Implementing the Virtual Reality Simulation Day
Author: Christine Vogel, MSN, RN, CHSE, CHSOS Are you thinking about using virtual reality simulation in nursing education, but are not sure how you would structure the activity? Our article has you covered. Read on to learn more about how to structure and implement an immersive VR simulation day using best practice standards. Immersive virtual
A Big Change to Empower Nursing Students
Everyone at UbiSim is excited to announce that we’re now a part of the Labster family – and that means you are too! But first things first: We’re not going anywhere! You’ll still enjoy the same level of service and support you’ve come to expect from UbiSim. Our team will always remain 100 percent dedicated
Funding Technology in Your Nursing Program
By Christy Vogel, MSN, RN, CHSE, CHSOS The need and use of emerging technologies such as immersive virtual reality simulation in nursing education is growing. The COVID-19 pandemic highlights the need for adopting simulation technologies that supplement and complement valuable, but at times, restricted hands-on clinical experiences. The question is, how can we as nursing
UbiSim Makes Virtual Reality Simulation Practical for Nursing
Emerging technologies like immersive virtual reality are transforming nursing education during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond. When deciding which immersive virtual reality platform is best for your program, it is important for educators to select one that is practical and sustainable. This ensures that high quality simulation experiences will be scalable and available to all
Virtual Simulation versus Immersive Virtual Reality: What’s the Difference?
By: Maria D’Errico, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, CHSE, CHSOS As we increasingly use novel technologies in simulation education it is important to differentiate between the types of virtual modalities. Virtual simulation is sometimes used as an umbrella term to describe a variety of simulation-based experiences, from screen-based platforms to immersive virtual reality. However, there are
How Do Manikins and Immersive Virtual Reality Simulation Complement Each Other?
By Maria D’Errico, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, CNE, CHSE, CHSOS Many nursing educational programs have invested a significant amount of time and resources in a manikin-based simulation curriculum. As technology advances, educators are now looking beyond the physical simulation lab as they explore innovative modalities like immersive virtual reality simulation. What does it mean for simulation