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Virtual patients-what are we talking about? A framework to classify the meanings of the term in healthcare education AA Kononowicz, N Zary, S Edelbring… – BMC medical …, 2015 – biomedcentral.com Background The term “virtual patients”(VPs) has been used for many years in academic publications, but its meaning varies, leading to confusion. Our aim was to investigate and categorize the use of the term “virtual patient” and then classify its use in healthcare … Cited by 13 Related articles All 20 versions

Twelve tips to support the development of clinical reasoning skills using virtual patient cases N Posel, JB Mcgee, DM Fleiszer – Medical teacher, 2015 – Taylor & Francis 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 … Cited by 10 Related articles All 7 versions

Virtual patients on the semantic Web: a proof-of-application study E Dafli, P Antoniou, L Ioannidis, N Dombros… – Journal of medical …, 2015 – jmir.org Background: Virtual patients are interactive computer simulations that are increasingly used as learning activities in modern health care education, especially in teaching clinical decision making. A key challenge is how to retrieve and repurpose virtual patients as … Cited by 9 Related articles All 7 versions

Understanding empathy training with virtual patients A Kleinsmith, D Rivera-Gutierrez, G Finney… – Computers in human …, 2015 – Elsevier Abstract While the use of virtual characters in medical education is becoming more and more commonplace, an understanding of the role they can play in empathetic communication skills training is still lacking. This paper presents a study aimed at building … Cited by 7 Related articles All 5 versions

Medical student and tutor perceptions of video versus text in an interactive online virtual patient for problem-based learning: a pilot study LA Woodham, RH Ellaway, J Round… – Journal of medical …, 2015 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background The impact of the use of video resources in primarily paper-based problem- based learning (PBL) settings has been widely explored. Although it can provide many benefits, the use of video can also hamper the critical thinking of learners in contexts … Cited by 6 Related articles All 7 versions

Virtual patients: Development in cancer nursing education P Moule, K Pollard, J Armoogum, S Messer – Nurse education today, 2015 – Elsevier Background The number of men diagnosed with prostate cancer is increasing and internationally there are high incidence rates. It is important that nurses and healthcare professionals are enabled to provide appropriate care to those men affected by prostate … Cited by 4 Related articles All 6 versions

Gender differences in searching for health information on the internet and the virtual patient-physician relationship in Germany: Exploratory results on how … S Bidmon, R Terlutter – Journal of medical Internet research, 2015 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background Many studies have shown that women use the Internet more often for health- related information searches than men, but we have limited knowledge about the underlying reasons. We also do not know whether and how women and men differ in their current use … Cited by 7 Related articles All 7 versions

The Use 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 …, 2015 – Springer Abstract 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 … Cited by 3 Related articles All 10 versions

E-Learning in Urology: Implementation of the Learning and Teaching Platform CASUS®-Do Virtual Patients Lead to Improved Learning Outcomes? A Randomized … AT Schneider, P Albers, V Mueller-Mattheis – Urologia internationalis, 2015 – karger.com Background: E-learning is playing an increasing role in medical education, supporting a problem-based and practical oriented education without putting patients at risk and compensating for the decrease in instructor-centered teaching. Not much research has … Cited by 3 Related articles All 3 versions

Virtual patient activity patterns for clinical learning R Ellaway, D Topps, S Lee, H Armson – The clinical teacher, 2015 – Wiley Online Library Background Virtual patients are software tools that present learners with patient case situations and tasks. Some virtual patients take the learner through a guided case scenario, whereas others require learners to make diagnostic and therapeutic decisions. Much … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

Ethics virtual patients: a new pedagogical tool for educators? C Hooper – Journal of medical ethics, 2015 – 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 … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions

Virtual patients in a behavioral medicine massive open online course (MOOC): A case-based analysis of technical capacity and user navigation pathways AA Kononowicz, AH Berman, N Stathakarou… – JMIR Medical …, 2015 – mededu.jmir.org Background: Massive open online courses (MOOCs) have been criticized for focusing on presentation of short video clip lectures and asking theoretical multiple-choice questions. A potential way of vitalizing these educational activities in the health sciences is to introduce … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 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, 2015 – Taylor & Francis 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 … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 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 …, 2015 – Taylor & Francis 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. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 6 versions

