of mitigating these costs, our group began exploring the possibility of creating Virtual … Cited by 3 Related articles All 9 versions

Educational potential of a virtual patient system for caring for traumatized patients in primary care S Ekblad, RF Mollica, U Fors, I Pantziaras… – BMC medical …, 2013 – biomedcentral.com Background Virtual Patients (VPs) have been used in undergraduate healthcare education for many years. This project is focused on using VPs for training professionals to care for highly vulnerable patient populations. The aim of the study was to evaluate if Refugee … Cited by 3 Related articles All 14 versions

Forumclinic: the shaping of virtual communities to assist patients with chronic diseases SM DE sEMiRa – Enabling Health and Healthcare Through ICT: …, 2013 – books.google.com … status. It is also interesting to note that users in their late thirties and early forties were primarily women. The development of four virtual communities in Forumclinic seems to support the self-care needs of virtual patients. Users … Cited by 2 Related articles All 7 versions

Pain assessment and treatment decisions for virtual human patients LD Wandner, SZ George, BC Lok… – Cyberpsychology, …, 2013 – online.liebertpub.com … The virtual patient independent variables in this study are sex and race; the dependent variables include pain intensity and the willingness to administer opioid analgesics. … Shadow Health is an education company using virtual patients for nursing school education. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions

The Effects of Interaction and Visual Fidelity on Learning Outcomes for a Virtual Pediatric Patient System TB Pence, LC Dukes, LF Hodges… – … (ICHI), 2013 IEEE …, 2013 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … SIDNIE can replace the student patient with a virtual patient, which is an artificially intelligent human representation that behaves similarly to a human patient under the same circumstances. Researchers have used virtual patients … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions

Virtual patients feedback system-a concept to support students and educators. A Yilmaz, M Haag – Studies in health technology and informatics, 2013 – europepmc.org Assessments deliver information about the knowledge level of a student. Formative assessments’ main purposes are to identify student’s weaknesses and strengths, and support educators in the planning process of their instruction. In this paper a graphical … All 4 versions

Virtual patient repositories-a comparative analysis. J Küfner, AA Kononowicz, I Hege – Studies in health technology and …, 2013 – europepmc.org Virtual Patients (VPs) are an important component of medical education. One way to reduce the costs for creating VPs is sharing through repositories. We conducted a literature review to identify existing repositories and analyzed the 17 included repositories in regards to the …

Development of a Computer-Based Virtual Patient Simulator for an Educational Training of Clinical Care Dialysis ( … M Tokaji, S Ninomiya – Simulation in Healthcare, 2013 – journals.lww.com Abstract Introduction/Background: In spite of excellent survival rate of Japanese chronic hemodialysis patients compared with that in other countries, the survival rate of clinical care dialysis patients was not so high. This fact suggested that the experienced dialysis … Related articles

Virtual patient design in undergraduate education J Bateman – 2013 – wrap.warwick.ac.uk Background Virtual patients (VPs) are computerised online representations of realistic clinical cases. Recent technology and software advances position VPs as a standardised, accessible, collaborative teaching tool. We do not know how they should be designed. My …

Developing virtual patients for medical microbiology education D McCarthy, C O’Gorman, GJ Gormley – Trends in microbiology, 2013 – Elsevier The landscape of medical education is changing as students embrace the accessibility and interactivity of e-learning. Virtual patients are e-learning resources that may be used to advance microbiology education. Although the development of virtual patients has been … Related articles All 4 versions

An Efficient Virtual Patient Image Model Interview Training in Pharmacy M Park, P Summons – 2013 – sersc.org Abstract This paper presents the development of a virtual patient simulation by a 3D talking head and its use by pharmacy students as a training aid for patient consultation. The paper concentrates on the virtual patient modeling, its synthesis with a speech engine and facial … Related articles

NYC use of virtual patient avatars to train PCPs on managing treatments of patients with trauma-related mental health disorders G Albright – 141st APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition ( …, 2013 – apha.confex.com Every year, more than 57 million American adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder, yet 62% of them go untreated, creating a significant public health challenge. This challenge is exacerbated following large-scale traumatic events, such as 9/11 or, most recently, …

