The National Training and Simulation Association hosted an informative public webinar on Wednesday, April 28 titled, “A Call to Action: Leveraging Simulation to Improve Patient Safety in our Post-COVID World.” During this presentation, which was moderated by Society for Simulation in Healthcare president Bob Armstrong, several speakers discussed current issues surrounding patient safety, as the [...]
Healthcare simulation is an extremely useful education and training resource, and investment in this learning method can result in improved patient safety outcomes. Clinical simulation educators are often tasked with ensuring that these outcomes are met through high-fidelity simulation experiences, but can be left wondering how best to maximize their return on investment. However, there [...]
The field of healthcare simulation has seen an acceleration of implementation during the past decade, with an additional push in usage given the need for virtual simulation during the coronavirus pandemic. The simulation community has been able to help millions of patients, increasing patient safety through effective simulation training and education made possible by numerous [...]
The coronavirus pandemic created a number of challenges for the field of simulation since the virus’s onset in March 2020. Simulation centers, institutions and vendors across the world were forced to reevaluate their protocols and procedures, and many were forced to temporarily close their doors until such standards were finalized and approved.
HealthySimulation.com spoke to a [...]