Virtual Standardized Patients for Facilitating Conversational Medical Interview

2017-11-11
Tokel, Saniye Tuğba
Talbot, Thomas
Leeds, Andrew
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of USC Standard Patient, medical interviewing tool with virtual standardized patients (VSP). Study aimed exploring perceived applicability, usability of the system, learning and NLU performances during interviews with virtual patients. Participants were randomly assigned to Spoken or Typed condition. The results showed that VSP provides opportunity to practice medical interviewing skills before actual patient interaction. Results will be discussed with the demonstration of the system.

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Citation Formats
S. T. Tokel, T. Talbot, and A. Leeds, “Virtual Standardized Patients for Facilitating Conversational Medical Interview,” Florida, United States Of America, 2017, p. 78, Accessed: 00, 2021. [Online]. Available: https://hdl.handle.net/11511/71916.