Growing evidence shows a significant link between repetitive practice, content retention, and academic performance—which is why forward-thinking healthcare educators are looking for concrete ways to jumpstart learners’ comprehension, intuition, and long-term retention abilities. Designed to primarily educate and secondarily entertain, serious games and gamified learning environments place users in an environment where “play” leads to [...]
Now that Summer 2019 is slowly fading away, it’s time to make some new memories by marking your calendars with all the new, exciting healthcare simulation activities coming up this Fall. One such event that never fails to satisfy by providing some of the best-in-quality education for simulation educators, learners, and advocates is CAE Healthcare’s [...]
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 [...]
Patient simulation has proven itself to be an effective modality for training in both routine and emergency patient care. And while a growing number of paramedic programs, worldwide, incorporate simulation-based education for assessment, problem-solving and critical thinking, there is an expressed need for simulation to be used in a broader capacity. To answer this need, [...]
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