Fundamental VR education platform becomes part of South West London training programme

digitalhealthage | May 21, 2019

Fundamental VR education platform becomes part of South West London training programme
FundamentalVR has announced its education surgical platform Fundamental Surgery is now part of the curriculum for the South West London Registrar Orthopaedic Training Programme.St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is the latest London hospital to adopt the VR and haptic simulation system for spine and orthopaedic training. The simulation system has been installed within the GAPS Centre (St George’s Advanced Patient Simulation and Skills Centre) and was used in a recent South London Deanery training day on hip arthroplasty.Omar Sabri, consultant at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and lead consultant on the integration into the program said: “We are thrilled to have integrated Fundamental Surgery into the GAPS Centre and to have also had the group of orthopaedic trainees go through the program, experiencing the Posterior Approach Total Hip Replacement (PTHR) on the machine for the first time.“Through this integration, trainees can now demonstrate the skills they’ve learned by using this technology and have it reflected in their educational portfolio and Intercollegiate Surgical Curriculum Project. This along with the Royal College approval are just the start for Fundamental Surgery’s platform and the team’s effort to integrate it into all surgical training programs across the country.”

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