Virtual Patients 2014


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The term virtual patient is used to describe interactive computer simulations used in health care education.

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Virtual patients in primary care: developing a reusable model that fosters reflective practice and clinical reasoning H Salminen, N Zary, K Björklund… – Journal of medical …, 2014 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background Primary care is an integral part of the medical curriculum at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. It is present at every stage of the students’ education. Virtual patients (VPs) may support learning processes and be a valuable complement in teaching communication … Cited by 10 Related articles All 7 versions

Clinical reasoning in nursing, a think-aloud study using virtual patients–A base for an innovative assessment E Forsberg, K Ziegert, H Hult, U Fors – Nurse education today, 2014 – Elsevier Summary In health-care education, it is important to assess the competencies that are essential for the professional role. To develop clinical reasoning skills is crucial for nursing practice and therefore an important learning outcome in nursing education programmes. … Cited by 5 Related articles All 7 versions

A framework for different levels of integration of computational models into web-based virtual patients AA Kononowicz, AJ Narracott, S Manini… – Journal of medical …, 2014 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background Virtual patients are increasingly common tools used in health care education to foster learning of clinical reasoning skills. One potential way to expand their functionality is to augment virtual patients’ interactivity by enriching them with computational models of … Cited by 5 Related articles All 6 versions

Virtual patients as activities: exploring the research implications of an activity theoretical stance RH Ellaway – Perspectives on medical education, 2014 – Springer Abstract Virtual patients are computer-based simulators of patient encounters for the purposes of instruction, practice, and assessment. Although virtual patients have been around for some time they have yet to become part of mainstream medical education. A … Cited by 3 Related articles All 6 versions

Exploring design requirements for repurposing dental virtual patients from the web to second life: a focus group study PE Antoniou, CA Athanasopoulou, E Dafli… – Journal of medical …, 2014 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background Since their inception, virtual patients have provided health care educators with a way to engage learners in an experience simulating the clinician’s environment without danger to learners and patients. This has led this learning modality to be accepted as an … Cited by 3 Related articles All 7 versions

Web-based virtual patients in nursing education: development and validation of theory-anchored design and activity models C Georg, N Zary – Journal of medical Internet research, 2014 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background Research has shown that nursing students find it difficult to translate and apply their theoretical knowledge in a clinical context. Virtual patients (VPs) have been proposed as a learning activity that can support nursing students in their learning of scientific … Cited by 3 Related articles All 6 versions

Virtual patient care: an interprofessional education approach for physician assistant, physical therapy and occupational therapy students MJ Shoemaker, CM Platko… – Journal of …, 2014 – informahealthcare.com Abstract The purpose of this retrospective qualitative case report is to describe how a case- based, virtual patient interprofessional education (IPE) simulation activity was utilized to achieve physician assistant (PA), physical therapy (PT) and occupational therapy (OT) … Cited by 2 Related articles All 7 versions

Virtual patients in massive open online courses—design implications and integration strategies N Stathakarou, N Zary… – Studies in Health and …, 2014 – researchgate.net Abstract. 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 … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Enhanced recovery simulation in colorectal surgery: design of virtual online patients L Beyer-Berjot, V Patel, P Ziprin, D Taylor, S Berdah… – Surgical …, 2014 – Springer … Abstract. Background. The aim of the present study was to design virtual patients (VP) involving enhanced recovery programs (ERP) in colorectal surgery, in order to train surgical residents in peri-operative care. Indeed, ERP … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

Virtual patient case: study of a urinary incontinence therapy procedure in a woman K Stangel-Wójcikiewicz, M Piwowar… – Bio-Algorithms and …, 2014 – degruyter.com Abstract The aim of the study was to present a case of virtual patient with urinary incontinence (UI), the treatment especially based on the new muscle-derived stem cell (MDSC) procedure. With the use of e-learning systems, the UI patient’s classical follow-up … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

A new “virtual” patient pathway for the management of radial head and neck fractures PR Jayaram, R Bhattacharyya, PJ Jenkins… – Journal of Shoulder and …, 2014 – Elsevier Background Minimally displaced radial head and neck fractures are common and the outcome with conservative treatment is generally excellent. A new protocol was introduced to manage patients with these suspected fractures at a major urban hospital. Simple, … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Comparison of virtual patient simulation with mannequin-based simulation for improving clinical performances in assessing and managing clinical … SY Liaw, SWC Chan, FG Chen, SC Hooi… – Journal of medical …, 2014 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background Virtual patient simulation has grown substantially in health care education. A virtual patient simulation was developed as a refresher training course to reinforce nursing clinical performance in assessing and managing deteriorating patients. Objective The … Cited by 1 Related articles All 7 versions

