Virtual clinical cases, to provide better health care for cancer pain

26 June 2017

Kyowa Kirin laboratory, an international group specializing in R&D of monoclonal antibodies, has chosen to collaborate with our company with the aim of creating training programs that involve digital simulation.

Their motto, “Commitment to life”, materializes as a desire to support healthcare professionals in all their duties. Given that oncologists must treat very serious illnesses and that sometimes patients do not express all their pains, Kyowa Kirin is researching the care provided to treat pain and therefore wants to implement training programs dedicated to treating paroxysmal pain*, backed up by virtual clinical cases.

This project, with its ultimate goal of improving patient care, is an echo of SimforHealth’s mission statement.
Our project teams are experts in creating virtual clinical cases for healthcare professional training and have exchanged with the Kyowa Kirin teams, with the support of oncologists, to create cases.

The result of this collaboration is a series of 4 clinical cases.

These clinical cases have been tested by ten oncology experts all over France and subsequently used as part of Kyowa Kirin training programs for 60 healthcare professionals.

André Abric, the Director of Kyowa Kirin France, spoke in an interview about the ease of implementation of this new training method, both for trainers and for trainees.

Traditional training often relies on the trainee memorizing and not participating. Working with an interactive system means that we can share experience and exchange while training.

Instead of concentrating on memorizing information, the trainee focuses much more on active participation.

Digital simulation for better pain management for cancer patients.
Find out about André Abric’s experience (Director of Kyowa Kirin France):

The interview with Mr. Abric, which we showed at our annual conference, has got people talking and underlined the added value provided by the training programs we can create. This positive response has only served to increase our desire to enable healthcare professionals to train and practice, but “never the first time on the patient” (French health authority recommendation).

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