Remote Procedural Skills Training

This webpage created October 13, 2020

Procedural Skills Training with Social Distancing during COVID-19

SMMARTS-compliant simulators are capable of supporting remote learning of procedural skills with little or no modification using publicly available video conferencing software.

Demonstration using SMMARTS-compliant Mixed-Reality Simulator of Thoracic Regional Anesthesia

The senior instructor, junior instructor, and learner were physically separated in this demonstration. The junior instructor controlled the simulator tablet from a distance while viewing the session from the learner’s perspective via the camera mounted on the trainee’s head. The senior instructor coached the junior instructor from home.


Second Demonstration using SMMARTS-compliant Mixed-Reality Simulator of Thoracic Regional Anesthesia (3x speed, no sound)


Demonstration using SMMARTS-compliant Mixed-Reality Simulator of Pterygopalatine Fossa Regional Anesthesia


IV Access Remote Learning

11-4-2020


Systematic Prostate Biopsy Remote Learning

11-13-2020