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Virtual Reality for Management of Pain and Mood in the CLC

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This evidence-based innovation focuses on the use VR headsets as a non-pharmacological modality to improve pain and mood. It works by immersing the Veteran in an patient centered and enjoyable experience designed to create a state of relaxation. While there are exclusion criteria for use, this modality is safe and has low chance of causing side effects.

This innovation is replicating across multiple facilities as its impact continues to be validated. See more replicating innovations.

Origin:

October 2019, Asheville, NC

Adoptions:

2 successful

Awards and Recognition:

Local Facility Shark Tank Winner, Northern Nevada Nurse of Achievement Award , FedHealth IT Award, iNET Spread Investee

Partners:

Recreation and Creative Arts Therapy, XR Network

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Does not include Clinical Resource Hubs (CRH)

Statuses

There are no in-progress adoptions for this innovation.

There are no unsuccessful adoptions for this innovation.