When a school is considering automated medication dispensing cabinets or carts (ADCs) for use in simulation education, they typically want to use the type of ADCs that are found in their local hospital system. This way, students will easily be able to adapt to real-life medication dispensing once they graduate and start their careers.
The use of standardized participants (SPs), also called simulated patients, is enhanced when SPs are outfitted with trainers that can be manipulated as if they were real parts of a body. The use of these wearable trainers does three things.
While the proper administration of Narcan (generic name: naloxone) is important to teach first responders, a new delivery system of the drug that reverses an opioid overdose is available for bystanders and healthcare professionals alike.
The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is funding a multi-year study to help identify factors that may put children at risk for autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The Study to Explore Early Development (SEED) is the largest study about ASD in the United States. The goal is to understand risk factors in order to learn more about what causes ...