Meeting the Challenge of Caring for Veterans

Accommodating the needs of groups such as veterans is an important part of healthcare education. Every patient has a unique perspective and needs. Part of the role of healthcare providers is recognizing someone’s culture, heritage, and experiences and offering them the highest level of care possible. The Life of Returning Veterans Combat is a challenging Read More

Moulage: Where Cosmetics and Healthcare Education Meet

This is an interview with Maria Border, Instructor of Workforce Education and Development at Penn State University. Most nurse educators will tell you there isn’t much room for creativity in their curriculums, but Border will tell you moulage is the exception to the rule. Katy Mogg: How would you describe moulage? Maria Border: Moulage is Read More

Moulage: Evidence Based, Best Practice for Immersive Learning

This is a guest post by Bobbie Merica, the CEO and founder of Moulage Concepts Inc., a global moulage company specializing in training, supplies, and wound customization. Bobbie is a medical/trauma moulage expert and author. We all know the saying “Practice makes perfect.” But in my experience, I’ve learned that a more true sentiment is: Read More

Simulated Medications and the Military

The United States military is embracing simulation medical education and advancement with medications to improve complete scenario-based field training exercises. Simulation technology has advanced from the days of putting red food coloring in water and calling it blood. Instructors no longer need to re-label empty vials over and over, or use hard-to-find expired medicines. Reliance Read More