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Saving Soldiers’ Lives with Trauma Care Simulation Training

Memorial Day is not just an opportunity for a long weekend and a family cookout. It's a time to reflect and remember those who risk their lives to protect freedoms all over the world. It's also a time...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
May 22, 2015
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Must-Have Features of a Complete Simulation & Debrief System

The simulation debrief "has been found to be critical for the success of experiential learning in simulation."1 (David A. Kolb) If you also believe there's something about human patient simulation healthcare training and audiovisual playback debriefing systems that...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
May 18, 2015
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TeamSTEPPS Glossary 3: Human Factors, Leadership and Mutual Support

Faulty communication within healthcare teams can be costly and potentially lethal. This third installment of CAE Healthcare's TeamSTEPPS glossary addresses the need for clarity, support, and effective team management to help ensure patient safety.    Primarily, the goal...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
May 16, 2015
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5 Reasons Why You Should Attend the June 2015 INACSL Conference

Are you planning to attend the 2015 International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation & Learning (INACSL) conference? We can give you five good reasons why you should! Best practices in simulation-based healthcare training will be in full effect this June at...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
May 14, 2015
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Student Nursing Awards Celebrate Achievements in Training and Education

Winners of the Student Nursing Times Awards 2015 were announced on May 7 at a luncheon held at the London Hilton on Park Lane in the UK, and attended by more than 800 student nurses and education providers. Adding the combined numbers of...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
May 11, 2015
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THANK YOU! Celebrating National Nurses Week (May 6 - May 12)

National Nurses Week begins each year on May 6th and ends on May 12th, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. These permanent dates enhance planning and position National Nurses Week as an established recognition event.   ...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
May 05, 2015
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Fidelis Lucina Maternal Simulator: Taking Midwives Back to School

International Day of the Midwife was first celebrated May 5, 1991, and has since been observed in over 50 nations around the world.  The International Confederation of Midwives (ICM)*, an accredited non-governmental organisation that "supports, represents and works to strengthen professional associations...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
May 04, 2015
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CAE Healthcare Delivers India’s 1st OB/GYN Ultrasound Simulator

As the recipient of the first CAE Vimedix Ob/GYN ultrasound simulator to arrive in India, MediScan opens the door for India to improve patient safety by offering advanced, simulation-based medical education (SBME) in obstetrical ultrasound. India is a steadily...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
April 27, 2015
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How the ArthroS™ Surgical Simulator Wowed ‘Em at AANA2015

Couldn't make it to #AANAorg in L.A. this April for one of the largest arthroscopic meetings/exhibitions/conferences in the industry? CAE Healthcare provides this exclusive glimpse from the inside.   For the third straight year in a...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
April 23, 2015
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Congratulations! VirtaMed Wins Red Herring 100 Europe Award

News Item: Thousands were called, but few were chosen. And, when the dust settled, VirtaMed (makers of ultra-realistic surgical simulators for medical training) stood tall among the remaining finalists, judged by a Red Herring jury as "one of the top 100,...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
April 22, 2015
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Fewer C-Sections or Better Training? How to Improve Maternal Safety

"Quality of care ... is an important consideration in the analysis of caesarean section rates and mortality". (WHO Statement on Caesarean Section Rates,  April 10,  2015) "Incorporating a simulation model into [caesarean section] training provides a safe, low-stress environment in which...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
April 14, 2015
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Stanford Study: Vimedix Ultrasound Simulator in TTE Skills Assessment

A Stanford University curriculum-based study on transthoracic echocardiography (TTE), using the CAE Healthcare Vimedix™ ultrasound simulator, demonstrated the efficacy of ultrasound simulation in improving the proficiency of critical care medicine fellows to obtain, identify and interpret TTE images.   ...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
April 08, 2015
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Turkmenistan Update: Turnkey Healthcare Simulation Training Center Underway!