Design, realization, and first validation of an immersive web-based virtual patient simulator for training clinical decisions in surgery R Kleinert, N Heiermann, R Wahba, DH Chang… – Journal of surgical …, 2015 – Elsevier Immersive patient simulators (IPS) allow an illusionary immersion into a synthetic world where the user can freely navigate through a 3-dimensional environment similar to computer games. Playful learning with IPS allows internalization of medical workflows without … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions

The virtual patient in dental medicine T Joda, GO Gallucci – Clinical oral implants research, 2015 – 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. Cited by 4 Related articles All 5 versions

Investigating Medical Diagnosis Qualitative Results from a Virtual Patient Simulation Pilot Study D Nystrom, L Williams, D Paull – Proceedings of the International …, 2015 – hcs.sagepub.com Abstract Virtual patient simulation (VPS) has begun to gather interest as a method to train and assess clinical reasoning. However, the lack of published materials illustrating how to develop patient simulation scenarios coupled with concerns over the best way to assess … Cited by 3 Related articles

Training with virtual patients in transcultural psychiatry: do the learners actually learn? I Pantziaras, U Fors, S Ekblad – Journal of medical Internet research, 2015 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background The rapid increase in the number of patients with diverse ethnic backgrounds and previous exposure to severe mental trauma dictates the need for improvement in the quality of transcultural psychiatric health care through the development of relevant and … Cited by 1 Related articles All 9 versions

Using a virtual patient system for the teaching of pharmaceutical care E Menendez, B Balisa-Rocha, M Jabbur-Lopes… – International journal of …, 2015 – Elsevier Purpose The communication skills of pharmacists are essential for the identification and reduction of patient?s drug related problems. Therefore, Pharmacy courses started the process of teaching Pharmaceutical Care to students in order to improve their … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Web-based immersive virtual patient simulators: Positive effect on clinical reasoning in medical education R Kleinert, N Heiermann, PS Plum… – Journal of medical …, 2015 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background Clinical reasoning is based on the declarative and procedural knowledge of workflows in clinical medicine. Educational approaches such as problem-based learning or mannequin simulators support learning of procedural knowledge. Immersive patient … Cited by 3 Related articles All 6 versions

Development and evaluation of a virtual patient-based exam in occupational medicine I Hege, I Schröpfer, K Radon – Bio-Algorithms and Med-Systems, 2015 – degruyter.com Abstract Occupational medicine (OM), especially the ability to recognize potentially workplace-related diseases or accidents, is important for medical students to learn. The assessment in OM at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University is implemented as a paper-based … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions

Using Learning Analytics to Identify Medical Student Misconceptions in an Online Virtual Patient Environment EG Poitras, L Naismith, T Doleck… – Online …, 2015 – olj.onlinelearningconsortium.org Abstract This study aimed to identify misconceptions in medical student knowledge by mining user interactions in the MedU online learning environment. Data from 13000 attempts at a single virtual patient case were extracted from the MedU MySQL database. A … Cited by 1

Authoring, deploying, and managing dynamic Virtual Patients in Virtual Clinical Environments LR Heinrichs, P Dev, D Davies – Bio-Algorithms and Med-Systems, 2015 – degruyter.com Abstract Following their introduction at the beginning of the 21st century, interactive or dynamic Virtual Patients are beginning to be used more widely in clinical education. They can be seen as being at the end of a continuum of simulation technical complexity, having … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions

Evaluation of three educational use cases for using Virtual Patients in Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs): a Delphi study N Stathakarou, N Zary, AA Kononowicz – Bio-Algorithms and Med- …, 2015 – degruyter.com Background: Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) extended with Virtual Patients (VPs) may foster specific medical skills. In particular, three educational use cases have been proposed to enable interactivity and foster clinical reasoning skills training: collective … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions

