healthcare simulation

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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How to Take the Chaos out of Your Sim Center Control Room

How to Take the Chaos out of Your Sim Center Control Room 1980 1320 Level 3 Healthcare

Need to Reduce Distractions in Your Simulation Center? Healthcare simulations are designed to prepare students for high-stakes medical situations. That means that while simulation exercises take place in a safe and controlled environment, they also need to replicate the chaos and urgency of a true medical emergency. When a “patient” codes or a barrage of…

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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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The Must-Have Credential for Any Simulation Center Integrator

The Must-Have Credential for Any Simulation Center Integrator 1980 1320 Level 3 Healthcare

Why a Certified AV Integrator Should Install Your Simulation Tech When you think of simulation centers, audiovisual may not be your first thought. But AV is as integral to the success of simulation centers as the life-like manikins receiving CPR. Virtually every aspect of learning—from recording scenarios to sharing video from vital sign monitors to…

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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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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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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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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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