The Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) project was designed to ensure that future nurses will have the knowledge, skills and attitudes (KSAs) necessary to continuously improve the quality and safety of the healthcare systems within which they work. Today guest author Dr. Kim Baily PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, shares about the six quality [...]
Medical Simulation adds value to paramedic education in multiple ways, such as enabling independent, repeatable and less stressful training. Today, Mikko Myllymäki, M.Sc, RN, and CEO at VR4Healthcare shares about his latest research on utilizing Virtual Reality (VR) to train healthcare students. Following this, we take a closer look at his start up VR4Healthcare!
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Healthcare Simulation Coordinators oversee the daily operation of simulation laboratories/centers. Previously we have shared job descriptions for Entry Level Sim Techs, and Experienced Senior Level Sim Techs, and today Dr. Kim Baily covers the responsibilities of all things Coordinator! Today’s article was guest authored by Kim Baily PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, previous Simulation Coordinator for [...]
Fidelity in healthcare simulation is a key factor in the creation of meaningful educational experiences. When learners pretend to wash hands or operate IV pumps during simulation scenarios, the realism of the experience is interrupted and the learner loses focus on the scenario learning objectives. This article reviews various types of infusion pumps and how [...]
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