Simulation training designed specially for perioperative nurses

Learn instruments step by step

Learn skills in a realistic environment with surgical video, narration and voice prompts

Bridge the gap from class to OR

Help nurses to learn and gain confidence before going into the operating room

Prepare for unfamiliar procedures

Allow experienced nurses to practice safely before scrubbing into unfamiliar surgeries

Track staff learning

Keep track of individual and group learning with detailed analytics reports

Reduce costs with iPad sharing

Keep costs down with secure iPad sharing for student cohorts, teams or departments

Based on research

Developed and tested through collaborative research studies with surgeons, nurses and educators

Read about research studies using PeriopSim

Used in over 200 facilities





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AORN’s Periop 101 Pilot Results

For 18 months we ran a pilot with AORN’s Periop 101 Program where we included 2 Procedures customized for AORN, the Lap Chole and the Hernia Repair.  During this time period we had over 308 Learners use PeriopSim across almost all US states and beyond.  Additionally we had a contest and ask learners to fill out a Survey.  See the amazing results below.

  • At the recent Seattle Angel Conference SAC XIV , our CEO Angela Robert and COO Dave Foster received a commitment for investment of $160,000 USD as part of the prize for wining the competition. This highly contested investment competition saw 53 entrants whittled down to 6 extremely......

  • At the recent VRARA Global Summit 2018 in Vancouver BC, our CEO Angela Robert hosted a fireside chat on XR for Healthcare Education and Simulation. Angela, who is also currently the Chair of the Serious Games and Virtual Environments SIG part of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare......

What people are saying

PeriopSim VR has the potential to eliminate the operational and
financial constraints of in-situ operating room training... down time and supply utilization... it addresses the operational constraints of attempting to match staff schedules to real case availability... Most importantly, it has the potential to impact patient safety...

Sarah Hirx, MSN, RN, CNOR, Caritas Coach

Manager, Perioperative Education, Stanford Health Care

PeriopSim works really well for training circulating nurses, following the instruments and the overall flow of a case. In a perfect world we would have all nurses run through simulations for each of the surgeons cases.

Maggie [Francesca] Logterman, MSN RN CNOR

Staff Development Specialist, Education Team Leader, UH Cleveland Medical Centre

Learners are able to practice on their own time and reduce stress prior to walking into an unfamiliar case. On a Friday, a nurse was really struggling and I was able to send her home with PeriopSim so she could come prepared Monday to scrub into the same procedures all week.

Lisa Campbell, Perioperative Educator

Jim Pattison Surgery Center, Fraser Health Authority

VR is an innovative education tool that addresses adult learning principles; and engages auditory, visual and kinesthetic learners in a fun learning environment. I am excited to learn how VR can support Periop education and professional development!

Kimberly Leppert

CNS Perioperative & Interventional Services, Providence Healthcare Everett

As a surgeon, I rely on my surgical team being well prepared for every surgery. PeriopSim means clinicians can practice safely before surgery, which means a more efficient surgical team and better patient outcomes.

James Bond MD
Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Surrey Memorial Hospital & Fraser Health

Perioperative Nurses are critical members of the surgical team in ensuring that instruments are ready and available efficiently at every stage of a surgical procedure. PeriopSim offers the opportunity to provide surgical nurse training cost-effectively and efficiently outside of the operating room.

Dr. David Clarke
Surgeon, Head of Neurosurgery, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Find out what 500 nurses and educators think

We asked over 500 perioperative nurses and educators to try out PeriopSim and tell us how valuable it is for learning instrumentation and steps of a procedure. Find out what they said about the roles it helps, the pain points it addresses and the most valuable learning features.


Dr. James Bond

Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Surrey Memorial Hospital & Fraser Health

Dr. David Clarke

Surgeon, Head of Neurosurgery, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Dr. Ryan D’Arcy

Professor and BC Leadership Chair in Medical Technologies, Simon Fraser University, Head, Health Sciences & Innovation, Fraser Health

Denise Lalanne

Business Development Manager, BIOTIC: Biomedical Translational Imaging Centre, Nova Scotia Health Authority

Thealzel Lee

Founder, Director and President at E-Fund (VANTEC Entrepreneurs Fund VCC Inc

Bonnie McLeod

Consultant for Perioperative Safety and Practice, Former President ORNAC