In the context of reducing patient harm to maternal and newborn patients, this article from Laerdal discusses the role of low-fidelity simulation in labor and delivery. When planning simulation for Labor and Delivery (LD), it would be easy to assume a need for a high fidelity, full-bodied birthing simulator. But, depending on the learning goals of [...]
VR Training has a strong future in Healthcare Simulation, as the University of Newcastle Australia has demonstrated with two new powerful virtual reality learning programs for Oral Health Therapy and OB gestation. Lead by Lecturer Mrs. Denise Higgins (for the Oral Trainer), and Lecturer Mr. Donovan Jones (for the OB trainer) the two programs benefit [...]
With IMSH 2018 starting this Sunday at the Downtown Los Angeles Expo Center we are already starting to see some massive product announcements from industry leaders like CAE Healthcare. Last year you may remember CAE released their VimedixAR system, allowing for an Augmented Reality cutdown for ultrasound training. Now, the company has doubled down on [...]
Just heard about a newly launched PROMPT OB task trainer from Limbs & Things with the denomination of “Flex”. The new FLEX improves on the 12 years of PROMPT use by healthcare simulation champions around the world, which improves anatomical accuracy and ease of use. And because this product is modular, there is a [...]
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