Published on in Vol 21, No 7 (2019): July

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Virtual Patient Simulations in Health Professions Education: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by the Digital Health Education Collaboration

Virtual Patient Simulations in Health Professions Education: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by the Digital Health Education Collaboration

Virtual Patient Simulations in Health Professions Education: Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis by the Digital Health Education Collaboration


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Books/Policy Documents

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  2. Tanner C, Gubrud-Howe P. Development, Implementation and Evaluation of Curricula in Nursing and Midwifery Education. View
  3. . Simulation and Game-Based Learning for the Health Professions. View
  4. . Simulation and Game-Based Learning for the Health Professions. View
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  6. . Simulation and Game-Based Learning for the Health Professions. View
  7. . Simulation and Game-Based Learning for the Health Professions. View
  8. Dawidziuk A, Miller G, Malawana J. Biomedical Visualisation. View
  9. Wang Y, Shah M, Jimenez F, Wilson C, Ashiq M, Eagan B, Williamson Shaffer D. Advances in Quantitative Ethnography. View
  10. Crespi N, Drobot A, Minerva R. The Digital Twin. View
  11. Kharbech S, Abinahed J, Aboumarzouk O, El Ansari W, Al Ansari A, Balakrishnan S. Artificial Intelligence, Big Data, Blockchain and 5G for the Digital Transformation of the Healthcare Industry. View
  12. Salloum A, Alfaisal R, Salloum S. Artificial Intelligence in Education: The Power and Dangers of ChatGPT in the Classroom. View
  13. Beltes C, Delantoni A, Orhan K. Digital Dentistry. View
  14. van As J, Cooke R. Integrating Cutting-Edge Technology Into the Classroom. View