About Laerdal – Resources, Product Demos & More
Laerdal is one of the world’s premiere vendors of medical simulation and clinical education equipment. Laerdal Medical began their mission to “Help Save Lives” in 1960 with the invention of the CPR training manikin called Resusci Anne. For over sixty years, Laerdal has provided the global healthcare simulation community with clinical task training and high fidelity manikin products ranging from the Laerdal pocket mask to the Laerdal SimMan 3G. The company boasts more than 2000 employees in over 26 countries with as many as 50 international distributors. The Latest Laerdal related articles from HealthySimulation.com are listed below. Other major patient simulator manufacturers include CAE Healthcare and Gaumard. Laerdal Medical acquired B-Line Medical in 2019.
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Laerdal has partnered with key medical and public healthcare societies, such as the American Heart Association and the National League for Nursing, to provide educational curriculum for healthcare students and professionals. Laerdal Medical supports healthcare education training in a range of fields including EMS, military, hospital, nursing, and voluntary organizations just to name a few.
The company is also partnered with Johns Hopkins University Jhpiego program, the Global Resuscitation Alliance (GRA), the British Heart Foundation, American Academy of Pediatrics, HealthStream, Philips and the Stavanger Acute medicine Foundation for Education and Research (SAFER).
Laerdal Global Health is their not-for-profit arm dedicated to helping save lives of mothers and newborns. Since 2010, Laerdal Global Health has worked in close collaboration with partners to develop high impact, low cost solutions aimed at helping save lives. These solutions, implemented by Laerdal partners throughout the world, ensure that health workers are better trained, equipped and supported to provide quality care and save mothers and babies at birth.
Additionally, through the Laerdal Foundation the company has supported research of best practices and practical implementations in acute medicine. To date, the foundation has supported almost 2,000 international research projects with more than 40 million dollars in supported funding. Healthcare Simulation conferences such as IMSH, SimGHOSTS, SESAM, INACSL, NLN, Simulation Australasia, ASPiH, and more are great places to see Laerdal Medical products in person!
This Norwegian-based company continues to be a pioneer in the industry of medical simulation. Almost every year Laerdal Medical Corporation unveils a new technology that will forever change the face of healthcare simulation. Some of Laerdal’s most recent innovative products have been the SimMan 3G, SimMan ALS, SimBaby, Nursing Anne Simulator, SimPad and Resusci Anne QCPR. Laerdal ensures their product interfaces are intuitive and user-friendly all while providing the maximum in durability and quality.
B-Line Medical was Acquired by Laerdal Medical in the Summer of 2019. On April 5, 2021, B-Line Medical and Laerdal Medical announced that they would be merging their companies into one. A spokesperson for the company shared that “By joining forces, we’ll reshape the future of healthcare simulation together. We’ll continue to offer our quality solutions and services, only better.”
Laerdal.com provides several resources for the global medical simulation community including regional and national SUN meetings, support for the world’s leading healthcare simulation-based organizations, on-site training opportunities as well as online forums boards. With a vision that “No one should die or be disabled unnecessarily during birth or from sudden illness, trauma or medical errors”, Laerdal Medical’s current goal is to “Help save 500,000 more lives per year by 2020”.
You can see Laerdal products at IMSH, INACSL, SESAM, SimGHOSTS, ASPiH events and more!
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