After successfully implementing saglyk  (a dedicated initiative to lower morbidity rates and improve health ), Turkmenistan will achieve another milestone (through an agreement with CAE Healthcare) as construction gets underway for the building of a turnkey healthcare simulation...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
April 07, 2015
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In The News: Sim Training with Kishwaukee College Nursing Students

(CAE Healthcare Fidelis Lucina, Photo Credit: AP Photo/Daily Chronicle, Danielle Guerra)_ High-fidelity human patient simulators (like CAE Healthcare's maternal-fetal childbirth simulator, Lucina) offer students of nursing, obstetrics, and other patient care disciplines, "valuable experience" by providing opportunities for...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
April 07, 2015
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CAE Healthcare Distributes VirtaMed Simulators in USA and Canada

Following an official announcement made earlier this year, CAE Healthcare has expanded its interventional product line by becoming the U.S. and Canadian distributor for orthopedic, urologic and gynecologic simulators produced by the Swiss-based company, VirtaMed. VirtaMed, founded in 2007,...

 

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Posted by Kim C.
April 06, 2015
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CAE Healthcare is “Gold Sponsor” for SimGHOSTS 2015 Australia

Healthcare Simulation News: CAE Healthcare and Mediquip partner as Gold Level Sponsors for SimGHOSTS 2015 Australia.   Hailed by many as the signature healthcare simulation networking event of Summer 2015 (June 23-26, in Brisbane, Queensland), SimGHOSTS 2015 Australia unveils CAE Healthcare and ...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
April 05, 2015
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TeamSTEPPS Glossary 2: Debrief, Hand-Off, & Huddle

Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS) is an evidence-based, team-centric approach to patient care that is widely used by health care professionals. This second installment in our TeamSTEPPS glossary series briefly explores and defines additional...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
April 01, 2015
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Simulated Boggy Uterus Offers Firm Training in PPH Management

Simulation-based practice in obstetric care can help delivery teams in recognizing and effectively responding to uterine atony and excessive postpartum bleeding.   Uterine atony is defined as failure of myometrium to contract and retract around the open blood vessels of...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
March 31, 2015
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CAE Healthcare Academy Adds Training Locations in U.S. and Canada

The CAE Healthcare Academy will begin offering Training for Life™ courses at two new sites in April 2015 - one in Dallas, USA and the other in Montreal, Canada. Taught by experienced clinical educators, these scheduled courses cover patient simulator...

 

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Posted by Kim C.
March 25, 2015
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Shoulder Dystocia Management: Obstetrical Emergencies & Simulation

Interventional maneuvers for relieving shoulder impaction are required to ensure a successful delivery. Simulation training has been shown to help both mother and fetus in the event of a shoulder dystocia birth. Simulation-based medical education aims to achieve several goals,...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
March 12, 2015
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TeamSTEPPS Glossary 1: Assertion, Call-Outs, & Check-Backs

The following is the first installment in a short series on understanding several key terms, tools and practices related to TeamSTEPPS concepts for enhanced team-based communications and patient care. Team Strategies and Tools to Enhance Performance and Patient Safety (TeamSTEPPS)...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
March 10, 2015
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Sepsis Simulation Training & the Fidelis Lucina Female Patient Module

Learn about simulation training on suitably programmed patient simulators for earlier sepsis recognition  |    Sepsis is a major health challenge in hospital intensive care units, where it is one of the leading causes of patient death. A syndrome...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
March 08, 2015
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The Path to OB/GYN Proficiency: Ultrasound Simulation Training

Birth defects continue to afflict populations worldwide. This year, a network of international organizations launched the first annual World Birth Defects Day to bring attention to the need for prevention, screening, and early diagnosis of birth defects. Clinicians who are...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
March 03, 2015
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Ebola Virus: 5 Important Questions & Answers

The Ebola virus epidemic of 2014 continues to be the largest outbreak in history, and the most complex since the virus was first identified in 1976.   New numbers, released by the World Health Organization (WHO) on April 1, 2015 report confirmed, probable and...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
March 01, 2015
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WakeMed Hospitals Case Study: A Culture of Patient Safety

Patient safety is in the headlines every single day, and rightfully so. With advocacy groups and experts weighing in and providing opinions, studies and checklists, the solutions to ensuring quality in patient care can seem overwhelming. One forward-thinking healthcare system...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
February 23, 2015
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Dr. Jones Meets Lucina: “My Encounter with a Birthing Simulator”