Improving pediatric basic life support performance through blended learning with web-based virtual patients: randomized controlled trial R Lehmann, C Thiessen, B Frick… – Journal of medical …, 2015 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background E-learning and blended learning approaches gain more and more popularity in emergency medicine curricula. So far, little data is available on the impact of such approaches on procedural learning and skill acquisition and their comparison with … Cited by 2 Related articles All 8 versions

Interpreting Questions with a Log-Linear Ranking Model in a Virtual Patient Dialogue System E Jaffe, M White, W Schuler… – Proceedings of the …, 2015 – anthology.aclweb.org Abstract We present a log-linear ranking model for interpreting questions in a virtual patient dialogue system and demonstrate that it substantially outperforms a more typical multiclass classifier model using the same information. The full model makes use of weighted and … Cited by 1 Related articles All 9 versions

Evidence of virtual patients as a facilitative learning tool on an anesthesia course JYC Leung, LAH Critchley, ALK Yung… – Advances in Health …, 2015 – 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 … Cited by 2 Related articles All 6 versions

Development of virtual patient models for permanent implant brachytherapy Monte Carlo dose calculations: interdependence of CT image artifact mitigation and tissue … N Miksys, C Xu, L Beaulieu… – Physics in medicine and …, 2015 – iopscience.iop.org Abstract This work investigates and compares CT image metallic artifact reduction (MAR) methods and tissue assignment schemes (TAS) for the development of virtual patient models for permanent implant brachytherapy Monte Carlo (MC) dose calculations. Four … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

Denise: a virtual patient A Foster, A Robb, A Cordar, N Chaudhary… – MedEdPORTAL …, 2015 – mededportal.org Abstract The virtual patient (VP) program “Denise” was designed to present a clinical scenario that may not be encountered during a short psychiatry clinical rotation in medical school or an advanced nurse or physician assistant program. This interactive VP scenario … Related articles

Virtual Patient and Simulation: Strategies to Teach End-of-Life Care LA Konieczny – 43rd Biennial Convention (07 November-11 …, 2015 – stti.confex.com How does the educator prepare students for the profound experience of providing care at end-of-life? Technology can be used to provide the knowledge and skills needed before the nursing student faces this situation in the reality of the clinical experience. The learning … All 2 versions

Using a virtual patient to evaluate advanced assessment skills C Kelley – 41st Annual Meeting, 2015 – nonpf.confex.com Abstract: Communication, organization of the physical examination, and accurate documentation of findings are essential aspects of physical exam skills that need to be developed and refined by an advanced practice nursing student. Students have …

Introduction of virtual patients to clinical case portfolios for undergraduate medical students C Figueroa, I Calvo, C Gonzalez, D Sandoval… – Revista medica de …, 2015 – europepmc.org BACKGROUND: In 2007, a Clinical-Case-Portfolio (CCP) was introduced as a new assessment instrument for fourth grade undergraduate medical students. Since then, several changes have been implemented such as reduction on the number of clinical cases, peer … All 2 versions

Virtual patient AKUTNE.CZ on the route P Štoura?, H Harazim, D Schwarz, M Kosinová… – MEFANET …, 2015 – mj.mefanet.cz Concept of the virtual patient AKUTN?. CZ is known since 2007 when Educational portal of acute medicine AKUTN?. CZ was established (www. akutne. eu). Since that time it was presented many times as conference abstracts, posters, oral presentations and full papers … Cited by 1 All 3 versions

A pilot study on virtual patients: Understanding student experiences to facilitate learning WCD Karunaratne, MN Chrandratilake, B Premaratna – 2015 – repository.kln.ac.lk Virtual patients are web-based interactive clinical scenarios and are being increasingly used globally in undergraduate medical training. Despite its value, virtual patients are not been used widely in the local context. Therefore this pilot study examined student experiences …

Influence of 1p19q status and Ki67 index to predict extent of resection in WHO grade II gliomas: a virtual patient model D Cordier, S Schädelin, H Duffau – Journal of neuro-oncology, 2015 – search.proquest.com In WHO grade II gliomas (GIIG), a higher extent of resection (EOR) has been shown to be correlated with an improved overall survival [1]. In a recent study with 200 consecutive GIIG patients, we have demonstrated that the achievable EOR in GIIG was significantly … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions

