Monthly Archives: January 2018

Simulation Development for Moderate Sedation—A TeamSTEPPS Approach

By: Melanie Cason Interdisciplinary education (IPE) in a busy medical center can also be an education in coordination and “herding cats.” Beyond the mock codes that prevail, specialty departments require special consideration in simulation design development for effective teamwork experiences. Creating a bundle of simulation scenarios in an area in which one is not the content expert requires collaboration and

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Ask the Expert: Visioning of Simulation in Nursing Education

By: Dr. Pamela Jeffries In her responses to the questions that follow, Dr. Pamela Jeffries shares her insights and leadership accomplishments in simulation in nursing education with NLNTEQ. 1. What are the significant milestones in your work as a leader in nursing? My simulation work began when I was selected to serve as program director for the first NLN simulation

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Build Your Case for Simulation Equipment

By: Sabrina Beroz In a relatively short period of time, technology has changed the world. Technology is everywhere. We have computers, smartphones, tablets, and cloud computing. Simulation-based education using high-fidelity manikins has been integrated into nursing curricula for more than a decade. Nursing students can now practice care in a safe environment to promote clinical reasoning and decision-making.  However, these

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