Virtual patient simulation method for learning and assessment in cardiology field

Ida Bagus Amertha Putra Manuaba, Ni Gusti Ayu Putu Lestari Santika Dewi, I Putu Yuda Prabawa, Agha Bhargah, Sri Darmayani, Chien-Chih Wu

Ida Bagus Amertha Putra Manuaba
PhD Candidate, Department of Education and Humanities in Medicine, International Program in Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan; Medical and Health Education Development, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana, Bali, Indonesia

Ni Gusti Ayu Putu Lestari Santika Dewi
Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

I Putu Yuda Prabawa
Clinical Pathology Department, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana, Sanglah General Hospital, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

Agha Bhargah
Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana, Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia

Sri Darmayani
Medical and Health Education Development, Faculty of Medicine, Universitas Udayana, Bali, Indonesia

Chien-Chih Wu
Department of Education and Humanities in Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan. Email:
Online First: October 17, 2020 | Cite this Article
Putra Manuaba, I., Santika Dewi, N., Prabawa, I., Bhargah, A., Darmayani, S., Wu, C. 2020. Virtual patient simulation method for learning and assessment in cardiology field. Bali Medical Journal 9(3): 660-663. DOI:10.15562/bmj.v9i3.2010

Virtual patient simulation (VPS) is an online computer simulation system that contains patients' clinical situation to train and realistically assess clinical abilities with supplemental animation, demonstration of anatomy, ECG tracing, etc. It can be used for teaching, learning, and assessment supports learning. Until now, it is difficult to ascertain how many VPS systems have been used today in the world, both for learning and assessment, especially in cardiology medicine field. We searched for all research using the term "virtual patient in medical education, virtual patient in cardiology & virtual patient simulation in cardiology" in the title or research abstract from 2014 until 2019. In this current review, we will describe the use of VPS for learning and assessment purposes in cardiology medicine field. 


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