New York, NY (PRWEB)
May 18, 2017
Kognito today announced that its professional development simulation At-Risk in Primary Care has received the highest rating from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration’s (SAMHSA) National Registry of Evidence-based Programs and Practices (NREPP). In its review, SAMHSA stated that the program “is effective… (and) yielded strong evidence of a favorable effect.” The simulation is the fourth Kognito program to be listed in NREPP.
At-Risk in Primary Care is part of a suite of Kognito role-play simulations designed to prepare health professionals to screen adult and adolescent patients for substance use and mental health conditions, conduct brief interventions using motivational interviewing techniques, and coordinate referrals or follow-up care. A demo can be viewed at: https://kognito.com/products/at-risk-in-primary-care/
At-Risk in Primary Care utilizes Kognito’s simulation platform to engage learners in a series of clinical scenarios where they practice and develop patient assessment and intervention skills by engaging in conversations with virtual patients presenting with of mental health or substance use concerns. Kognito’s virtual humans are coded with individual personality and memory, and they adapt their responses to users’ dialogue decisions and conversation tactics thereby providing an individualized and highly effective learning and self-assessment experience.
More than 30 government agencies, health organizations, and schools of health professions currently use the simulation, which is approved for 1.50 CME AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM and 1.50 ANCC CNE contact hours. This simulation is part of a growing portfolio of professional development simulations…