Healthcare Simulation

What Is SimGHOSTS and Why Should You Attend Next Time?

What Is SimGHOSTS and Why Should You Attend Next Time? 822 561 Level 3 Healthcare

What Is SimGHOSTS and Why Should You Attend Next Time? If a friend tells you they’ve been ghosted, that’s usually not good news. But if someone tells you they’ve been SimGHOST-ed, that’s another—better—story. SimGHOSTS—which stands for Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists—is an annual hands-on training and networking event for individuals and institutions using healthcare…

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Expert Advice for Mapping Your Healthcare Simulation Training

Expert Advice for Mapping Your Healthcare Simulation Training 1920 1280 Level 3 Healthcare

Expert Advice for Mapping Your Healthcare Simulation Training For many careers and professions there is a clear path to get from where you are to where you want to be. If you want to be an engineer, you get an engineering degree. If you want to be a doctor, you go to medical school. But…

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5 Tips for Managing a Successful Healthcare Simulation Lab

5 Tips for Managing a Successful Healthcare Simulation Lab 1920 1280 Level 3 Healthcare

Simulation labs are a growing part of healthcare training and education programs, but simulation lab managers still face some challenges when it comes to hiring the right staff, raising the necessary funding, and purchasing the right equipment, among other things. In the final recap of Level 3 Healthcare’s recent webinar, “15 Challenges in Healthcare Simulation…

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More Expert Advice to Solve Your Top Simulation Challenges

More Expert Advice to Solve Your Top Simulation Challenges 1920 1280 Level 3 Healthcare

No two healthcare simulation labs are exactly the same, but many sim techs face similar challenges. In the recent webinar, “15 Challenges in Healthcare Simulation and How to Conquer Them,” the simulation experts at Level 3 Healthcare discussed the most common challenges and offered solutions to address them. You can catch up on the first…

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3 AV Questions Every Sim Tech Should Ask

3 AV Questions Every Sim Tech Should Ask 1980 1320 Level 3 Healthcare

Why Every Simulation Center Needs an AV Take a look at the job description for a simulation technician and your head might start to spin. From programming vital signs to setting up scenarios to managing inventory to applying moulage, there are lots of skills sim techs need. But understanding how to operate and troubleshoot the…

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5 Healthcare Simulation Challenges and How to Conquer Them

5 Healthcare Simulation Challenges and How to Conquer Them 1540 1000 Level 3 Healthcare

There are plenty of good things about getting bigger and stronger but—whether it’s a person, a company or an industry—it can come with growing pains, and healthcare simulation is no exception. As the industry expands and the technology gets more advanced, there are both opportunities to take advantage of and pitfalls to watch out for.…

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The Best Tricks for Realistic Moulage on a Budget

The Best Tricks for Realistic Moulage on a Budget 1900 1267 Level 3 Healthcare

The Best Tricks for Realistic Moulage on a Budget Just like cheesy special effects can ruin a superhero movie, unrealistic wounds and symptoms can ruin a healthcare simulation scenario. Healthcare simulation training is the gold standard for improving both clinical competence and patient outcomes, but it works best if the scenario seems real. Moulage—special effects…

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How to Choose the Best AV for Your Simulation Center

How to Choose the Best AV for Your Simulation Center 2048 1152 Level 3 Healthcare

How to Choose the Best AV for Your Simulation Center The fanciest manikin and most up-to-date medical equipment won’t make much difference in your simulation center if you don’t have audio and video tools that allow students and teachers to communicate clearly during scenarios, as well as review and debrief scenarios once they are over.…

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Missed the Simulation Operations Boot Camp? Here are the Highlights

Missed the Simulation Operations Boot Camp? Here are the Highlights 1920 1280 Level 3 Healthcare

As the healthcare simulation industry gets bigger, it also gets more competitive. Simulation programs are growing, simulation technology is evolving, and anyone interested in a career in healthcare simulation needs to stay ahead of it all. To give current and future simulation technicians and operations specialists a leg up on their competition, Level 3 Healthcare…

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How to Create Realistic Moulage and Why It Matters

How to Create Realistic Moulage and Why It Matters 1920 1280 Level 3 Healthcare

How to Create Realistic Moulage and Why It Matters Every prank-loving adolescent knows all it takes is a little corn syrup and food coloring to whip up a batch of fake blood that will scare the pants off an unsuspecting mom, sibling or neighborhood friend. But recreating realistic wounds and injuries isn’t just for April…

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