[Doctors train in ‘Second Life‘ 1:11 A British med school is having students learn by treating virtual patients in the online world ‘Second Life’. Source: CNN | Added March 27, 2009]
The Imperial College London Sim : his tower, his conference room, his sandbox and … his hospital
It’s this link for the visist : SLURL http://slurl.com/secondlife/Imperial%20College%20London/150/86/27
First of all, you have to register online :
Pr Martyn Partridge :http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/people/m.partridge
is always at his desk.
You can search the right diagnosis on 5 different patients.
First wash your hands, ask patients basis information, perform a first diagnosis (differential diagnosis), and next …
perform some tests, new investigations for a final diagnosis :
The results of the investigations of each patient are in dedicated rooms. Here is the Laboratory.
It’s 5 clinical cases :
It’s summarize in the Patient Management Area with some slides about this clinical cases:
A very easy-to-use simulation : you are helped by a reminder (wear as a badge on you at the entry of this hospital) so you can know all the time at which steps you have taken a break.
Initial announcement :
Researchers pilot virtual clinic to help train doctors [6 march 2009] http://www1.imperial.ac.uk/medicine/news/060309_virtualclinic/
London Medical Students Train in Second Life Virtual Hospital http://www.ihealthbeat.org/Articles/2009/3/30/London-Medical-Students-Train-in-Second-Life-Virtual-Hospital.aspx
Medical Students Using Second Life For Training http://www.inquisitr.com/20911/medical-students-using-second-life-for-training/
Massively – Imperial College London lets students play doctor in Second Life http://www.massively.com/2009/03/30/imperial-college-london-lets-students-play-doctor-in-second-life/
- Unique Medical Simulation in Second Life!
Can Second Life help teach doctors to treat patients? http://edition.cnn.com/2009/TECH/03/30/doctors.second.life/index.html