BOSTON and MONTREAL — NOVEMBER 7, 2023 — UbiSim (www.ubisimvr.com), the world’s first immersive virtual reality (VR) training platform built specifically for nurses, has been named a winner of the 2023 Merit Awards for Healthcare. UbiSim took the gold award for healthcare in the HealthTech category for best use of Virtual Reality. The Merit Awards for Healthcare were judged based on submissions that represent the best in current and next-generation innovations and technologies.
“It is an honor to take the Gold,” said Julian Allen, PhD, Labster Vice President of Academic Affairs. “This recognition from The Merit Awards affirms the substantial learning benefits that UbiSim's immersive digital experiences provide for nurse learners who are entrusted with the pivotal task of ensuring safe and effective patient care, the cornerstone of our healthcare systems.”
The UbiSim platform is a complete simulation lab that provides nursing trainees with virtual access to a variety of clinical situations. These contribute to developing skills such as clinical judgment, critical thinking, and clear communication that enhance safe clinical practice and are essential to improving Next Generation NCLEX test scores. UbiSim lets faculty choose from 50-plus existing training scenarios created in collaboration with nursing educators and simulation experts. Educators may also customize the scenarios or create original ones, as the UbiSim editor provides unprecedented flexibility to adapt content to fit learning objectives.
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UbiSim, a Labster company, is the leading immersive virtual reality (VR) training platform dedicated specifically to nursing. By combining evidence-based immersive VR simulations with an intuitive, web-based authoring tool, UbiSim empowers faculty to customize and design simulations that are curated for their students' learning objectives and align with Next Generation NCLEX test plan and AACN Essentials domains. UbiSim partners with 100-plus nursing institutions in North America and Europe to advance the shared mission of addressing the nursing shortage by reducing the cost, time, and logistical challenges of traditional simulation methods and scaling high-quality nursing education. Founded in 2016, UbiSim was acquired by Labster (www.labster.com) in 2021. Visit www.ubisimvr.com.
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