Ground-breaking conflict simulator helps train budding nurses

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The Conflict Resolution training VR program replicates a real-world emergency room and asks students to respond to a high-pressure mock scenario.

As part of the Bachelor of Nursing, students undertaking their mental health module are immersed via VR headset. Faced with ‘Angry Stan’, an avatar based on real-world interactions, users must remain calm and navigate a range of challenges to manage the situation.

Period25 Nov 2019

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  • TitleGround-breaking conflict simulator helps train budding nurses
    CountryAustralia
    Date25/11/19
    DescriptionA world-first virtual reality (VR) simulation is helping train nursing students at the University of Newcastle in conflict resolution.

    The Conflict Resolution training VR program replicates a real-world emergency room and asks students to respond to a high-pressure mock scenario.

    As part of the Bachelor of Nursing, students undertaking their mental health module are immersed via VR headset. Faced with ‘Angry Stan’, an avatar based on real-world interactions, users must remain calm and navigate a range of challenges to manage the situation.
    URLhttps://www.newcastle.edu.au/newsroom/featured/ground-breaking-conflict-simulator-helps-train-budding-nurses
    PersonsShanna Fealy