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November 20, 2019

7 More Healthcare Simulation Terms You Don’t Know!

Following our series of exploring key terms relevant to Clinical Simulation, today we take a look at 7 more Medical Simulation words or phrases you may not yet know — but should! From leading companies to leading products, and from nursing education to global societies, these key terms (and the ones from the previous articles [...]

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November 14, 2019

Medical Simulation Methodologies: A Closer Look

The latest Healthcare Simulation Book from the Springer Published Series has been published — and its all about operations! “Comprehensive Healthcare Simulation: Operations, Technology, and Innovative Practice”, provides a focus on the implementation of healthcare simulation operations, as well as the type of professional staff required for developing effective programs in this field. Chapter 2, by [...]

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November 5, 2019

Physiology: The Force Behind Healthcare Simulation – A Guide for Techs, Part 9: Sepsis Labs Explained

Inclusion of laboratory tests in clinical simulation scenarios adds significantly to the realism of simulation since lab results are typically available in clinical practice. As sepsis and septic shock with subsequent multi-organ failure are the leading causes of death in adult intensive care units (ICUs), most healthcare simulation programs should consider medical simulation scenarios that [...]

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November 1, 2019

Evaluating Clinical Simulations in Medical Education

Recently on the Society for Technical Communication’s Instructional Design and Learning’s Special Interest Group, Seneca College student Serena Zaccagnini explored how we “Evaluate Clinical Simulations in Medical Education”, where she notes that “the current model of medical training has been in use for at least a hundred years, but a developing movement for patient safety [...]

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