Healthcare Simulation

FAQs: Answers to Common Questions about Simulation in Healthcare Education

FAQs: Answers to Common Questions about Simulation in Healthcare Education 1233 822 Level 3 Healthcare

FAQs: Answers to Common Questions about Simulation in Healthcare Education Simulated training exercises have been part of medical education for more than 2,000 years. While medical and nursing students once learned their craft using statues with “veins” made of blown glass, today’s medical simulation manikins are sometimes indistinguishable from human patients. Simulation solutions allow students…

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6 Ways to Lessen Distractions in the Control Room

6 Ways to Lessen Distractions in the Control Room 1758 2021 Level 3 Healthcare

Organized Control Rooms We invite you to read Lessening Distractions in the Control Room before you begin reading this section. It is an introduction to the challenge for the simulationist in regard to cognitive load. This article begins a discussion on the types of technologies that will help address these challenges.  Lessening Distractions in the…

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Lessening Distractions in the Control Room Creates Better Simulations

Lessening Distractions in the Control Room Creates Better Simulations 1008 671 Level 3 Healthcare

Why Lightening the Cognitive Load of the Educator is a Win for Everyone Let’s face it, simulation control rooms could use a huge makeover; so many distractions can overwhelm most simulationists. Cognitive load refers to the total amount of mental effort being used to accomplish a set of tasks, or just one task. The human…

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How Do You Get Certified for Simulation?

How Do You Get Certified for Simulation? 926 622 Level 3 Healthcare

Getting certified for simulation isn’t what you think. Simulation certification is still new to Healthcare. As the simulation community has grown, defining the standards to ensure someone is qualified to perform a specific task has been at times, challenging. Since healthcare simulation centers can be found in pre-hospital programs, hospital-based programs, nursing schools, and medical…

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Navigating AV Systems in Healthcare Simulation

Navigating AV Systems in Healthcare Simulation 1920 1280 Level 3 Healthcare

Navigating AV Systems in Healthcare Simulation “How much training do I need to operate the AV system?” This is the first question I asked myself when starting at a healthcare simulation center. From working with patient simulator’s and skill trainers to programming vital signs and scenario’s, healthcare simulation can have a big learning curve for…

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