Explore The Future of Medical Training! Exonicus Trauma Simulator Webinar (15 April)

How can education integrate modern technology into the curriculum of the 21st century to enhance the learning process of trauma management? Is there a place for Virtual Reality in this equation? Exonicus, LLC, is organising a webinar on 15 April,…

Usability evaluation of Virtual Reality Trauma Simulator.

Justification for research  Virtual reality (VR) technologies have been advancing in many fields, including medical education. This study was to verify whether a VR simulator can be equally used in the medical education curriculum by achieving comparable outcomes for students. …

Virtual reality is the most appropriate technology to design digital and interactive courses for medical education and decision training.

Introduction Medical and trauma emergencies are intimidating and stressful for early-career medical personnel practicing outside their primary specialization, especially in basic and often poorly resourced settings. Opportunities to perform necessary procedures and treat fundamental injuries, such as managing patients with…

Research suggests that virtual reality training tools can bolster the experience and augment all trauma-related courses.

August 20th, 2020 by Sandis Kondrats One hundred forty-four trauma surgeons, emergency physicians, nurses, and emergency medical technicians of 41 nations worldwide responded to my asking for help to evaluate the Trauma Simulator presentation. Participants of the survey are members…

Evidence-based studies of VR use in education and medical training

People trained by virtual reality had lower performance errors and higher accuracy compared to those trained by conventional approaches.  250% improvement in managing an operating room fire when learners trained in VR versus traditional reading/lecture.   VR improves retention as much as 80%.  VR simulation…

Exonicus has received a phase 2 award by the United States Army Medical Research and Development Command

Exonicus has received a phase 2 award by the United States Army Medical Research and Development Command (USAMRDC) to provide a modification to Exonicus’ IVR Training Simulator by incorporating the Multiple Echelons of Care (ROLES I-III) and medical evacuation platforms…

Exonicus in Cooperation with The RSU Medical Education Technology Centre Supplements Library of Virtual Training Scenarios

Medical technology start-up Exonicus has developed a new virtual training scenario on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in cooperation with The Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) Medical Education Technology Centre (METC), as reported by Dienas Bizness on db.lv. The…

Immersive Virtual Reality Medical Simulation: Autonomous Trauma Training Simulator

Kyle Couperus, Scott Young, Ryan Walsh, Christopher Kang, Carl Skinner, Robyn Essendrop, Kristin Fiala, Jillian F. Phelps, Zachary Sletten, Matthew T. Esposito, Jason Bothwell, Chad Gorbatkin Published: May 11, 2020 (see history) DOI: 10.7759/cureus.8062 Cite this article as: Couperus K,…

Personal Protective Equipment training for COVID-19 – long-awaited help to fellow frontline healthcare workers

COVID-19 is emerging globally and has already taken so many lives. Physicians and nurses need to train how to wear and remove PPE! The appropriate use of PPE is the main tool to stop the spread of SARS-CoV-2 among healthcare…

Open-source COVID-19 PPE training in your native language – long-awaited help to fellow frontline healthcare workers

We are sharing an open-source COVID-19 personal protective equipment (PPE) training video.  With a few simple steps, it is possible to convert it to your native language to help fellow frontline physicians and nurses all over the world!   COVID-19 is…