Watch the SimGHOSTS 2013 Keynote Address, Sponsored by Laerdal
At SimGHOSTS 2013, Laerdal sponsored a keynote address designed to empower the voices of Simulation Technology Specialists through the AHRQ designed communication tool called “TEAMSTEPPS”. The event was recorded in full HD.
The session began with an update from newly appointed non-profit SimGHOSTS Organization Event Team Chair Ryan Eling with some key survey data from our emerging technical and professional community. Next, Keynote Speaker Dr. Timothy Clapper PhD in Education, shared how to empower simulation technicians in their healthcare-based programs by using TEAMSTEPPS communication methods.This presentation has been seen by technicians within our community and remarked as “ground breaking” and “powerful!”. Learn more about Dr. Timothy Clapper and his presentation at the SG13 Laerdal Sponsored Keynote Address website.
Afterwords, SimGHOSTS heard from three individuals who wish to be considered for The Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialist Presidential race. Read about the election results here. Those who have previously attended a SimGHOSTS event will be also be allowed to vote for this first community-elected position. Finally, SimGHOSTS Founder and ongoing Executive Director Lance Baily demonstrated a new project that has been called “Industry Game Changing” by those at the event!
Lance Baily, BA, EMT-B, is the Founder & CEO of HealthySimulation.com, which he started while serving as the Director of the Nevada System of Higher Education’s Clinical Simulation Center of Las Vegas back in 2010. Lance is also the Founder and current Chairman of the Board of SimGHOSTS.org, the world’s only non-profit organization dedicated to supporting professionals operating healthcare simulation technologies. His new co-edited Book: “Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Operations, Technology, and Innovative Practice” is available now. Lance’s background includes serving as a Simulation Technology Specialist for the LA Community College District, EMS fire fighting, Hollywood movie production, rescue diving, and global travel. He lives with his wife Abigail in Las Vegas, Nevada.