25 Simulation Solutions for Sim Labs

A meta-analysis of simulation-based nursing education research concludes that simulation-based nursing education is effective in various learning domains. Since the effect is not proportional to fidelity level, a variety of educational interventions are recommended. Manikins/Task Trainers Simulation-based clinical education refers to a variety of activities using patient simulators, including devices, trained persons, life-like virtual environments, Read More

How Do Students Benefit from a Simulation Lab?

A growing and aging world population means the demand for skilled medical personnel is higher than ever. In the United States alone there are over three million registered nurses and almost a million doctors. Every year, thousands of students embark on a new career in medicine, whether as a doctor, midwife, or nurse. The traditional Read More

5 Tips for Occupational Therapy Simulation

Simulation is the perfect opportunity for occupational therapy (OT) educators to witness the culmination of their students’ knowledge of anatomy, neurology, and common practice. Consider the following among things to look for when simulating an intervention. Occupational Therapy Simulation Strategies 1. Interpersonal skills:Patients include a variety of people with an array of mental functionality. Lecture-based Read More

Public Health: Service to the Community

One of the ways public health is present in communities is through science festivals. Science festivals are community-wide events dedicated to celebrating the world of science and technology. Science Festival Goals Establish science as part of local culture Attract the attention and participation of people living and working in the community Bring the public into Read More

Improving Outcomes through Public Health Education

Public health addresses health outcomes of people and communities by educating on preventative health care, promoting wellness, and ensuring healthy conditions for all. According to the American Public Health Association, “Only 3 percent of our health care spending is focused on prevention and public health.” This leaves a majority of Americans unaware of crucial concerns Read More