April 19, 2022By Lance Baily

APPLY TODAY: HealthySimulation.com Seeks Part-Time Clinical Simulation Expert Authors

Are you a healthcare simulation expert looking to help others within the industry gain valuable insight? If so, HealthySimulation.com has an exciting opportunity available to you! The clinical simulation platform is looking to expand by hiring several part-time medical simulation expert authors who will contribute to the website’s collection of healthcare simulation articles. The goal is that through varied voices and topics, HealthySimulation.com will be able to continue providing learners, simulationists, and other medical professionals with the most up-to-date, relevant, and engaging industry content currently available. By sharing your knowledge with the greater clinical simulation community, we can work together to take the healthcare simulation industry to new heights! Apply here today!

HealthySimulation.com website currently engages over 45,000 clinical simulationists, educators, technologists, technicians, administrators, and learners across the world each and every month. Additionally, all contributed healthcare simulation articles help to support the adoption and increased utilization of clinical simulation. Regarding the article content itself, HealthySimulation.com readers are interested in subjects ranging from healthcare simulation product reviews, resource updates, industry news, clinical simulation education, book summaries, research findings, professional development opportunities, and medical simulation conferences coverage. Ideal guest authors should have extensive background knowledge and/or experience related to healthcare simulation, and who hope to support other clinical simulation champions. Prior experience writing blog articles is ideal as well.

Applicants should be able to craft articles that are both authoritative and comprehensive as they related to healthcare simulation subject matter. As per the HealthySimulation.com Style Guide (which is provided to all authors), submitted content is expected to be approximately 1,000 words, written with proper grammar and punctuation, and able to appropriately convey why the respective topic is important to the field overall. Note, HealthySimulation.com is especially interested in working with authors who can commit to consistent contributions, or who are flexible on the frequency of article submission. If hired, guest authors can anticipate expected deadlines for article submissions, with dates clearly communicated well in advance. Compensation is dependent upon background, experience, and availability. Those interested in contributing articles to HealthySimulation.com should complete this short application form.

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Style Guide Quick Facts:

  • Titles should consider clickability and SEO strength.
  • Introductory paragraphs should establish a clear topic.
  • Articles should be written for both expert and novice understanding.
    • Assume readers have a fundamental understanding of what healthcare simulation is.
  • Content should be conveyed in a tone that is professional, yet friendly.
  • Include several high-priority keywords (a list will be provided upon hire).
  • Questions for the editor should be inserted into each article draft.
  • A suggested image is encouraged along with the submission of a draft.
  • Upon publication, authors are asked to promote the article link across their own social media accounts.

Examples of Contributing Expert Author Articles

“How to Create a Safe, Effective Healthcare Simulation Learning Environment” by Shelli Ellis: How do we create a safe and effective clinical simulation learning environment? Learning is stressful and if the educator does not plan and prepare for a healthy clinical simulation learning environment, more learner stress can amount. As a result, learners who become increasingly stressed may block what educational information is presented to them. Thus, being able to supply a healthy learning environment is true to their benefit helps make healthcare simulation educators’ time more valuable and is to their benefit. Being able to gain experience acquiring difficult life-saving skills on simulators, rather than on humans, naturally extends learners a safe learning environment. This HealthySimulation.com article, written by Shelli Ellis DNP, RN, NE-BC, an NPD Specialist at Baylor Scott and White Medical Center-Temple, explains how educators can go about achieving this goal. Read more.

“More than a Job: The Ongoing Professionalization of Healthcare Simulation” by Jeanne Carey, RN, CHSE-A: Professionalization is often seen as a noble goal for emerging knowledge occupations. The professionalization process is generally a long one, with no one clear path forward. Some occupations journey this road for many years, navigating detours along the way. Healthcare simulation is a technique that creates a situation or environment to allow persons to experience a representation of a real healthcare event for the purpose of practice, learning, evaluation, testing, or to gain an understanding of systems or human actions. A simulationist is a person who is involved in the design, implementation, and/or delivery of healthcare simulation activities (Lioce et al., 2016). The following article takes a look at the ongoing process of defining healthcare simulation as a profession and simulationists as professionals. Read more.

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“Significant Reduction in Malpractice Claims After Medical Simulation Training” by TIffani Chidume, DNP, RN, CCRN-K, CHSE, CHSOS: Healthcare simulation and the practice’s related benefits cannot be denied. The growing demands for clinical spaces for those in the healthcare discipline are evident in nursing programs and medical schools. Healthcare simulation reaches far beyond the use for learners and expands to credentialed personnel as a way to refresh, increase confidence, and validate essential skills of a particular discipline or medical specialty. This article will discuss the benefits of healthcare simulation for Ob-Gyns, and will explain how the use of clinical simulation can help reduce instances of medical malpractice and subsequent claims. Read more.

“Bringing Clinical Simulation & Active Learning Strategies into the Classroom During COVID-19” by Amy Curtis, RN, MSN, Ph.D., CHSE: The COVID-19 pandemic brought many changes to the world, including those necessary at educational institutions. For instance, many educators were forced to convert in-person learning to completely remote in a matter of days or weeks. Clinical simulation has been a mainstay in academia, even prior to the pandemic, and was ultimately thrust into the forefront when COVID-19 hit the United States. Faculty were then challenged to provide meaningful and innovative classroom activities to meet course outcomes. Further, many educational programs, especially healthcare-related programs that are traditionally hands-on, were particularly challenged. Read more.

“HealthySimulation.com interviewe le président de SoFraSimS, le professeur Dan Benhamou” par Fouad Marhar: Cette semaine, HealthySimulation.com discute avec le Professeur Dan Benhamou, MD, PhD, responsable du pôle médico-universitaire d’anesthésie-réanimation de l’université Paris-Saclay. Il est aussi président de l’IQS (Institut de la qualité et sécurité en santé) et de la SoFraSimS (Société Francophone de Simulation en santé) depuis bientôt 4 ans. Président de l’institution MAPAR (Mise au point en anesthésie réanimation) active depuis 40 ans dans la pédagogie en anesthésie-réanimation, le Professeur Dan Benhamou nous a livré, le temps d’une discussion riche et passionnante son point de vue sur la simulation en santé en France, et au-delà. Dans cette interview, HealthySimulation.com explore avec l’expert du jour l’avenir de la simulation en France, sa place à l’internationale et les implications liées au COVID-19. Lire la suite.

More About HealthySimulation.com

HealthySimulation.com is the world’s premier Healthcare Simulation resource website, providing the latest news, CE/CME webinars and courses, conference coverage, research highlights, helpful guides, job listings, product demos, vendor connection services, community sharing, and more!

Started in 2010 by Lance Baily, the resource has provided well over 2,000,000 page views of medical simulation-specific content through thousands of daily articles to hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals from around the globe. The HealthySimulation.com writing team has shared their passion for simulation in healthcare by writing over 4,000 articles so far!

HealthySimulation.com loves supporting healthcare professionals utilizing healthcare simulation to improve educational, training, and patient safety outcomes — and at no cost to readers! As an industry resource, the platform simply asks that readers consider sharing HealthySimulation.com links across their own social media accounts to generate a greater awareness regarding the field of clinical simulation. Questions? Email support@healthysimulation.com.

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