Hemorrhage is the leading cause of preventable deaths among combat trauma casualties. In July, Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an emergency use authorization to the U.S. Department of Defense to enable the emergency use of freeze-dried plasma (FDP).
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 recognizing someone’s culture, heritage, and experiences and offering them the highest level of care possible.
This is an interview with Maria Border, Instructor of Workforce Education and Development at Penn State University. Most nurse educators will tell you there isn’t much room for creativity in their curriculums, but Border will tell you moulage is the exception to the rule.
The main challenges facing military medics are expertise and time. Making it easier for them to learn through simulation is one reason Pocket Nurse has teamed up with BMK Ventures.