simulation training tips

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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3 Ways Mobile Recording Improves Disaster Preparedness

3 Ways Mobile Recording Improves Disaster Preparedness 2000 1335 Level 3 Healthcare

How Mobile Recording Can Improve Your Disaster Training If there’s a massive pileup on the freeway and 50 injured patients head to your emergency room, will you be ready to receive and treat them? If an earthquake damages your corporate offices, do you know how to evacuate everyone quickly and safely? If a military helicopter…

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4 Things to Look for in a Healthcare Simulation Partner

4 Things to Look for in a Healthcare Simulation Partner 480 360 Level 3 Healthcare

4 Things to Look for in a Healthcare Simulation Partner Creating a functioning, respected healthcare simulation program can be a daunting task. Technology is an increasingly important part of healthcare education, but when planning a simulation lab, you’re doing more than just outfitting a building with cameras and manikins—you’re planning to meet quality, compliance, and…

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4 Ways to Optimize Time as an Operation Specialist

4 Ways to Optimize Time as an Operation Specialist 2000 1333 Level 3 Healthcare

4 Ways to Optimize Time as an Operation Specialist A new hire, a simulation technician for an undergraduate simulation program, attended a manikin vendor’s class on programming scenarios.  She had already been working for many years in various IT roles, so learning the technology used in simulation was an exciting opportunity. The course was attended by over 15 nursing…

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6 Standards for Simulation Programs of Any Size

6 Standards for Simulation Programs of Any Size 1900 1082 Level 3 Healthcare

6 Standards for Simulation Programs of Any Size There are plenty of times when size matters. A bite-sized candy bar won’t always satisfy a sweet tooth and a small business can’t always compete with larger players in their industry. For healthcare simulation programs, however, even a small team with limited funding can succeed just as…

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3 Ways to Increase Faculty Buy-In for Simulation

3 Ways to Increase Faculty Buy-In for Simulation 2000 1121 Level 3 Healthcare

3 Ways to Increase Faculty Buy-In for Simulation Imagine someone sitting you down in the cockpit of an airplane and telling you to figure out how to fly it. Seems ridiculous, right? The technology is so daunting and complex, anyone who isn’t a trained pilot would need a lot of help to figure it out.…

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How to Solve Common Simulation Challenges

How to Solve Common Simulation Challenges 1500 1001 Level 3 Healthcare

How to Solve Common Simulation Challenges Simulation technology is a hot topic these days, and its popularity is only increasing. Why? Because simulation helps healthcare students and providers prepare for high stakes scenarios in a safe, low-risk environment. Simulation-enabled education and training ultimately improves provider performance and patient outcomes. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t…

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