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Serious games and gamification for health

Courses and workshops


Come and discover the application of video games to medical professional training and the treatment of behavioural and eating disorders.

Professional training: The Virtual Perfusionist
A serious game for training in the technique of perfusion, artificial blood circulation in an organ to maintain its functions.
With Daniela Tost, head of the Computer Graphics Division of the Centre for Biomedical Engineering Research (UPC - Sant Joan de Déu Research Institute), and Maria Teresa Mata, Care Coordinator of the Cardiovascular Perfusion Unit at Hospital Clínic, Barcelona.

Behavioural disorders: Lands of Fog
Giant video games with full-body interaction to promote social initiation behaviours in children with autism.
With Narcís Parés, lecturer in the ICT Department at Pompeu Fabra University, and Maria Àngels Mairena, psychologist at Sant Joan de Déu Hospital.

Eating disorders: PlayMancer
Serious games to treat disorders related with impulsivity.
With Susana Jiménez, coordinator of the Pathological Gaming and Behavioural Addictions Unit at the Psychiatric Service of Bellvitge University Hospital-IDIBELL.

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