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Virtual Environment For Radiotherapy Training

Virtual Environment For Radiotherapy Training, or VERT is both a generic term for VR dedicated to radiotherapy practice, and the name of the first such environment created by the University of Hull in 2009.

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Virtual Environment For Radiotherapy Training


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Radiotherapy in the UK benefits from virtual reality training
All trainee radiographers in the UK will learn how to treat cancer on virtual patients using Virtual Environment Radiotherapy Training (VERT), a development by the University of Hull and the Princess Royal Hospital.

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Pharmacist Training Via Virtual Patient
Pharmacist training has joined surgeon training, and midwifery, on the ranks of medical professionals to be trained on patient interaction and condition diagnosis via virtual reality.

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Virtual Environment For Dentistry - VDITS
The Virtual Dental Implant Training Simulation Program or VDITS is designed to help students in diagnostics, decision making and treatment protocols. However, its use is ultimately limited because VDITS is a fishbowl VR interface, not an immersive one - it expects participation via monitor screen, mouse and keyboard, rather than a full on virtual experience, at least at this stage.

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Stroboscopic Memory Training
A method of training the brain through means of stroboscopics bears a striking resemblance to the basic technology underlying all VR display systems. Could VR really be used to enhance memory, even more efficiently than the physical world-based trials?

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How to talk to corporations about games
A simple online game, based on the difficult prospect of convincing an organisation that a serious game or VR environment is ideal for their training needs. Based heavily on actual case studies.

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Simulation In A Virtual Combat Environment Puts Surgical Skills To The Test
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A unique study by human factors/ergonomics researchers in Norfolk, Virginia, USA, has concluded that VR simulators may well be the best way to prepare surgeons for battlefield medicine, as it is ideal for creating a safe replica of the in high-stress, high-workload conditions combat zones present. Conditions which traditional training cannot replicate, and which often cause issues in medical staff encountering it live for the first time.

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Real lessons from virtual battle
A BBC article on the use of Virtual Battle Space 2, a low-cost VR training simulation for the military. The british MoD is currently using it, to train troops prior to actual deployment.

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Practice on Patients or Virtual Patients?
A response to the Telegraph's April 2009 stance that training in virtual reality for medical professionals, notably surgeons, is a complete waste of time.

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Radiotherapy used to treat brain tumours may lead to a decline in mental function many years down the line, say Dutch researchers.

A study of 65 patients, 12 years after they were treated, found those who had radiotherapy wer...

While there is not any snow in the immediate forecast, TxDOT is making sure the snow plow drivers are prepared for the next winter blast. This is the the first year TxDOT invested in virtual reality snow plow training.

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BMW has opened a ?33 million technical training facility in Unterschleissheim near Munich, Germany. The BMW Group Sales and Aftersales Training Academy as it is known is supposed to become the primary training facility for 45,000 BMW employ...

(Press Release) FlightSafety International has announced the introduction of Virtual Reality training for pilots and maintenance technicians who operate business aircraft, and will be displaying the technology at their exhibit (#4231) at th...

Rugby players worldwide could benefit from a new virtual reality training programme created at Queen's University Belfast.

Team members from Ulster Rugby have been working with researchers in the School of Psychology at Quee...