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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...
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
A Train the Trainer Model Chalks up New Successes in Africa »
Training room, Dar Es Salaam.   Karima Khalid can feel the beads of sweat on her forehead, her pulse quicke...
Friday, July 5, 2019
Free Apps for your Simulation Program »
By SimGHOSTS Vice President Nick Brauer  Many of us simulation technology and operations specialists are ca...
Thursday, May 23, 2019
Practical Technology for The Technology Enhanced Scenario – and a Physiology Refresher (Part 1) »
By SimGHOSTS Scott Crawford, MD CHSOS Readership for these articles is split between those with a clinical/healthca...
Thursday, March 21, 2019
3 Steps to Tracking Finances and Budgeting for Simulation Equipment »
by SimGHOSTS Board Member, Dr. Scott Crawford   The INACSL Standards of Best Practice: SimulationSM:...
Tuesday, March 5, 2019
What You Need to Know Before Starting a Major AV Project »
The process of purchasing an AV system is complex and requires a lot or preparation, planning and communication to achieve...
Friday, January 25, 2019
Prolapsed Umbilical Cord Management Trainer »
by Dr. Sally Byford, Dr. Sarah Jahnssens, Michael Blunt and Zachary Buxton The Mater Education Simulation Tea...
Thursday, January 10, 2019
Wish you could control four computers with one mouse? »
Meece, Mice, Mouse. Before getting started I want to personally thank my co-worker, Xavier Agee, for taking the lead on...
Monday, January 7, 2019
5 Things You Need to Know About Electronic Health Records in Medical Education - Part 2 »
by SimGHOSTS Board member, Dr. Scott Crawford  In my previous entry about electronic health records (5 Thing...
Friday, January 4, 2019
Can Medical Devices be Hacked? Arizona Doctors Prepare for Possibility of Cyberattack »
by Stephanie Innes, AZCentral.com   Image credit: Dr. Christian Dameff, (background center) applauds at t...
Monday, December 10, 2018
New Open Source Software from Kitware Virtualizes Medical Education and Training »
by Sandy McKenzie, Kitware    Image credit: Kitware  Kitware added to its collection of open s...
Tuesday, November 27, 2018
Kiwi Ingenuity Bolsters Health Education Toolbox »
By Medical Physics and Bioengineering department at  Christchurch Hospital , in collaboration with staff from Ara Ins...
Monday, November 5, 2018
How to Find Simulator Statistics »
By Guest Author Michelle Claypool Many times for projects or just pure curiosity, you want to see some statistics on y...
Monday, October 22, 2018
How to Create a Bleeding Uterus and Abdominal Skin Overlay for C-Section Simulations »
y Paul Ferguson, Mater Education Brisbane Australia Fig A Abdominal Wall          &nbs...
Tuesday, September 25, 2018
Sphygmomanometer (BP Cuff) Adjustment »
By SimGHOSTS Board member Nick Brauer   Do you have a faulty sphygmomanometer in your simulation lab that needs...
Monday, April 16, 2018
Repacking Items: A Look at the Difference Between Supply Cost and the Cost of Time/Labor. »
By Todd Hillman The potential to reduce cost in a simulation or skills lab of any health care discip...
Monday, December 4, 2017
How to Organize your Regional Simulation Network with Airtable »
By SimGHOSTS Operations Manager Kirrian Steer -  Author note – I declare that I have no affiliation with Airtable....
Friday, October 27, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Bring life back to your mannequin! - Easy fix for Gaumard in Pulseless Electrical Activity »
By SimGHOSTS President Dr Scott Crawford   Has your Gaumard Hal or Susie lost its pulses? No, not because it...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Get Real - How to Increase the Realism of Your Healthcare Simulations »
Blog post by SimGHOSTS Community Director Nick Bauer Get Real - How to Increase the Realism of Your Healthcare Simulati...
Monday, February 13, 2017
Organize your Sim Center with Airtable »
Blog post by SimGHOSTS Training Director Kirrian Steer Organize your Sim Center with Airtable Some of you who attend...
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Ouch! Replacing SimMan 3G's Broken Neck »
Blog post by SimGHOSTS Community Director Nick Brauer Ouch! Replacing SimMan 3G's Broken Neck While Laerdal’s SimMan...
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Medical Innovations: Surgical Planning with 3D Printing »
Lead author Wade Aubry, M.D of an article published by  Stratasys , reports that literature supports the claim t...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Hot Topic: Manikin batteries! How to Replace An Overheating Medical Simulator Battery »
Blog post by SimGHOSTS President Scott Crawford, MD, CHSOS Hot Topic: Manikin batteries! How to Replace An Overheating...
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
SimPad Quick Fix »
Blog post by SimGHOSTS Community Director Nick Brauer SimPad Quick Fix Problems with a SimPad? Does it power on? Has...
Monday, November 14, 2016
Modifying Third Party Pads for Laerdal's AED Trainer 2 »
Modifying Third Party Pads for Laerdal's AED Trainer 2 During a meeting at Epworth Health (Melbourne Australia) wi...
Monday, September 12, 2016
Blood Pressure Cuff Hack »
Has your blood pressure cuff gone missing from your favorite simulator? What? You have misplaced how many? Before forking...
Monday, July 18, 2016
Easter Eggs...in Laerdal's LLEAP Software »
  Wikipedia defines Easter Eggs as “An intentional inside joke, hidden message, or feature in an interactive wor...
Monday, June 27, 2016
Multidisciplinary In-Situ Training - The Gem of Healthcare Simulation Education »
    If you are working in the hospital setting environment, the Multidisciplinary (Inter-professional...
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
How to Use Mobile Phones to Increase Healthcare Simulation Mobility »
Cell phone confederate: Communication from control room to standardized patients or confederates is important and o...
Thursday, April 28, 2016
Recreating The Wheel »
  Simulation often requires operation folks to think on their feet and act immediately. Due to time constraints...
Monday, April 18, 2016
Inexpensive Med Scanner System for Simulated Clinical Learning »
Electronic med carts for sim practice can cost $20,000 plus so I made a much cheaper version using a scanner I got from Am...

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