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Author: Evan Stiger

4 Buzzwords for Simulation in 2018

Conferences are a wonderful opportunity to meet and talk with colleagues and industry experts. The International Meeting for Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) collects the expertise of healthcare... Read More

Meeting the Challenge of Caring for Veterans

Accommodating the needs of groups such as veterans is an important part of healthcare education. Every patient has a unique perspective and needs. Part of the role of healthcare providers is...

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Simulating the SALAD Technique

Airway management is one of the most important jobs for pre-hospital care providers, but it isn’t always as straightforward as placing an endotracheal tube (ET). For example, how do you place a...

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5 Tips for Effective Debriefing Sessions

Harvard’s Center for Medical Simulation defines debriefing as a conversation among participants with the goal of improving performance in real situations (Source). Simulation-based learning...

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7 Innovations from EMSWorld Expo

Healthcare experiences exponential technological improvements each year. In order to prepare students for their clinical rotations and entry-level positions, simulation must advance just as...

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3 Discovery Simulation Practices that Can Benefit Education Programs

Advanced hospitals run discovery simulations regularly to review internal processes. Discovery simulations identify complications in processes, resources, and knowledge. Once the problems are...

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The State of Simulation: A Report from SimGHOSTS 2017

As Thomas Doyle, Chief Learning Officer (CLO) of SimCore Technologies, Inc., will tell you, simulation has only been around for twenty years. Now in its second decade, industry standards and...

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Simulations in Mental Health

Healthcare professionals regularly experience patients with mental health disorders. These interactions are frightening to young professionals, who may assume the patient is unpredictable and...

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3 Staffing Challenges for EMS Departments

Posted on July 25, 2017 by Evan Stiger

Emergency Medical Services (EMS) is a necessary and important public service role, and demand for career professionals is high. The jobs are there, but hard to fill. EMTs and paramedics tend to be...

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Teaching Workplace Violence Prevention

Posted on July 11, 2017 by Evan Stiger

Workplace violence is an obstacle for healthcare professionals, and shouldn’t be ignored or labeled “part of the job.” Nurses must be able to provide care without concern for their personal safety....

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