SimGHOSTS 2019 USA Day 2 launched this morning at the Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences at FIU in Miami. The event brings over 270 medical simulation attendees and vendor representatives from around the world to connect, learn and share with one another. The 9th annual symposium was host to numerous vendor supported learning [...]
Medical Simulation adds value to paramedic education in multiple ways, such as enabling independent, repeatable and less stressful training. Today, Mikko Myllymäki, M.Sc, RN, and CEO at VR4Healthcare shares about his latest research on utilizing Virtual Reality (VR) to train healthcare students. Following this, we take a closer look at his start up VR4Healthcare!
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Serious games can provide opportunities for high-frequency practice using “low-dose” simulation congruent with the principles of deliberate practice and enable us to measure individual competence in a highly granular way while enabling cognitive skills development anytime, anywhere. Today’s article was guest authored by James Kimo Takayesu MD MS FACEP, Co-Founder of Minerva Medical Simulation, who [...]
Orthopedic surgery is no game. Get it right, and a patient’s life can be transformed for the better. Get it wrong, and they could end up worse off than before you started. So how are two former game developers and an orthopedic surgeon working together to more effectively train practitioners? Today we share some interesting [...]
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