No doubt, it does make a lot of sense to teach medical students on how to empathise with their future patients.
In the video you can see a woman wearing a simulation suit that strains her muscles, and a pair of goggles that reduces her sight by 80 percent. This is so the medical staff can understand their elderly patients’ physical problems.
This experience will help medical students and nurses understand their elderly patients better, and in turn give them a higher level of care.
Introspection is out, and outrospection is in. Philosopher and author Roman Krznaric explains how we can help drive social change by stepping outside ourselves.
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