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, [...]
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 [...]
Today we take a look at Europe’s leading Moulage company TraumaFX UK! Trauma FX are the UK’s leading provider of professional casualty simulation services, supporting a variety of training providers in the delivery of realism within training. Going beyond product innovations, the team also provides amputee Standardized Patient actors for MCI drills to military and [...]
Simulation in nursing or EMS education means a lot more than “pretending” to care for a patient. Standardized participants (SP), also called standardized patients, are real people who volunteer or are paid to act in scenarios. SPs are vital to the reality of a simulated scenario, and when effective, can provide learning opportunities in all [...]
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