Virtual Patients in Emergency Nursing Training T Calinici – J Nurs Care, 2015 – researchgate.net Abstract Emergency nurses are specialized to provide rapid assessment and treatment to patients in the initial phase of illness or trauma and often in life-threatening situations. They are required to have a lot of knowledge–not only in medical area-and to possess multiple … Related articles All 3 versions

Measuring the adoption and integration of virtual patient simulations in nursing education: An exploratory factor analysis AJ Kleinheksel – 2015 – gradworks.umi.com Abstract: This study sought to develop a valid and reliable instrument to identify the characteristics of computer-based, interactive, and asynchronous virtual patient simulations that nurse educators identify as important for adoption, the subsequent curricular …

A virtual patient educational activity to improve interprofessional competencies: A randomized trial MJ Shoemaker, M de Voest, A Booth… – Journal of …, 2015 – Taylor & Francis 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 … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions

Formative Research on an Instructional Design Theory for Virtual Patients in Clinical Education: A Pressure Ulcer Prevention Clinical Reasoning Case MM Schladen – 2015 – nsuworks.nova.edu Abstract Despite advances in health care over the past decades, medical errors and omissions remain significant threats to patient safety and health. A large number of these mistakes are made by trainees, persons who are just beginning to build the case-based … Related articles All 2 versions

Perpetual and Virtual Patients for Cardiorespiratory Physiological Studies D Brossier, M Sauthier, X Alacoque… – Journal of Pediatric …, 2015 – thieme-connect.com Abstract As a result of innovations in informatics over the last decades, physiologic models elaborated in the second half of the 20th century could be transformed into specific virtual patients called computational models. These models, developed initially for teaching … Cited by 1 Related articles

Implementing and Evaluating a Scenario Builder Tool for Pediatric Virtual Patients LEC Dukes – 2015 – gradworks.umi.com Abstract: Baccalaureate nursing students have few opportunities to practice patient interaction before they reach their clinical experiences. Traditional practice opportunities include roleplay and interviews with paid actors (called standardized patients). … All 2 versions

Pharmacy Simulator: A 3D computer-based virtual patient simulator for training community pharmacists IK Bindoff, TR Ling, LRE Bereznicki… – … -based virtual patient …, 2015 – ecite.utas.edu.au Introduction: Computer-based simulated learning experiences allow students to experience realistic, engaging workplace scenarios and apply classroom theory in a safe environment (Lyons, 2012; Susi et al., 2007). Aims: To provide a computer-based pharmacy practice … All 2 versions

The use of virtual patients in medical education Ö M?d?k, M Kartal – Marmara Medical Journal, 2015 – dergipark.ulakbim.gov.tr ABSTRACT The use of simulations in medical education depends on the interest of the academic institutions and the educators, on technological developments, on infrastructure, on the resources of the medical faculties and on the integration into medical curricula. … Related articles All 3 versions

Change Talk: A Practice Environment with Virtual Patients for Building Motivational Interviewing Skills and Reducing Childhood Obesity R Goldman – 2015 AAP National Conference and Exhibition, 2015 – aap.confex.com Purpose In 2010, more than one third of children and adolescents were overweight or obese. Childhood obesity has more than doubled in children and tripled in adolescents over the past 30 years, along with rates of related chronic diseases that represent a large … All 2 versions

Debriefing of virtual patient encounters: Systematic collection of nursing students clinical reasoning activities C Georg, EW Henriksson, M Jirwe, J Ulfvarson, N Zary – 2015 – peerj.com Background. Studies have shown that nursing students have challenges in translating and applying their theoretical knowledge in a clinical context. Virtual patients (VPs) have been proposed as an adequate learning and assessment activity to improve clinical reasoning. … All 3 versions

An Algorithm for the Reconstruction of Entrance Beam Fluence from Virtual Patient Exit Electronic Portal Images NN Sperling, EI Parsai – International Journal of Medical Physics, Clinical …, 2015 – scirp.org The problem of determining the in vivo dosimetry for patients undergoing radiation treatment has been an area of interest since the development of the field. More recent methods of measurement employ Electronic Portal Image Devices (EPID), or dosimeter arrays, for … Related articles All 3 versions

