Nursing Education in Second Life

Nurses are one of the most active groups of health professionals in Second Life and I regularly get asked by health professionals what use a virtual world like Second Life is in regard to training. The video below answers that question beautifully:

If you’re a nurse in Second Life, tell us what the experience has brought to your practice. Has it improved your skills at all?

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  1. Lee Hopkins says:

    p.p.s. I also help out in a busy Emergency Department at a local public hospital — I’ll definitely be taking it in to show everyone when I’m next there!

  2. Lee Hopkins says:

    My wife is an orthopaedic nurse, working and studying towards her Nurse Practitioner qualification — this is a fascinating video and I’ll be showing it to her tonight when she gets home from work. Thanks for finding it!

    Lee

    p.s. even though she detests computers she instantly saw how SL could provide real-world benefit such as this training when I first showed SL to her a couple of years ago. Her understanding and support has led me to where I am now studying it full-time for a PhD

  3. Lee Hopkins says:

    My wife is an orthopaedic nurse, working and studying towards her Nurse Practitioner qualification — this is a fascinating video and I’ll be showing it to her tonight when she gets home from work. Thanks for finding it!

    Lee

    p.s. even though she detests computers she instantly saw how SL could provide real-world benefit such as this training when I first showed SL to her a couple of years ago. Her understanding and support has led me to where I am now studying it full-time for a PhD

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