...  It all started with a tweet  ... This past January, Dr. Danielle Jones (an OB/GYN resident from Temple, Texas) attended the 15th Annual International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH 2015) in New Orleans to present a poster on...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
February 20, 2015
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What the Arthroscopic Simulation Training Mandate Means for You

Arthroscopic surgery is one of the most commonly used orthopedic procedures , but it remains a very difficult and specialized skill to master. In order to combat clinical error, reduce patient risk and maximize learning, The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery ...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
February 17, 2015
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How to Assess Your Sim Center’s Audiovisual Needs

If you're a simulation center educator, director, manager, technician or specialist, you probably already understand the value of audiovisual-assisted debriefs. More than likely, you realize that debriefing is a crucial component of every healthcare simulation and know that a...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
February 17, 2015
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50% Simulation “Can Be Effectively Substituted” for Traditional Nursing Courses: NCSBN Study

Now, this is exciting! A recently released and award-winning national simulation study, sponsored by the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN), offers encouraging validation for the effectiveness of simulation-based learning within nursing training programs. Conducted in three phases...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
February 15, 2015
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3 Convincing Arguments for Maternal Fetal Simulation Training

                               "...simulation has the potential to positively impact education, quality of care, and patient safety..."  * Human error. Ineffective communication. Among preventable factors which may...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
February 09, 2015
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Have Simulators, Will Travel: South Dakota Takes Training on the Road

Simulation in Motion-South Dakota has developed a sustainable, statewide system that consistently provides access to advanced, high-fidelity patient simulator training , enhancing the delivery of emergency patient care in rural / frontier South Dakota. Continue reading to learn more.   Finding itself...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
February 02, 2015
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CAE Healthcare “How-To” Videos: Add Realism to Your Patient Simulations

Have you ever wondered about simulator battery replacement? Or, do need to know how to properly perform needle decompression on a METIman? What about questions concerning the use of your Touch-Pro software? Well, if you've ever encountered questions like...

 

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Posted by Cassie
February 01, 2015
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And, the Winner Is ... IMSH 2015 Google Glass Announcement

We Have a Winner!   Are you still reeling from the spectacular array of innovations in healthcare simulation and the abundance of clinical educational opportunities that was (and is) IMSH 2015 (International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare)? We know we are. ...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
January 27, 2015
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3 Tips for Healthcare Simulation Center Planning

Planning your healthcare simulation training center can be an immense undertaking. With so many important considerations involved (obtaining the funds, designing the space, procuring the equipment, training the staff, etc), one might ask: Is it really worth the trouble? ...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
January 20, 2015
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Fidelis Lucina Childbirth Simulator Delivers Beautifully at IMSH 2015

For five amazing days in January, maternal fetal simulators were all the rage at the 2015 International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) in New Orleans. But there was one childbirth simulator that stood head and shoulders above the rest. With...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
January 16, 2015
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Healthcare in Simulation Celebration at IMSH 2015 - A Brief Wrap-Up

Booth #300 at IMSH in New Orleans was the place to be on January 10-14 2015. That's where CAE Healthcare joined more than 2,000 healthcare simulation professionals from all over the globe in a celebration of simulation, and demonstrated some of the...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
January 14, 2015
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CAE Healthcare’s Interventional Simulators: Re-Designed & Award-Winning

In 2012, CAE Healthcare launched two re-designed surgical simulation platforms (the LapVR and the EndoVR ) at the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Clinical Congress in Chicago. The following year, CAE Healthcare won the 2013 Red Dot Award for product design...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
January 09, 2015
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Top 3 Ways Simulation Training Improves Airway Management Skills

Airway management is an essential skill for anesthesiologists, emergency medical technicians, and other health professionals involved in critical patient care. However, there are a number of physiological complications and unforeseen situations (an unresponsive patient, a morbidly obese patient, a difficult...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
January 05, 2015
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Fidelis Lucina: 1 Simulator, 2 Patients = Multi Purpose Training

Imagine the learning benefits of a truly innovative, wireless birthing simulator; one with an impressive array of obstetrical training features from normal birth and fetal tachycardia, to shoulder dystocia, maternal cardio-respiratory arrest and post-partum hemorrhaging (including Class III hemorrhage). Now,...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
December 30, 2014
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What Makes Fidelis Lucina the “Female Patient Simulator of Choice?”