What medical students need: Virtual patients or real patients? A Proaño, EF Ruiz – Medical teacher, 2015 – Taylor & Francis 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 4 versions

Virtual Patients in continuing medical education and residency training: a pilot project for acceptance analysis in the framework of a residency revision course … R Lehmann, B Hanebeck, S Oberle… – GMS Zeitschrift für …, 2015 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Aim: Virtual patients (VPs) are a one-of-a-kind e-learning resource, fostering clinical reasoning skills through clinical case examples. The combination with face-to-face teaching is important for their successful integration, which is referred to as “blended learning”. So … Related articles All 5 versions

Learning to Diagnose a Virtual Patient: An Investigation of Cognitive Errors in Medical Problem Solving A Jarrell, T Doleck, E Poitras, S Lajoie… – … Conference on Artificial …, 2015 – Springer Abstract Although cognitive errors (ie, premature closure, faulty data gathering, and faulty knowledge) are the main reasons for making diagnostic mistakes, the mechanisms by which they occur are difficult to isolate in clinical settings. Computer-based learning … Related articles All 3 versions

Intersecting Virtual Patients and Microbiology: Fostering a culture of learning D McCarthy, C O’Gorman, G Gormley – The Ulster medical journal, 2015 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Background The use and integration of Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) resources in medical education has attracted considerable commentary and support.“Virtual Patients” are one such resource. Whilst evidence exists supporting the benefits of these resources, … Related articles All 5 versions

Fostering Ideation Among Patients: Exaptation of Web-based Ideation Platforms as Health 2.0 Tools for Virtual Patient Communities U Bretschneider, M Hartmann, JM Leimeister – 2015 – aisel.aisnet.org Abstract It has been a long tradition that patients interact via discussion forums in virtual patient communities (VPCs) to share experiences and information. Nowadays, patients are beginning to develop ideas for innovative products and services within these … Related articles All 4 versions

Connected health 2015: the year of virtual patient visits DJ Skiba – Nursing Education Perspectives, 2015 – go.galegroup.com Among the predictions for 2015, one that has received a lot of attention is the growth of telehealth. In a 2015 posting on Forbes titled” Why Telemedicine’s Time Has Finally Come,” Fleshman, an asset manager, attributes today’s dramatic increase in teleheath to people’s … Cited by 2 Related articles All 3 versions

The Virtual Patient A Patzelt, S Patzelt – Clinical Applications of Digital Dental …, 2015 – books.google.com With the invention of the first computer by Konrad Zuse in the late 1930s, the basis for a new age, the “digital” age, was accomplished. Today, a daily life without computers is almost inconceivable, and in nearly every aspect, there is a need for digital support: from phone … Related articles All 3 versions

Creating the virtual patient: how to integrate facial, optical and radiological imaging components A Tahmaseb – 2015 – Wiley Online Library 3D technologies and applications are today no science fiction but daily routine in the dental practices. CBCT devices and Intra oral Scanner (IOS) devices in conjunction with several software applications and other hardware devices have found their way in our dental …

Adapting Virtual Patient Interviews for Interviewing Skills Training of Novice Healthcare Students S Carnell, S Halan, M Crary, A Madhavan… – … Conference on Intelligent …, 2015 – Springer Abstract The purpose of this paper is to explore the potential of using a selection-based interaction method to adapt virtual patient interviews for training novice healthcare students in interviewing skills. We outline a method for identifying topics about which novices are … Cited by 3 Related articles All 2 versions

Virtual patient to assess prosthetic devices G COLOMBO, G FACOETTI, D REGAZZONI, C RIZZI – aisberg.unibg.it Abstract In this paper we propose a digital model of the patient around which the prosthetic devices, in particular for lower limb, can be designed. The patient’s model is defined at different level of details, depending on the task to be accomplished. Three main tools are … Related articles All 2 versions

