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…