Virtual and Augmented Reality Put a Twist on Medical Education

Published: February 7, 2018
Category: News

Building on nearly 3 decades of experience using virtual reality to build immersive therapies for patients with posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), ICT’s Skip Rizzo, is tackling a new challenge—training clinicians to more skillfully handle delicate interactions with patients. To treat patients with PTSD, Rizzo and his colleagues re-create traumatic situations that trigger intense emotional responses and enable therapy. He’s found it particularly useful for a younger generation of veterans who have grown up with virtual reality gaming.
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