FDA Grand Rounds: Medical Extended Reality: Applications and Challenges
November 17, 2022
The FDA Grand Rounds is webcast monthly to highlight cutting-edge research underway across the agency and its impact on protecting and advancing public health. Each session features an FDA scientist presenting on a key public health challenge and how FDA is applying science to its regulatory activities.
This lecture will provide an overview of augmented and virtual reality technology and of the landscape of potential medical applications. The second part of the lecture will focus on regulatory science efforts to address evaluation challenges for using augmented and virtual reality in medicine.
- Beams, Ryan, et al. "Evaluation Challenges for the Application of Extended Reality Devices in Medicine." Journal of Digital Imaging (2022): 1-10.
- Discuss the research conducted at the FDA
- Explain how FDA science impacts public health
- Describe current augmented and virtual reality technologies.
- Discuss application areas of augmented and virtual reality technologies in medicine.
- Discuss current evaluation gaps and on-going regulatory science efforts to address gaps.
This activity is intended for physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and other scientists within the agency and external scientific communities.
Lecture 1 November 17, 2022
|12:00 - 1:00 PM EST||Medical Extended Reality: Applications and Challenges||Ryan Beams, PhD|
Physicians, pharmacists, nurses, and those claiming non-physician CME: participants must attest to their attendance and complete the final activity evaluation via the CE Portal (ceportal.fda.gov). For multi-day activities, participants must attest to their attendance and complete the faculty evaluation each day. Final activity evaluations must be completed within two weeks after the activity - no exceptions.
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- Beams, Ryan, PhD, Physicist, FDA - nothing to disclose
- Dinatale, Miriam, DO, Team Leader, Food and Drug Administration - nothing to disclose
- Pfundt, Tiffany, PharmD, Senior Advisor, HHS/ASPR - nothing to disclose
- Wheelock, Leslie, RN, MS, Director, OSPD, FDA, OC, OCS, OSPD - nothing to disclose
CE Consultation and Accreditation Team
- Bueide, Rachel E., MPhil, Training Specialist, FDA/CDER/OEP/DLOD - nothing to disclose
- Zawalick, Karen, CE Team Leader, FDA/CDER/OEP/DLOD - nothing to disclose
All relevant financial relationships have been mitigated.
Registration is complimentary, therefore refunds are not applicable.
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