Call for Virtual Standardized Patients

Acadicus is looking for independent contractors interested in participating as virtual standardized patients (VSP) in simulations as the voice of a patient.  Using a compatible windows PC with headphones, VSP’s are able to control the patient and interact with students.  Acadicus users can schedule time with trained VSP’s to assist with their live simulations.  

How it Works

Hire Virtual Standardized Patients

Schedule time with live, trained remote VSP’s to engage learners in live virtual simulations.  VSP’s serve as voice and puppeteer of the patient, using the Acadicus Simulation Manager to manipulate patient animations and other scene variables.    

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Become a Virtual Standardized Patient

Virtual Standardized Patients can work from any location, and are hired on an as-needed, hourly basis.  To qualify for training as a Standardized Patient operator for live simulations in our current phase 1 implementation, candidates must:  
  • own a compatible windows PC with headphones with a mic (info)
  • be able to operate as an independent contractor in the U.S. or Canada
  • identify which patient characters they would like to be considered as
  • provide any additional qualifications, such as experience with or studies in medical related fields, possession of Oculus Rift VR hardware (not required), experience with virtual simulation, etc.    
Hourly rates are determined based on experience, availability, and skill in operating virtual standardized patients in Acadicus. 

Do you have a Windows PC with headphones and microphone?

Are you able to operate as an independent contractor in the U.S. or Canada?

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Additional Simulation Content and Features

Virtual Nursing Simulation

A library of virtual nursing simulations, scenarios, environments, characters and equipment are being developed. Access demo simulations for free in Acadicus.

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EMS Content

This virtual medical simulation content pack aligns with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) training and education activities.

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ECG Content

This content pack contains everything needed to conduct ECG lead placement training through virtual simulation. Accessible in VR or non-VR.

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Human Muscular System

The human muscular visualization pack is now available for use in Acadicus, in VR or non-VR, for live or recorded lessons.

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Heart Block Visualization

The Heart Block virtual visualization asset includes an interactive 3D model with 4 different blocks, selected from an interactive interface.

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Characters

Acadicus comes with a library of characters that can be used to stage a wide variety of simulation scenarios that can be manipulated with Sim Manager.

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Environments

Within the environment, characters, equipment and other assets can be added to the scene depending on the scenario.

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3D Recording Tool

The 3D Recording Tool allows instructors to capture and share their demonstrations and lectures. 3D recordings can be played back anytime, from anywhere.

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Scene Editing Tools

Simulations can be easily customized and updated over time using the advanced scene editing tools and downloaable content packs.

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