It’S Not What You Do, It’S The Way That You Do It: Student Perspectives Of Virtual Patient Integration Into Medical Education D McCarthy, C O’Gorman, GJ Gormley – med.qub.ac.uk RESULTS OUR FINDINGS supported prior evidence that virtual patients are a useful learning tool that helped students to integrate medical principles with clinical experiences. 3 How students used the virtual patients and the depth of subsequent benefits was … Related articles

Assessing Critical Thinking Outcomes of Dental Hygiene Students Utilizing Virtual Patient Simulation: A Mixed Methods Study JL Allaire – Journal of dental education, 2015 – Am Dental Educ Assoc Abstract Dental hygiene educators must determine which educational practices best promote critical thinking, a quality necessary to translate knowledge into sound clinical decision making. The aim of this small pilot study was to determine whether virtual patient … Related articles All 4 versions

Acceptability of a Virtual Patient Educator for Hispanic Women KJ Wells, C Vàzquez-Otero, M Bredice… – Hispanic Health …, 2015 – ingentaconnect.com There are few Spanish language interactive, technology-driven health education programs. Objectives of this feasibility study were to (a) learn more about computer and technology usage among Hispanic women living in a rural community and (b) evaluate acceptability … Related articles All 6 versions

Generating Virtual Patients by Multivariate and Discrete Re-Sampling Techniques D Teutonico, F Musuamba, HJ Maas, A Facius… – Pharmaceutical …, 2015 – Springer Abstract Purpose Clinical Trial Simulations (CTS) are a valuable tool for decision-making during drug development. However, to obtain realistic simulation scenarios, the patients included in the CTS must be representative of the target population. This is particularly … Related articles All 8 versions

Using Virtual Patient Learning Modules to Integrate Clinical Skills with Gastrointestinal Anatomy and Embryology M Doroudi, D Min, I Zandieh – The FASEB Journal, 2015 – FASEB Abstract Many students find memorizing gastrointestinal system anatomy and embryology materials difficult and daunting, and often find themselves feeling overwhelmed by purely memorizing the difficult concepts of the gastrointestinal system anatomy and embryology. …

Exploring the Effects of Healthcare Students Creating Virtual Patients for Empathy Training S Halan, I Sia, M Crary, B Lok – International Conference on Intelligent …, 2015 – Springer Abstract Intelligent virtual agents have been successfully used for interpersonal skills training of healthcare students by enabling simulated interactions between healthcare students and virtual patient agents. However, during these interactions, students do not … Cited by 1 Related articles All 2 versions

Implementing and Evaluating a Scenario Builder Tool for Pediatric Virtual Patients LE Cairco Dukes – 2015 – tigerprints.clemson.edu Abstract Baccalaureate nursing students have few opportunities to practice patient interaction be-fore they reach their clinical experiences. Traditional practice opportunities include roleplay and interviews with paid actors (called standardized patients). … Related articles

Beta Test of Web-Based Virtual Patient Decision-Making Exercises for Residents Demonstrates Discriminant Validity and Learning A Close, A Goldberg, I Helenowski, M Schuller… – Journal of surgical …, 2015 – Elsevier Results The mean percentage of assigned cases completed by categorical residents was 85.7%. Mean score (maximum possible= 100) on the cases increased by resident year (PGY1= 45.3, PGY2= 49.3, PGY3= 53.6, PGY4= 57.5, and PGY5= 61.8), a 25% increase … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions

Comparative Study Of Virtual Patient Applications A Doloca, O ??NCULESCU, I Ciongradi… – … OF THE ROMANIAN …, 2015 – academiaromana.ro It has become more obvious over the last decade that the information technology has an increasing role in education, bringing along a series of undeniable benefits. This changes and diversifies the ways of teaching as well as those of learning. Medical training is one of … Related articles All 3 versions

Developing and Testing a Self-Regulated Learning Assessment Methodology Combined with Virtual-Patient Simulation in Medical Education K Picho, TJ Cleary, AR Artino Jr, T Dong – 2015 – DTIC Document Abstract: This document is the final report of the project entitled Developing and Testing a Self-Regulated Learning Assessment Methodology Combined with Virtual-Patient Simulation in Medical Education. This project was sponsored by the US Air Force Medical … Related articles

