Overview about Smart Avatars
This interactive training tool simulates a patient consultation with different clinical challenges that need to be mastered by you. You will experience different patient cases which might progress over time – like in real life.
Smart Avatars will help:
- To improve your clinical knowledge
- To practice your consultation skills
- To reinforce health related messages
- To receive instant feedback on your performance
Within the Smart Avatar training, a navigation menu is available on the right side.
Please refer to the list below to understand the meaning of each button. The upper buttons allow navigation of the Smart Avatar training, whereas the lower buttons might help you during your consultation. You can use the buttons at any time during your training session.
How to use Smart Avatars
How to start an avatar training
1. In the Top Menu select the patient situation you want to train, e.g. “Learn how to counsel a patient with NVAF treated with Xarelto®”
2. Click on one of the scenarios to start
3. Select your preferred language (English, French, German)
4. The clinical situation will be introduced to you, click the start button
5. Click the start button to start the training
6. Green and blue text buttons:
- Text in blue represents the options you can select to ask the patient
- Text in green boxes is what the patient is saying to you
Select one of the blue options to decide how you want to proceed your consultation
7. At the end of your consultation you will receive instant feedback on your performance
8. Afterwards you have the chance to rate the Smart Avatar which would help us to improve this training tool
Smart Avatar training for AF
Today, you will be meet a regular patient of yours: Henry Gentle, a 67-year-old man with a well-controlled diabetes mellitus type 2 and hypertension. You need to counsel Henry on the use of his new medication Xarelto® for his newly diagnosed atrial fibrillation.
Patient counseling is sometimes challenging. Here you have the chance to train four typical clinical situations with Henry.
Select one of the scenarios below to start your Avatar training:
Smart Avatar training for CAD and PAD
Today, you will meet a regular patient of yours: Martha Block, a 72-year-old woman with coronary artery disease (CAD), hyperlipidemia and hypertension. The patient has a previous history of myocardial infarction. She was implanted three drug-eluting stents and got dual antiplatelet therapy (DAPT) for 6 months. After discontinuation of the DAPT, she was newly prescribed Xarelto® 2,5 mg twice daily in addition to 100 mg aspirin and her standard treatment.
Patient counseling is sometimes challenging. Here you have the chance to train three typical clinical situations with Martha. Scenario 1 (Mode of Action) is the situation mentioned above. Scenario 2 and 3 happen two and a half year after scenario 1.