As in any operating room environment, or classroom for that matter, one of the most critical areas to pay attention to is sanitization. Running a VR training program means that sharing is often involved. There’s no getting around the fact that everyone is covered in sweat and oil. Because of this, it’s important to keep the headsets as clean as possible.
We sat down and asked Educator Jessica Reed from Indianapolis, Indiana a few questions and this is what she had to say.
We really enjoyed sitting down to connect with Megan Graham, CST/RST Surgical Technologist Program, Primary Instructor at Renton Technical College in Renton, WA.
Implementing a VR training component to your lab can be a daunting process to the uninformed, so we’re here to help you with deciding what type of headset is right for your program.
This month's educator spotlight focuses on Rene Browder, OR Educator at Baptist Health, Alabama, USA, our customer of three years. Rene implemented Virtual Reality simulation into the OR training program at Baptist Health, and we had a chance to catch up with her to see what she has to share about PeriopSimVR.
Bunker Hill Community College's Surgical Technology Program needed a solution when the pandemic went online. A year later, the Surgical Technology Program is still using it! Jayne MacPherson, Department Chair at Bunker Hill Community College met with James Hay and Jumana Mascati from PeriopSim in Fall 2021 to do an overview of the first year using PeriopSim, and here's what she had to say:
Recently, a PeriopSim Educator had a Learner who completed the Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy procedure on PeriopSim seven times but was only able to achieve a B grade, and was wondering what it takes to get an A in competency ratings?