Events and dissemination

Virtual Ward is a work in progress, but has been presented at a number of national and international conferences.

Forthcoming

  •  Association of Medical Education in Europe Annual Conference, Actualisation of work-based learning: Using ‘real’ to make ‘virtual’ patients, 4th Midlands Education Research Group Meeting 2010, August 2011
  • Association of Medical Education in Europe Annual Conference, A pilot study exploring the utility of virtual patients to final year medical students preparing for an OSCE in emergency medicine, August 2011
  • Association for the Study of Medical Education Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual patients: Are students good at clinical reasoning or good at using the technology? July 2011

Completed

  • Festival of Postgraduate Research, University of Leicester, June 2011 (PDF poster)

  • 4th MERG Meeting, Nottingham, October 2010 (Prezi slides)

  • Association of Medical Education in Europe Annual Conference, Virtual patients and cognitive load: Supporting case authors to help balance their words and pictures, August 2010
  • Association for the Study of Medical Education Annual Scientific Meeting, Virtual or personal learning environments – What do students use and where would they like to meet their Virtual Patient?, July 2010
  • 14th Ottawa conference on the assessment of competence in medicine and the healthcare professions, Assessment for e-learning: meta-planning shows that medical students value interactivity, assessment and feedback as key features of a web-based simulation technology for creating virtual patients, May 2010 (Prezi slides)

 

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Principal Investigator: Dr. Rakesh Patel

rp299@le.ac.uk  

Find BADGER at the Institute of Learning Innovation

iCLerC project:

Dabean Faraj df136@student.le.ac.uk