When educators of the Gwinnett Hospital System's Center for Patient Safety and Medical Simulation in Atlanta, Georgia decided to purchase a maternal-fetal childbirth patient simulator, they knew it was not a decision to be taken lightly, or one to...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
December 27, 2014
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3 Crucial Ways Annotated Video Improves Simulation Debriefs

An audiovisual recording is a powerfully useful healthcare simulation debriefing tool. Recognition of its value to the learning environment is increasing every day. Video Annotation Improves Engagement, Understanding, and Team Communications "Video can be treated as a manipulative object, as...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
December 10, 2014
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Tips & Tricks - Keeping Fidelis Lucina Full of Energy

CAE Healthcare remains committed to helping our customers get the most out of their simulators. This is why we started the Tips & Tricks blog series; to provide accurate information and handy usage tips on some of the most commonly...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
December 05, 2014
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VIDEO: CAE Healthcare Extends Partnership with CAAHC, Université de Montréal

The Faculty of Medicine of the Université de Montréal and CAE Healthcare established a crucial partnership in research and development years ago. The purpose: To combine health care, faculty experience and knowledge in simulation-based training for the...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
December 04, 2014
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Video Blog: Blue Phantom Spinal Epidural & Lumbar Puncture Trainer

Read this blog post, then watch the video to learn about lumbar puncture and epidural training with Blue Phantom | Spinal epidurals and lumbar puncture procedures are often employed in pain management protocols (catherization of the epidural space to introduce anesthesia...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
November 11, 2014
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Exploring Healthcare Simulation in the Chinese Region at First HPSN Chinese Conference

Medical educators and clinicians from Taiwan and Greater China region attended the first Chinese language HPSN medical simulation conference in October. The Taichung Veterans General Hospital Clinical Competencies Center in Taiwan hosted the conference, which was presented in partnership with...

 

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Posted by Kim C.
November 10, 2014
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5 Ways Fidelis Lucina Trains on Life-Saving QBL and PPH Recognition

The CAE Fidelis Lucina™ Maternal Fetal Childbirth Simulator is unique in many ways, not least of which is the ability to train learners on quantification of blood loss (QBL) for  recognizing and treating postpartum hemorrhage (PPH). While...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
November 05, 2014
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Top 3 Advantages of a Web-Based AV System for Debriefs: A Talk with Michelle Castleberry (Pt. 2)

In the second of a three-part interview, audiovisual solutions expert Michelle Castleberry outlines three major advantages to using a portable, web-based AV system for healthcare simulation debriefs. Thank you again, Michelle, for continuing this discussion about audiovisual solutions for simulation...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
October 29, 2014
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4 Audiovisual Challenges & One Simple Solution: CAE Replay (Pt.3)

As we conclude this series of interviews, we thought it would be worthwhile to uncover solutions to a few specific difficulties and challenges that simulation instructors, sim lab managers and healthcare training facilitators commonly encounter with debriefing technology.   Read...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
October 29, 2014
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Interview: Essential Principles of Simulation Debriefs & Audiovisual Solutions (Pt.1)

This is the first of three interviews with Michelle Castleberry (CAE Healthcare audiovisual expert). Michelle  has been hosting a free webinar series exploring the many benefits and uses of the CAE Replay audiovisual recording...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
October 28, 2014
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5 Best Practices From Aviation That Will Rock Your Simulation Center

And why you should adopt them today – an interview with Robert Nag, Center Leader at the University of Montreal Healthcare Training Center Robert Nag has more than 20 years of successful leadership experience in the aviation training and flight...

 

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Posted by Kim C.
October 27, 2014
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4 Practical Tips for Choosing an Ultrasound Trainer Model

When it comes to training on specific procedural tasks and on particular ultrasound-guided skills, a trainer model (sometimes referred to as an ultrasound training block, a part task trainer, or an ultrasound training phantom) may be most appropriate. And, though...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
October 16, 2014
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The 4 Rs of Simulation Debriefs: Recollection, Reflection, Review, and Replay

Post-simulation debriefings are essential to learning. Though every debrief presents a unique opportunity for a “purposeful, structured period of reflection, discussion, and feedback …” (Riley, p.155), all simulation debriefs share certain fundamentals which have been proven to help...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
October 12, 2014
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Installing an Audio Visual System for Debrief

Are you capturing your simulation training sessions on video?  These days, most medical simulation activities are recorded so they can be replayed during a multimedia debrief. In fact, many educators assert that the debriefing session is the most important...

