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SISIS ABSTRACT Simulators that represent human patients are being integrated into

@inproceedings{Johnson2016SISISAS,
  title={SISIS ABSTRACT Simulators that represent human patients are being integrated into},
  author={Ericka Johnson},
  year={2016}
}
medical education. This study examines the use of a haptic-enabled, virtual reality simulator designed to allow training in minimally invasive surgery (MIS) techniques. The paper shows how medical practices and practitioners are constructed during a simulation. By using the theoretical tools that situated learning and communities of practice provide, combined with the concept of reconstituting, I broaden the discussion of medical simulators from a concern with discrete skills and individual… Expand

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