An Integrative OSCE Methodology for Hybriding Virtual Patient and Standardized Patient at Taipei Medical University … CW Lin, WC Huang – Simulation in Healthcare, 2013 – journals.lww.com Abstract Introduction/Background: Continuous development and use of new technologies and methodologies are key features in improving the learning, performance and skills of medical students and students of all healthcare professions. Although significant … Related articles

A Novel Method for Synthesizing Naturalistic Pain on Virtual Patients (Submission# 1072) M Gonzales, M Moosaei, L Riek – Simulation in Healthcare, 2013 – journals.lww.com Abstract Introduction/Background: Since nearly all areas of clinical care involve face-to-face interaction, it is important for learners to be able to recognize pain in patients. While patient self-report (ie pain scales) can be a helpful tool in the clinical toolbox, in most cases they … Cited by 1 Related articles

Impact Of Virtual Patient Cases On Written Examination Performance A Greig, D Dawes, J Anthony, S Murphy… – INTED2013 …, 2013 – library.iated.org Background: Safe and effective approaches to facilitate the development of clinically relevant knowledge and skills are necessary in health professional education. One means of developing clinical reasoning skills is through the use of virtual patients cases (VPs). … All 2 versions

Death is not always a failure: outcomes from implementing an online virtual patient clinical case in palliative care for family medicine clerkship A Tan, SP Ross, K Duerksen – Medical education online, 2013 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background The dying patient is a reality of medicine. Medical students, however, feel unprepared to effectively manage the complex end-of-life (EOL) management issues of the dying patient and want increased experiential learning in Palliative Care. Aims To address … Related articles All 10 versions

An Efficient Virtual Patient Image Model Interview Training in Pharmacy MP Mira Park1, PS Peter Summons – … Journal of Bio-Science and Bio- …, 2013 – earticle.net This paper presents the development of a virtual patient simulation by a 3D talking head and its use by pharmacy students as a training aid for patient consultation. The paper concentrates on the virtual patient modeling, its synthesis with a speech engine and facial expression …

NYC use of virtual patient avatars to train PCPs on managing treatments of patients with trauma-related mental health disorders M Eros-Sarnyai – 141st APHA Annual Meeting (November 2- …, 2013 – apha.confex.com Every year, more than 57 million American adults suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder, yet 62% of them go untreated, creating a significant public health challenge. This challenge is exacerbated following large-scale traumatic events, such as 9/11 or, most recently, …

Using critical-cue inventories to advance virtual patient technologies in psychological assessment BW Morrison, N Morrison, J Morton… – Proceedings of the 25th …, 2013 – dl.acm.org Abstract A shortage in clientele at university-based psychology clinics represents a significant challenge to patient-based practical skills training. Although supplementary methods of skill development (eg, role-plays) are embraced within these programs, it may … Related articles

Virtual Patient Stories as a Facilitator of IPE: A Pilot Study L Davidson, L Walz – Medical Science Educator, 2013 – Springer Abstract Learning Together With Cases (LTWC) was a pilot project designed to create a series of stand-alone, media rich online modules. We describe how interprofessional groups of pre-licensure students from medicine, nursing and occupational therapy used one case, … Related articles All 3 versions

Streaming Virtual Patient Records PP Rodrigues, RC Correia – ecmlpkdd2013.org Clinical record integration and visualization is one of the most important abilities of modern health information systems (HIS). Its use on clinical encounters plays a relevant role in the efficacy and efficiency of healthcare. However, the amount of data currently being … Cited by 2 Related articles

Virtual patients in massive open online courses-design implications and integration strategies. N Stathakarou, N Zary… – Studies in health …, 2013 – europepmc.org Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are raising extensive attention across disciplines, while it becomes evident that rethinking of learning designs that work well in these environments is needed. In the field of medical education, where the technology of …

