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COVID-19
Tuesday, May 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Pointed Issue: Campus reopening, mask requirements and sharps at home »
By SimGHOSTS Board Member Scott Crawford, MD, FACEP, CHSOS COVID-19 has disrupted nearly every aspect of our live...
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
Simulation Operations COVID-19 Considerations - This is Not a Simulation »
by SimGHOSTS Board Member, Scott Crawford MD, FACEP, CHSOS Much of a simulation center’s function is related to simul...
Wednesday, April 22, 2020
Just-in-time Training for Front Line Workers Caring for the COVID-19 Patient »
by SimGHOSTS Board of Director Todd Dadaleares, CHSOS Maine is a mostly rural state with 64-70% of the positive COVID...
Sunday, April 19, 2020
Breathe Easier with Ventilation Knowledge During COVID-19 »
  Historical example of 'Iron Lung,' the first type of artificial respirator.   https://en.wikipedia...

DIY
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
Home Grown Simulation Solutions- Are you a Grower? »
by Billie Paschal, SimGHOSTS Board member Often, we Healthcare Simulation Technology Specialists learn from collaborati...
Tuesday, June 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
S3 2019 Technology and Operations Poster Winner - DIY Electronic Medication Administration Record »
Medication administration is an essential component of nursing student education. Oral medication administration workflow...
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Thoracotomy Trainer »
By guest author Evan Fallon, Simulationist at OhioHealth Learning Three percent of all trauma-related deaths occur from...
Monday, April 23, 2018
How to Create a Drug Book »
By Michelle Claypool During simulation cases at our facility, we seem to go through many different drugs. Instead...
Thursday, June 16, 2016
MRI: MacGyver Re-appropriation Inspiration »
Valen Anderson, Sidra Medical and Research Center, Doha Qatar MRI :  M acGyver  R e-appropriation ...

Moulage
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
Do You Moulage? »
by SimGHOSTS Board Member, Billie Paschal Considerations for Implementing or Increasing Moulage in Your Simulation Pro...
Monday, December 9, 2019
Red Pigment Stain Test for Laerdal Manikin Skin »
By Guest Author David Shablak  Red pigments can be the worst of all pigments as far as staining, or hardes...
Thursday, October 31, 2019
5 Moulage Videos to Save Time and Money! »
Following the popularity of our  Halloween Moulage Tutorials  last year we have decided to do it again, putting...
Tuesday, October 9, 2018
Top Moulage Tutorials To Inspire You For Halloween »
Each year as October arrives there is a surge of interest in special effects makeup and moulage techniques. We have put to...
Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Start-Up Moulage: Burn Identification Simulation »
Moulage wasn’t something I studied and it wasn’t something that was mandatory as a job requirement. Special effects m...

SimGHOSTS News
Tuesday, July 28, 2020
More Industry Leaders Supporting Simulation Delivery »
During the SimGHOSTS Global Experience these industry leaders are demonstrating solutions and meeting with attendees to he...
Friday, July 24, 2020
Industry Leaders Supporting Simulation Delivery »
Healthcare simulation has undergone a rapid evolution in 2020 as industry, faculty and technical/operations staff have tea...
Thursday, May 28, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pocket Nurse Scholarships for SimGHOSTS Global Experience Announced! »
  For several years Pocket Nurse has partnered with The Gathering of Healthcare Simulation Technology...
Friday, May 22, 2020
Recent Journal Articles for Simulation Technologists »
Blog post by SimGHOSTS Australia Officer Kirrian Steer Recent Journal Articles for Simulation Technologists When was...
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
SimGHOSTS 2018 USA Opens at UTHSC CHIPS in Memphis to Record Breaking Numbers »
Today in Memphis Tennessee the 8th annual SimGHOSTS USA event opened to record breaking attendance at the University of Te...

Tips, Tricks & Hacks
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Laerdal Plenary Session: Using xAPI to Collect Learning Data from Simulations from Chad Jackson »
At SimGHOSTS 2018 USA, returning Gold Sponsor Laerdal Medical provided support for a special plenary address from Chad Jac...
Tuesday, April 7, 2020
Medical Simulation Equipment Cleaning Protocols »
by SimGHOSTS Vice President Nick Brauer Over the past couple weeks and months the world has been scrambling to get ahea...
Monday, February 10, 2020
Declutter Your Simulation Center - Doing More with Less »
By SimGHOSTS Board member Dr Scott Crawford  Healthcare simulation spaces are one of the most unique work environ...
Tuesday, January 7, 2020
Scheduled Service is Better than Out of Service »
It's Time for a Preventative Maintenance Plan by SimGHOSTS Board member, Billie Paschal  As healthcare simu...
Thursday, July 18, 2019
Practical Technology for the Technology Enhanced Scenario - and a Physiology Refresher (Part 2) »
By SimGHOSTS Board Member Scott Crawford, MD CHSOS   This article will continue a discussions from a  p...

Professional Development
Thursday, July 16, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
A Simple Solution for Writing Healthcare Simulation Job Descriptions »
by Kirrian Steer, Executive Director, SimGHOSTS A source of endless debate and frustration, the challenge of nami...
Friday, May 22, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Interprofessional Simulation-Based Education - The Operations Side »
Blog post by SimGHOSTS President Scott Crawford Interprofessional Simulation-Based Education - The Operations Side...
Thursday, March 26, 2020
Customize Your Learning Experience »
Sim Techs excel at customizing just about anything to meet their needs. They also excel at teaching themselves new skills...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Taking a Leap: Making a "Later in Life" Career Change »
by Matt Stieber, Simulation Operations Specialist, Mirro Center for Research and Innovation, Parkview Health  ...
Monday, February 17, 2020
SimGHOSTS Capability Framework - Healthcare Simulation Technology and Operations Roles Defined »
by Kirrian Steer, SimGHOSTS Executive Director   The Capability Framework for Healthcare Simulation Techno...

Audiovisual and IT
Wednesday, May 6, 2020
A Guide to Video Cables and Connectors »
by Ferooz Sekandarpoor, SimGHOSTS President Disclaimer: SimGHOSTS, like any other organization, has used or is using t...
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Zoom Communication Platform Security and Privacy tips »
by Ferooz Sekandarpoor, SimGHOSTS President Disclaimer: SimGHOSTS uses Zoom for its internal meetings and webinars and...
Friday, January 18, 2019
Remote Access with the Telepresence Robot »
by SimGHOSTS President, Ferooz Sekandarpoor Disclosure - Ferooz Sekandarpoor and SimGHOSTS have no affiliation with O...
Friday, December 14, 2018
Choosing An A/V System For Your Center »
by SimGHOSTS Board member, Matt Charnetski   Whether you are starting a new center, dissatisfied wit...
Friday, October 12, 2018
A High Quality and Inexpensive Video Conferencing Hardware Solution for Your School or Sim Center »
By SimGHOSTS President Ferooz Sekandarpoor We’re all familiar with Skype, FaceTime, Zoom and  othe...

VR and AR
Thursday, September 13, 2018
Virtual Reality, Mixed with Innovative Thinking, for an Emergency Medicine Interview »
By SimGHOSTS Board Member Scott Crawford MD, CHSOS   Interest in virtual reality has exploded over the last h...

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