JDoc: A Serious Game for Medical Learning

Published on Feb 10, 2008 in ACHI (Advances in Computer-Human Interaction)
· DOI :10.1109/ACHI.2008.50
Aidan Sliney5
Estimated H-index: 5
(UCC: University College Cork),
David Murphy9
Estimated H-index: 9
(UCC: University College Cork)
This paper presents initial research on a home based junior doctor medical simulator (JDoc) to improve the efficiency of junior doctor training within the restrictions imposed by the European working time directive (EWTD). Our goal is to make theoretical medical knowledge more accessible. We developed a high fidelity test framework JDoc. Our objective is to understand the potential for medical simulation in junior doctor training. The paper outlines the design process and the construction of the simulator as well as a small scale post-test usability study amongst junior doctors from which we can assess the benefits of JDoc.
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