The use of simulation to enhance clinical skills for both undergraduate and new graduate nursing and medical students is well documented in the literature. However, in spite of current changes, students and new graduate Nursing students often find themselves unprepared and anxious when they begin their first professional assignments. According to the Nurse Journal, the [...]
When I first started as a simulation technician in 2008 I was warned by my clinical educator Brad Brown of a rumor that some nursing students had been in a simulation lab playing around with an AED thinking it was also “simulated”. The rumor goes that the AED was not a training model [...]
Last week in Part 1 of this series, I covered Clinical Educator, Lab Coordinator and Nursing student reflections on the Pyxis Medstation 4000, exclusively distributed to healthcare educational facilities through MedicalShipment.com.
This week we cover operational staff perspectives about the device, by interviewing both the Associate Dean and Simulation Technician of the College of [...]