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Virtual Patient Cases: Improving Physical Therapy Education

Physical therapy faculty have faced unprecedented challenges in 2020. The COVID-19 pandemic, campus closures, and the move to virtual instruction have forced some creative solutions.DxR Project Manager Jeanne Ferraro and Communications Director Beth Hart recently spoke with Dr. Karen Huhn, the guiding academic force behind VirtualPT Clinician. Dr. Huhn discussed teaching physical therapy in the […]

Patient Simulation in Healthcare Education: Mapping Student’s Clinical Competence with the CCX Exam

How do medical schools assess their students’ clinical competence prior to high stakes board exams? How can medical school faculty prepare students to solve new clinical puzzles? And how do they do so safely? In this case study, we examine how the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine approaches this challenges, starting in the first […]

In Celebration of Nurses

In celebration of Nurses’ Week, DxR Development is profiling nurses who exemplify the qualities that make nurses among the most trusted professionals in society. In times like these, we need their wisdom and insight. “Never stop learning.” It’s a foundational statement for Sue Erlewine’s professional nursing career, her focus as a nursing instructor, and her […]

DxR Meets Educational Need During COVID-19 Campus Closures

When the COVID-19 pandemic forced closure of college campuses across the globe, healthcare education faculty needed to adapt quickly to online course delivery. One solution: heavier usage of online resources, including ‘virtual patient’ case study software like that developed and marketed by DxR Development Group. “When campuses are off-limits to faculty, staff, and students, schools […]