Graphic promoting CDC's LabTrainingVR: Biosafety Cabinet Edition

By Melanie Padgett Powers, writer

Virtual reality offers an interactive, safe, useful and fun way for public health laboratory professionals to learn and evaluate new skills, according to presenters at the October 13 APHL 2020 Virtual Conference session “Incorporating Virtual Reality (VR) into Laboratory Training: How We Did It, What We Learned and What This Means for Future Training.”

The public health field has come to rely on e-learning and hands-on workshops for training, but both have their challenges, said Kevin Clark, MS, a health communications specialist in the Training and Workforce Development Branch of the Division of Laboratory Systems …read more