 

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Posted by Cassie
October 01, 2014
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Tips & Tricks - Preparing the METIman Nursing Airway Secretion Feature

At CAE Healthcare, we care about our customers getting the most out of your simulator(s) easily and efficiently. That is why we have started an engaging new Tips & Tricks blog series. This series will cover multiple simulation solutions...

 

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Posted by Cassie
October 01, 2014
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Is Maternal Age a Factor in Emergency Operative Deliveries?

Research: Statistical increase in emergency operative deliveries closely linked to advanced maternal age. Though the amount of women opting to delay motherhood has steadily risen in recent years, older mothers (aged 35 and up) often experience pregnancies without complication. However, new...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
October 01, 2014
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Educator:Innovator - Dobbins Air Reserve Base

Educator Innovator: Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta, Georgia, USA Q&A with Maj. Chad Corliss, Director of Operations CAE Healthcare, along with CAE’s Defence and Security business unit, will provide a full training solution to Dobbins...

 

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Posted by Grace Gagliano
September 29, 2014
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CAE Healthcare Ships First Replay AV Systems

CAE Replay™ Audiovisual Solution Captures the Attention of CAE Healthcare Customers Replay, the streamlined audiovisual system that was unveiled at the HPSN World 2014 conference in April, is shipping to its first customers in North America this week. Replay...

 

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Posted by Kim C.
September 25, 2014
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CAE Cup 2014: Emergency Air Rescue Competition Soars to New Heights

When the gauntlet was thrown down in Tennessee this past week, air medical rescue warriors from both near and far accepted the challenge, with our very own Fidelis Lucina stealing the show as the Belle of the Ball!  This...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
September 24, 2014
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The Boot Camp Medical Residents Adore

ER residents at Hartford Hospital practice the next standard of care before they touch real patients You won’t find dumbbells or medicine balls at this boot camp, but the training is intense, focused, and gets results.  The...

 

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Posted by Kim C.
September 23, 2014
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3 Key Elements of a Positive Simulation Debrief

The pivotal purpose of a post-simulation event debrief is to move toward assimilation and accommodation in order to transfer learning to future situations.   (Johnson-Russell & Bailey, 2010; NLN-SIRC, 2010) Experiential-based learning (“learning by doing”) is the foundation of...

 

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Posted by Roxanne Blanford
September 15, 2014
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CAE Healthcare and Abiomed Showcase New Educational Solution at TCT

CAE Healthcare announced at Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (TCT) 2014, the world's largest educational meeting specializing in interventional cardiovascular medicine, that it is delivering a simulation-based solution to Abiomed, a leading provider of breakthrough heart support technologies, for its Impella®...

 

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Posted by Kim C.
September 15, 2014
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Get Free Training for Life™ with CAE Healthcare

CAE Healthcare offers free Training for Life™ on any simulator with a service and maintenance agreement (or, warranty). Our free Training for Life is unique in the medical simulation industry. "Our clinical educators and technicians have developed simulation training...

 

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Posted by Cassie
September 13, 2014
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Study: iStan Simulations Improve Code Blue Response Time

Kelley Huseman, MSN, RN-BC, Professional Development Specialist with Ephrata Community Hospital in Ephrata, Pennsylvania, published “Improving Code Blue Response Through the Use of Simulation” in the Journal for Nurses in Staff Development. Huseman measured response times for code...

 

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Posted by Cassie
September 13, 2014
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Three Things You Didn’t Know About Childbirth Simulation with Lucina

Three nurse educators braved the Florida heat in August to attend a hands-on course on the new Fidelis Lucina childbirth simulator at the CAE Healthcare Sarasota facility. Sheila Kane, RN, MSCNE and Sharon Hamel, RN, BSN of Northern Essex Community...

