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June 11, 2019

Australia’s NHET-Sim Program Offers International Simulation Champions Online Courses for Next to Nothing!

The National Health Education and Training in Simulation Program, aka NHET-Sim, is Australia’s nationwide training program for healthcare professionals and their educators aimed at improving clinical training capacity. NHET-Sim is designed for anyone who currently or intends to use simulation as an educational method to support the development of healthcare students and professionals. The program [...]

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June 10, 2019

Johns Hopkins Children’s Center Uses CODE ACES2 & Simulation to Improve CPR Quality

In 2013, Johns Hopkins Children’s Center started developing a new approach to CPR—Coaching, Objective‐Data Evaluation, Action‐linked phrases, Choreography, Ergonomics, Structured debriefing, and Simulation (CODE ACES²). The children’s hospital recently published research on the approach, which increased achievement of excellent CPR based on American Heart Association guidelines from 19.9% of resuscitation events to 44.3%! Let’s take [...]

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June 7, 2019

IHI Discusses 3 Myths About Healthcare Simulation

Today the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), which also runs the National Patient Safety Foundation (NPSF), interviewed IHI Project Director Allison Perry on the value of improving patient safety through medical simulation. She shared 3 myths about developing healthcare simulation programs for those considering the use of the methodology to improve patient safety outcomes. We [...]

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June 5, 2019

Healthcare Simulation Coordinator Job Description w/ Downloadable Template

Healthcare Simulation Coordinators oversee the daily operation of simulation laboratories/centers. Previously we have shared job descriptions for Entry Level Sim Techs, and Experienced Senior Level Sim Techs, and today Dr. Kim Baily covers the responsibilities of all things Coordinator!  Today’s article was guest authored by Kim Baily PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, previous Simulation Coordinator for [...]

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