… the efficacy of replacing linear paper-based patient cases in problem-based learning with dynamic web-based virtual patients: randomized controlled trial T Poulton, RH Ellaway, J Round, T Jivram… – Journal of medical …, 2014 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background Problem-based learning (PBL) is well established in medical education and beyond, and continues to be developed and explored. Challenges include how to connect the somewhat abstract nature of classroom-based PBL with clinical practice and how to … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions

Virtual patients: the influence of case design and teamwork on students’ perception and knowledge-a pilot study F Jäger, M Riemer, M Abendroth, S Sehner… – BMC medical …, 2014 – biomedcentral.com Background Virtual patient (VP) cases are an effective teaching method, although little is known about how to design and implement them for maximum effectiveness. The aim of this study was to explore the effect of case design and teamwork on students’ learning … Cited by 1 Related articles All 9 versions

The impact of different scoring rubrics for grading virtual patient-based exams UGH Fors, WT Gunning – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 2014 – Baywood Virtual patient cases (VPs) are used for healthcare education and assessment. Most VP systems track user interactions to be used for assessment. Few studies have investigated how virtual exam cases should be scored and graded. We have applied eight different … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Assessing progression of clinical reasoning through Virtual Patients E Forsberg, K Ziegert, H Hult, U Fors – … through Excellence in …, 2014 – diva-portal.org Background There have been discussions to use more formative assessments in health care education to contribute to students’ deep learning. Feedback is important, but a lot of student’s do not do anything with it. Thus, interventions which force students to reflect the … Cited by 1 Related articles

Virtual Patient Simulation is as Effective as Hands-On Simulation for Enhancing Clinical Nursing Performance: Randomized Controlled Trial SY Liaw – Medicine 2.0 Conference, 2014 – medicine20congress.com Aim: The use of virtual patients has grown substantially in healthcare education. A computer- based virtual patient was developed as a refresher training course to reinforce clinical performance in assessing and managing deteriorating patients. The aim of this study is to …

Virtual Patients In A Medical App S Dobbs, B Rees, J Iqbal, A Raudaschl… – BMJ Simulation and …, 2014 – stel.bmj.com Background and purpose The complexity and breadth of the medical curriculum presents many educational challenges. New technologies and advances in learning enhancement strategies propose a potential shift in the educational paradigm. The integration of virtual … Related articles

Virtual Patient Simulations for Medical Education: Increasing Clinical Reasoning Skills through Deliberate Practice L McCoy – 2014 – gradworks.umi.com Abstract: Virtual Patient Simulations (VPS) are web-based exercises involving simulated patients in virtual environments. This study investigates the utility of VPS for increasing medical student clinical reasoning skills, collaboration, and engagement. Many studies …

Use of Web-Based Virtual Patient Simulation to Enhance Interprofessional Collaboration Skills in Diabetes Team Care C Ke – Medicine 2.0 Conference, 2014 – medicine20congress.com Background The increasing incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM2) is associated with significant morbidity and rising healthcare costs. The physician-only model is no longer the standard of care, with diabetes team care models involving allied health professionals …

Enabling Interoperability, Accessibility And Reusability Of Virtual Patients–Findings From The Evip Project N ZARY, I HEGE, J HEID, AA KONONOWICZ… – researchgate.net The electronic virtual patient project (eViP) is a 3-year programme co-funded by the European Union. One of the major goals of eViP is to enable the sharing of virtual patients (VP) across medical education centres. This addresses a frequent problem in the …

Authoring Virtual Patients For Medicine And Nursing Curricula–Similarities And Differences I LENNSTRÖM, C GEORG, N ZARY – researchgate.net Background: Web-SP is a virtual patient system, among many others, with a core aim to improve students’ clinical reasoning capabilities. Web-SP was initially designed for medicine but its flexibility has enabled the authoring of virtual patients (VPs) for dentistry and …

