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Author: Evan Stiger

Using Simulation to Prevent Emergencies

Posted on May 21, 2018 by Evan Stiger

Emergency scene simulations, such as a mock car crash, can do more than help prepare EMS providers and other first responders. They can help high school students avoid becoming statistics.

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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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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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