Medical Simulation experiences during initial Emergency Medical Services (EMS) education has been shown to be beneficial in more ways than one. Interestingly, recent research conducted by Gurnakova and Gropel in Austria, suggests that experienced EMS practitioners may also benefit from healthcare simulation training (Gurnakova, J. Gropel, P. Prior Participation in Simulation Events is Associated With [...]
An EMS Simulator is a medical simulation tool or device used to depict emergency scenarios for education and training purposes. By using an EMS Simulator, trainees and learners alike can practice procedures and treatments that may be involved under high-stress emergency circumstances. Below are the benefits of using EMS Simulators, and a brief outline of [...]
On Saturday 28th November 1942, when the Second World War was raging across much of Europe, North Africa, Asia and Russia, a nightclub fire in Boston, Massachusetts changed medicine and emergency simulation forever. Today, Associate Professor Natasha Taylor Ed D, MSc, MEd, M Ed, BSc (Hons), PGCE, from Coventry University shares with us about this [...]
As we all know, the competency and thoroughness of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) training determines the fate of countless individuals every day. Simulation training is at the forefront of every healthcare education program after research has determined that it increases the effectiveness of training programs and prepares EMS students for real-life situations. Training through simulation [...]
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