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Innovative Collaboration Between SIMmersion and Medscape Will Use Virtual Patient to Introduce Doctors to the Spirit of Motivational Interviewing

Motivational  Interviewing (MI) is a proven approach for encouraging patients towards positive change, and the Blending Initiative—a joint project of the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA)— seeks to expand1Y0-223 … Continue reading

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New Virtual Training Approach Evokes Emotions to Boost Memory and Provide Practice in Building Relationships

  To be effective, training systems should relate directly to real-world situations and be easy for users to recall and apply later on.  In its latest system, “RAs Combat College Drinking,” SIMmersion further refines an approach to virtual training conversations … Continue reading

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Virtual Reality Training Gives Residence Assistants New Tools to Deal With Underage Drinking at Colleges

Alcohol misuse among college students is a persistent public health problem.  With funding from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), SIMmersion announces the development of a state-of-the-art virtual training tool to empower resident advisors (RAs) to talk … Continue reading

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Breakthrough Virtual Training Helps Doctors Save Lives During the Holidays by Curbing Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism

Officials warn that the period between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day is “especially dangerous” because of drunk drivers.  This year, a powerful virtual training simulation by SIMmersion, developed in partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison and funded by the National … Continue reading

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