Maximize the Value of Your Simulator with VirtaMed’s Training & Education Team
May 07, 2018You may have already met members of our talented Training & Education (T&E) team when they installed your simulator and provided some initial training, but do you know the full spectrum of help and insights they can offer? With their diverse backgrounds in education, research, industry, and medicine, VirtaMed’s T&E team is a fantastic resource for helping you to get the most out of your simulator.
VirtaMed awarded as a top employer in Switzerland
May 17, 2018VirtaMed AG was named one of the top 15 employers in the ‘Best Companies to Work for in Switzerland 2018’ study carried out by Great Place to Work®. This is exceptional for a company participating in the study for the first time.
Partnership Between AANA and VirtaMed Aims to Improve Arthroscopy Education
January 28, 2019Since the beginning of their exclusive partnership in January 2018, experts from the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) and VirtaMed have worked together to develop the first of several enhancements to the ArthroS™ simulator for knee, shoulder, hip, and FAST.
VirtaMed awarded top Swiss exporter
March 26, 2019Over 95% of VirtaMed’s high-fidelity medical training simulators are exported from the company’s headquarters in Zurich, Switzerland, to medical educators around the world. From the USA to China, the 11-year-old company aspires to change the way that medical skills are taught using virtual-reality based simulators.
Simulation with the 20+2 approach
April 06, 2019The standardized 20+2 approach for obstetric ultrasound examination, is included in the new Obstetric Ultrasound simulator from VirtaMed. Launched during the 2019 annual conference of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM), VirtaMed’s GynoS™ simulator extends its training modules to include transabdominal and transvaginal obstetric ultrasound.
VirtaMed and Smith+Nephew partner for educational excellence
September 09, 2019Smith+Nephew, the global medical technology business, announces a collaboration with VirtaMed to provide surgical simulation training as part of their Training & Education portfolio for advanced surgical devices.
AANA’s Simulation Room: The Latest in Arthroscopy Education
September 30, 2019The Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) will debut the AANA J. Whit Ewing, M.D. Simulation Room in the Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) with a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony Oct. 4. The room is named in honor of the late J. Whit Ewing, M.D., a founding member of AANA, former AANA president and pioneer of the “hands-on” advanced skills courses that AANA still offers today.
A revolution in laparoscopy training: KARL STORZ and VirtaMed leap beyond VR simulation
February 03, 2020KARL STORZ, the leading endoscope and surgical instruments manufacturer, and VirtaMed, world leader in medical training simulation, introduce a novel mixed reality simulator bringing innovation to laparoscopy skills training.
Efficacy of an Arthroscopic Virtual Based Simulator for Orthopedic Surgery Residents by Year in Training
Yari S, Jandhyala C, Sharareh B, Athiviraham A, Shybut T.Determine the utility of the ArthroS™ arthroscopic simulator for orthopedic trainees based on their level of training (to determine at what point in training the simulator offers the most benefit for trainees).
Validation of a Virtual Reality–Based Hip Arthroscopy Simulator
Bauer D, Wieser K, Aichmair A, Zingg P, Dora C, Rahm STo assess construct and face validity of a novel virtual reality–based hip arthroscopy simulator using the previously validated Arthroscopic Surgery Skills Evaluation Tool (ASSET), metric parameters, and a questionnaire.
Lessons Taught by a Knee Arthroscopy Simulator About Participants in a European Arthroscopy Training Programme
Baumann, Q., Hardy, A., Courage, O., Lacombes, P., Accadbled, F., European Paediatric Orthopaedic Society Sports Study Group, Junior French Arthroscopic Society.Investigates the hypothesis that a theoretical and practical training course improves the scores achieved on an arthroscopy simulator task.
Validation of the Hip Arthroscopy Module of the VirtaMed Virtual Reality Arthroscopy Trainer
Gallagher K, Bahadori S, Antonis J, Immins T, Wainwright TW, Middleton R.To assess the face, content and construct validity of a virtual reality hip arthroscopy simulator (ArthroS™, VirtaMed AG, Schlieren, Switzerland)
Validation of a Novel Hip Arthroscopy Simulator: Establishing Construct Validity
Cychosz C, Khazi Z, Karam M, Duchman K, Willey M, Westermann R.To assess the face, content and construct validity of a virtual reality hip arthroscopy simulator (ArthroS™, VirtaMed AG, Schlieren, Switzerland)
Virtual Reality Simulator Improves the Acquisition of Basic Arthroscopy Skills in First-year Orthopedic Surgery Residents
Walbron P, Common H, Thosazeau H, Hosseini K, Peduzzi L, Bulaid Y, Sirvequx F.Arthroscopy training using a virtual reality (VR) simulator is said to improve the training of orthopedic surgery residents, although it has never been evaluated in a large representative population of first-year residents.
Surgical Games: A Simulation-Based Structured Assessment of Orthopedic Surgery Resident Technical Skills
Blevins J, Felix K, Ling D, Sculco P, McCarthy M, Demetracopoulos C, Ranawat A, Fufa D.We describe the development and implementation of a timed, multitask, station-based Surgical Games to evaluate orthopedic resident surgical skills. (ArthroS™, VirtaMed AG, Schlieren, Switzerland)
Simulation-based Arthroscopic Skills Using a Spaced Retraining Schedule Reduces Short-term Task Completion Time and Camera Path Length
Li Wei, M.D. Zhang Kai-Jun Yao Shun Xie Xiaobo, M.D. Han Weiyu, Ph.D. Xiong Wei-Bin, M.D. Tian Jing, M.D.The aim of this study was to investigate whether acquiring basic knee arthroscopic skills via a spaced retraining schedule could prevent skills deterioration and achieve further skills improvement.
Cadaver versus Simulator Based Arthroscopic Training in Shoulder Surgery
Gazi Huri, Mert Ruşen Gülşen, Ece Belen Karmiş, Doğaç KaragüvenThere are few studies that compare the cadaver dissections with the medical simulators in means of talent improvement. Therefore, the aim of this study is to find out if using cadaver dissections is still the golden standard for surgical training or using the medical simulators in surgery could replace cadaver dissections