The Standardized Patient program out of the Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine out of Rochester Michigan was recently highlighted, providing powerful insights into what it takes to start and operate such a unique educational experience. Written by Andrew Dietderich, the article provides helpful perspectives for those starting an SP program, about its history, [...]
Continuing our helpful series of key term breakdowns from “11 More Key Terms to Help Your Healthcare Simulation Program Develop Faster” and “11 Key Terms to Help Colleagues Learn About Healthcare Simulation“, today we are sharing yet 11 more “Must Know” Healthcare Simulation Key Terms! Share this article with new medical simulation staff to help [...]
A Standardized Patient (SP) is an individual who has been trained to portray the role of either a patient, family member or others in a consistent, standardized manner for the educational benefit of a healthcare learner or professional. Outside of the United States SPs are commonly referred to as Simulated Patients. Standardized Patients can be [...]
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 [...]
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