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February 19, 2019

How Virtual Reality Trains Situational Awareness in Healthcare Simulation

Virtual Reality provides the ideal tool for healthcare simulation situational awareness training because it engages multiple learning systems in the brain in synchrony. Situational awareness, defined as the ability to understand how information, events and actions impact the current and future situations, is critical in healthcare settings. Whether making a decision on the appropriate pharmacological [...]

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July 20, 2018

NorthWell Health CEO Encourages the Need for Interdisciplinary Medical Education & Simulation

Recently on Northwell Health’s website the group’s President and CEO Michael J. Dowling explored the need for interdisciplinary medical education over the “the purely clinical focus our medical schools have cultivated for decades.” He encourages us to consider the opportunities of creating better prepared medical students by creating new cross-over degrees connected to other fields [...]

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October 5, 2011

UK 'Studio Schools' Successfully develop "Learn by Doing" Programs

Learning by doing is what simulation is all about.  To address the rapidly changing needs of modern day society, rethinking education is an absolute must. To that end, I saw a great TED (Technology Education & Design) talk today about a new type of “Studio School”.

“Some kids learn by listening; others learn by doing. Geoff [...]

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October 21, 2010

Simulation at Fire Academy

Hey Sim Champs!

Just for fun I thought I would share my video from my Fire Academy. I learned a lot about experiential learning in Fire Academy, as having an instructor tell us what we were going to do is definitely a lot different than actually doing it.

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