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Design, Development and Evaluation of Collaborative Team Training Method in Virtual Worlds for Time-critical Medical Procedures

Abstract Medical students acquire and enhance their clinical skills using various available techniques and resources. As the health care profession has move towards team-based practice, students and trainees need to practice team-based procedures that involve timely management of clinical tasks and adequate communication with other members of the team. Such team-based procedures include surgical and clinical procedures, some of which are protocol-driven. Cost and time required for individual team-based training sessions, along with other factors, contribute to making the training complex and challenging. A great deal of research has been done on medically-focused collaborative virtual reality (VR)-based training for protocol-driven procedures as a c... (more)
Created Date 2014
Contributor Khanal, Prabal (Author) / Greenes, Robert (Advisor) / Patel, Vimla (Advisor) / Smith, Marshall (Committee member) / Gupta, Ashish (Committee member) / Kaufman, David (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Health education / Information technology / Pedagogy / Advanced Cardiac Life Support / Collaborative Virtual Environment / Medical Education / Serious Games / Virtual Reality / VR-based Medical Education
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 156 pages
Language English
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Note Ph.D. Biomedical Informatics 2014
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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