A bus driver has a heart attack, veering off the road and crashing into a building site. Many passengers are injured, and the clock is ticking. Who should you treat first?

That’s a mass casualty scenario the next wave of WA paramedics will face in a new virtual reality (VR) program developed by ECU.

Mass casualty incidents can have natural causes, like an earthquake, or man-made, like a terrorist attack. Either way, they’re stressful for first responders.

Textbooks can’t really prepare paramedics for these kinds of events, which is where immersive simulations come into play…

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