Reforming case-based learning with non-linear gameplay: the potential of branched narratives and virtual patient models A Whelan – 2014 – ruor.uottawa.ca Case-Based Learning (CBL) has become a major component of medical curricula and is featured prominently at the University of Ottawa. In this article, CBL is defined as a pedagogical method that uses fictional cases to reinforce important clinical skills [1]. … Related articles All 3 versions

Patients Should Not Be Passive! Creating and Managing Active Virtual Patients in Virtual Clinical Environments WL Heinrichs, P Dev, D Davies – Games for Health 2014, 2014 – Springer Abstract Games can be serious. In the case of games for medical professionals, often very serious, as they are used to train for activities that are literally lifesaving. To achieve’suspension of disbelief’among medical professionals, a game must be realistic in … Related articles All 2 versions

Virtual Patients Feedback System–a Concept to Support Students and Educators A Yilmaz, M Haag – … EHealth: Outcomes Research: The Benefit of …, 2014 – books.google.com Abstract. 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 … Related articles All 5 versions

Learning Musculoskeletal Medicine Utilizing an E-Learning Resource and Virtual Patients E Ntatsaki, S Bennett, E Unwin, J Dacre – Rheumatology, 2014 – Br Soc Rheumatology Background: Virtual patients whose case histories are developed and used in an e-learning platform are increasingly popular. Case of the Month (CoTM) is an online resource based around virtual patients designed and supported by UCL Medical School. It utilizes …

A Multi-Centre Study Showing the Utility and Flexibility of Virtual Patients to Teach Musculoskeletal Medicine J Bateman, ME Allen, J Kidd, N Parsons… – …, 2014 – Br Soc Rheumatology Background: Virtual patients (VPs) are web based representations of realistic clinical cases that can be used to teach medical students musculoskeletal medicine. Whilst they are used in up to one third of US medical schools, evidence to support their integration into …

Implementation Of Virtual Patients In A Dental School–A Proposed Model To Move Beyond The Early Adopters G JOHNSON, N ZARY – researchgate.net Background: Virtual patients (VPs) were introduced at the dental school at Karolinska Institutet (KI) in 2002. The initial adoption of the VPs was in the field of comprehensive dentistry. In 2007 a prospective longitudinal study was initiated to experiment different …

Development of a scenario builder tool for scaffolded virtual patients LC Dukes, LF Hodges – Virtual Reality (VR), 2014 iEEE, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org ABSTRACT Simulation training using virtual patients can provide many benefits for nursing and medcial students in learning patient interaction skills, especially since virtual patients can represent a wide range of patient scenarios and demographics that are not typically … Related articles

The Role Of A Learning Technologist When Implementing Virtual Patients In A Health Science Curriculum R SEJERSEN, N ZARY – researchgate.net There is an uncertainty regarding the role and responsibilities of a learning technologist. The nature of the tasks varies in different universities, from exclusively technology assistance to faculty to an active involvement in pedagogical and developmental projects. The purpose …

A virtual patient educational activity to improve interprofessional competencies: a randomized trial MJ Shoemaker, M de Voest, A Booth… – Journal of …, 2014 – informahealthcare.com Abstract The purpose of the present study was to determine whether an interprofessional virtual patient educational activity improved interprofessional competencies in pharmacy, physician assistant, and physical therapy graduate students. Seventy-two fifth semester … Related articles All 3 versions

Do Virtual Patient Visits Increase Your Risk of Being Sued? N Chesanow – 2014 – americanwell.com Neil Chesanow communicates with patients remotely by phone, secure email, or even texting—is a deviation from standard medical practice. Increased use of telemedicine is called for in the Affordable Care Act, and members of Congress on both sides of the aisle … Related articles

An Eye Tracking Evaluation of a Virtual Pediatric Patient Training System for Nurses TB Pence, LC Dukes, LF Hodges, NK Meehan… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2014 – Springer … Keywords: Virtual Characters, Virtual Environment, Virtual Patients, Simulation Training, Eye Tracking. 1 Introduction … In order to investigate this we first needed to determine how often users looked at our virtual patients and the surrounding visual interface. … Related articles All 2 versions

… Abstract Training for Time-Outs Prior to Invasive Procedures: A Controlled Trial of High-Fidelity Simulation (HFS) vs. Virtual Patient Simulation (VPS)(Submission# … D Paull, L Williams – Simulation in Healthcare, 2014 – journals.lww.com Methods Residents and faculty attending regularly scheduled Patient Safety Workshops were enrolled in either a HFS or an on-line VPS time-out educational experience. The simulation scenario for both HFS and VPS was identical and has been previously … Related articles

