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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29665867/ultrasim-ultrasound-in-trauma-simulation
#1
Devon McLean, Leanne Hewitson, Paul Atkinson, David Lewis, Jacqueline Fraser, Glenn Verheul, Jayanand Mekwan, Bryn Robinson
CLINICIAN'S CAPSULE What is known about the topic? Ultrasound simulation is an invaluable resource in medical education. However, the equipment required is often prohibitively expensive. What did this study ask? Does the use of a low-cost ultrasound simulator in trauma simulation improve diagnostic capabilities? What did this study find? Study participants experienced improvements in diagnostic accuracy, confidence, and precision following the use of this ultrasound simulator. Why does this study matter to clinicians? This low-cost ultrasound simulator provides an alternative to current technology and can easily be implemented into medical simulations...
April 18, 2018: CJEM
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29582056/educational-intervention-in-a-medically-underserved-area
#2
Joel Atance, Morgan Mickalis, Brianna Kincade
Context: Medical students from rural and medically underserved areas (MUAs) are more likely than their peers to practice medicine in rural areas and MUAs. However, students from MUAs are also more likely to face socioeconomic barriers to a career in medicine. Objective: To determine whether a week-long summer enrichment experience (SEE) at Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine-Carolinas could successfully teach high school students from MUAs basic biomedical concepts and foster an interest in medicine and the health sciences...
April 1, 2018: Journal of the American Osteopathic Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29580444/medical-simulation-as-a-vital-adjunct-to-identifying-clinical-life-threatening-gaps-in-austere-environments
#3
Adaora M Chima, Rahul Koka, Benjamin Lee, Tina Tran, Onyebuchi U Ogbuagu, Howard Nelson-Williams, Michael Rosen, Michael Koroma, John B Sampson
BACKGROUND: Maternal mortality and morbidity are major causes of death in low-resource countries, especially those in Sub-Saharan Africa. Healthcare workforce scarcities present in these locations result in poor perioperative care access and quality. These scarcities also limit the capacity for progressive development and enhancement of workforce training, and skills through continuing medical education. Newly available low-cost, in-situ simulation systems make it possible for a small cadre of trainers to use simulation to identify areas needing improvement and to rehearse best practice approaches, relevant to the context of target environments...
April 2018: Journal of the National Medical Association
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29547887/an-evaluation-of-navy-en-route-care-training-using-a-high-fidelity-medical-simulation-scenario-of-interfacility-patient-transport
#4
Christine A DeForest, Virginia Blackman, John E Alex, Lauren Reeves, Alejandra Mora, Crystal Perez, Joseph Maddry, Domenique Selby, Benjamin Walrath
Introduction: Military prehospital and en route care (ERC) directly impacts patient morbidity and mortality. Provider knowledge and skills are critical variables in the effectiveness of ERC. No Navy doctrine defines provider choice for patient transport or requires standardized provider training. Frequently, Search and Rescue Medical Technicians (SMTs) and Navy Nurses (ERC RNs) are tasked with this mission though physicians have also been used. Navy ERC provider training varies greatly by professional role...
March 14, 2018: Military Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29478579/air-medical-simulation-training-a-retrospective-review-of-cost-and-effectiveness
#5
Marc P Dotson, Mark L Gustafson, Alfred Tager, Leslie M Peterson
OBJECTIVE: Simulation training is an integral part of the training of medical personnel. However, there are limited data on the use of simulation in the training of helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS). METHODS: In this study, we retrospectively compared the number of orientation flights needed to be released to a full crewmember and the cost of training in an air medical flight academy before and after implementation of a high-fidelity air medical simulator...
March 2018: Air Medical Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29432402/performance-under-stress-conditions-during-multidisciplinary-team-immersive-pediatric-simulations
#6
Daniel Aiham Ghazali, Ivan Darmian-Rafei, Stéphanie Ragot, Denis Oriot
OBJECTIVES: The primary objective was to determine whether technical and nontechnical performances were in some way correlated during immersive simulation. Performance was measured among French Emergency Medical Service workers at an individual and a team level. Secondary objectives were to assess stress response through collection of physiologic markers (salivary cortisol, heart rate, the proportion derived by dividing the number of interval differences of successive normal-to-normal intervals > 50 ms by the total number of normal-to-normal intervals [pNN50], low- and high-frequency ratio) and affective data (self-reported stress, confidence, and dissatisfaction), and to correlate them to performance scores...
February 9, 2018: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29412098/leadership-in-crisis-situations-merging-the-interdisciplinary-silos
#7
Hugo Paquin, Ilana Bank, Meredith Young, Lily H P Nguyen, Rachel Fisher, Peter Nugus
Purpose Complex clinical situations, involving multiple medical specialists, create potential for tension or lack of clarity over leadership roles and may result in miscommunication, errors and poor patient outcomes. Even though copresence has been shown to overcome some differences among team members, the coordination literature provides little guidance on the relationship between coordination and leadership in highly specialized health settings. The purpose of this paper is to determine how different specialties involved in critical medical situations perceive the role of a leader and its contribution to effective crisis management, to better define leadership and improve interdisciplinary leadership and education...
