simulation training tips

How to Improve Patient Outcomes by Improving Teamwork

How to Improve Patient Outcomes by Improving Teamwork 1980 1321 Level 3 Healthcare

Good Patient Outcomes Depend on Effective Teamwork The goal of every healthcare professional, from doctors and nurses to EMTs to pharmacists is the same: to provide positive outcomes for their patients. That goal, however, is not always easy to achieve. According to statistics reported by the National Institutes of Health (NIH), around 400,000 hospitalized patients…

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Are You CTS Certified? Here’s Why You Should Be.

Are You CTS Certified? Here’s Why You Should Be. 1912 1078 Level 3 Healthcare

This Certification Can Be a Career Boost for Sim Techs As a healthcare simulation professional, your focus is providing training opportunities for healthcare students and professionals that will ultimately help them improve patient outcomes, and that takes a lot of different types of equipment. There are healthcare technologies such as manikins and vital sign monitors.…

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Quarterly Simulation Skills Camp Focuses on Advanced Debriefing

Quarterly Simulation Skills Camp Focuses on Advanced Debriefing 1980 1320 Level 3 Healthcare

Simulation Skills Camp Emphasizes the Importance of Debriefing The team of simulation experts at Level 3 Healthcare come from different backgrounds but share a common goal: to provide the simulation industry with a standardized level of education and training. To achieve this goal, Level 3 hosts and sponsors various education and training events throughout the…

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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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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 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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Stressed about Your Sim Center Design? These 4 Tips Can Help  

Stressed about Your Sim Center Design? These 4 Tips Can Help   1213 853 Level 3 Healthcare

Stressed about Your Sim Center Design? These 4 Tips Can Help  So, you’re designing an academic simulation center. You probably have a pretty good idea of the kinds of spaces you need—somewhere to run simulations and somewhere to debrief them, for example—but what about the technology each of those spaces require to run smoothly and…

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Simulation Experts Discuss Value of EMT Training [Webinar]

Simulation Experts Discuss Value of EMT Training [Webinar] 1000 589 Level 3 Healthcare

Simulation Experts Discuss Value of EMT Training [Webinar] Simulation training has become the gold standard of healthcare education. But when it comes to experience and training for simulation technicians and simulation operators, the industry is still working on standard requirements and expectations. Many people interested in working in the simulation field are left to decide…

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Why Debriefing Is Critical to Simulation Training Success

Why Debriefing Is Critical to Simulation Training Success 2000 1335 Level 3 Healthcare

Debriefing Improves Simulation Education—Here’s How Have you ever watched a video of yourself and wondered why in the world you were talking so loudly, playing with your hair, or doing something else that you weren’t aware of at the time? Video can reveal a lot of details that get overlooked in the moment. Simulation training…

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