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May 17, 2019

Physiology: The Force Behind Healthcare Simulation – A Guide for Techs, Part 7B: IV Pumps

Fidelity in healthcare simulation is a key factor in the creation of meaningful educational experiences. When learners pretend to wash hands or operate IV pumps during simulation scenarios, the realism of the experience is interrupted and the learner loses focus on the scenario learning objectives. This article reviews various types of infusion pumps and how [...]

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May 15, 2019

Upcoming Sim Courses & Latest Updates From One of the World’s Leading Simulation Programs: Jump & OSF Innovation of OSF Healthcare

From the earliest days, Jump Simulation leaders made the decision to focus its educational efforts on interprofessional education. That means Jump facilitators and faculty, including University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria professors and clinicians throughout OSF HealthCare, work together to develop courses tailored to team-based training. Today we share about the innovative medical simulation [...]

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May 10, 2019

New Research Shows When Doctors and Nurses Can Disclose and Discuss Errors, Hospital Mortality Rates Decline

For the first time, a correlation between hospital openness and patient mortality rates has been demonstrated in a research article conducted among 137 acute trusts in NHS England, published earlier this month in the May issue of Health Affairs (linked below). Fabio Todesco of the Bocconi Knowledge recently wrote about the findings sharing “Hospital openness, [...]

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May 9, 2019

Yale & HP Research Program Blends Reality to Bring New Perspective to Healthcare Simulation

Writer Mike Cummings’ recent article on Yale’s website entitled ‘Blended Reality’ Brings Diverse Perspectives to Emerging Tech, showcases a collaborative research program exhibition between Yale and HP that brings new perspectives to healthcare simulation technologies. While the full article linked below covers a range of unique creations, the augmented reality manikin from MSN student Travis [...]

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