Recently, the MESH360 team undertook the second stage of the VR simulator research project. The aim was to investigate and understand Paramedic stress and if this is influenced by VR technology and/or practical simulation. The first iteration of this project was back in 2018 when we provided an emergency ambulance response toward an injured patient. […]Read More Simulation stress and VR: a surprise for us all.
Stuart Cook and I were asked to present as a keynote speaker for the 2019 SoTEL symposium in Auckland. Advertised as “trendsetters”, I ensured that I put on my best attire and Cookie and I decided to present on our recent dabble into Mobile Mixed Reality and immersive simulation. Now of interest, the word dabble […]Read More A dabble into the Keynote Arena: SoTEL 2019
This follow-up study aims to investigate if Paramedic clinical simulation promotes stress and at what level is it helpful or harmful. Further investigation by way of qualitative feedback may well hold the answer to the experience of Paramedic clinical simulation and if the experience was harmful of provided benefit within a learning context. Below follows […]Read More Evaluation of Paramedic clinical simulation stress: is it good or bad?
Since starting my employment and research career at AUT in 2014 I have been working toward the development of design-based research projects that aim to provide more authentic critical care educational experiences and learner-centred pedagogies within the emergent profession of Paramedicine education. Paramedicine offers unlimited opportunities due to being a relatively new research environment. […]Read More A short history of not very much…..
Source: Just when you think you’ve nailed it…. and then you realise you haven’t and then you bow to the sage.Read More Just when you think you’ve nailed it…. and then you realise you haven’t and then you bow to the sage.
Paramedic 360-degree virtual reality is a new area of interest that I am currently involved with. Whilst virtual reality is not a new phenomenon, its use and application is still being fully explored. For this reason, we are currently in the process of researching the utility and experience of using a 360-degree image as part […]Read More Just when you think you’ve nailed it…. and then you realise you haven’t and then you bow to the sage.
Believe it or not this is the future of AUT interdisciplinary healthcare. Don’t let the scrawl confuse you, this little idea has legs…….and arms……..and toes. So the idea originates from the fact that we currently have hundreds of healthcare students taking core papers within the University, and whilst there are many reasons why a student […]Read More Is a cool uniform enough?
So for the past forty odd years I have been kidding myself that size doesn’t really matter. I’ve been more than happy with who I am and what I have. That is until recently! A colleague and I have just been given a 12.9″ iPad Pro. And so what I hear you say. After all […]Read More Who’s the daddy now…
Sure, for most part I relate blog to the words slog, fog, bog or even a flog. All quite negative terms and yet all relate to my personal feelings of having to write when perhaps I could be drinking coffee/ beer or resting. All of which are very important to me and pose no effort […]Read More A slang word for web log…..with one G!
my_orcid_qrcode-1.png Okay, so it may say that it’s all in the image but I have to accept that strictly speaking there is no image. My first foray into trying to develop an ORCID based QR-code. I wouldn’t say it’s a disaster but it does not have the impact that I wanted. I guess Thom […]Read More its all in the image