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Digital Shiksha for Advanced Clinical Learning

Start Date:  July, 2022

Project Incharge : Dr. Romita Jinachandran, Dr. Prema Nedungadi, Dr. Sanjeev Singh

Amrita Collaborators : Dr. Sandhya Harikumar, Dr. Raghu Raman, Dr. (Col) Vishal Marwaha, Dr. George Mathews, Dr. Gireesh Kumar

School :  School of Computing, School of Business, School of Medicine

Center : AmritaCREATE

Funded by : USAID, RISE

Implementation Partner : jhpiego

Digital Shiksha for Advanced Clinical Learning

The Covid-19 pandemic exposed the gaps in advanced medical care training. DiShA is a platform designed and developed by CREATE. This project addresses the gaps by developing a medical simulation platform with virtual patient cases for critical care, the first in India. It is a part of Reaching, Impact Saturation and Epidemic Control (RISE), a global project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by Jhpiego (John Hopkins affiliate). The project will be a joint effort between Amrita CREATE, School of Computing Amritapuri, School of Business Amritapuri, and School of Medicine Kochi.

Some of the highlights of the platform include:

  • Impact of VR technology in Critical Care
  • Accelerates learning curve by replicating real-life clinical emergencies
  • Fast tracks capacity building in trained health care providers to develop rapid skill development
  • Context-specific solutions that address competency-gaps in different roles (clinicians, nurses & technicians)
  • Identify appropriate and timely usage of existing facilities in critical care medicine
A Preview of the RISE Online Platform

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