March 24, 2017

SESAM President Dr. Antoine Tesniere Continues Opening Ceremonies of LAU Lebanon Sim Conference

SESAM President Dr. Antoine Tesniere, continued the opening ceremonies of LAU’s 3rd International Conference on Medical Education, and focused on the future of Healthcare Simulation!

Antoine reminded the audience about the current learners of healthcare, primarily from the Y-Generation who come from a perspective of

Rapid communication Community based learning Peer orientation Instant gratification Immediate feedback Stimulating working environment Tech-savvy

He reminded the audience that [...]

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October 7, 2016

Video Games Improve Performance for Surgeons

Recently Reuters reported on research highlighting how “video games can improve fine motor skills, eye-hand coordination, visual attention, depth perception and computer competency”. Article excerpt:

Video game skills translated into higher scores on a day-and-half-long surgical skills test, and the correlation was much higher than the surgeon’s length of training or prior experience in [...]

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October 9, 2014

Serious Fun: Video Gamer Group Simulates Military Engagements

Check out this recent Polygon article by Charlie Hall entitled “Why We Fight: Inside Shack Tactical, The Elite Military Simulation Group” about an online clan of gamers that by the name of Shack Tactical and play ARMA III. One of the players, “Gluck” is a real life veteran who has 116,00 youtube followers [...]

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November 15, 2013

Serious Games & Virtual Environment Showcase @ IMSH 2014

Fire Chief Eric B. Bauman, PhD, RN, Paramedic just emailed to remind HealthySim readers about the upcoming video game technology showcase at January’s IMSH 2014 in San Francisco!

(Craig Knocke of I-Human receiving the Best in Show award at the 3rd Annual Serious Games and Virtual Environment Arcade and Showcase for small or entrepreneurial [...]

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