John “Pathfinder” Lester Joins Acadicus Team
We’re excited to welcome John “Pathfinder’ Lester to the Acadicus team as Director of Community and Business Development.
John has worked in software development, online communities, immersive learning and multiuser virtual worlds for over 20 years. He’s led projects and teams from startups to Fortune 100 companies, and his background includes neuroscience research, medical informatics, 3d multiuser virtual worlds and knowledge management.
John developed the first online patient support communities and immersive medical education platforms at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, and he led the development of education initiatives in Second Life at Linden Lab. He brings deep experience in cultivating online learning communities and designing multiuser 3d and VR-based experiences for education and professional development.
As Director of Community and Business Development at Acadicus, John supports and cultivates the success of our expanding community of instructors and educational content creators. His focus includes facilitating collaboration among our core customers and developing new relationships that will expand the Acadicus ecosystem of shared content and simulations.
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A library of virtual nursing simulations, scenarios, environments, characters and equipment are being developed. Access demo simulations for free in Acadicus.
These 3D virtual anatomy assets and more are available in Acadicus and can be used to create immersive virtual healthcare education experiences.
This HVAC virtual simulation enables instructors to teach the basics of manifold gauge use that students can join from anywhere, any time.
This multiple casualty incident (MCI) simulation is a proof-of-concept being developed in partnership with an alliance of EMS organizations.
In this series of 3D Recorded presentations, Dr. Nick Slamon describes ACLS and PALS heart rhythm disturbances.
Operating room virtual reality simulation content pack with airway management / endotracheal intubation assets.
This virtual medical simulation content pack aligns with Emergency Medical Services (EMS) training and education activities.
This virtual simulation content pack includes assets for basic wound treatment in an emergency room environment.
This content pack contains everything needed to conduct ECG lead placement training through virtual simulation. Accessible in VR or non-VR.
The Respiratory Therapy asset pack includes an elderly patient, various oxygen adjuncts, and interactive oxygen flow meter.
The human muscular visualization pack is now available for use in Acadicus, in VR or non-VR, for live or recorded lessons.
The Heart Block virtual visualization asset includes an interactive 3D model with 4 different blocks, selected from an interactive interface.
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