Virtual reality environments for health professional education (Protocol)

Saxena, Nakul; Kyaw, Bhone M.; Vseteckova, Jitka; Dev, Parvati; Paul, Pradeep; Lim, Kenneth Teck Kiat; Kononowicz, Andrezej; Masiello, Italo; Tudor Car, Lorainne; Nikolaou, Charoula K.; Zary, Nabil and Car, Josip (2016). Virtual reality environments for health professional education (Protocol). Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews(Issue 2), article no. CD012090.



Objectives: To assess the effects of virtual reality environment (VRE)-based educational interventions for health professionals on knowledge, skills, and participants’ attitude towards and satisfaction with the interventions. Additionally, this review will assess the interventions' economic impact (cost and cost effectiveness), patient-related outcomes and unintended adverse effects of VRE-based educational interventions for post-registration healthcare providers.

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