Imagine being the rescue crew in a turbulent helicopter on a cold, windy and rainy night — the circumstances warrant careful attention save a crucial mistake is made which endangers the lives of patients, bystanders and crew. Healthcare Simulation shouldn’t stop at the ambulance but should rather also include all emergency response vehicles including helicopters. [...]
Paul, the premature infant simulator from SIMCharacters, is creating realistic training for UF Health staff. Overwhelmingly praised by neonatologists and NICU nurses for his highly realistic anatomy and convincingly lifelike features, the Paul High Emotion simulator has already become Europe’s favorite new manikin. Today Tyler Francischine, writer at UF Health, shares about the exciting new [...]
Timothy C. Clapper. PhD, Director of Education and Assistant Professor of Education in Pediatrics at Weill Cornell Medicine NewYork-Presbyterian Simulation Program & Center shares here about his recent research with Kim Leighton, PhD, RN, entitled “Incorporating the Reflective Pause in Simulation: A Practical Guide” recently published in The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing. Dr. [...]
A recent Mount Sinai HELPS Center study found that Virtual Reality ACLS simulation training was effective for assessing Advanced Cardiac Life Support competency, to the tune of 83% cost savings, 25% faculty requirements, and almost half the training time! Today we take a closer look at this upcoming research, AHA guidelines on addressing ACLS skills [...]
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