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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Top Five Nursing Skills for a Newly Graduating RN

By: on 9/03/19

Nursing being a skill based profession we as professionals often fight to maintain the desired levels of expectations. Still struggling to maintain the quality of nursing institutes providing education par excellence to premier institutes and practical exposure to nursing students during their undergraduate days is questionable. Result is, once the nursing students graduates and enters … Continue reading “Top Five Nursing Skills for a Newly Graduating RN”

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How can the healthcare providers improve retention of nurses and their job satisfaction?

By: on 7/12/19

nurse retention

How can the healthcare providers improve retention of nurses and their job satisfaction? “By 2030 India will need 6 million nurses and the global demand of healthcare workers will rise up to 80 million -World Bank It has been quoted a zillion times that healthcare cannot survive without nurses yet we fight to hold on … Continue reading “How can the healthcare providers improve retention of nurses and their job satisfaction?”

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Time to Sing – The Unsung Heroes

By: on 5/12/19

Wishing you all a Happy Nurses’ Day The theme for nurses’ day 2019 set by International Council of Nurses is “Nurses, A voice to Lead- Health for All”. The Council defined Health for all as “Health brought into reach of everyone in a given country.” Source: https://www.icn.ch/sites/default/files/inline-images/IND2019%20LOGO.jpg     It is in consensus with the … Continue reading “Time to Sing – The Unsung Heroes”

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