Virtual Reality Training in Medicine: Making Medical Practice Accessible Remotely with Christine King And Arabian Prince

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Virtual Reality Training in Medicine: Making Medical Practice Accessible Remotely with Christine King And Arabian Prince

In this day and age where education and learning mean to sit in front of your computer screen and listen to your professor discuss can be very detrimental in the long run because of the lack of practical learning. This is exceptionally unacceptable in the field of medicine, where interactive learning should always be the aim of every educator.

This is where Virtual Reality Training comes into play., In a sense this can be the next step in the path of education we are striving for. Although not the same as experiencing the training or operation yourself, virtual reality can give us a sense of what to expect in various scenarios in the operating room.

Platforms of learning like these can also be used to bring about equity in terms of education and healthcare. Which means everyone can have access to these materials, bringing down barriers and boundaries so that everyone can enjoy the same privileges.

Let us learn more about virtual reality and how it affects avenues of learning with Christine King and Arabian Prince in this episode. 

Memorable Quotes:

  • “There are great lessons to be learned in reviewing past performances of your own and the other people around you.” – Paul Roberts 
  • “We found that clinical immersion, meaning being able to just be a fly on the wall and stand in medical procedure really is helpful for students to learn, especially biomedical engineers and medical students, what is going on, what to expect and how can we innovate and help the people, the physicians that we're going to be working for or working with” – Christine King
  • The mission of obtaining health equity is so important. It means everyone has access, not just the privileged, not just the ones with big bank accounts, but the inner cities, the communities, the minority, or the general population everyone has access to quality health, to quality education. – Dr. Trinh
  • They should be able to see what doctors do. And a lot of times that will help demystify what’s going on. – Arabian Prince

 About the Guests:

Christine King is an assistant professor of Teaching in the Biomedical Department in the University of California, Irvine and a NIH R - 25 Grantee. She also specializes in women's health medical devices and engineering education for medicine and entrepreneurism.

Kim Renard Nazel a.k.a Arabian Prince/Professor X is an American rapper, singer, songwriter, record producer, and DJ. He is best known as a founding member of N.W.A. As a consultant, Arabian has advised many companies on bridging the gap between technology and the youth, while bringing new product innovations to market.

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About the Host:

Dung Trinh, MD is the Chief Medical Officer of Irvine Clinical Research, medical missionary with TongueOut Medical Missions, and holds leadership positions with multiple health care organizations in Orange County. He is a keynote speaker, best-selling author, and Host of “Health Talks with Dr. Trinh” which can be heard weekly on OC Talk Radio.

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