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How the Roles of Pharmacists Are Changing

Pharmacists used to be the medication authorities in white lab coats who dispensed relief from behind high counters. They were seldom called on to interact with patients. For that matter, they...

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Virtual Reality in Nursing Education

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...

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Neurodiagnostics: “Because Your Brain Matters”

Neurodiagnostics is the analysis and monitoring of the nervous system function of patients in order to help physicians decide and perform effective treatment of neurological diseases and...

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4 Key Elements for a Simulation Scenario

Posted on April 17, 2018 by Katy Mogg

Earlier this month, I had the privilege of tagging along to observe the Ross/West View EMS Division on one of their quarterly training weekends. During the exercise, I learned what it takes for an...

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Faculty Roles in Simulation

This is more information from the white paper Challenges of Implementing Healthcare Simulation in Community Colleges. For our first summary of this white paper, see our article on funding...

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Running Simulation on a Shoestring

As we have seen, setting up and maintaining a simulation program comes with a steep price tag. However, most schools with nursing, pharmacy, and allied healthcare programs are coming to realize...

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3 Ways Simulation Can Fast-Track Your Learning Efforts

How can simulation-based training accelerate student learning?

Medicine traditionally relies on a "see one, do one" approach to learning and experience. In this context, didactic learning tends to...

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Making Social Media Work for Emergency Responders

Posted on April 3, 2018 by Evan Stiger

Social media is an invaluable tool for contemporary emergency medical service (EMS) agencies. With it, first responders can provide real-time information on community emergencies to their local...

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