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Usually, when you think of virtual reality, you likely consider gaming or a distant image of what the future will look like. Interestingly, virtual reality seems to be making its way into healthcare. This opens up some truly amazing possibilities and innovations… and that’s just in my mind alone.

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Usually, when you think of virtual reality, you likely consider gaming or a distant image of what the future will look like. Interestingly, however, virtual reality seems to be making its way into healthcare. This opens up some truly amazing possibilities and innovations… and that’s just in my mind alone. See what kind of innovations or quality improvement ideas enter your mind after reading some of the research being done into virtual reality (VR) in healthcare.

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Madeline Gilkes
Madeline Gilkes, CDE, RN, is a Fellow of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine. She focused her Master of Healthcare Leadership research project on health coaching for long-term weight loss in obese adults. Madeline has found a passion for preventative nursing. She has transitioned from leadership roles (CNS Gerontology & Education, Clinical Facilitator) in the acute/hospital setting to education management and primary healthcare. Madeline’s vision is to implement lifestyle medicine to prevent and treat chronic conditions. Her research proposal for her PhD involves Lifestyle Medicine for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. Madeline is a Credentialled Diabetes Educator (CDE) and primarily works in the academic role of Head of Nursing. Madeline’s philosophy focuses on using humanistic management, adult learning theories/evidence and self-efficacy theories and interventions to promote positive learning environments. In addition to her Master of Healthcare Leadership, Madeline has a Graduate Certificate in Diabetes Education & Management, Graduate Certificate in Adult & Vocational Education, Graduate Certificate of Aged Care Nursing, and a Bachelor of Nursing. She is working towards her PhD.
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Samuel Donge
24 Jan 2022
All the good training
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Yousef Fidah
15 Feb 2022
New and useful information
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Denise Brennan
14 Feb 2022
Certainly and interesting and exciting potential for health care education. VR is an awe distraction tool for the paediatric population
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Mary Fletcher
14 Feb 2022
A good overview of VR in nurses and other professions. I’m sure it will be used in the near future.
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Rhonda Mather
16 Feb 2022
Brief, however encouraged interest in further reading/research
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