February 5, 2018: Leadership in Health Services
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29401337/skills-decay-in-military-medical-training-a-meta-synthesis-of-research-outcomes
#8
Amber S Linde, Jona Caridha, Kevin J Kunkler
Background: In fiscal year 2012, the Medical Simulation and Information Sciences Research Program released two Skills Decay (SD) research program announcements (PAs) under the Medical Readiness Initiative entitled "Medical Practice Initiative Breadth of Medical Practice & Disease Frequency Exposure (MPI-BMP)" and the "Medical Practice Initiative Procedural Skill Decay and Maintenance (MPI-PSD)." The Office of Naval Research also released a PA entitled "Medical Modeling and Simulation (MM&S) for Military Training and Education...
January 1, 2018: Military Medicine
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29373386/high-fidelity-realistic-acute-medical-simulation-and-sbar-training-at-a-tertiary-hospital-in-blantyre-malawi
#9
John David Chetwood, Priya Garg, Kieran Burton
No abstract text is available yet for this article.
April 2018: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29354280/medical-judgement-analogue-studies-with-applications-to-spaceflight-crew-medical-officer
#10
Michele L McCarroll, Rami A Ahmed, Alan Schwartz, Michael David Gothard, Steven Scott Atkinson, Patrick Hughes, Jose Cepeda Brito, Lori Assad, Jerry Myers, Richard L George
Background: The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) developed plans for potential emergency conditions from the Exploration Medical Conditions List. In an effort to mitigate conditions on the Exploration Medical Conditions List, NASA implemented a crew medical officer (CMO) designation for eligible astronauts. This pilot study aims to add knowledge that could be used in the Integrated Medical Model. Methods: An analogue population was recruited for two categories: administrative physicians (AP) representing the physician CMOs and technical professionals (TP) representing the non-physician CMOs...
October 2017: BMJ simulation & technology enhanced learning
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29250473/trauma-resuscitation-in-a-left-ventricular-assist-device-patient-an-emergency-medicine-simulation-scenario
#11
William E Kenyhercz, Jorge L Pérez, Adrienne N Wolfe, Morgan R Starkey, Dominic J Bagnoli Iii, Ahmed F Ozgur, Anna Ciullo, Rami Ahmed
Heart failure is a leading cause of death worldwide. While heart transplantation is the most successful treatment for end-stage heart failure, the scarcity in donor hearts has ushered in the use of alternative therapies, such as the left ventricular assist device (LVAD). This patient population may present with low frequency, but they require disease-specific management. Learners may fine-tune these principles in a safe learning environment, such as a medical simulation lab. Here, we present a case in which a patient with a LVAD sustained serious traumatic injuries...
October 13, 2017: Curēus
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29228934/a-pilot-study-to-assess-the-utility-of-a-freely-downloadable-mobile-application-simulator-for-undergraduate-clinical-skills-training-a-single-blinded-randomised-controlled-trial
#12
Richard D Bartlett, Dina Radenkovic, Stefan Mitrasinovic, Andrew Cole, Iva Pavkovic, Peyton Cheong Phey Denn, Mahrukh Hussain, Magdalena Kogler, Natalia Koutsopodioti, Wasima Uddin, Ivan Beckley, Hana Abubakar, Deborah Gill, Daron Smith
BACKGROUND: Medical simulators offer an invaluable educational resource for medical trainees. However, owing to cost and portability restrictions, they have traditionally been limited to simulation centres. With the advent of sophisticated mobile technology, simulators have become cheaper and more accessible. Touch Surgery is one such freely downloadable mobile application simulator (MAS) used by over one million healthcare professionals worldwide. Nevertheless, to date, it has never been formally validated as an adjunct in undergraduate medical education...
December 11, 2017: BMC Medical Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29189647/the-use-of-simulation-in-physician-assistant-programs-a-national-survey
#13
Donald Coerver, Nina Multak, Ashley Marquardt, Eric H Larson
PURPOSE: The purpose of this study was to develop a national-level description of the current use of simulation activities in physician assistant (PA) education and to assess the degree to which the use of simulation varies by PA program size and institutional type. METHODS: An electronic survey on medical simulation was sent to 177 PA program directors or to a designated simulation activities coordinator, using the directory on the Physician Assistant Education Association website...
