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July 28, 2020

How to Overcome EMS Training Impacts From COVID-19 with VRpatients

Recently the team from VRpatients shared with us this article entitled “EMS in a Post-COVID World: How the Pandemic Has Impacted First Responders and What This Means for the Future of EMS”. The COVID-19 pandemic has taught healthcare educators many lessons, forcing us to to adapt to an ever-changing situation. Here, we cover new EMS [...]

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March 10, 2020

VRpatients

VRPatients is a physiologically-based clinical simulation training platform that immerses a healthcare provider or first responder into actual case scenarios. Headquartered in Wilmington, Ohio, the VRPatients healthcare simulation training platform allows learners to interview, assess, diagnose and treat patients in real-time. This technology offers many advantages that traditional classroom training alone cannot provide.

VRpatients, and its [...]

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November 15, 2019

Prior Participation in Medical Simulation Linked to Improved EMS Team Performance

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 [...]

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August 20, 2018

JEMS Details How Vassar College Built Their Own Ambulance Simulator

Ambulance Simulation for EMS students is an important aspect of training that may be difficult to reproduce repeatedly. Not many programs have available access to a contemporary ambulance due to obvious cost or scheduled “active duty” cycles. Enter Vassar College who empowered an EMT student with set building experience to help build them their “Simbulance”, [...]

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