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2014-06-26 08:27:23

PHILADELPHIA, June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wallcur's Practi-Pack pre-built practice medication packages to complement Elsevier's simulated electronic health record learning tool for nursing students Elsevier [http://www.elsevier.com ], a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, today announced that Wallcur [http://www.wallcur.com ], a provider of practice medications for clinical simulation and health...

2014-05-20 23:02:51

Interactive simulations mimic real-world scenarios, providing more comprehensive training solutions for Ohio professionals, communities facing natural and man-made emergencies. Akron Ohio (PRWEB) May 20, 2014 The Austen BioInnovation Institute in Akron (ABIA) today announced an expansion of its medical simulation training and introduced Hands On Heroes, an extensive and immersive training solution for Ohio’s first responders. Hands On Heroes offers emergency medical technicians (EMTs)...

2012-07-16 23:01:31

The newly built Simulation Lab at Kishwaukee Community Hospital welcomes nurses and doctors to train in a realistic setting. Simulation labs are not a new concept, commonly found in nursing and medical schools, but are in only a few hospitals. DeKalb, IL (PRWEB) July 16, 2012 The newly built Simulation Lab at Kishwaukee Community Hospital welcomes nurses and doctors to train in a realistic setting. Simulation labs are not a new concept, commonly found in nursing and medical schools, but are...

2010-09-14 23:51:18

Fourth-year medical students who participated in an educational intervention were more likely to seek, identify and incorporate into care patient circumstances that may require variation from standard care, compared to students in a control group, according to a study in the September 15 issue of JAMA, a theme issue on medical education. "Clinical decision making requires 2 distinct skills: classifying patients' conditions into diagnostic and management categories that permit the application...

2009-11-04 06:00:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Children's Hospital opened the doors of its brand new Simulation Center today, where healthcare teams will be trained in the management of rare, complex, and complicated patient care through a simulated clinical environment. The facility is the only center of its kind in Texas, and one of the largest among the twelve pediatric simulation centers in the United States. Programs at the Simulation Center will focus on both technical skills, such as CPR...

2008-06-30 21:02:44

By Melissa Repko As part of the University at Buffalo's goal of maintaining its stronghold in the rapidly changing health sciences, the school will soon open a multimillion-dollar medical simulation center that it hopes will spur another one downtown. The high-tech center, in 10,000 square feet of space on the third floor of Abbott Hall on the UB South Campus, will feature life-like mannequins and actors serving as patients. The simulation center's creation is expected to be under way in...

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2008-06-09 10:12:20

Throughout U.S. medical schools a new program that lets doctors-in-training test their diagnostic skills and bedside manner by assessing the ailments of patients played by real people is growing in popularity."This environment allows them to practice and make mistakes in an environment conducive to learning before they go to the patient," said Tamara Owens, president of the Association of Standardized Patient Educators.Standardized patient programs or simulation centers, practicing everything...


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