Category Archives: future of virtual reality

Supporting Nursing Education at the University of New England

  Virtual Reality (VR) simulation allows nursing students at the University of New England to practice caring for acutely ill virtual patients within an immersive, realistic setting.  Training healthcare professionals using VR serves to support clinical skill development, thereby advancing safe, high quality patient care.     The University of New England (UNE) is working with […]

The Importance of Simulation

This week is Healthcare Simulation week and as part of the celebrations we take a look at five reasons to salute the wonderful practice of simulation…       1. Simulation improves patient care  By far the most compelling benefit of simulation in healthcare is the positive impact that it can have on patients. After […]

Oxford University partners with Oxford Medical Simulation to transform medical education.

The world’s leading medical school is embracing state of the art virtual reality software to push student’s learning to new heights. Oxford University has partnered with Oxford Medical Simulation to train medical students using virtual reality. Students can now practice medical emergencies using true to life virtual scenarios without risking patients’ lives.  The technology, developed […]

Six Ways Virtual Reality will Affect You in Six Years Time

We look at the ways in which virtual reality will impact our daily lives in the future. At Oxford Medical Simulation we are constantly investigating the impact of virtual reality in healthcare training and simulation. Throughout our discussions with students, clinicians, educators and simulation professionals it’s clear there is a huge appetite for VR to […]