RCSI Medical Training Sim is the world’s first fully interactive medical training simulator to be released to the public onto the Oculus virtual reality platform (the Samsung Gear VR).
RCSI Medical Training Sim is designed for medical professionals and trainees. Experience and simulate a traumatic scenario following a road traffic accident and make critical decisions for your patient. You have a patient’s life in your hands and time is running out. It’s up to you to save his life.
This app includes an alternative fully educational and didactic mode allowing those without medical training to learn from this experience in an immersive environment.
Created by Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in conjunction with Immersive VR Education.
Goal of the app is?
This app provides a realistic accessible and safe environment for trainee surgeons to experience highly realistic clinical scenarios, make critical decisions and act on those decisions. This allows trainees to learn through experience in the simulator and better prepares them for real world experience where errors may be the difference between life and death.
Who it is for?
This application is focussed on providing both undergraduate medical students and post-graduate medical and surgical trainees with new learning opportunities. We have made it freely available so that those with an interest in the area can have some experience of what it is like to work in this pressured environment.
Key features of the app?
The application features an interactive encounter with a patient after a high-energy road traffic accident. Make life or death decisions in managing this patient in the Emergency Room while the clock is ticking.
The application features an alternative educational mode for the general public, providing those without medical training an immersive, didactic learning environment.
Benefits it provides?
This application provides a safe and realistic training platform to rehearse and simulate commonly encountered, intense life or death scenarios without consequences.
OS requirements / countries it is available in?
This application is currently released onto the Samsung Gear VR- Oculus Platform and is available worldwide for free. Click here for more info