How it works

Embodied Labs utilizes VR technology to help healthcare providers and trainees care for patients by embodying a library of impairments.


Why use Embodied Labs VR training?

  • Gain perspective on what it is like to have a disease or impairment

  • Understand disease presentation through a first-person patient perspective

  • Improve patient-provider communication & teamwork skills

  • Increase interest in pursuing healthcare professions for serving vulnerable patient populations


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White Paper

Effects of a VR Intervention on 2nd Year Medical Students

Read about how our research in a university-led pilot study affected career interest, empathy, communication skills, and learning through The Alfred Lab.

 
 

What is the Embodied Labs Learning Framework?

 
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PREPARE

Prepare to embody your patient by taking a pre-assessment and discover your existing knowledge by answering questions from the Embodied Labs facilitation guide.

 
 
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EMBODY

Embody your resident by using a VR-ready laptop to log on to Embodied Labs’ application and by putting on a VR headset. (See recommended list of VR hardware).

 
 
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REFLECT

Reflect on how the VR experiences changed your views, mindset, and knowledge about living with a particular disease, pathology, or condition.

 
 

Features

 


Have more questions?

Contact us and find out if Embodied Labs fits your training and educational needs.