Effects of Virtual Reality Simulation on Worker Emergency Evacuation of Neonates
Farra, S., Hodgson, E., Miller, E. et al. (2019). Effects of Virtual Reality Simulation on Worker Emergency Evacuation of Neonates. (Abstract only.) Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness. 13(2):301–308.
The authors compared learning outcomes (i.e., knowledge gained; confidence with evacuation; and performance in a live exercise) among newborn intensive care unit (NICU) workers who underwent virtual reality simulation (VRS) emergency evacuation training versus those who received web-based clinical updates (CU). Those in the VRS cohort performed significantly better than those in the CU cohort.