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Interactiive Medical Education (18 Feb 2002)
Simulation can represent many situations in the real medical world: physician-patient dialog, physical examination, surgical procedures; as well as resources for basic medical teaching: cadavers, physiology labs. These simulated situations and resources support the development of a new mode of teaching and learning that encourages individual exploration and collaborative learning. At the same time, simulations provide the promise of a comprehensive standardized exposure to a set of clinical cases and labs that augment the opportunistic clinical experiences current in today's hospital wards. In this talk, I will present a sampling of simulators, discuss the underlying technology, indicate their integration into the curriculum, and present assessment where available.
Article URL: http://hci.stanford.edu/cs547/abstracts/01-02/020118-dev.html
  90.00    (Dr. Parvati Dev, Stanford SUMMIT)  

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