Online Virtual-Patient Cases Versus Traditional Problem-Based Learning in Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences S Al-Dahir, K Bryant, KB Kennedy… – American journal of …, 2014 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Objective. To evaluate the efficacy of faculty-led problem-based learning (PBL) vs online simulated-patient case in fourth-year (P4) pharmacy students. Design. Fourth-year pharmacy students were randomly assigned to participate in either online branched-case … Related articles All 6 versions

Exploring Gender Biases with Virtual Patients for High Stakes Interpersonal Skills Training DJ Rivera-Gutierrez, R Kopper, A Kleinsmith… – Intelligent Virtual …, 2014 – Springer Abstract The use of virtual characters in a variety of research areas is widespread. One such area is healthcare. The study presented in this paper leveraged virtual patients to examine whether virtual patients are more likely to be correctly diagnosed due to gender and skin … Related articles All 3 versions

Virtual Patients As An Innovative Learning Activity In Distance Nursing Education C GEORG, N ZARY – researchgate.net Background: The interest and demand for distance nursing education have increased lately. There is therefore a need to explore instructional approaches that better fitted a distance based curriculum. Simple patient cases have been used but the use of virtual patients …

Blending Virtual Patients And Simulation: Increasing The Engagement Of Nursing And Medical Undergraduates C Glen, M Moneypenny – BMJ Simulation and Technology Enhanced …, 2014 – stel.bmj.com Background/context At the Scottish Centre for Simulation and Clinical Human Factors (SCSC HF) we run a number of inter-professional courses for nursing and medical undergraduates. Currently the participants have no indication or information about the …

What medical students need: Virtual patients or real patients? A Proaño, EF Ruiz – Medical teacher, 2014 – informahealthcare.com According to Cook & Triola (2 009), virtual patients (VP) are a ‘specific type of computer program that simulates real-life clinical scenarios; learners emulate the roles of health care providers to obtain a history, conduct a physical exam, and make diagnostic and … Related articles All 3 versions

The virtual patient in dental medicine T Joda, GO Gallucci – Clinical oral implants research, 2014 – Wiley Online Library Objectives The aim of this Short Communication was to present a workflow for the superimposition of intraoral scan (IOS), cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT), and extraoral face scan (EOS) creating a 3D virtual dental patient. Related articles All 4 versions

Teachers’ Expectations And Concerns About Introducing Virtual Patients In A Clinical Course S EDELBRING, N ZARY – researchgate.net Result: Expectations and concerns of intended VP use can be elicited by open ended written questions. The investigation revealed the teachers’ expectations regarding learning process and outcome as well as some important issues related to curricular integration of VPs. …

Resident Perceptions and Cost Analysis of a Virtual Patient Application for Anesthesia-Related Critical Incidents HA Schwid, KJ Souter – jepm.seahq.net Background: Since there are limitations on the amount of time residents can spend in full- scale simulation sessions, we introduced a virtual patient application into our anesthesiology program to supplement mannequin-based simulation sessions. Previous … Related articles

Virtual Agent Constructionism: Experiences from Health Professions Students Creating Virtual Conversational Agent Representations of Patients S Halan, B Lok, I Sia, M Crary – … Learning Technologies (ICALT) …, 2014 – ieeexplore.ieee.org … As they design and create a virtual patient – a conversational agent that plays the role of a patient, they are forced to think from a patient’s perspective. We integrated the proposed methodology in a health professions course over three academic years. … Related articles All 3 versions

… ” Establishment Of The Supra-Regional Network Of The National Centres In Medical Education, Focused On Pbl And Virtual Patients … N Alavidze, N Shavlakadze, G Shelia… – INTED2014 …, 2014 – library.iated.org The term “dissemination” has become a familiar part of vocabulary within higher education and it is easy, therefore, to talk about doing it without having a real grasp of what it means. Some authors mentioned, that perhaps the term dissemination can be best described as … All 2 versions

Construction of virtual patient model for maxillofacial palpation training system T Tokuyasu, E Maeda, T Okamoto, K Toshimitsu… – Artificial Life and …, 2014 – Springer Abstract Palpation has been considered as one of the important diagnostic skills for doctors, which is conducted on a patient to identify the size, the consistency, and the location of a subcutaneous tumor. Accurate palpation skill often detects the cause of disease early. … Related articles All 2 versions

