The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) provides a number of patient safety tools and training materials, including the Communication and Optimal Resolution (CANDOR) toolkit. This patient safety resource essentially gives hospitals and health systems a roadmap for responding when a patient is harmed. The toolkit includes eight different learning modules, each containing PowerPoint [...]
With the rise of remote-access telepresence robots, clinical simulation educators have begun to consider whether this technology can help meet their program’s objectives. Before this technology can be implemented, simulation administrators and educators must understand how remote robots provide telepresence capability. Using this knowledge, the health care simulationist can then decide if they would like [...]
The COVID-19 pandemic, among other factors, has reduced many hands-on learning opportunities for aspiring healthcare professionals as clinical simulation programs were forced to limit in-person education. Many clinical simulation sites were forced to restrict access all together. Seeking to provide a solution to these unprecedented challenges, healthcare simulation company Avkin developed the Avwound, a realistic [...]
Helping future nursing professionals master vital skills of observation, diagnosis and treatment has never been more important. Specifically, as clinical placements become more competitive and the overall nursing sector becomes evermore complex and demanding, mixed reality is becoming a critical component of nursing simulation.
GIGXR, a global immersive learning provider, created the HoloPatient app to meet [...]