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16Feb2018

Medical college makes learning interactive

UCMS students use simulated virtual patients to practise clinical reasoning skills DELHI | READ FULL ARTICLE Aimed at providing an opportunity to engage students in a manner that would improve learning, the faculty at the University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), Delhi, has developed two Simulated Virtual Patients (SVPs) for medical students to gain clinical experience with
  • 16 Feb, 2018
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14Feb2018

Medical students gain clinical experience earlier with simulation tools.

The American Physiological Society Press Release | READ FULL ARTICLE Bethesda, Md. (February 14, 2018)—Medical students in India are using computer-simulated virtual patients (SVPs) as a learning tool for clinical skills and are becoming more enthusiastic about their studies. SVPs allow students to interact with and perform procedures on pretend patients that are programmed to exhibit
  • 14 Feb, 2018
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23Jan2018

EARLY CLINICAL EXPOSURE – Development and validation of simulated virtual patients to impart early clinical exposure in endocrine physiology

How we teach | Generalizable Education Research READ FULL STUDY Abstract In the country presently, preclinical medical students are not routinely exposed to real patients. Thus, when they start clinical postings, they are found to have poor clinical reasoning skills. Simulated virtual patients (SVPs) can improve clinical skills without endangering real patients. This pilot study describes
  • 23 Jan, 2018
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28Jul2017

The Nurse Practitioner, forum discussion

New and Noteworthy Drexel University NP students use virtual patients to hone skills, by Jamesetta (Jamie) A. Newland Students at Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions are using the i-Human Patients Case Player, which simulates a complete medical patient encounter with animated avatars, human physiology and pathophysiology, virtual histopathology, and 3D anatomy to help improve
  • 28 Jul, 2017
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11Apr2017

Drexel University uses i-Human

Click to view full story & video on 6abc Action News From WPVI-TV 6abc Action News in Philadelphia, PA CENTER CITY (WPVI) — It’s the medical training version of the old joke about getting to Carnegie Hall – “practice, practice, practice.”Technology has changed the way we learn on every level of schooling.At Drexel University’s College of
  • 11 Apr, 2017
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23Feb2017

Diagnostic Errors Are More Common Than You Think, by Norm Wu

Read on The Doctor Weighs In According to a seminal 2015 report on diagnostic error by the Institute of Medicine, “It is likely that most of us will experience at least one diagnostic error in our lifetime, sometimes with devastating consequences.” Indeed, studies on diagnostic error in the U.S. have suggested overall misdiagnosis rates range from
  • 23 Feb, 2017
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03Aug2016

NURSING NOTES – Advances in Simulation Technology Improve Learning

View NURSING NOTES ARTICLE The words “nursing school” can invoke mental images of textbooks, lecture halls, heavily highlighted class notes, late night study sessions and shiny new stethoscopes. An integral part of the modern nursing classroom, however, is the use of simulation technology to teach nursing skills. No longer static anatomy models or whole-body mannequins, simulation
  • 3 Aug, 2016
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08Jul2016

View Kellogg Magazine Physician, heal thyself CRAIG KNOCHE ’89 (EMP-19) DEVELOPED I-HUMAN PATIENTS TO HELP MEDICAL STUDENTS SHARPEN THEIR DIAGNOSTIC SKILLS When Craig Knoche was diagnosed with cancer 20 years ago, he didn’t go through the classic stages of denial and grief. “I decided to completely reorient my life,” Knoche said. So he left his job
  • 8 Jul, 2016
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01Jun2016

i–Human Patients Announces Library of High Fidelity Cardiac Auscultation Sounds

SUNNYVALE, Calif.—May 31, 2016 – i–Human Patients, Inc. (IHP), a technology company for the health care professional development and assessment market, today announced the June 6 availability of approximately 300 high–fidelity cardiac auscultation sounds and phonocardiograms. With this addition, IHP seeks to improve the practice of cardiac auscultation, patient assessment, and diagnostic reasoning skills. These
  • 1 Jun, 2016
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23May2016

Anne Knoche: Developing a better virtual diagnosis method

Read more about Anne on Brown Alumni University Magazine Anne Knoche, VP of Product Management It was a wilderness medicine class that planted the seed for her high-tech startup, i-Human Patients, which provides online learning for healthcare providers. Her computer expertise also came about in a slightly unusual way. At Brown, Knoche was a history major.
  • 23 May, 2016
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