Surgeons learn to master their instruments alongside an assistant with a camera, optimally preparing them for the operating room.
ArthroS™ FAST module - Fundamentals of Arthroscopic Surgery Training
March 03, 2014The major American orthopaedic associations ABOS, AAOS and AANA implemented a mandate last year to further improve and standardize surgical education in the field of arthroscopy. They created a program called FAST (Fundamentals of Arthroscopic Surgery Training) which VirtaMed has now incorporated into ArthroS™.
Busy VirtaMed simulators at surgical summit in Nancy, France
March 28, 2014At the university of Lorraine, Nancy, France, latest surgical training equipment awaits behind every door. About 20 rooms are either fully equipped operating rooms for animal training, or contain state-of-the-art virtual reality trainers.
Virtual Mirena® and Jaydess® placement @ ESC congress 2014
June 09, 2014The 13th congress of the European Society of Contraception and Reproductive Health (ESC) took place May 28 – 31, 2014 in Lisbon, Portugal. The VirtaMed PelvicSim™ also travelled to Lisbon for extensive training of IUD placements.
Michèle focuses on recruiting the best candidates to fill positions at VirtaMed and build a great team. She is devoted to smooth administration and processes, keeping an open dialogue between hiring managers and candidates. She supports comprehensive onboarding and training, and seeks high employee satisfaction and retention. Her personal passion within Human Resources is finding the ideal balance between fulfilling the company’s personnel needs and helping employees with personal and professional development such that both are aligned and in harmony with the other. Michèle joined VirtaMed in 2014, serving as the company's Office Manager, while also helping the Sales and Marketing teams grow in scale. In June of 2016, drawing upon her broad experience across the company, she dedicated herself full-time to HR. In her free time, you will likely find her at handball matches with her family or taking care of her Ridgeback, Dajan.
Evaluation of the educational value of a virtual reality TURP simulator according to a curriculum-based approach
Tjiam IM, Berkers CH, Schout BM, Brinkman WM, Witjes JA, Scherpbier AJ, Hendrikx AJ, Koldewijn ELThis study aimed to evaluate the place of the TURPsim (Simbionix/VirtaMed, Beit Goal, Israel) within a urologic residency training curriculum, including training needs analysis (TNA) and investigating its validity.
Holmium Laser Enucleation of the Prostate: Simulation-Based Training Curriculum and Validation
Kuronen-Steward C, Ahmed K, Aydin A, Dasgupta P, Aho T, Popert R.To evaluate the face, content, and construct validity of a novel virtual reality simulator for holmium laser enucleation of the prostate (HoLEP) and to assess its feasibility and acceptability as a training model.