Gamification, personalised learning and virtual reality-based experiences are charting new paths for teaching and education. In healthcare, a new facility, the SingHealth Duke-NUS Institute of Medical Simulation (SIMS) i3 (inspire, innovate and incubate) Hub, will take this to new heights by providing realistic simulated environments and employ the use of serious games where healthcare learners can hone their clinical skills in safe and supervised virtual domains.
Find out more in the latest issue of
Singapore Health (May-June 2022). In this issue, learn about a new equipment which keeps dental professionals and patients safe from viruses such as COVID-19; find out why back pain is one of the most prevalent conditions that has seen a spike during the COVID-19 pandemic; and learn a set of exercise that can help improve sleep. Also read about colonic polyps and why it’s important to undergo regular colonoscopy; how the new National Pancreas Transplantation Programme can help diabetes patients who are on insulin treatment; and why people with amputations can live more normally with the help of occupational therapists.