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AKILLI SİSTEMLER VE UYGULAMALARI DERGİSİ
JOURNAL OF INTELLIGENT SYSTEMS WITH APPLICATIONS
J. Intell. Syst. Appl.
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Virtual Reality Applications in Nursing

Hemşirelikte Sanal Gerçeklik Uygulamaları

How to cite: Arslan G, Tokem Y, İşler Y. Virtual reality applications in nursing. Akıllı Sistemler ve Uygulamaları Dergisi (Journal of Intelligent Systems with Applications) 2020; 3(2): 122-129. DOI: 10.54856/jiswa.202012132

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Title: Virtual Reality Applications in Nursing

Abstract: The progress in technological and scientific fields in the 20th century has transformed and shaped the lives of people remarkably. In healthcare, technology can be described as the application of the methods, systems, medicines, devices, vaccines and organized information to improve the quality of life by providing solutions for the needs of both professionals and patients. Besides its potential of reducing fragmentation and costs while increasing the safety, utilization of technology can be considered as the key to achieving a safe, sustainable, and person-centered healthcare environment. Virtual Reality (VR) is a computer-generated three-dimensional interactive environment that stimulates multiple sensory methods. Considering the fact that VR is one of the crucial technological trends of this century, it has the potential of affecting the health industry until 2025 extremely. It is a real-time graphic simulation that includes visual, auditory, and tactile experiences. In the field of health, VR is used for multiple purposes as training of medical students for critical surgeries, education of nursing candidates, and treatment of some diseases. As essential members of the healthcare team, nurses should be a strict follower of the rapidly evolving technology to provide efficient and quality care. The utilization of VR in nursing education has the advantage of decreasing faulty interventions, which enhances patient safety as well as the quality of the healthcare services in the future.

Keywords: Virtual reality; nursing; nursing education; health


Başlık: Hemşirelikte Sanal Gerçeklik Uygulamaları

Özet: 20. yüzyılda teknolojik ve bilimsel alanlardaki gelişmeler, insanların yaşamlarını önemli ölçüde değiştirmiş ve şekillendirmiştir. Sağlık hizmetlerinde teknoloji, hem profesyonellerin hem de hastaların ihtiyaçlarına çözümler sunarak yaşam kalitesini iyileştirmeye yönelik yöntemlerin, sistemlerin, ilaçların, cihazların, aşıların ve organize bilgilerin uygulanması olarak tanımlanabilir. Güvenliği artırırken parçalanmayı ve maliyetleri azaltma potansiyelinin yanı sıra, teknolojinin kullanımı güvenli, sürdürülebilir ve kişi merkezli bir sağlık bakımı ortamına ulaşmanın anahtarı olarak kabul edilebilir. Sanal Gerçeklik (VR), çoklu duyusal yöntemleri harekete geçiren, bilgisayar tarafından üretilen üç boyutlu etkileşimli bir ortamdır. VR’nin bu yüzyılın önemli teknolojik trendlerinden biri olduğu düşünüldüğünde, VR sağlık sektörünü 2025 yılına kadar derinden etkileme potansiyeline sahip bir teknolojidir. VR, görsel, işitsel ve dokunsal deneyimler içeren gerçek zamanlı bir grafik simülasyonudur. Sağlık alanında VR, tıp öğrencilerinin kritik ameliyatlar için yetiştirilmesi, hemşirelik adaylarının eğitimi ve bazı hastalıkların tedavisi olarak çok amaçlı kullanılmaktadır. Sağlık ekibinin temel üyeleri olarak hemşireler, verimli ve kaliteli bakım sağlamak için hızla gelişen teknolojinin sıkı bir takipçisi olmalıdır. Hemşirelik eğitiminde sanal gerçeklik kullanımının hatalı müdahaleleri azaltma avantajı vardır, bu da hasta güvenliğini ve gelecekte sağlık hizmetlerinin kalitesini artırmaktadır.

Anahtar kelimeler: Sanal gerçeklik; hemşirelik; hemşirelik eğitimi; sağlık


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