e-Missions – Cyber Surgeons

e-Mission - Cyber Surgeons
Grade Levels: 9-12
Length: 90 min
Learning Objective: Students learn to analyze and apply data sets to medical situations
Learning Standards: Critical thinking, problem solving, team building & communication skills


Students participate in a live simulation in which they act as emergency medical specialists on a Mercy ship traveling up the Amazon River. Students must evaluate the patients symptoms, order tests, diagnose and suggest treatment. Students have access to medical terminology as well as computer access to a database that links symptoms, possible conditions, test results, and treatment options.