December 2017: Journal of Physician Assistant Education
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29174008/-the-use-of-the-debriefing-assessment-for-simulation-in-healthcare-dash-in-a-simulation-based-team-learning-program-for-newborn-resuscitation-in-the-delivery-room
#14
C Durand, T Secheresse, M Leconte
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the contribution of the Debriefing Assessment for Simulation in Healthcare (DASH, Centre for Medical Simulation, Harvard) in a high-fidelity simulation in situ program used for newborn resuscitation training. METHODS: The DASH was scored by trainees and instructors at the end of the session. The instructors' feedback and opinions were collected. RESULTS: The study included 16 training sessions (ten maternity units) with 156 trainees and ten instructors (45 DASH)...
December 2017: Archives de Pédiatrie: Organe Officiel de la Sociéte Française de Pédiatrie
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29120509/simulation-training-for-medical-emergencies-in-the-dental-setting-using-an-inexpensive-software-application
#15
N Kishimoto, N Mukai, Y Honda, Y Hirata, M Tanaka, Y Momota
INTRODUCTION: Every dental provider needs to be educated about medical emergencies to provide safe dental care. Simulation training is available with simulators such as advanced life support manikins and robot patients. However, the purchase and development costs of these simulators are high. We have developed a simulation training course on medical emergencies using an inexpensive software application. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the educational effectiveness of this course...
November 9, 2017: European Journal of Dental Education: Official Journal of the Association for Dental Education in Europe
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29098050/training-the-trainers-a-survey-of-simulation-fellowship-graduates
#16
Patrick G Hughes, Jose Cepeda Brito, Rami A Ahmed
Background: Coupled with the expansion of simulation has been the development and growth of medical simulation fellowships. These non-accredited fellowships do not have a standardized curriculum and there are currently no studies investigating the simulation fellowship experience. The purpose of this study was to explore the simulation fellowship experience of graduates throughout North America and how it prepared them for their post-fellowship career. Methods: A web-based survey was developed by Emergency Medicine attending physicians both of whom completed one-year fellowships in medical simulation...
June 2017: Canadian Medical Education Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29076969/compatibility-of-zoll-defibrillators-in-simulation-based-training
#17
Jamie Leigh Shoemaker, Olivia T Duty, Kenneth J Martin, Gary L Geis
INTRODUCTION: In response to the need for high-quality cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) during cardiac arrest, our institution recently purchased ZOLL R Series monitor/defibrillators. This defibrillator provides CPR quality metrics and displays a filtered rhythm through compressions. Purchase of this defibrillator resulted in a practice change and heavily impacted our simulation-based training courses by requiring providers to practice CPR and defibrillation in as close to the real environment as possible...
February 2018: Simulation in Healthcare: Journal of the Society for Simulation in Healthcare
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29071147/simulators-in-the-urological-training-armamentarium-a-boon-or-a-bane
#18
REVIEW
Gaurav Aggarwal, Samiran D Adhikary
Simulation devices have grasped the attention of almost all industries worldwide and the medical field has not been exempt. With technological advancement, it becomes important to assess whether medical simulators are the way forward as an adjunct or as a replacement to traditional training approaches by assessing their safety, efficacy and cost-effectiveness, and whether they should be made mandatory in the curriculum of urology training. The present review aims to clarify some of these issues, as well as assess their role in urological training and present both the pros and cons of this simulation-based training...
June 2017: Arab Journal of Urology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29064555/does-simulation-based-training-facilitate-the-integration-of-human-anatomy-with-surgery-a-report-of-a-novel-surgical-anatomy-course
#19
Kamil Torres, Marta Denisow-Pietrzyk, Łukasz Pietrzyk, Ryszard Maciejewski, Anna Torres
Knowledge of gross anatomy, as a basic core subject, is fundamental for medical students and essential to medical practitioners, particularly for those intending a surgical career. However, both medical students and clinical teachers have found a significant gap in teaching basic sciences and the transition into clinical skills. The authors present a Surgical Anatomy Course developed to teach the anatomical basis of surgical procedures with particular emphasis on laparoscopic skills while incorporating medical simulation...
October 24, 2017: Folia Morphologica (Warsz)
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/29064518/simuleringstr%C3%A3-ning-ger-%C3%A3-kad-kunskap-och-b%C3%A3-ttre-f%C3%A3-rdigheter-men-os%C3%A3-kerhet-r%C3%A3-der-avseende-klinisk-nytta-d%C3%A3-m%C3%A3-nga-studier-brister-i-evidens
#20
Italo Masiello, Anna Mattsson
Medical simulation training - an overview of the evidence Medical simulation training has become an important model for training of technical and non-technical clinical skills, aiming at preventing avoidable mistakes. The evidence for effects of simulation training is increasing, and several systematic reviews on the effect of medical simulation training have been published. This article summarizes the evidence for medical simulation training based on systematic reviews of medical simulation published in the last three years...
October 23, 2017: Läkartidningen
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