Tucson, AZ (KGUN) – Tucson Medical Middle, in collaboration with 3lbXR, is launching a brand new digital actuality coaching program for nurses, affected person care technicians and environmental providers personnel.
Designed to deal with high-risk and problematic duties and work duties in a healthcare atmosphere, this digital actuality platform allows full coaching in a protected atmosphere the place trainees might study from their errors.
This new coaching is a part of a program funded by the TMC Basis and features a analysis examine with the aim of enrolling greater than 200 registered nurses. The aim of the examine is to evaluate nurses’ confidence and competence in several scientific skills utilizing digital actuality coaching modules that assist in the efficient use of academic and human assets.
“Like other simulation education, VR has the potential to provide a safe space to practice skills that are important for many healthcare workers,” stated Dr. Anisa Guzman, Director of Skilled Practices at TMC. “Mistakes can be made without real consequences for patients, allowing for modification of practices that fall outside of expectations for safe, high-quality patient care. Frequent opportunities to work through appropriate steps or processes for high-risk events provide a great opportunity to improve performance in a virtual space that can be translated into practice real in the healthcare environment.”
Eventualities for nursing and environmental service staff embody c. Difficult sanitation, affected person room cleansing, fall prevention and suicide prevention all within the type of immersive digital actuality. The rooms within the coaching models mirror the rooms at TMC for a practical expertise.
“By using virtual reality, we are building the entire environment,” stated Robin Mulder, 3lbXR CEO. “I can put you in the intensive care unit for training and with the click of a button, get you into a completely different room and a completely different situation.”
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