Conquer Mobile to Speak at INTERFACE 2014 Health Conference on VR Surgical Simulation and Patient Safety

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Conquer Mobile, Simulation Training Specialists, Slated to Speak at the Vancouver INTERFACE 2014 Health Summit on the Topic of ‘Increasing Patient Safety with VR Surgical Simulation’ Based on a Case Study with Resident Neurosurgeons.

Interface 2014 Health Conference
PeriopSim is valuable for any surgical resident or nurse who needs to prepare for an unfamiliar surgical procedure.

Conquer Mobile, simulation training specialists, will address the topic of ‘Increasing Patient Safety with VR Surgical Simulation’ at the INTERFACE 2014 health conference in Vancouver.

INTERFACE 2014 is the only international health technology summit in Canada. It brings together educators and technology innovators to discuss the future of health. INTERFACE 2014 takes place September 29-30 at the Vancouver Convention Centre.

Aaron Hilton, CTO of Conquer Mobile, will present a case study following a cohort of neurosurgical residents learning how to perform Burr Hole brain surgery at the annual Dalhousie University ‘Rookie Camp’. The case study looks at the effect of simulation training on skills acquisition. Neurosurgery residents used PeriopSimTM, an iPad surgical simulation training product, to supplement traditional learning methods. He will also present current research in VR surgical simulation.

“Seeing neurosurgeons actively learning with PeriopSim brought the vision to life and really validated the concept.” said Aaron Hilton, CTO of Conquer Mobile. “The results were clear. Simulation training can enhance skills acquisition - in a safe environment, “ added Hilton. “For clinicians, this enables risk-free practice outside the OR. For patients this means increased safety within the OR.”

PeriopSim enabled neurosurgery residents to learn the steps and instruments of the Burr Hole procedure,” commented Dr. David Clarke, Surgeon and Head of Neurosurgery, Dalhousie University/Capital Health. “PeriopSim is valuable for any surgical resident or nurse who needs to prepare for an unfamiliar surgical procedure,” added Clarke.

Event Details

INTERFACE 2014 http://interfacesummit.com
Date: September 29,30
Location: Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Health Research Sessions
Date: September 30
Time: 3:00pm-3.45pm
Location: Room 223

Event Registration
A promotional discount of $100 off the regular delegate rate is available via the following link:  https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/interface-2014-tickets-11755058697?discount=CONQUER

About Aaron Hilton
Aaron Hilton is CTO of Conquer Mobile and a leading voice in the VR community. He is the founder of the VanVR Meetup group and a founding partner in The Sawmill, a newly launched Motion Capture Studio in Vancouver. Aaron is also collaborating with the Emily Carr VIVE VR project and doing collaborative research with pioneers such as wireless headset researcher David Clement.

About Conquer Mobile
Conquer Mobile is a specialist in mobile solutions with a focus on medical simulation for training. PeriopSimTM is a simulation training tool for the iPad, that helps clinicians to prepare for procedures outside of clinical time. The company has a strong medical advisory group drawing together surgeons, neuroscientists, nurse educators and nurses. Conquer Mobile has a track record producing secure, graphical enterprise apps for blue-chip companies such as NGRAIN, GenomeDx, Webtech Wireless, McDonald’s Canada and industry leading Software Companies. Conquer Mobile is based in Vancouver, Canada.

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