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How can you use VR in healthcare?

The healthcare industry is an early adopter of VR technology. From upskilling healthcare workers to providing more hand-down training for students and trainees, the healthcare industry is using VR for a variety of purposes. One of the most obvious purposes is training and learning.

Learning and training:
VR eliminates risk-an obstacle to hands-on learning, especially in a critical work scenario like healthcare.

But thanks to VR, complex training conditions can now be VR-simulated, and students or trainees can practice to their heart’s content. For example, trainee surgeons and even experienced surgeons can use VR-supported virtual operating rooms to improve their skills and practice new procedures without the fear of being in a real operating room.

In summary, simulated medical education in VR enables the practice of complicated procedures in a completely risk-free, cost-effective, and realistic virtual environment. The result is that we have a more employable healthcare workforce.

The potential applications of VR in healthcare are limitless, including medical education. At universities, VR is being used to make boring and stressful lectures a more exciting experience.

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