Coronavirus Disease-Precautions Nurses Must Practice!

By: on 4/16/20

With Coronavirus Disease entering India, the scare is real. If you are a health professional, you are expected to know what to do with a person suspected to have infection landing in your hospital but also protect yourself. Nurses are no doubt the first contact who encounter a patient in an emergency situation and with … Continue reading “Coronavirus Disease-Precautions Nurses Must Practice!”

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Leading thought leaders in medical education

By: on 4/16/20

The environment in which medical students learn today is vastly different than it was 20 years ago when the Internet was not such a dominant tool in medical education. E-learning platforms are now increasingly utilized by medical schools around the world and comprise adaptive tutorials, audiovisual clips, and virtual models. E-learning will undoubtedly have a … Continue reading “Leading thought leaders in medical education”

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Nurse preceptors and their impact on quality nursing care

By: on 4/16/20

Are you a practicing clinical nurse or have practiced at some point of time in your career? Then, how about going down memory lane to the initial days at work. Were you nervous, freaking out, made some errors or got reprimanded by your senior? Did you wish the presence of a senior who would guide … Continue reading “Nurse preceptors and their impact on quality nursing care”

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Virtual or Augmented Reality : Which technology should you invest in for your next medical education challenge?

By: on 4/16/20

Growing number of learners at medical schools and teaching hospitals are training through computer-generated simulations thanks to VR and its cousin, augmented reality (AR). These sophisticated tools allow learners to plunge safely into life-or-death scenarios, peel away layers of human anatomy, walk through a virtual heart, and more. As technologies from the gaming industry improve … Continue reading “Virtual or Augmented Reality : Which technology should you invest in for your next medical education challenge?”

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Augmented and Virtual Reality in the field of Nursing Education

By: on 10/14/19

Virtual reality

Introduction One of the most exciting developments in virtual reality has been its rapid entry into medical education and healthcare. Researchers, doctors, and nurse educators are discovering innovative ways to leverage immersive technologies and transform both healthcare teaching and practice. Financial as well as regulatory restrictions has burdened the nursing education, as a result of … Continue reading “Augmented and Virtual Reality in the field of Nursing Education”

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Why is game based learning and simulation a good-fit for nursing education?

By: on 9/16/19

Gamification in healthcare

“Serious games are designed to achieve an intentional purpose of learning, behavioral changes in fields like healthcare where the aim is to map back learning or training objectives.” Lately, gamification has been introduced into healthcare as it is one of the safest ways to encourage desired behavior using game mechanics.           … Continue reading “Why is game based learning and simulation a good-fit for nursing education?”

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