How to Make Virtual Reality a ‘Reality’ in Nursing Education

How to Make Virtual Reality a ‘Reality’ in Nursing Education

Interested in including virtual experiences as a learning strategy with your nursing students? Or are unsure of the process for including virtual experiences utilized in nursing education? This session if for you! In this session we will explore and demonstrate different virtual reality experiences used in nursing education. Then the process for including virtual experiences will be critically examined and participants will experience a virtual environment. Participants will leave with an increased understanding of the types of virtual experiences available, links to free resources and ways to optimize learning when using these technologies.

Learning Objectives:

  • Differentiate between different formats of virtual experiences
  • Explore how virtual environments are being used to prepare students for clinical and other experiences.
  • Examine the process for including virtual experiences in education and training