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VR stroke training for NSW nurses rolls out

Emergency department nurses across New South Wales are set to benefit from a new virtual reality (VR) training program about stroke care. Developed by the NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation and the Centre for Advanced Training Systems at the University ...

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VR helping midwives in rural Qld deliver babies

Virtual reality (VR) is helping to create safer birthing experiences for Queensland mothers and their babies in remote towns. Nurses in the remote and predominantly Indigenous towns of north-west Queensland are learning how to prepare mothers for childbirth with the ...

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SA uni rolls out new medical record system

The University of Adelaide has incorporated a new medical record system into practical exams for fifth-year students.  The move aims to provide a more authentic learning experience and better prepare students for real-world clinical practice.  Professor Adam Montagu, Director of ...

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What tech in hospitals could look like in 2053

Academics have offered a sneak peek into how artificial intelligence (AI) could revolutionise hospitals in 30 years. Professor of Economics David Orsmond and artificial intelligence expert Dr Hamid Alinejad-Rokny said a machine that provides nurses with patient-specific data could be ...

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Training next-gen nurses for a digital future: Q&A

Nursing Review spoke with the course director of Nursing at Swinburne University, professor Karen-Leigh Edward, about the role of digital technologies like interactive dummies to prepare future nurses for their profession. Professor Edward said there is a high demand for tech-savvy ...

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Dear diary, today I faced COVID-19

“I guess there’s a lot of pressure, pressure on us, and its, its very tiring and challenging to get breaks in and so on,” she says into her phone to no one in particular.  “We’ve had, you know, young people that have had ...

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