Simulators to Make Childbirth Safer

Every year in the United States 700 to 900 women die from pregnancy or childbirth related causes. American women are more than three times as likely as Canadian women to die in the maternal period. (Source) “Trial and error” is not an option for those in the medical profession, and that’s especially true in the Read More

Nursing in 2017: Expanding Roles and Responsibilities

Demand for New Nursing Roles As more hospitals face budget cuts and staff shortages, and HCAHPS scores are becoming more important for reimbursement, nurses’ roles in the hospital setting are expanding. Healthcare systems are increasingly turning to nurses as leading voices for technology implementation and caregiving expertise. A Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL), a certification first 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