Virtual Patients for Knowledge Sharing and Clinical Practice Training: a gamified approach? F Cabitza, D Fogli, A Locoro – researchgate.net Abstract. In this paper, we report the experimentation of QUESt, a web-based tool designed to disseminate case-based knowledge in communities of experts, in the domain of medical training. To this aim, QUESt allowed the teachers of a specialization medical school to … Related articles

OSCase: A data scheme for transfer of Web based Virtual Patients to OpenSim D Preuveneers – op Pro ernatio ent En, 2015 – books.google.com Abstract. Experiential game based learning has proven effective at engaging and enabling learners especially in medical education where the volume of the curriculum is as severe as its criticality. A mature and promising ICT tool for medical education is the Virtual Patient ( … Related articles All 3 versions

Diagnosing Virtual Patient Cases: Gender Differences in Novice Physicians in a Computer Based Learning Environment T Doleck, A Jarrell, E Poitras, S Lajoie – EdMedia: World Conference …, 2015 – learntechlib.org Abstract: There has been considerable interest to better understand the nature, possible source, and affects of gender differences in education. Examining performance differences across genders can have implications from an instructional design perspective; … Related articles All 2 versions

Using a Virtual Patient in an Advanced Assessment Course CG Kelley – Journal of Nursing Education, 2015 – healio.com Method: Students conducted systems-based physical examinations on the DCE, documenting findings using a standard history format and physical examination skills checklists. Faculty reviewed transcripts generated from the students’ history and physical … Cited by 2 Related articles All 5 versions

Family Medicine Education with Virtual Patients: a Qualitative Study M Sobocan, Z Klemenc-Ketis – Acta Informatica Medica, 2015 – ncbi.nlm.nih.gov Objectives: Virtual patients (VP) have been present within the medical education process for some time. Although they are assumed to be of great benefit for student learning, very little is know about student perception and outcomes of learning, especially during the pre- … Cited by 1 Related articles All 8 versions

Innovative Training with Virtual Patients in Transcultural Psychiatry: The Impact on Resident Psychiatrists’ Confidence I Pantziaras, U Fors, S Ekblad – PloS one, 2015 – journals.plos.org Background Virtual patients are now widely accepted as efficient and safe training tools in medical education, but very little is known about their implementation in psychiatry, especially in transcultural clinical care of traumatized refugee patients. Objective This … Cited by 1 Related articles All 12 versions

The precision of identified variables with respect to multivariable set size in glycaemic data from a virtual type 1 diabetic patient PD Docherty, EJ Mansell, JG Chase – 2015 – ir.canterbury.ac.nz … ‘secondary effects’ for specific individuals has the potential to improve self-regulated normo-glycaemia. In prior research we identified seven glycaemic parameters in sparse BG data from a virtual patient (Mansell, et al., unpublished). … 2.1 Simulating virtual patient model … Related articles All 2 versions

Assessment Metrics & Performance Specifications for a Virtual Standardized Patient Comprehensive Pulmonary Auscultation Simulator TB Talbot – St. Petersburg Electrotechnical University “LETI” St. … – ilsaus.com … ACKNOWLEDGMENTS We wish to acknowledge the US Defense Medical Research Development Program (DMRDP) for funding our virtual patient work. … Computerized Virtual Patients in Health Professions Education: A Systematic Review and Meta- Analysis. … Related articles All 4 versions

Linking Aetiology with Social Communication in a Virtual Stroke Patient D Ames, F Bello – … : 15th International Conference, IVA 2015, Delft …, 2015 – books.google.com … right leg to test motor stability;(d) Selecting an artery on the CT scan or 3D brain simulates right sided partial paralysis in the IVA 2. Debrief mode Learners can consolidate learning by replaying encounters with virtual patients. … 2. The behaviour model used for the virtual patient. … Related articles

Linking aetiology with social communication in a virtual stroke patient H Brenton, P Woodward, M Gillies, J Birns… – … on Intelligent Virtual …, 2015 – Springer … 1). 2. Debrief mode Learners can consolidate learning by replaying encounters with virtual patients. … 2). Fig. 2. The behaviour model used for the virtual patient. In each stage the behaviour is parameterised based on a model of the patient’s impairment. … Related articles All 3 versions

