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September 18, 2018

On-Boarding the On-Boarders with a Simulation Toolkit from Allegheny Health Network’s STAR Center

The start of a new job or new job responsibilities may be overwhelming and/or anxiety-inducing to some. These feelings may be particularly heightened in the healthcare realm where clinicians move from neat textbook cases to real clinical experiences. Many institutions have identified these feelings among their new nurses and have since included simulation based on-boarding [...]

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September 17, 2018

2nd Annual Healthcare Simulation Week 2018 Celebrates Sim Champs Like You!

Healthcare Simulation Week celebrates global professionals like you who use simulation to improve the safety, effectiveness, and efficiency of healthcare delivery. This week also raises awareness in communities nationwide about how healthcare simulation is leading us to safer, more knowledgeable patient care. Isn’t this featured image from the Sentara Center for Simulation and Immersive Learning [...]

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September 14, 2018

Simulation-Based Training Research: Applications in Clinical Pharmacy

In a recent article entitled “Simulation-based training: applications in clinical pharmacy” published in the journal Clinical Pharmacist (September 2018, Vol 10, No 9), Michael Lloyd, Simon Watmough, and Nicholas Bennett cover the use of Simulation-based Training (SBT) in the context of Clinical pharmacy training. They share how SBT is an innovative training technique that has been increasingly [...]

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September 13, 2018

Celebrating World Sepsis Day: Understanding Lab and Vital Sign Indicators for Simulated Sepsis Scenarios

As today is World Sepsis Day 2018, we are taking a look at ways to incorporate Sepsis into your simulation learning curriculum. According to the Journal of the American Medical Association (2016), sepsis is defined as the life-threatening organ dysfunction caused by a dysregulated host response to infection. Sepsis is a potentially life threatening complication [...]

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September 12, 2018

Simulation Medical Director – Maine Medical Center

Maine Medical Center’s Hannaford Center for Safety, Innovation & Simulation (the “Sim Center”) is seeking a Simulation Medical Director (part time).  This rewarding and unique position helps plan and guide the development and implementation of simulation-enhanced education for our facilities at Brighton Medical Center and Maine Medical Center, as well as rural outreach initiatives (e.g. [...]

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September 12, 2018

Top 18 Healthcare Simulation Articles Countdown From Summer of 2018!

Many Sim Champs are back to their labs now that Summer has come to an end. To help those that had breaks this Summer and to help support #HcWeek2018, we have put together the “Top 18” Healthcare Simulation Articles for 2018. Here you will find the most read content from our free website and bimonthly [...]

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