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Wednesday, June 19 • 4:45pm - 5:05pm
Using Virtual Reality for Training Healthcare Providers in High-Stakes Pediatric Resuscitations

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Some events in medicine - cardiac arrest, mass casualties, pediatric resuscitations - are difficult for medical providers to train for. First, because of their rarity (Low-frequency), there is less experience. Second, because of their importance (High-stakes), it's not a great time to 'practice' or learn from 'trial-and-error.'

Virtual Reality is a new method to train healthcare providers for low-frequency, high-stakes events in a safe but stressful environment. We'll describe how Children's Hospital Los Angeles helped develop a VR solution that is now being implemented in multiple hospitals and medical centers throughout the world.

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Dr. Todd Chang

Associate Medical Director for the Simulation Laboratory, Keck School Of Medicine, University Of Southern California
Dr. Todd P Chang is Divisional Director for Research & Scholarship for Emergency Medicine at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. He has been Principal Investigator in a variety of grant-funded and research examining gamification, serious games, and virtual reality in healthcare. Dr... Read More →


Wednesday June 19, 2019 4:45pm - 5:05pm
Room 104