Why every hospital should consider virtual reality – lessons and evidence from early adopters Event as iCalendar

23 April 2018

1 - 2pm

Venue: Clinical Education Centre, Level 5

Location: Auckland City Hospital

Dr Matava

Auckland DHB would like to extend invitations to staff and students at the faculty and other interested people in relevant parts of the wider university.

You are invited to a guest lecture with Assoc. Professor Clyde Matava from the Hospital for Sick Children and University of Toronto, Canada

Dr. Matava is a staff anesthesiologist and Associate Professor at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto. He is the Director of eLearning and Technology Innovations at the University of Toronto’s Department of Anesthesia and the Director of Informatics, Innovation and Technology in the Department of Anesthesia, Hospital for Sick Children. He is also the Physician Lead for their Epic Anesthesia programme, and the founder and Co-Director of the Collaborative Human ImmerSive Interactions Laboratory (CHISIL) at the University of Toronto.

Dr. Matava has created and designed several apps, and has won several teaching and innovation awards. His current work focuses on the use of Artificial Intelligence, 3D printing, Virtual Reality and Social Media in medical education, patient education and clinical care. His clinical interests include airway management and regional anesthesia.

His presentation will showcase real examples of using virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality in the areas of patient education, staff education and clinical care.

All welcome.

Virtual Reality Lecture
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