Freelance writer Marcia Frellick recently shared this article on Nurse.com entitled “Video enhances interprofessional education”, and in an age where an estimated 400,000 patient deaths occur to due to medical error in the United States alone each year — we need every tool possible to help improve the educational process. Simulation obviously plays a huge role with [...]
Today we look at AbcdeSIM, a successful “serious game” out of the Netherlands. Serious gaming technology not only gives us the tools to create such an immersive environment, it also allows us to train various clinical situations in a relatively short period of time. To ensure the highest quality learning experience, skilled clinicians at [...]
Today we are sharing a few of this year’s articles from the Journal of Nursing Education regarding simulation. Note, you will need to purchase these articles or have a subscription to access them fully.
Using Simulation Technology to Identify Gaps Between Education and Practice Among New Graduate Nurses by Ruth Everett-Thomas, PhD, RN; Beatriz Valdes, MSN, MBA; [...]
Earlier this week I posted about the CAT Heavy Equipment Simulators from CSE Software, and today I am sharing about their mobile training simulator products for healthcare providers including a Heparin Adjustment Trainer and Smart Pump Training Apps. According to a report by CareFusion, 70% of heparin errors are caused by the wrong dose, [...]