Virtual Patient Simulations for Medical Education L McCoy – 2014 – cpedinitiative.org ABSTRACT Virtual Patient Simulations (VPS) are web-based exercises involving simulated patients in virtual environments. This study investigates the utility of VPS for increasing medical student clinical reasoning skills, collaboration, and engagement. Many studies … Related articles All 3 versions

Virtual patient simulations and optimal social learning context: A replication of an aptitude-treatment interaction effect TR Johnson, R Lyons, R Kopper, KJ Johnsen… – Medical …, 2014 – informahealthcare.com Abstract Background: Virtual patients (VPs) offer valuable alternative encounters when live patients with rare conditions, such as cranial nerve (CN) palsies, are unavailable; however, little is known regarding simulation and optimal social learning context. Aim: Compare … Related articles All 5 versions

Using 3D Virtual Standardized Patients to Teach Motivational Interviewing M Czart – Journal For Virtual Worlds Research, 2014 – jvwr-ojs-utexas.tdl.org … Page 3. http://jvwresearch.org Using Virtual Patients to Teach Motivational Interviewing 1 Volume 7, Number 2 Assembled 2014 May, 2014 Using 3D Virtual Standardized Patients to Teach … Page 4. http://jvwresearch.org Using Virtual Patients to Teach Motivational Interviewing 2 … Related articles All 3 versions

Empathic Communication in Medical Students’ Interactions with Mental Health Virtual Patient Scenarios: A Descriptive Study Using the Empathic … A Foster, J Harms, B Ange, B Rossen… – Austin J Psychiatry …, 2014 – researchgate.net Abstract Empathy is the ability to identify another person’s feelings and to view the world from their perspective. Self-assessed empathy declines throughout medical school and residency training. Technology plays an increasing role in today’s medical education … Related articles All 2 versions

Casebook: a virtual patient iPad application for teaching decision-making through the use of electronic health records MD Bloice, KM Simonic… – BMC medical informatics …, 2014 – biomedcentral.com Background Virtual Patients are a well-known and widely used form of interactive software used to simulate aspects of patient care that students are increasingly less likely to encounter during their studies. However, to take full advantage of the benefits of using … Related articles All 9 versions

Use of Virtual Patients in an Advanced Therapeutics Pharmacy Course to Promote Active, Patient-Centered Learning MA Smith, RA Mohammad… – American journal of …, 2014 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Objective. To assess student satisfaction and learning of course objectives following the integration of virtual patient cases designed to promote active, patient-centered learning in an advanced therapeutics pharmacy course. Design. A dynamic virtual patient platform … Related articles All 5 versions

Virtual Patient Players And Authoring Tools–Different Players, Different Characteristics. A HAMMARSTEN, S EDELBRING, U FORS, N ZARY – researchgate.net Several virtual patient players and authoring tools have been developed by the virtual patient lab (VP-Lab) at Karolinska Institutet. Three kinds of software will be demonstrated: Web-SP, NUDOV and MICS. They are all Virtual Patient players but differ in characteristics …

Evidence of virtual patients as a facilitative learning tool on an anesthesia course JYC Leung, LAH Critchley, ALK Yung… – Advances in Health …, 2014 – Springer Abstract Virtual patients are computerised representations of realistic clinical cases. They were developed to teach clinical reasoning skills through delivery of multiple standardized patient cases. The anesthesia course at The Chinese University of Hong Kong developed … Related articles All 3 versions

Closed-loop control scheme for the Euglycemic Hyperinsulinemic Clamp: validation on virtual patients P Palumbo, G Pizzichelli, P Pepe, S Panunzi… – World …, 2014 – scl.hanyang.ac.kr Abstract: A closed-loop control scheme is here investigated, for the Euglycemic Hyperinsulinemic Clamp (EHC), the gold standard experiment to estimate the individual insulin sensitivity. During the EHC large amounts of insulin are administered intra- … Related articles All 3 versions

The Virtual Patient Simulator of Deep Brain Stimulation in the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Based on Connectome and 7 Tesla MRI Data G Bonmassar, N Makris – Cognitive… the… International …, 2014 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Abstract We present work in progress on the virtual patient model for patients with Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) implants based on Connectome and 7 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) data. Virtual patients are realistic computerized models of patients that … Related articles All 5 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 …, 2014 – 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 … Related articles All 3 versions

