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Author: Evan Stiger

3 Creative Ways to Use Simulated Bacteria

Simulated bacteria is a tool used to teach proper aseptic techniques. It’s a gel or powder that doesn’t appear in normal lighting, but glows under ultraviolet (UV) light, often called black light.

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How the New Pharm Tech Standards will Impact Programs

Posted on July 31, 2018 by Evan Stiger

In 2019, any program pursuing accreditation to educate pharmacy technicians must meet a new set of standards. Changes outlined by the Pharmacy Technician Accreditation Commission (PTAC) take...

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4 Tips for EMS Agency Recruitment and Retention

Posted on July 17, 2018 by Evan Stiger

Demand for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals is high, yet some agencies are struggling to fill positions. Once hired, physical strain, stress, and low pay drive several professionals...

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3 Simulations to Help Prevent Firefighter Fatalities

Posted on June 7, 2018 by Evan Stiger

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 80 to 100 firefighters die in the line of duty each year. Firefighting is a dangerous occupation, but education and practice can...

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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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