Enhanced recovery simulation in colorectal surgery: design of virtual online patients L Beyer-Berjot, V Patel, P Ziprin, D Taylor, S Berdah… – Surgical …, 2015 – Springer … Triola MM, Campion N, McGee JB, Albright S, Greene P, Smothers V, Ellaway R (2007) An XML standard for virtual patients: exchanging case-based simulations in medical education. … Posel N, Fleiszer D, Shore BM (2009) 12 tips: guidelines for authoring virtual patient cases. … Cited by 2 Related articles All 4 versions

Estimation of secondary effect parameters in glycaemic dynamics using accumulating data from a virtual type 1 diabetic patient EJ Mansell, PD Docherty, LM Fisk, JG Chase – Mathematical biosciences, 2015 – Elsevier … Table 1. Parameter constants used to simulate the virtual patient glycaemic profiles in Eqs. (1)–(6). The * indicates parameters which were identified as variables from virtual data. Parameter, Description, Value, Unit. … 2. Methods. 2.1. The virtual patient model. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 4 versions

Pilot study on virtual imaging for patient information on radiotherapy planning and delivery J Sule-Suso, S Finney, J Bisson, S Hammersley… – Radiography, 2015 – Elsevier … Finally, VERT also provides a number of training tools that help the doctor to explain specific concepts in RT to patients, such as the isocentre concept and automated placement of skin tattoo marks on the virtual patient. Full-size image (28 K) Full-size image (28 K) Figure 1. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 8 versions

Virtual Standardized Patients for Assessing the Competencies of Psychologists TD Parsons – 2015 – psychology.unt.edu … Virtual Patients for Clinical Therapist Skills Training. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 4722, 197–210. Kenny, P., Parsons, TD, Gratch, J., & Rizzo, AA (2008b). Evaluation of Justina: A Virtual Patient with PTSD. Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence, 5208, 394–408. … Cited by 1 Related articles All 6 versions

Novel Simulation Model of Non-Muscle Invasive Bladder Cancer: A Platform for a Virtual Randomized Trial of Conservative Therapy vs. Cystectomy in BCG … S Patel, T Dinh, J Noah-Vanhoucke… – Bladder …, 2015 – content.iospress.com … The NMIBC model consists of the following components: 1) Patient generation: Virtual patient population, which is constructed from SEER case listings. … RESULTS. A total of 1300 virtual patients were eligible for the trial with a mean age of 69 and 73% of patients being male. … Related articles

Virtual Reality Standardized Patients for Clinical Training A Rizzo, T Talbot – The Digital Patient: Advancing Healthcare, …, 2015 – books.google.com … approaches that are all called a “virtual patient.” Such approaches include case presentations, interactive patient scenarios, virtual patient games, human … very clear detailing of the salient features of the wide variety of approaches that are commonly referred to as virtual patients. … Related articles All 2 versions

Systematic literature review of digital three-dimensional superimposition techniques to create virtual dental patients. T Joda, U Brägger, G Gallucci – International Journal of Oral …, 2015 – search.ebscohost.com … field of 3D virtual patient science, and to identify further research needs that will accomplish clinical translation. MATERIALS AND METHODS … Three different sets of 3D data were used for simu- lations of virtual patients, as noted earlier: FS, ST, and DENT. … Cited by 3 Related articles All 5 versions

Image registration methods for patient-specific virtual physiological human models JEE de Oliveira, P Giessler… – Proceedings of the …, 2015 – pdfs.semanticscholar.org … standards. Step 2: A pre-registration to create an initial alignment is manually defined by the user. Digitally reconstructed radio- graph (DRR) are computed for both the virtual patient and for the DICOM images [SBLD15]. For … Cited by 1 Related articles All 5 versions

A Generic Framework for Providing Psychosocial Support to Patients through an Online Virtual World S Mahajan – 2015 – dalspace.library.dal.ca Page 1. A Generic Framework for Providing Psychosocial Support to Patients through an Online Virtual World By Swapnil Mahajan Submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements For the degree of Master of Computer Science at … Related articles All 2 versions