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 [...]
Medical Simulation provides opportunities for learners to identify, practice and evaluate situational awareness (SA) during various clinical events. Healthcare Simulation is particularly useful when those events are rarely encountered during training or routine clinical practice. Medical errors associated with lack of attention, inappropriate interpretation of data and lack of follow up to surrounding activities and [...]
Dr. Marlies Schijven, Past President of the Dutch Society for Simulation in Healthcare & Surgeon at Academic Medical Center Amsterdam just shared this great British Journal of Surgery Article entitled “Training situational awareness to reduce surgical errors in the operating room” M. Graafland, J. M. C. Schraagen, M. A. Boermeester, W. A. Bemelman and M. [...]
Richard B. Gasaway PhD, Fire Chief, RET. shared a recent post on his website Situational Awareness Matters!™ about the benefits of “tacit knowledge”. What is tacit knowledge? Richard explains:
“Tacit knowledge is the collection of life’s experiences, education and training that reside outside conscious awareness. It’s the knowledge one possess that helps guide intuition, [...]
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