Transfer of Skills in Simulation

At this month’s Surgical Education Rounds, Dr Bin Zheng discussed a recent paper entitled: Prospective, randomized assessment of transfer of training (ToT) and transfer effectiveness ratio (TER) of virtual reality simulation training for laparoscopic skill acquisition.   This paper is one of the first to establish that skills learned in a virtual reality environment can be transferred into in real-world tasks.

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