Director of Clinical Strategy Neuro Rehab VR Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Recent research has suggested non-pharmacological adjuncts like Virtual Reality (VR) have become an increasingly important option for effective pain management. Given the emergence of new VR technology, and the growing body of research surrounding VR and pain management, clinicians managing acute and chronic pain are encouraged to learn about this new innovative technology. Translating research into practice will be demonstrated using patient case studies.
Describe the difference between various virtual environments (i.e. Virtual vs. Augmented and extended reality
Differentiate between Non-immersive and Fully immersive VR
Discuss therapeutic mechanisms of pain relief utilizing Virtual Reality
Understand evidence describing potential use of VR for acute and chronic pain among patients experiencing varied pain across diverse clinical settings.
Review determinants of successful implementation of Virtual Reality into clinical practice for chronic pain management