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Virtual reality in simulation is rapidly becoming standard use within, science based education and medical training. Reflective of the use of VR becoming more established as an educational and training tool, new articles reviewing VR in simulation, have been recently published in numerous scientific journals. The simulation created by the virtual technology software can work on immersive and interactive systems to enable training to be delivered in the most advantageous method. It can be experienced. What are Immersive Systems? Immersive systems such as Oculus Rift and HTC Vive, use VR360 degree videos to create immersive VR experiences. Dedicated software works...

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VR conferencing, unlike a video conference call, allows for 'physical interaction' in a virtual environment. This interaction is also simultaneous, between multiple attendees at different physical locations. Additionally, the remote learning experience is further enhanced through immersive interaction between attendees who are represented by an avatar, which is not possible on a video call. The use of avatars and mapped facial expressions, in a VR conference helps to reinforce the feeling of a personal connection, without the distraction of worrying about how you look on camera or the common feelings of embarrassment many people get when they have to watch...

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At this point it is easy to forsee that a hospital will have a nurse who specializes in VR. Their job will be to help facilitate the maintenance, storage and implementation of hospital wide VR therapies. They will be knowledgeable in clinical issues but also have the fortitude to work with spatial computing. They will be active reseachers and they will work closely with a variety of members within the multi-disciplinary team. Just like every nurses does every day. We are good like that ;) This weeks blog is brief breakdown of a few entry points for VR in health....

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What is a Podcast?   A podcast is an audio program that you can listen to at any time, podcasts normally consist of a series of episodes. They can be based on books, politics, environmental issues, self-help and just about any subject that someone wants to discuss. The best thing is podcasts are free to subscribe to, all you need is an internet connection.   The ease of browsing and subscribing to a podcast became even simpler in 2012 when the iPhone featured a podcast app. The app enables the download of multiple podcasts in the same way you might...

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Research is the key to driving innovation and improvements and is used by the health care system to drive change in various areas including clinical practice. What is the purpose of research dissemination? Research dissemination is a dissemination of the findings from a study put together in a format, to relay the information effectively to the right people. This is vital to enable researchers to utilize information gained and continue with research using the most efficient methods. Dissemination can be done throughout a study and provides an opportunity to share any knowledge or advancements. This, in turn, will increase stakeholder...

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