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Foley Catheter – Female

Medical Virtual Reality Track

SUBJECT: FOLEY CATHETER INSERTION
TRACK: MEDICAL
STRUCTURE: TRAINING & ASSESSMENT

About the Course

Urinary catheterization involves introducing a thin, long, flexible sterile tube into a patient’s bladder through the urethra in order to draw urine. The catheter is held in place with a small balloon inflated with sterile water. The balloon end of the catheter is placed in the bladder and the other end is connected to a urine bag suspended against the patient’s bed.

Foley catheters are indwelling catheters which can be left in place for around 3 months. Though not a very complex procedure, it is a delicate one and takes some practice to master the skill.

In this VR training solution, can practice the procedure of female foley catheter placement. Learners will practice with a virtual patient in a simulated environment. An assessment mode provides learners the opportunity to test themselves and identify areas in which they need to improve.

Learning Outcomes

  • Learn the key steps involved in foley catheter insertion
  • Understand the core equipment involved

Modules

Patient Preparation

Thorough preparation sets the foundation for a successful procedure. This lesson on patient preparation includes confirming the identity of the patient, preparing the patient, gathering the necessary equipment and creating a sterile field. The session is equipped with a responding virtual patient, physics-based interactions and adequate affordances representing the equipment required for the procedure; all set in a photorealistic virtual environment for a close-to-reality experience.

Catheter Insertion

Catheter insertion is a delicate and gentle procedure. This lesson in catheter insertion is designed to provide learners with the procedural knowledge required to insert a catheter, ensuring its correct placement and inflating the balloon to secure it in the bladder. Learners get to practice the procedure with a virtual patient in a zero-risk environment enriched with haptic feedback and physics-based interactions. All necessary affordances are made available to ensure a thorough practice session.

Features & Benefits

INTERACTIVE VR SIMULATION
TRAINING & ASSESSMENT
REAL-TIME FEEDBACK
DELIBERATE PRACTICE
REAL-TIME DATA COLLECTION
COMPLIANCE MANAGEMENT

Frequently Asked Questions

What type of VR hardware do I need?

This VR training experience requires a standalone VR headset, such as the Oculus Quest, Pico Neo or HTC Focus 2+.

SUBJECT: FOLEY CATHETER INSERTION
TRACK: MEDICAL
STRUCTURE: TRAINING & ASSESSMENT

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