 

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Posted by Kim C.
September 09, 2014
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Six Keys to Sustaining a Successful Simulation Training Program for Maternity Care

  Simulation-based training for obstetric emergencies, such as post-partum hemorrhage or cardiac arrest during delivery, can improve team communication and interaction as well as the knowledge and confidence of individual learners.  Simulation training can facilitate a well-coordinated rapid response...

 

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Posted by Kim C.
September 02, 2014
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LapVR and EndoVR Interventional Simulators Win Red Dot Design Award

We are excited and honored to announce that CAE Healthcare won a 2013 Red Dot Award for product design in the category of Life Science and Medicine for the LapVR (laparoscopic) and EndoVR (endoscopic) interventional/surgical simulators. The Red Dot Award...

 

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Posted by Cassie
August 15, 2014
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Pick up the transducer: Five ways bedside lung ultrasound benefits patients and healthcare providers

In some hospitals, the ultrasound transducer has already surpassed the stethoscope as the tool of choice for front-line physicians to examine patients. The traditional stethoscope exam of the lungs with auscultation, percussion, and palpation, even when combined with a chest...

 

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Posted by Cassie
July 29, 2014
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TCCC Symposium in Germany: Trauma Care Training with “Caesar”

Return with us to 2012 and revisit trauma care training with Caesar in Germany.   In late June 2012, CAE Healthcare conducted training workshops at the Tactical Combat Casualty Care (TCCC) Symposium in Germany with the Caesar Point-of-Care Trauma Simulator. Hosted by...

 

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Posted by Cassie
July 26, 2014
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Tellyes Scientific Named Exclusive Distributor in China

CAE授予天津天堰中国独家代理权 (Posted in English and Chinese) CAE Healthcare and Tellyes Scientific are partnering to help advance healthcare training in China by providing medical simulation technology to medical schools, nursing schools and hospitals. Tellyes Scientific is now the exclusive distributor for...

 

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Posted by Cassie
July 23, 2014
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Fidelis Delivery Underway

Our first CAE Fidelis Maternal Fetal Simulators rolled off the production line and are on their way to customers throughout the United States and Canada.  The eagerly anticipated high-fidelity birthing simulator is designed to prepare clinical teams to respond...

 

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Posted by Cassie
July 10, 2014
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Educator Innovator: Greenville Technical College STAT Center

This is the latest installment of our Educator Innovator blog series in which we put the spotlight on the exciting initiatives being developed by you, our CAE Healthcare family. If you’re interested in featuring your program in Educator...

 

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Posted by Cassie
July 01, 2014
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Educator Innovator: Building a World-Class Simulation Center at Maine Medical’s Hannaford Center

This is the second installment of our Educator Innovator blog series in which we put the spotlight on the exciting initiatives being developed by you, our CAE Healthcare family. If you’re interested in featuring your program in Educator...

 

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Posted by Cassie
June 18, 2014
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Keys to a Successful Regional Simulation Program from Educator Innovator SIM North Dakota

Since 1996 CAE Healthcare has supplied approximately 9,000 simulation solutions to more than 1,700 sites worldwide. We’re honored to support such a large community of educators who are innovative, engaged and passionate about patient safety. That’s why we&rsquo...

 

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Posted by Cassie
May 27, 2014
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Seven Bright Ideas We Culled from the Simulation Sandbox at HPSN World

We heard from simulation newcomers, seasoned pros and thought leaders at our HPSN World conference in Sarasota, Florida last week, and we plan to share some of their best ideas with you on our blog in the weeks to come....

 

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Posted by Cassie
May 12, 2014
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HPSN World 2014 Wrap-Up: Team Training, Tools and Tips for Simulation

Communication, timing and clarity of roles are key to any clinical team’s success during a medical emergency. Yet many clinicians don’t get enough interprofessional team training while in school. Savvy educators are using simulation to help...

 

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Posted by Cassie
May 01, 2014
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Learn and Earn at HPSN World 2014

Pictured above: Amar Patel, director of the WakeMed Center for Innovative Learning, leads a staff meeting in the simulation center. The HPSN World 2014 conference will offer more than 60 informative sessions on hot topics in healthcare simulation. Here's a sampling...