Let Me Introduce You to Your First Virtual Patient SA Friedman, K Goldschmidt – Journal of pediatric nursing, 2014 – Elsevier IN THE RECENT film Her, Joaquin Phoenix’s character develops a relationship with a computer operating system named Samantha. Similarly, students now have the ability to develop a relationship with a virtual patient (VP). Gone are the days of nursing students … Related articles All 3 versions

Are Branched Narratives and Virtual Patient Models Acceptable Means of Reforming Case-based Learning? A Whelan – University of Ottawa Journal of Medicine, 2014 – uottawa.scholarsportal.info Abstract Case-Based Learning (CBL) has become a major component of medical curricula and is featured prominently at the University of Ottawa. In this article, CBL is defined as a pedagogical method that uses fictional cases to reinforce important clinical skills [1]. … Related articles

Ethics virtual patients: a new pedagogical tool for educators? C Hooper – Journal of medical ethics, 2014 – jme.bmj.com Abstract Virtual patient (VP) cases are interactive computer simulations of real life scenarios that have been used in medical education for over a decade. They are popular with students and staff alike and have been shown to improve knowledge retention, clinical reasoning … Related articles All 4 versions

Naturalistic Pain Synthesis for Virtual Patients M Moosaei, MJ Gonzales, LD Riek – Intelligent Virtual Agents, 2014 – Springer Abstract Within the clinical education community, there is a desire to improve learners’ pain observation skills. Virtual patients can be used as a training tool for this purpose. In this paper, we present a pioneering approach for synthesizing naturalistic pain on virtual … Cited by 1 Related articles All 3 versions

A Virtual Patient Simulator Based on Human Connectome and 7 T MRI for Deep Brain Stimulation G Bonmassar, LM Angelone… – International journal on …, 2014 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Abstract This paper presents a virtual model of patients with Deep Brain Stimulation implants. The model is based on Human Connectome and 7 Tesla Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) data. We envision that the proposed virtual patient simulator will enable …

Twelve tips to support the development of clinical reasoning skills using virtual patient cases N Posel, JB Mcgee, DM Fleiszer – Medical teacher, 2014 – informahealthcare.com Abstract Clinical reasoning is a critical core competency in medical education. Strategies to support the development of clinical reasoning skills have focused on methodologies used in traditional settings, including lectures, small groups, activities within Simulation Centers … Related articles All 3 versions

Evaluating modifications to the Glucosafe decision support system for tight glycemic control in the ICU using virtual patients ML Rousing, U Pielmeier, S Andreassen – Biomedical Signal Processing …, 2014 – Elsevier Abstract Intensive insulin therapy has previously shown reduced mortality with lowering blood glucose to between 4.4 and 6.1 mmol/l. However presumably due to fear of hypoglycemia the current recommended glycemic target is 7.8–10 mmol/l. This study … Related articles All 3 versions

Virtual patients for assessment of clinical reasoning E Forsberg – 2014 – publications.ki.se In healthcare education it is essential for the students to develop and achieve clinical reasoning skills. Clinical reasoning is complex to teach and learn, and effective assessment methods are also lacking. Virtual Patients (VPs) are interactive computer simulations of … Related articles All 4 versions

Virtual Mrs K: The learners’ expectations and attitudes towards a virtual patient system in transcultural psychiatry I Pantziaras, U Fors, S Ekblad – J Contemp Med Edu, 2014 – ejmanager.com The world is more and more globalized and also affected by rapid change and is experiencing extensive diversity in transformations on many levels. During recent decades, the Nordic countries (Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden), which previously had … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

The Virtual Pathology Instructor: a medical student teaching tool developed using patient simulator software FE Craig, JB McGee, JF Mahoney, CG Roth – Human pathology, 2014 – Elsevier … PIN is an innovative tool for teaching pathology that uses patient simulation software to present materials from a previously established comprehensive hematopathology virtual study set [8]. At the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM), virtual patient simulation is … Related articles All 4 versions

… of Simulation to Teach Suicide Risk Assessment to Health Profession Trainees—Rationale, Methodology, and a Proof of Concept Demonstration with a Virtual Patient A Foster, N Chaudhary, J Murphy, B Lok, J Waller… – Academic …, 2014 – Springer Objective There is increasing use of educational technologies in medical and surgical specialties. Described herein is the development and application of an interactive virtual patient (VP) to teach suicide risk assessment to health profession trainees. We studied the … Related articles All 5 versions

