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Zentrum für virtuelle Patienten
Medizinische Fakultät Heidelberg
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HeiCuMed Projects

 

 

 

 

Longitudinal Virtual Patient Project in the Medical Faculty of the University of Heidelberg 

  • Projects financed by MWK resources for improvement of teaching; long term projects are underway in all areas of the medical faculty.
  • Currently used paediatrics, surgery, kjp, general medicine, gynaecology, neurology, immunology, virology, dental medicine
  • Implementation of virtual patients in preclinical studies for an early connection between theoretical knowledge and realistic clinical cases.

 

Virtual Patients in pediatrics

  • Used in student education since 1999
  • Used as a testing instrument within the regular instructional module tests since 2006 
    • Virtual Patients as preparation for training of practical skills (Skills Lab) pilot project in pediatrics since summer 2009
    • Virtual Patients as obligatory preparation for skills training (reanimation, lumbar puncture etc.)

Virtual Patients in Pre-clinical studies 

  • Creation of virtual patients and integration into curriculum with classes and tests - part of a longitudinal virtual patient project beginning summer 2008

Virtual Patients in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

  • Creation of virtual patients and integration into curriculum with classes and tests - part of a longitudinal patient project beginning fall 2008.

Virtual Patients in Neurology

  • Creation of virutal patients and integration into curriculum with classes and tests - part of a longitudinal virtual patient project beginning fall 2008 

Virtual Patients in Surgery

  • Creation of virutal patients and integration into curriculum with classes and tests - part of a longitudinal virtual patient project beginning  2009 

Virtual Patients in Gynecology

  • Creation of virutal patients and integration into curriculum with classes and tests - part of a longitudinal virtual patient project beginning  2009