Learn How to Improve Surgical Procedures, Reduce Costs, and Increase Patient Safety

LOS ALAMITOS, Calif., 31 July, 2012 – Find out how medical simulation can improve surgical procedure education, reduce costs, and increase patient safety in this free webinar presented by the IEEE Computer Society's Certification and Professional Education department.
The webinar will take place on Wednesday, 8 August at 10 a.m. PT. To register, visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6270272165118288384.
Sebastian Ullrich, an independent technical consultant at SenseGraphics, will present findings from "Haptic Palpation for Medical Simulation in Virtual Environments," including results from an extensive user study conducted with medical experts. Co-authored by Ullrich and Torsten Kuhlen, the paper won the Best Paper Award at the 2012 IEEE Virtual Reality Conference.
The webinar is the first in the IEEE Computer Society's Certification and Professional Education team's new 2012 Best Webinar Series.
The IEEE Computer Society produces a variety of education and training products designed to serve the needs of today's computing professionals. The Certified Software Development Associate (CSDA) credential, intended for graduating software engineers and early-career software professionals, serves to bridge the gap between educational experience and real-world work. The Certified Software Development Professional (CSDP) credential, intended for mid-career professionals, confirms professionals' proficiency with established software development practices and demonstrates commitment and professionalism.
The basis of both certifications is the Computer Society's Guide to the Software Engineering Body of Knowledge (SWEBOK). For more information on the Computer Society's certifications go to http://www.computer.org/getcertified.

About IEEE Computer Society

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