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Category: simulation-in-nursing

Educating the Healthcare Professionals of Tomorrow

Simulation-based education has been defined as using standardized participants (SPs), High-Mid-Low fidelity simulators, and medical equipment to afford students an opportunity to be presented with...

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Teaching How to Improve Care for Bariatric Patients

Treating bariatric patients can be challenging. Patients with obesity may delay seeing a healthcare provider for routine medical care.

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Real Practice with Real People Equals Real Confidence

Adding humans into clinical simulation scenarios is not a new thing. Standardized patients (SPs), or standardized participants, can be volunteers, fellow students, or trained actors. With the...

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The Challenges and Benefits of Interprofessional Education in Simulation

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), interprofessional education (IPE) “occurs when students from two or more professions learn about, from, and with each other to enable effective...

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Preparing Nursing Students for Global Disasters

Throughout the world, 255 million people are affected by massive global disasters, and 62,000 people die every year. Public health nurses are often the major source of healthcare when these...

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Identifying and Addressing Disengagement in the Simulation Lab

In a recent Pocket Nurse® survey, 30 percent of the 555 healthcare educators who responded noted that student engagement and retention were their biggest professional challenges. Disengagement in...

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4 Obesity Nursing Care Plan Simulations

With such a significant percentage of the U.S. population being obese, and with its impact on health, healthcare providers are going to need to be prepared to provide care for overweight and obese...

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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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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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