Learner preferences regarding integrating, sequencing and aligning virtual patients with other activities in the undergraduate medical curriculum: A focus group study S Huwendiek, C Duncker, F Reichert… – Medical …, 2013 – informahealthcare.com Context: E-learning resources, such as virtual patients (VPs), can be more effective when they are integrated in the curriculum. To gain insights that can inform guidelines for the curricular integration of VPs, we explored students’ perceptions of scenarios with … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions

A method for quantification of lung resistive and compliant properties for spirometry interpretation support—Tests on a virtual patient T Gólczewski, KJ Pa?ko – Biocybernetics and Biomedical Engineering, 2013 – Elsevier Abstract The forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1), the fundamental index in obstructive lung disease diagnosis, depends on both resistive (RP) and compliant (CP) properties of the respiratory system (RS). The study aim was to test initially a method that … Related articles All 3 versions

A Virtual Patient to Assess Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) Nurses’ Pain Assessment and Intervention Practices S Lee, CM LaFond, AE Johnson, C Vincent… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2013 – Springer Abstract Pediatric intensive care (PICU) nurses play a crucial role in managing children’s pain. While virtual patient (VP) technology has shown significant benefits in assisting with the practice of healthcare, there has been little research effort in this particular setting. This … Related articles All 2 versions

Acquiring Clinical Reasoning Competency: Group versus Individual Practice of Virtual Patient Simulations DM Chapman, JG Calhoun, AP Van Mondfrans… – Journal of Clinical …, 2013 – jcrpc.org Methods: We used an experimental, pretest-posttest, control group design. Ninety-seven of 191 post-second year medical students were randomly assigned to group practice or individual practice and solved six virtual patient simulations: one pretest (individual), three practice (group or … Related articles All 2 versions

Development and Pilot of Case Manager: A Virtual-Patient Experience for Veterinary Students JK Byron, SE Johnson, LCV Allen, C Brilmyer… – Journal of veterinary …, 2013 – UT Press There is an increasing demand in veterinary education to engage students, teach and reinforce clinical reasoning, and provide access anytime/anywhere to quality learning opportunities. In addition, accrediting bodies are asking for more concrete documentation …

A computer simulated virtual patient for training clinicians NW John – wcmt.org.uk Today, more than at any time in the history of medicine, there is unrelenting pressure for changes to accepted medical practice, particularly as a consequence of legislation such as the European working time directive, and the Calman reforms. Issues include the … Related articles

A cardiopulmonary system for a virtual patient V Ducharme, R Egli, S Jetté – Advances in Artificial Life, ECAL, 2013 – mitpress.mit.edu Abstract We present a simulation of a cardiopulmonary system. The simulation is used within a serious game to help for nurses education. It runs in real-time and can be easily modified to represent different illnesses. The system can adequately react when a nurse executes … All 3 versions

Are virtual patients effective to train diagnostic skills?: a study with bulimia nervosa virtual patients J Gutierrez-Maldonado, M Ferrer-Garcia – Proceedings of the 19th ACM …, 2013 – dl.acm.org Abstract Differential diagnosis is carried out early during the diagnostic interview, and this process requires a series of abilities that must be developed through sound training. The use of virtual reality in interactive simulations with Virtual Patients (VPs) enables students … Related articles

Virtual Patients in a Real Clinical Context using Augmented Reality: Impact on Antibiotics Prescription Behaviors. S Nifakos, N Zary – Studies in health technology and informatics, 2013 – europepmc.org The research community has called for the development of effective educational interventions for addressing prescription behaviour since antimicrobial resistance remains a global health issue. Examining the potential to displace the educational process from …

Language, culture and international exchange of virtual patients V Muntean, T Calinici, S Tigan… – BMC medical …, 2013 – biomedcentral.com Background Language and cultural differences could be a limiting factor for the international exchange of Virtual Patients (VPs), especially for small countries and languages of limited circulation. Our research evaluated whether it would be feasible to develop a VP based … Related articles All 13 versions

