Use of clinical simulations for patient education: targeting an untapped audience.
2009 (English)In: Medicine Meets Virtual Reality 17 / [ed] James D. Westwood, Susan W. Westwood, Randy S. Haluck, Helene M. Hoffman, Greg T. Mogel, Roger Phillips, Richard A. Robb, Kirby G. Vosburgh, Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press, 2009, Vol. 142, 325-330 p.Conference paper (Refereed)
In most cases, the health professional has been the target for simulation based learning curricula. We have developed a simulation based curriculum for patient education. In our curriculum lay-women learn how to perform the clinical female pelvic examination using a manikin-based trainer. Learner assessments show that prior negative expectations turned into positive expectations regarding future pelvic examinations.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Amsterdam, Netherlands: IOS Press, 2009. Vol. 142, 325-330 p.
, Studies in Health Technology and Informatics, ISSN 0926-9630 ; 142
Curriculum development; clinical pelvic examination; pelvic simulator; patient education
National CategoryMedical and Health Sciences
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:liu:diva-21317DOI: 10.3233/978-1-58603-964-6-325ISI: 000272963000079ISBN: 978-1-58603-964-6 (print)ISBN: 978-1-60750-402-3 (online)OAI: oai:DiVA.org:liu-21317DiVA: diva2:241057
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