Designing a simulation lab is a multi-step process that involves extensive planning. Following a needs assessment, the learning requirements and characteristics of the learners are identified and measurable objectives are written. These objectives will dictate the type of healthcare simulation needed as well as indicate the type of equipment and space requirements to meet the [...]
Not too long ago we shared an article entitled 11 Key Terms to Help Colleagues Learn About Healthcare Simulation, and today we continue that trend with nine more key terms that will help your healthcare simulation program develop! From Situational Awareness to Medical Simulators, and from Laerdal’s SimBaby Infant Manikin to SynDaver’s synthetic cadavers, these [...]
Simulation Champions looking to learn or share more about key topics in healthcare simulation will find great use of some of the new pages HealthySimulation.com has created over the past month. Topics range from explaining a simulation center (or simulation centre in some parts of the world), to what a patient simulator, birthing simulator, simulation [...]
Today the team from Pocket Nurse shares how one of the newest and most exciting tools that is being introduced into nursing simulation labs is virtual reality (VR)! Although VR systems differ in the details, they all offer a similar experience, enabling students to assess patients and receive feedback in a consistent and objective way. [...]
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