Exploring the validity and reliability of a questionnaire for evaluating virtual patient design with a special emphasis on fostering clinical reasoning S Huwendiek, BA De Leng, AA Kononowicz… – Medical …, 2014 – informahealthcare.com Abstract Background: Virtual patients (VPs) are increasingly used to train clinical reasoning. So far, no validated evaluation instruments for VP design are available. Aims: We examined the validity of an instrument for assessing the perception of VP design by learners. … Related articles All 3 versions

Development of a virtual patient record mobile app for pharmacy practice education TW Toh, WK Chui, KY Yap – Archives of Pharmacy Practice, 2014 – archivepp.com Abstract Introduction: Healthcare students are generally not exposed in the school curriculum to the workings of electronic health records (EHRs) and the types of patient health information (PHI) from EHRs that are relevant to clinical practices. A prototype … Related articles All 2 versions

Model-based control of plasma glycemia: Tests on populations of virtual patients P Palumbo, G Pizzichelli, S Panunzi, P Pepe… – Mathematical …, 2014 – Elsevier Abstract Closed-loop devices delivering medical treatments in an automatic fashion clearly require a thorough preliminary phase according to which the proposed control law is tested and validated as realistically as possible, before arranging in vivo experiments in a clinical … Related articles All 3 versions

Transformative Learning through Virtual Patient Simulations: Predicting Critical Student Reflections AJ Kleinheksel – Clinical Simulation in Nursing, 2014 – Elsevier Background The Digital Clinical Experience™ is a simulation software that allows nursing students to interview and examine virtual patient and then write self-reflections on their performance. Methods A secondary data analysis was conducted on 130 master of … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Beyond xMOOCs in healthcare education: study of the feasibility in integrating virtual patient systems and MOOC platforms N Stathakarou, N Zary, AA Kononowicz – PeerJ, 2014 – peerj.com Background. Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) are an emerging trend in online learning. However, their technology is not yet completely adjusted to the needs of healthcare education. Integration of Virtual Patients within MOOCs to increase interactivity and foster … Related articles All 6 versions

Decision PBL: A 4-year retrospective case study of the use of virtual patients in problem-based learning RH Ellaway, T Poulton, T Jivram – Medical teacher, 2014 – informahealthcare.com Abstract Background: In 2009, St George’s University of London (SGUL) replaced their paper-based problem-based learning (PBL) cases with virtual patients for intermediate-level undergraduate students. This involved the development of Decision-Problem-Based … Related articles All 3 versions

Systems patientomics: the virtual in-silico patient DV Dimitrov – New Horizons in Translational Medicine, 2014 – Elsevier … The development of the Virtual Patient will change conventional medicine, which has been based upon experience and expectation, into “predictive medicine” that will have the capacity to develop solutions based upon prior understanding of the dynamic mechanisms and the … Cited by 1 Related articles All 9 versions

Patient Centered Virtual Reality: An Opportunity To Improve The Quality Of Patient’S Experience S Triberti, EG LIBERATI – VIRTUAL REALITY TECHNOLOGIES, …, 2014 – researchgate.net … have been recently designed following the patient centered learning paradigm (Smith, Mitchell, & Bowler, 2007), namely an approach in medical education that organizes learning around patients, whether they be real patients, standardized patients or virtual patients. … Related articles All 2 versions

Providing psychosocial support to young cancer patients through an online virtual world S Mahajan, SSR Abidi, D Reilly – International Journal of Health …, 2014 – ijhimr.shef.ac.uk … 7 REFERENCES [1] Gonzalez, G. Towards a virtual doctor-patient relationship: understanding virtual patients. Journal of Virtual worlds 2009; 2: 4-7. [2] Sawyerr W, Pinkwart N. Designing a 3D Virtual World for Providing Social Support for the Elderly. … Related articles All 2 versions

Exploring the Impact of Virtual Medicine on the Patient-Centered Medical Home Y Yuan – 2014 – dlib.lib.washington.edu … For example, secure messages have been shown to be effective in diabetes management (Connelly et al., 2013) and virtual patient-physician messaging has helped decrease annual patient office visits at Kaiser Permanente Northwest (Zhou et al., 2007). … Related articles All 2 versions