 

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Posted by Cassie
March 28, 2014
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HPSN World 2014 Early Bird Registration Offer Extended to March 31

If you missed the opportunity to save $70 per attendee by registering early for HPSN World, there is still time. We've extended the early bird conference rate of $229 through Monday, March 31. With a theme of "Simulation Sandbox – Team Training,...

 

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Posted by Cassie
March 18, 2014
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HPSN World Early Bird Promotion Expires March 15!

The HPSN World 2014 healthcare simulation conference will offer more hands-on training with simulators, tours of CAE Healthcare's U.S manufacturing facility, and one of the first opportunities to deliver a baby on our CAE Fidelis Maternal Fetal Simulator before...

 

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Posted by Cassie
March 12, 2014
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CAE Healthcare Releases Latest Round of iStan How-To Videos

The CAE Healthcare Academy has completed its latest round of How-To videos for the wireless iStan patient simulator. The 14 new videos cover subjects ranging from how to start your simulator with a tablet to preparing for a simulated cricothyrotomy or...

 

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Posted by Cassie
March 10, 2014
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HPSN World 2014 Sessions Go Live Today

Perfecting communication among a code blue team. The best time to debrief.  How to get a return (ROI) on your simulation investment. Incorporating in situ Sim Huddles following critical events. Register for these free conference sessions and much,...

 

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Posted by Cassie
March 04, 2014
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Video Interview: Why We Developed the CAE Fidelis Maternal Fetal Simulator

Lance Bailey of Healthy Simulation recently interviewed our Patient Simulation Product Manager Pam Azevedo at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH). Watch this video to learn why CAE Healthcare developed a childbirth simulator, and why it will be...

 

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Posted by Cassie
February 25, 2014
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Get the Most Out of Your Medical Simulators with HPSN World Training Courses

CAE Healthcare will offer hands-on training courses to attendees of the HSPN World conference April 29-May 1, 2014.  The courses are designed to help educators get optimum use from their simulation technology. Taught by CAE Academy experts, some of these courses...

 

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Posted by Cassie
February 23, 2014
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Watch CAE Healthcare’s Childbirth Simulator Deliver at HPSN World 2014

HPSN World conference guests will enjoy an exclusive preview of the CAE Healthcare Fidelis™ Maternal Fetal Simulator before it is released later this year.  The new patient simulator drew large audiences when it was unveiled at the International...

 

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Posted by Cassie
February 19, 2014
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Dave Olvera of Air Methods Wins a Chance to Fly a CAE Flight Simulator

Dave Olvera, Clinical Education Manager at Air Methods, won a trip for two to a CAE aviation training facility and the opportunity to pilot a real CAE flight simulator. He and a guest will travel in style and enjoy luxury...

 

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Posted by Cassie
February 19, 2014
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Tips & Tricks - Associated Waveforms of Pulmonary Artery Insertion

At CAE Healthcare, we care about our customers getting the most out of your simulator(s) easily and efficiently. That is why we have started an engaging new Tips & Tricks blog series. This series will cover multiple simulation solutions...

 

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Posted by Cassie
February 18, 2014
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HPSN World 2014 Announces Keynote Speaker Dr. JoDee Anderson

CAE Healthcare is pleased to announce that Dr. JoDee Anderson, MD, MEd, will deliver a multi-media keynote address at the HPSN World 2014 opening session on April 29, 2014 in Sarasota, Florida, USA.  With dual passions of improving outcomes for newborns and...

 

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Posted by Cassie
February 11, 2014
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Tips & Tricks - Filling IV bags with distilled water

At CAE Healthcare, we care about our customers getting the most out of your simulator(s) easily and efficiently. That is why we have started an engaging new Tips & Tricks blog series. This series will cover multiple simulation solutions...

 

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Posted by Cassie
February 03, 2014
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CAE Healthcare unveils CAE Fidelis Maternal Fetal Simulator at IMSH

CAE Healthcare unveils CAE Fidelis Maternal Fetal Simulator at world’s largest healthcare simulation conference San Francisco, California, U.S.A., January 24, 2014 –– CAE Healthcare announced today that it will unveil the CAE Fidelis™ Maternal Fetal Simulator...

