Ready (head) Set Go!! Virtual Reality Immersive Simulation for Interprofessional Education – The “I belong” project

Come learn how an interprofessional team at WesternU planned, developed and implemented a Virtual Reality Immersive Simulation for Interprofessional Education. You will leave with an understanding of the technology and time required to devise your own collaborative immersive education project. Learning objectives:   1) Describe how technology in the classroom can be used as a…

How Virtual Reality is already changing Healthcare

Dr. Ajit Sachdeva, Director of Education with the American College of Surgeons said “VR has reached a tipping point in medicine.”  “We are seeing more and more of this incorporated faster than ever before.”. Although Medical VR is a relatively new and wide field there are increasingly great examples of VR having a positive effect…

A history of Haptics and VR

The talk is a brief walk through the history of haptics and VR as well as a look at where we stand with VR and haptics right now and where it is going. We will also have a demonstration of several use cases for VR and haptics in medical and other fields and VRgluv’s cutting…

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Three key services from the Pumerantz Library

Our goal at the library is to make the process of finding information as seamless as possible. This workshop will highlight our services and technologies available for checkout. Also, find out how you can access materials from some of our partnering libraries and how you can contribute to our collection. We will be covering: The…