Tag Archives: Simulation

Simulation Center Finances: Calculating Fees and Costs

By: Alaina Herrington Freestanding simulation centers total an estimated $200,000 to $1.6 million for start-up costs and at least $15,000 for annual maintenance (Tuoriniemi & Schott-Baer, 2008). This enormous cost can leave organizations looking for creative ways to balance the budget. If you are like me, you have had many organizations interested in using your simulation center, and you have

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WHAT’S IN A NAME? DEVELOPING A SUSTAINABLE ALLIANCE/CONSORTIUM FOR SAFE, COMPETENT PRACTICE: PART 2

The following NLNTEQ Blog submission is Part 2 of a 2-part series on developing simulation consortia. Part 1 was published in March. Guest Bloggers: Dr. KT Waxman Following are 10 steps to consider when building a simulation consortium/alliance collaborative along with lessons we have learned. The California Simulation Alliance (CSA), led by HealthImpact (formerly known as the California Institute for

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Are Your In Situ Simulations Meaningful for All?

By: Melanie Cason Many in situ simulation experiences in medical facilities involve the deterioration of the patient into a cardio-pulmonary arrest. But mock codes have the reputation of being just that – mock. Usually a number of responders arrive quickly, leaders are identified and immediately play out their parts, and there is quick progression to ACLS. In contrast, providing a

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Mentoring Each Other: The Faculty Journey In Simulation-Based Education

By: Sabrina Koh Faculty development and education leadership are areas that require focus and continuous growth. In Asia, where simulation-based education (SBE) is emerging as a subspecialty in nursing education, it is often assumed that faculty have the ability to facilitate simulations as content experts, and institutions and administrators see no urgent need for faculty development. It is assumed that

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What’s in a Name? Developing a Sustainable Alliance/Consortium for Safe, Competent Practice: Part 1

By: Sabrina Beroz and Beth Hallmark Alliances and consortiums are popping up frequently to bridge the needs of growing simulation networks. They can be found in states including Arizona, California, and Florida. What do they all have in common and what are their differences?  You might hear the words alliance and consortium used interchangeably. Let’s begin with definitions. According to

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Everything you need to know about technology, students are now learning in grade school

By: Jone Tiffany Technology touches every part of our lives, our communities, and our homes. Yet much of higher education lags behind when it comes to integrating technology into learning activities. Many colleges and universities are just beginning to explore its true potential for teaching and learning. Correctly used, technology can help nursing students acquire the skills needed to survive

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