 

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Posted by Cassie
January 27, 2014
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Tips & Tricks - Simulating Mechanical Ventilation using Müse

At CAE Healthcare, we care about our customers getting the most out of your simulator(s) easily and efficiently. That is why we have started an engaging new Tips & Tricks blog series. This series will cover multiple simulation solutions...

 

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Posted by Cassie
January 06, 2014
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CAE Healthcare Supports U.S. Air Force Critical Care Air Transport Team (CCATT) Training

The U.S. Air Force School of Aeromedicine conducted a two-day simulation exercise with support from CAE Healthcare educators in December. Inside a retrofitted C-130 aircraft with the wings and tails removed, medical teams worked diligently to care for and...

 

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Posted by Cassie
December 18, 2013
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CAE Healthcare Announces Record Sale

CAE Healthcare announces the record sale of 44 Caesar trauma patient simulators to the United States Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (NECC) based in Virginia Beach, VA, USA.  The simulators, which can mimic effects of profuse bleeding and multiple traumatic injuries,...

 

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Posted by Cassie
December 10, 2013
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CAE Healthcare Opens West Coast Regional Training Center in California

The CAE Healthcare Academy is expanding its training center locations to improve accessibility on the West Coast of the United States.  Beginning in January of 2014, the Academy will offer patient simulation courses at the CAE Healthcare West Coast Regional...

 

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Posted by Cassie
December 04, 2013
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Tips & Tricks - Immediate Flow in Overflow Bottle

At CAE Healthcare, we care about our customers getting the most out of your simulator(s) easily and efficiently. That is why we have started an engaging new Tips & Tricks blog series. This series will cover multiple simulation solutions...

 

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Posted by Cassie
December 02, 2013
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CAE Healthcare Academy Releases New Simulation Scenarios for Critical Care Transport

The CAE Healthcare Academy has developed ten new critical care transport scenarios in partnership with the Advanced Life Support Institute, WakeMed Center for Innovative Learning, and Fox Valley Technical College. Designed for use with CAE Healthcare patient simulators, the EMS...

 

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Posted by Cassie
November 26, 2013
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Great Lakes Fire Department Hosts Disaster Simulation with Caesar Trauma Simulator

The Great Lakes Fire Department near Chicago, Illinois, hosted a massive disaster response exercise recently with local fire and law enforcement agencies. The Great Lakes Fire Department protects the Great Lakes Naval Base, the U.S. Navy’s largest...

 

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Posted by Cassie
November 13, 2013
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Study: High-Fidelity Simulation Improves Operating Room Teamwork

Simulation-based training can increase the effectiveness of operating room teams, according to a study published this month in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons.  In the study, faculty at the Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in...

 

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Posted by Cassie
November 04, 2013
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Tips & Tricks - Pacing iStan

At CAE Healthcare, we care about our customers getting the most out of your simulator(s) easily and efficiently. That is why we have started an engaging new Tips & Tricks blog series. This series will cover multiple simulation solutions...

 

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Posted by Cassie
October 29, 2013
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Ten North American Air Medical Transport Teams to Compete in CAE Cup

Ten air medical transport teams will compete in the CAE Cup, critical care skills contest at the 2013 Air Medical Transport Conference (AMTC) October 21-23 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center in Virginia, USA. Using CAE Healthcare patient simulators, the teams...

 

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Posted by Cassie
October 16, 2013
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CAE Healthcare Sponsoring World Congress on Ultrasound

CAE Healthcare is pleased to be a sponsor of the Second World Congress on Ultrasound in Medical Education (SUSME), which is taking place September 27-29 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center in Columbia, South Carolina, USA.  CAE Healthcare's...

 

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Posted by Cassie
September 27, 2013
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CAE Healthcare to Sponsor Illinois Nurse Leader Conference

CAE Healthcare is pleased to be a sponsor of the Illinois Organization of Nurse Leaders (IONL) 2013 annual conference at the Wyndham-Lisle Chicago Hotel on September 26-27.  IONL promotes professional development, networking, research and innovation for the...

 

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Posted by Cassie
September 25, 2013
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