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Battle AbcdeSIM for students

Battle AbcdeSIM for students

Now even more relevant than ever! In an attempt to provide a positive contribution to the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we (VirtualMedSchool and IJsfontein) decided to organize an online battle and offer free access to one level of AbceSIM for students who are currently not able to attend their offline classes. The students can acquire new or hone existing skills in a virtual...

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Free AbcdeSIM COVID-19 Level

Free AbcdeSIM COVID-19 Level

Free online COVID-19 ABCDE training, based on medical simulation. In an attempt to provide a positive contribution to the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we (VirtualMedSchool and IJsfontein) initiated to create a COVID-19 level,  based on the existing serious game / medical simulator AbcdeSIM. We offer this level for free for all medical and health professionals. This level of AbcdeSIM has been developed specifically...

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Special bundle price

Special bundle price

In light of the current development of COVID-19, we receive a lot of requests for remote learning. In an attempt to provide a positive contribution to the negative impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we decided to deliver all our versions of AbdceSIM in one bundle for the price we usually charge for only one version. With this, we aim to support all medical students who...

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Serious Games Association

Serious Games Association

VirtualMedSchool is proud to announce that we are partners of the Singapore based Serious Games Association. Other partners include: Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD) and Serious Games Asia. The Serious Games Association (SGA) is primarily a not-for-profit volunteer-driven transnational society registered in Singapore. This professional organization represents interests in serious games and game technology. The SGA is also a Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) where we...

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RICH Games 2020

RICH Games 2020

Scientific Committee RICH Games Our CEO Ronald Nanninga is part of the Scientific Committee at the RICH Conference 2020 (04 – 07 November 2020). The submission of the Abstract for this conference is now open! RICH Games is seeking original contributions that advance the state of the art in the technologies and knowledge available to support the development and deployment of serious games (SG). Experimental studies are strongly...

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Nederlandse Ziekenhuisfarmaciedagen

Nederlandse Ziekenhuisfarmaciedagen

Op 8 november as zal VirtualMedschool samen met dr. Nicole Hunfeld, apotheek Erasmus MC, aanwezig zijn en spreken bij de jubileumeditie van de Nederlandse Ziekenhuisfarmaciedagen, thema: Schitteren in de toekomst. Tijdens de sessie “Zo doen wij het” zullen wij u meer vertellen over onze Serious Game AbcdeSIM en het gebruik hiervan voor apothekers in opleiding. Deze sessie vindt as vrijdag 08 november plaats van 14.10...

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Bolstering Stealth Assessment in Serious Games using machine learning technology

Bolstering Stealth Assessment in Serious Games using machine learning technology

AbcdeSIM featured in the paper “Bolstering Stealth Assessment in Serious Games,” written by Konstantinos Georgiadis, Tjitske Faber, and Wim Westera. This paper will be presented on the GALA Conf 2019 in Athens, November 27-29. About the paper: “A new study entitled “Bolstering Stealth Assessment in Serious Games” by Konstantinos Georgiadis et al. prove the wellness of the abcdeSIM game for training people in emergency care...

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VirtualMedSchool on the list of Innovation Drivers of Rotterdam

VirtualMedSchool on the list of Innovation Drivers of Rotterdam

Rotterdam. A city rebuilt and re-designed after World War 2. A city which is home to people from 175 nationalities, that consistently evolved and adapted to become one of the most important locations in Europe. A city full of collaborative communities that drive innovation forward and deal with any challenges that might arise. A city dedicated to getting stuff done. Since the term “innovation drivers” is...

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VR Study Sophia Children Hospital

VR Study Sophia Children Hospital

“Virtual reality exposure before elective daycare surgery to reduce anxiety and pain in children”. VR study by the Erasmus MC Sophia Children Hospital and published in the European Journal of Anaesthesiology. The aim of this study was to investigate if virtual reality exposure (VRE) as a preparation tool for elective day care surgery in children is associated with lower levels of anxiety, pain and emergence delirium...

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English translations

English translations

We are happy to announce that our Paediatrics and General Practitioner versions of AbcdeSIM are now also available in English. All our versions have now been translated to English: – AbcdeSIM for emergency physicians – AbcdeSIM for emergency department nursing – AbcdeSIM for pre-hospital primary care – AbcdeSIM for severe burn victims – AbcdeSIM for paediatrics If you want more information or a free demo: contact...

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