MMVR 2005 Session B:

Emerging Trends in Medical Simulation:
Identifying the Needs of the Medical Community and Methods to Address Them

Alan Liu, M. Dale Alverson, Mark Scerbo, Mark Bowyer

Schedule and Topics





1010 - 1030

Technology and Medical Simulation

  • A survey of current state of the art
  • Trends in simulation development
  • Missing links: What's needed, and how to get there

Alan Liu


A Clinical Perspective

  • The need for medical simulation
  • The present situation: What’s missing, what’s needed
  • Incorporating simulation in the medical education curriculum
  • Validation: Why its important

Mark Bowyer

1050 - 1110

Human Factors and Medical Simulation

  • What is human factors?
  • Human factors methods applied to simulation and training.
  • Human factors and medical simulation: Problems and solutions.
  • The big picture.

Mark Scerbo

1110 - 1130

Advanced Distributed Learning

  • The TOUCH Experience: A team approach to medical simulation
  • Lessons learned
  • Looking forward: What’s for the future?
  • Incorporating distributed learning in the curriculum

Dale Alverson

1130 - 1200

Open discussion and conclusion







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