Virtual Patient Lessons in Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine Undergraduate Teaching P Štoura?, D Schwarz, H Harazim, M Kosinová… – 2013 – researchgate.net MEFANET (Medical Faculties NETwork) has established itself as the authority for setting standards for medical educators in the Czech Republic and Slovakia–two independent countries that once comprised a federation, with similar languages and still managing to … All 2 versions

Dynamic feedback generation in virtual patients using semantic web technologies JR Duboc – 2013 – eprints.soton.ac.uk Virtual patients are interactive tools commonly used by medical schools for teaching and learning, and as training tools for the development of clinical reasoning. The feedback delivered to students is a crucial feature in virtual patients. Personalised feedback, in … Related articles All 2 versions

Towards a Fourth Cosmology of Doctor-Patient Relationship: A Reflection on the Virtual Patient Community PatientsLikeMe K Bletsos, G Alexias, C Tsekeris – … Journal for a …, 2013 – triple-c.sbpathtosustainability.com Abstract The aim of this paper is the study of an online patient community (Patientslikeme) and, specifically, of the impact of virtuality in the shaping of the patient-doctor relationship. Drawing from Kozinets’s research paradigm, known as ethnography of the Internet ( … Related articles All 10 versions

Formative feedback in a virtual patient simulator for clinical audiology training LM Guard – 2013 – ir.canterbury.ac.nz The aim of this study was to examine the effectiveness of different types of feedback on learning pure-tone audiometry using a simulator. Participants were 51 undergraduate students in the Department of Communication Disorders. Participants were randomly … Related articles

Virtual patient design: exploring what works and why. A grounded theory study J Bateman, M Allen, D Samani, J Kidd… – Medical …, 2013 – Wiley Online Library Objectives Virtual patients (VPs) are online representations of clinical cases used in medical education. Widely adopted, they are well placed to teach clinical reasoning skills. International technology standards mean VPs can be created, shared and repurposed … Cited by 3 Related articles All 12 versions

Research into the use of virtual patients is moving forward by zooming out S Edelbring – Medical education, 2013 – Wiley Online Library … Commentaries. Research into the use of virtual patients is moving forward by zooming out. Samuel Edelbring. … Additional Information. How to Cite. Edelbring, S. (2013), Research into the use of virtual patients is moving forward by zooming out. Medical Education, 47: 544–546. … Cited by 2 All 4 versions

Learning outcomes of speech audiometry virtual patient use for expert and novice audiology students G William – 2013 – ir.canterbury.ac.nz Rationale: Audiology student training in New Zealand faces many difficulties with a limited number of qualified instructors and suitable external placements. With a continued shortage of audiologists in New Zealand, new methods of training need to be introduced and … Related articles

The Evolving Role of Online Virtual Patients in Internal Medicine Clerkship Education Nationally VJ Lang, J Kogan, N Berman, D Torre – Academic Medicine, 2013 – journals.lww.com Purpose: Despite the significant resources required to develop and maintain virtual patient (VP) programs, little is known about why this innovation has been adopted and how it is implemented. Understanding needs and implementation strategies is important for … Related articles All 5 versions

What are effects of a spaced activation of virtual patients in a pediatric course? EM Maier, I Hege, AC Muntau, J Huber… – BMC medical …, 2013 – biomedcentral.com Background Virtual patients (VPs) have a long tradition in the curriculum of the medical faculty at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich. However, the pediatric VPs were not well integrated into the curriculum and hardly used by students. Methods … Cited by 2 Related articles All 12 versions

A Game-Based Simulation Utilizing Virtual Humans to Train Physicians to Screen and Manage the Care of Patients with Mental Health Disorders G Albright, C Adam, R Goldman… – GAMES FOR HEALTH: …, 2013 – online.liebertpub.com … In some cases, a tactic that is ineffective at one point in the conversation may be effective elsewhere. Once players choose a dialogue option, they see their virtual patient “perform” the dialogue and then observe the verbal and nonverbal response of the virtual patient. … Related articles