VR for health care training

Why Hospitals are Using Virtual Reality for Staff Training?

Medical professionals are getting to practice procedures which do not occur often in real life. The way in which hospitals are training medical personnel, nurses and doctors, is changing with the development of VR headsets like Gear VR, Google Cardboard and VR One. Now at the Miami Children’s Hospital, with virtual reality, the retention rate after training is high compared to traditional training. The hospital has teamed up with Next Galaxy Corp, an augmented and virtual reality company to develop VR medical instructional software for procedures like nasal gastric tube insertion, intubation, cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), Heimlich maneuver, Foley catheter insertion, wound care and for starting an IV. Though this is just the beginning of virtual reality use, the hospital is already getting benefits. ….[READ]


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