PlayGen's NANOMISSION featured at SERIOUS GAMES FOR HEALTH session (London, 12 May)

©PlayGen™ Courtesy, NanoMission



SERIOUS GAMES SHOWCASE & DESIGN WORKSHOP

"The new generation expects a new level of interactivity, and games offer just that. An innovative and exciting hands on experience which far surpass the dated methods of lectures and text books."


"This is a great opportunity to experience the wide variety of sectors where serious games have been used to great effect. It’s a must for anyone who is considering using serious games and computer-based
training for business or academic institute."


"By attending the day you will get a fully rounded experience on the use of games and simulations across a whole range of sectors, focusing on real examples with real impact."


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Specific to the SERIOUS GAMES FOR HEALTH session:

"In this session we look at some of the leading examples on increasing physical activity, improving patient compliance, encouraging better
personal health, improving hospital operations, and providing more
engaging training to healthcare professionals. Topics include the
following:

  • Experience the benefits of using simulations and serious games compared with standard e-learning.
  • Discover clinical trials that demonstrate significant positive benefit in use of games for patients.
  • Discuss and share ideas for more engaging approaches to patient and practitioner compliance.
  • Find how healthcare training can be made much more effective through the use of simulations and serious games.
  • See how gaming and virtual technologies can be harnessed to increase physical activity, encourage better personal health and improve
    hospital operations."
http://playgen.com/serious-games-showcase-design-workshop/

http://www.nanomission.org/http://www.nanomission.org/

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Notes:
The NanoMedicine V2 (lung cancer module) is funded by Wellcome Trust.
LaVerne Poussaint is an Advisory Board Member of NanoMission.
Refer to September 2008 blog post.

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Tags: jeux_sérieux, jeux_sérieux_pour_la_santé, nanomedicine, nanomission, nanosciences_education, playgen, serious_games, serious_games_for_health

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